OriginClear (OCLN) & Its Rivals Financial Review

OriginClear (OTCMKTS:OCLNGet Rating) is one of 41 publicly-traded companies in the “Industrial organic chemicals” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare OriginClear to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

49.9% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.6% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for OriginClear and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OriginClear 0 0 0 0 N/A
OriginClear Competitors 274 1018 1299 40 2.42

As a group, “Industrial organic chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 26.27%. Given OriginClear’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe OriginClear has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares OriginClear and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
OriginClear $4.14 million -$2.12 million -0.11
OriginClear Competitors $4.57 billion $425.65 million 7.33

OriginClear’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than OriginClear. OriginClear is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk and Volatility

OriginClear has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, OriginClear’s peers have a beta of -129.53, meaning that their average stock price is 13,053% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares OriginClear and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OriginClear -51.13% N/A -80.26%
OriginClear Competitors -435.63% -59.61% -0.06%


OriginClear peers beat OriginClear on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

OriginClear Company Profile (Get Rating)

OriginClear, Inc. provides water treatment solutions worldwide. It licenses its Electro Water Separation water cleanup technology that utilizes a catalytic process to concentrate and eliminate suspended solids in commercial and industrial wastewater; and Advanced Oxidation technology for reducing or eliminating dissolved organic microtoxins. The company also designs and manufactures a line of water treatment systems for municipal, industrial, and pure water applications. In addition, it offers a range of services, including maintenance contracts, retrofits, and replacement assistance; and rents equipment through contracts of varying duration, as well as provides prefabricated water transport and treatment products. The company was formerly known as OriginOil, Inc. and changed its name to OriginClear, Inc. in April 2015. OriginClear, Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Clearwater, Florida.

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