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Orica Limited is a specialty chemicals business based in Australia. Orica shares (ORI) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Orica has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.4 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
|52-week range||$12.05 - $18.3374|
|50-day moving average||$13.392|
|200-day moving average||$13.9865|
|Dividend yield||$0.24 (1.87%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.196|
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|1 month (2021-07-06)||3.00%|
|3 months (2021-05-06)||1.81%|
Valuing Orica stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Orica's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Orica's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 63x. In other words, Orica shares trade at around 63x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Orica's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.78. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Orica's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Orica's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $631.4 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Orica's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$5.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||6.16%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.5 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.42%|
|Return on equity TTM||2.57%|
|Market capitalisation||$5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Orica.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 26.75
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Orica's overall score of 26.75 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 48th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Orica is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 14.97/100
Orica's environmental score of 14.97 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Orica is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 1.26/100
Orica's social score of 1.26 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Orica is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 7.52/100
Orica's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Orica is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Orica scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Orica has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||26.75|
|Total ESG percentile||48.44|
|Environmental score percentile||1|
|Social score percentile||1|
|Governance score percentile||1|
|Level of controversy||2|
Dividend payout ratio: 47.06% of net profits
Recently Orica has paid out, on average, around 47.06% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.88% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Orica shareholders could enjoy a 1.88% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Orica's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.24 per share.
While Orica's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Orica may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 31 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Orica's shares were split on 28 July 2008.
Over the last 12 months, Orica's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.05 up to $18.3374. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Orica's is 0.651. This would suggest that Orica's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Orica Limited manufactures and sells commercial explosives and blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas, and construction markets in Australia, the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company provides bulk systems, wireless initiating systems, electronic blasting systems, initiating systems, packaged explosives, and blasting services to the surface and underground mining construction markets. It also offers mining chemical products, including cyanide sparges, emulsifiers, and sodium cyanide, as well as PRO services; and environmental monitoring and consultancy services for the construction and mining industries. In addition, the company provides chemical and mechanical earth control products, adhesives, and ground support equipment comprising steel bolts and plates, glass fiber reinforced polymer bolts, injectable chemicals and foams, mesh, resin capsules, cementitious grouts and coatings, pumps, soil anchoring systems, ballast bonding polymers, and accessories, as well as engineering services. Further, it offers geotechnical deformation and convergence monitoring solutions to the mining and civil industries; and nitrogen fertilizers, which include urea ammonium nitrate and ammonia. Orica Limited was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in East Melbourne, Australia.
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