Financial analysis: OriginClear (OCLN) and its competitors


OriginClear (OTCMKTS:OCLN – Get Rating) is one of 41 public companies in the “Industrial Organic Chemistry” industry, but how does it stack up against its competitors? We will compare OriginClear to similar companies based on its dividend strength, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of OriginClear and its competitors.

Gross revenue Net revenue Price/earnings ratio
OriginClear $4.14 million -$2.12 million -0.12
OriginClear Competitors $4.57 billion $425.65 million 7.03

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

Volatility and risk

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

Analyst Notes

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

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
OriginClear 0 0 0 0 N / A
OriginClear Competitors 273 1017 1298 40 2.42

As a group, the “industrial organic chemistry” companies have an upside potential of 20.54%. Since OriginClear’s competitors have higher upside potential, analysts clearly believe that OriginClear has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of OriginClear and its competitors.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
OriginClear -51.13% N / A -80.26%
OriginClear Competitors -435.63% -59.61% -0.06%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

50.7% of the shares of all the “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by institutional investors. 10.5% of the shares of all “Industrial Organic Chemistry” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


OriginClear’s competitors beat OriginClear on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

About OriginClear (Get an assessment)

OriginClear, Inc. provides water treatment solutions worldwide. It licenses its Electro Water Separation water purification technology which uses a catalytic process to concentrate and remove suspended solids in commercial and industrial wastewater; and advanced oxidation technology to reduce or eliminate dissolved organic microtoxins. The company also designs and manufactures a range 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 leases equipment through variable-term contracts, as well as provides prefabricated transportation and water 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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