News stories about Orion Group (NYSE:ORN) have trended positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Orion Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.40 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.2817684968375 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Orion Group (ORN) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Orion Group (ORN) Earns “Buy” Rating from Noble Financial (americanbankingnews.com)
- Canaccord Genuity Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Orion Group (ORN) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Orion Group Holdings, Inc. Reports Adjusted Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results (finance.yahoo.com)
- Orion Marine beats 4Q profit forecasts (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Orion Group (NYSE:ORN) traded up $0.36 on Wednesday, reaching $7.32. 23,547 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 91,884. The stock has a market cap of $192.60, a PE ratio of 730.73 and a beta of 1.32. The company has a quick ratio of 1.54, a current ratio of 1.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. Orion Group has a fifty-two week low of $5.17 and a fifty-two week high of $8.61.
A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on ORN shares. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $9.00 price objective on shares of Orion Group in a research note on Thursday, March 8th. ValuEngine cut shares of Orion Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Noble Financial reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Orion Group in a research note on Friday, March 9th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective on shares of Orion Group in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Orion Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Orion Group has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $9.75.
Orion Group Company Profile
Orion Group Holdings, Inc, formerly Orion Marine Group, Inc, is engaged in heavy civil construction project management business. The Company specializes in marine construction. It provides a range of heavy civil marine construction services to federal agencies, state and municipal governments, and private commercial and industrial customers.
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