Analyzing Orange (ORAN) & Its Rivals

Orange (NYSE: ORAN) is one of 47 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Orange to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Orange and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Orange N/A N/A N/A
Orange Competitors 3.09% 0.36% 2.21%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.2% of Orange shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.1% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.0% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Orange and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Orange $45.29 billion $3.25 billion N/A
Orange Competitors $15.94 billion $1.27 billion 9.73

Orange has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors.

Dividends

Orange pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. As a group, “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 4.3% and pay out 904.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Orange 1 1 3 0 2.40
Orange Competitors 596 1700 2027 66 2.36

As a group, “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 59.36%. Given Orange’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Orange has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Volatility & Risk

Orange has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Orange’s competitors have a beta of 0.94, meaning that their average share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Orange competitors beat Orange on 9 of the 14 factors compared.

Orange Company Profile

Orange SA is a telecommunications operator. The Company also provides telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. The Company’s segments include France, Spain, Poland, Belgium and Luxembourg, Central European countries, Africa and Middle East, Enterprise, and International Carriers & Shared Services. The Company provides consumers, businesses and other telecommunications operators with a range of services, including fixed telephony and mobile telecommunications, data transmission and other value-added services, mainly in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The Company offers fixed-line telephony, mobile telephony and Internet services in France. The Company offers fixed-line telephony, mobile telephony and Internet services in Spain. The Company offers fixed-line and mobile telephony, and Internet services in Poland. The Company operates through Mobistar and Groupama Banque SA.

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