Origin Energy Limited, an integrated energy company, engages in the exploration and production of natural gas, electricity generation, wholesale and retail sale of electricity and gas, and sale of liquefied natural gas in Australia and internationally.
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Second-rate dividend payer and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Origin Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ORG's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
AU Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: ORG exceeded the Australian Oil and Gas industry which returned -39.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ORG underperformed the Australian Market which returned -16.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Origin Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHow Does Origin Energy's (ASX:ORG) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After The Share Price Drop?
1 week ago | Simply Wall StWe're Not Counting On Origin Energy (ASX:ORG) To Sustain Its Statutory Profitability
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhat Is Origin Energy's (ASX:ORG) P/E Ratio After Its Share Price Tanked?
Is Origin Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ORG (A$4.86) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$4.1)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ORG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ORG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (8.4x) compared to the Oil and Gas industry average (8.2x).
PE vs Market: ORG is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.4x) compared to the Australian market (13.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ORG's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ORG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the AU Oil and Gas industry average (0.8x).
How is Origin Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ORG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4% per year).
Earnings vs Market: ORG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ORG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ORG's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ORG's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.3% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ORG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6%).
How has Origin Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ORG has a large one-off gain of A$371.0M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ORG's current net profit margins (7.3%) are lower than last year (8.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ORG has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 46.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ORG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ORG had negative earnings growth (-16.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-16%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ORG's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.
How is Origin Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ORG's short term assets (A$4.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$4.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: ORG's short term assets (A$4.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$6.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ORG's debt to equity ratio (46.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ORG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 79.1% to 46.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ORG's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.6%).
Interest Coverage: ORG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.4x coverage).
What is Origin Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ORG's dividend (6.17%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (3.01%).
High Dividend: ORG's dividend (6.17%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (7.94%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ORG's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ORG's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52%), ORG's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ORG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (78.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Frank Calabria (51yo)
Mr. Frank G. Calabria, BEc, GradDip AppFin, MBA, FCA, FFin, has been the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Executive Director of Origin Energy Limited since October 19, 2016. Mr. Calabria has ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Frank's total compensation ($USD2.84M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD2.86M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Frank's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|MD, CEO & Executive Director||3.5yrs||AU$4.60m||0.025% A$2.1m|
|Chief Financial Officer||2.75yrs||AU$2.97m||0.014% A$1.2m|
|Executive General Manager of Energy Supply & Operations||3.33yrs||AU$1.71m||0.0041% A$347.5k|
|Executive General Manager of Retail||3.33yrs||AU$1.50m||0.0042% A$360.3k|
|Executive General Manager of Integrated Gas||4.92yrs||AU$1.62m||0.0051% A$435.7k|
|Director of Group Communications & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Group General Counsel||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive General Manager of Future Energy & Business Development||3.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive General Manager of People & Culture||3.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary||9.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ORG's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
|MD, CEO & Executive Director||3.5yrs||AU$4.60m||0.025% A$2.1m|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||6.5yrs||AU$679.00k||0.0093% A$795.1k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.92yrs||AU$233.20k||0.0018% A$152.4k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||11yrs||AU$254.20k||0.0040% A$345.8k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.58yrs||AU$287.20k||0.0017% A$145.5k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.92yrs||AU$241.20k||0.0019% A$166.9k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.08yrs||AU$61.10k||0.0057% A$486.2k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||6.42yrs||AU$262.20k||0.0016% A$137.8k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7.42yrs||AU$289.20k||0.0027% A$229.4k|
Experienced Board: ORG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Origin Energy Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Origin Energy Limited
- Ticker: ORG
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1946
- Industry: Integrated Oil and Gas
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: AU$8.559b
- Shares outstanding: 1.76b
- Website: https://www.originenergy.com.au
Number of Employees
- Origin Energy Limited
- Tower 1
- Level 32
- New South Wales
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|OGFG.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1980|
|ORG||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1980|
|ORL||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
|ORG||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1980|
|OGFG.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSORED ADR||US||USD||Dec 2008|
Origin Energy Limited, an integrated energy company, engages in the exploration and production of natural gas, electricity generation, wholesale and retail sale of electricity and gas, and sale of liquefied natural gas in Australia and internationally. The company operates in Energy Markets and Integrated Gas segments. Its exploration and production portfolio includes the Bowen and Surat basins in Queensland; the Browse basin in Western Australia; and the Beetaloo Basin in the Northern Territory. The company also generates electricity from coal, wind, pumped water storage, solar, and cogeneration plants; sells electricity, natural gas, and LPG; provides GreenPower and green gas products; and supplies LPG to homes and businesses. In addition, it offers electric and gas hot water systems, as well as hot water systems repair and replacement services; split system air conditioners; ducted heating solutions; and ducted evaporative cooling systems. The company serves approximately 4.2 million electricity customers. Origin Energy Limited was founded in 1946 and is based in Barangaroo, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/09 10:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/09 00:00|
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