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Ocean Bio-ChemNasdaqCM:OBCI Stock Report

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25 Sep, 2021


Company Financials
OBCI fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance6/6
Financial Health5/6

OBCI Overview

Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. manufactures, markets, and distributes appearance, performance, and maintenance products for the marine, automotive, power sports, recreational vehicle, home care, and outdoor power equipment markets in the United States and Canada.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Ocean Bio-Chem
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$9.74
52 Week HighUS$8.23
52 Week LowUS$18.03
1 Month Change5.07%
3 Month Change-19.70%
1 Year Change-34.23%
3 Year Change138.73%
5 Year Change245.39%
Change since IPO768.20%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

OBCIUS Household ProductsUS Market

Return vs Industry: OBCI underperformed the US Household Products industry which returned 1.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: OBCI underperformed the US Market which returned 35.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is OBCI's price volatile compared to industry and market?
OBCI volatility
OBCI Beta0.35
Industry Beta0.46
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: OBCI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: OBCI's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1973196Peter Dornau

Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. manufactures, markets, and distributes appearance, performance, and maintenance products for the marine, automotive, power sports, recreational vehicle, home care, and outdoor power equipment markets in the United States and Canada. The company offers marine products, including polishes, cleaners, protectants, waxes, enzyme fuel treatments, private label products, motor and teak oils, boat washes, vinyl and teak cleaners, bilge and hull cleaners, silicone and polyurethane sealants, polysulfide sealants, gasket materials, lubricants, antifouling additives, and anti-freeze coolants; and brushes, brush handles, tie-downs, and other related accessories. It also manufactures automotive products, such as fuel treatments for gas and diesel engines, motor oils, greases, and related items; anti-freeze and windshield washes; and automotive polishes, cleaners, and other items.

Ocean Bio-Chem Fundamentals Summary

How do Ocean Bio-Chem's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
OBCI fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$92.39m
Earnings (TTM)US$10.04m
Revenue (TTM)US$60.86m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
OBCI income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$35.56m
Gross ProfitUS$25.30m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)1.06
Gross Margin41.58%
Net Profit Margin16.50%
Debt/Equity Ratio8.8%

How did OBCI perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Ocean Bio-Chem undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: OBCI ($9.74) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($22.75)

Significantly Below Fair Value: OBCI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: OBCI is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.2x) compared to the US Household Products industry average (22.5x).

PE vs Market: OBCI is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.2x) compared to the US market (17.9x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate OBCI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: OBCI is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US Household Products industry average (4.7x).

Future Growth

How is Ocean Bio-Chem forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Household industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Ocean Bio-Chem has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Ocean Bio-Chem performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: OBCI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: OBCI's current net profit margins (16.5%) are higher than last year (12.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: OBCI's earnings have grown significantly by 37.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: OBCI's earnings growth over the past year (71.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (37.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: OBCI earnings growth over the past year (71.6%) exceeded the Household Products industry 11.7%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: OBCI's Return on Equity (22.9%) is considered high.

Financial Health

How is Ocean Bio-Chem's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: OBCI's short term assets ($40.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($6.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: OBCI's short term assets ($40.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: OBCI's debt to equity ratio (8.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: OBCI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 2.4% to 8.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: OBCI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (186%).

Interest Coverage: OBCI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (82.5x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Ocean Bio-Chem current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: OBCI's dividend (1.23%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.33%).

High Dividend: OBCI's dividend (1.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.6%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: OBCI has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: OBCI's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (9.4%), OBCI's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Peter Dornau (81 yo)





Mr. Peter G. Dornau co-founded Ocean Bio-Chem Inc. and has been its Chief Executive Officer, President, Chairman and Director since 1973.

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD318.97K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD548.69K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: OBCI's management team is seasoned and experienced (14.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: OBCI's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.1 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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc.
  • Ticker: OBCI
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1973
  • Industry: Household Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Market Cap: US$92.392m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.49m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc.
  • 4041 SW 47th Avenue
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Florida
  • 33314
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/25 22:15
End of Day Share Price2021/09/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.