Olin Corporation manufactures and distributes chemical products in the United States and internationally. More Details
Moderate growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Olin's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: OLN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: OLN's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: OLN exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned 23.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: OLN exceeded the US Market which returned 22.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Olin's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Olin 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: OLN ($26.12) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($39.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: OLN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: OLN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Chemicals industry average.
PE vs Market: OLN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate OLN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: OLN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.6x).
How is Olin forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: OLN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: OLN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: OLN's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: OLN's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: OLN's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: OLN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (3.5%).
How has Olin performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: OLN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: OLN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: OLN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 13.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare OLN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: OLN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (-16.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: OLN has a negative Return on Equity (-69.03%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Olin's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: OLN's short term assets ($1.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: OLN's short term assets ($1.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($5.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: OLN's debt to equity ratio (269.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: OLN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 68.3% to 269.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: OLN's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.8%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if OLN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Olin current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: OLN's dividend (3.06%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.37%).
High Dividend: OLN's dividend (3.06%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.86%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: OLN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: OLN's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: OLN is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: OLN's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (131% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Scott Sutton (55 yo)
Mr. Scott McDougald Sutton serves as President and Chief Executive Officer at Olin Corporation since September 1, 2020. He serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Prince International Corporatio...
|Executive Chairman||3.75yrs||US$7.15m||0.14% |
|VP & CFO||6.67yrs||US$2.03m||0.075% |
|Executive VP & COO||1.75yrs||US$2.51m||0.030% |
|Executive Vice President of Synergies & Systems||10.25yrs||US$1.90m||0.058% |
|Executive VP and President of Epoxy & International||5.25yrs||US$2.95m||0.036% |
|Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|VP, General Counsel & Secretary||3.83yrs||no data||0.0015% |
|Vice President of Human Resources||2.33yrs||no data||0.0069% |
|Director of Investor Relations & Assistant Treasurer||15.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Business Operations||no data||no data||0.038% |
|VP & President of Winchester||3yrs||no data||0.027% |
Experienced Management: OLN's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||3.75yrs||US$7.15m||0.14% |
|Independent Director||15yrs||US$256.77k||0.015% |
|Independent Director||15.08yrs||US$272.81k||0.025% |
|Independent Director||12.42yrs||US$259.27k||0.025% |
|Independent Lead Director||2.75yrs||US$322.81k||0.0062% |
|Independent Director||11.92yrs||US$260.17k||0.022% |
|Independent Director||3.25yrs||US$244.56k||0.0056% |
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$117.93k||0.0013% |
|Independent Director||1.58yrs||US$154.42k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.25yrs||US$256.81k||0.0023% |
|Independent Director||0.83yr||no data||0% |
Experienced Board: OLN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 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.
Olin Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Olin Corporation
- Ticker: OLN
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1892
- Industry: Commodity Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$4.123b
- Shares outstanding: 157.86m
- Website: https://www.olin.com
Number of Employees
- Olin Corporation
- 190 Carondelet Plaza
- Suite 1530
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|OLN||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 1974|
|OLN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 1974|
|OLN||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 1974|
Olin Corporation manufactures and distributes chemical products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls; Epoxy; and Winchester. The Ch...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/22 00:43|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/21 00:00|
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