Orion Engineered Carbons S.A R (NYSE:OEC) shares traded 0.35% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $28.75. The stock exchanged hands 1 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 663.88 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $1.75 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $32.03 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 7 opinions.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Orion Engineered Carbons S.A R (NYSE:OEC) high price target of $37.88 and with a conservative view have low price target of $28.77.

JP Morgan “Maintained” Orion Engineered Carbons S.A R (NYSE:OEC) in a research note issued to investors on 3/06/18 to Overweight with price target of $30.

Additionally on 2/26/18 KeyBanc “Maintained” Orion Engineered Carbons S.A R (NYSE:OEC) to Buy setting price target at $33 and on 2/23/18 UBS “Maintained” the stock to Neutral at $29. Furthermore on 1/22/18 Jefferies “Initiates Coverage On” the stock to Buy at $38.

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 59.93 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.86, Consequently Orion Engineered Carbons S.A R (NYSE:OEC)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 3.39%, 3.24% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.78.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Orion Engineered Carbons S.A R (NYSE:OEC) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.1. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.

According to analysts Orion Engineered Carbons S.A R (NYSE:OEC)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.42 and can go high up to $0.56. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.5 derived from a total of 7 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.

Previously Orion Engineered Carbons S.A R (NYSE:OEC) reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.04. The company posted an earnings surprise of 9.3%.

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A R (NYSE:OEC)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $366.52 Million according to 3 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $383.24 Million in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $335.99 Million. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $1.49 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $1.3 Billion and high estimates of $1.58 Billion according to 6 number of analysts.

Currently Orion Engineered Carbons S.A R (NYSE:OEC)’s shares owned by insiders are 22.49%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 94.2%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 0%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 0.02%.

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A R (NYSE:OEC) 52-week high price stands at $30.25 and low price stands at $17.15, its price distance from 52-week high is -4.96% while its distance from 52-week low price is 67.64%. The stock hit its 52-week high on 02/02/18, and 52-week low on 06/01/17.

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A R (NYSE:OEC)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $1.44 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.21. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $1.72 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 16.72, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $1.28, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 22.46. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 2.58 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 23.98.