Olin Corporation (OLN): Price and Financial Metrics

Olin Corporation (OLN): $43.96

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  • OLN scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 98.79% of US stocks.
  • OLN's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • OLN's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 35.92% of US stocks).

OLN Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 1.65, OLIN Corp is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than only 9.01% of US stocks.
  • OLIN Corp's stock had its IPO on December 30, 1987, making it an older stock than 89.71% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, OLIN Corp is reporting a growth rate of -654.53%; that's higher than just 2.75% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to OLIN Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be SPB, NLSN, ACHC, OGE, and TWI.
  • Visit OLN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.olin.com.

OLN Valuation Summary

  • OLN's price/sales ratio is 1.1; this is 54.17% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • OLN's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 42.8 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, OLN's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for OLN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
OLN 2013-08-07 0.8 1.8 13.0 9.5
OLN 2010-09-17 1.0 1.9 16.9 10.3
OLN 2004-12-03 0.8 4.3 47.9 26.7
OLN 2004-07-13 0.7 3.5 69.3 27.2
OLN 2002-02-21 0.5 2.6 33.2 20.5
OLN 2001-08-13 0.5 2.3 10.8 8.4

OLN Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -153.82%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -66.51%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 244%.
OLN's revenue has moved up $141,700,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows OLN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 6,251.7 717.4 -646.3
2020-12-31 5,758 418.4 -969.9
2020-09-30 5,491 506 -1,014.1
2020-06-30 5,630 436.6 -233.1
2020-03-31 5,981.7 465.1 -133
2019-12-31 6,110 617.3 -11.3

OLN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of OLN, see our OLN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $58.07 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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OLN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $43.96 52-week high $51.04
Prev. close $43.41 52-week low $9.67
Day low $43.29 Volume 304,403
Day high $44.27 Avg. volume 1,428,119
50-day MA $46.26 Dividend yield 1.84%
200-day MA $33.32 Market Cap 7.01B

Olin Corporation (OLN) Company Bio

Olin Corporation produces chlorine and caustic soda, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, bleach products and potassium hydroxide. Chemical Distribution manufactures bleach products and distributes caustic soda, bleach products, potassium hydroxide and hydrochloric acid. The company was founded in 1892 and is based in Clayton, Missouri.

OLN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$43.96$38.48 -18%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for OLIN Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that OLIN Corp ranked in the 50th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for OLIN Corp ended up being:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 65. Notably, its equity weight is greater than only 20.22% of US equities in the Basic Materials sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • OLIN Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • OLIN Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.94. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 18.08% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

USCR, CSL, ODC, RYAM, and WLK can be thought of as valuation peers to OLN, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest OLN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about OLIN Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate OLN as an investment opportunity.

Olin (OLN) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

Olin's (OLN) Q2 performance is likely to have benefited from productivity actions and higher performance in the Winchester business.

Yahoo | July 23, 2021

Is a Surprise Coming for Olin Corporation (OLN) This Earnings Season?

Olin Corporation (OLN) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

Yahoo | July 23, 2021

Olin (OLN) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

In the latest trading session, Olin (OLN) closed at $43.71, marking a -1.38% move from the previous day.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Olin Declares 379th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

Today, Olin Corporation's (NYSE: OLN) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 on each share of Olin common stock. The dividend is payable on September 10, 2021 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 10, 2021. This marks the company's 379th consecutive quarterly dividend.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: AutoNation, Penske Automotive, Olin Corp, Vista Outdoor and Danaos Corp

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: AutoNation, Penske Automotive, Olin Corp, Vista Outdoor and Danaos Corp

Yahoo | July 21, 2021

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OLN Price Returns

1-mo -5.79%
3-mo 4.99%
6-mo 86.32%
1-year 288.05%
3-year 72.28%
5-year 146.57%
YTD 80.93%
2020 50.81%
2019 -10.77%
2018 -41.88%
2017 42.51%
2016 54.86%

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