MasTec Inc. (MTZ) and Orion Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ORN) Contrasting side by side

This is therefore a comparing of the analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation in MasTec Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) and Orion Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ORN). The two are both Heavy Construction companies that compete with one another.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
MasTec Inc. 6.91B 0.53 259.66M 3.34 14.10
Orion Group Holdings Inc. 520.89M 0.16 94.42M 0.12 34.68

Table 1 highlights MasTec Inc. and Orion Group Holdings Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Orion Group Holdings Inc. appears to has lower revenue and earnings than MasTec Inc. Currently more affordable of the two stocks is the company with a lower price-to-earnings ratio. MasTec Inc. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Orion Group Holdings Inc., indicating that it is currently more affordable of the two stocks.


Table 2 has MasTec Inc. and Orion Group Holdings Inc.’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MasTec Inc. 3.76% 23.2% 7.5%
Orion Group Holdings Inc. -18.13% 4% 2.2%

Risk and Volatility

MasTec Inc.’s current beta is 1.4 and it happens to be 40.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500. Orion Group Holdings Inc. has a 1.16 beta and it is 16.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.


The current Quick Ratio of MasTec Inc. is 1.9 while its Current Ratio is 1.9. Meanwhile, Orion Group Holdings Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1.6 while its Quick Ratio is 1.1. MasTec Inc. is better positioned to pay off its short-term and long-term debts than Orion Group Holdings Inc.

Analyst Ratings

MasTec Inc. and Orion Group Holdings Inc. Ratings and Recommendations are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
MasTec Inc. 0 1 4 2.80
Orion Group Holdings Inc. 0 2 0 2.00

The average target price of MasTec Inc. is $58.4, with potential upside of 19.16%. Meanwhile, Orion Group Holdings Inc.’s average target price is $6, while its potential upside is 104.78%. The results provided earlier shows that Orion Group Holdings Inc. appears more favorable than MasTec Inc., based on analyst belief.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Institutional investors held 87.6% of MasTec Inc. shares and 84.1% of Orion Group Holdings Inc. shares. About 4.5% of MasTec Inc.’s share are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% are Orion Group Holdings Inc.’s share held by insiders.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
MasTec Inc. 3.9% 6.17% 3.99% 4.94% -5% 16.17%
Orion Group Holdings Inc. -8.32% 1.9% 0.94% -49.88% -30.98% 0.23%

For the past year MasTec Inc.’s stock price has bigger growth than Orion Group Holdings Inc.


On 13 of the 15 factors MasTec Inc. beats Orion Group Holdings Inc.

MasTec, Inc., an infrastructure construction company, provides engineering, building, installation, maintenance, and upgrade services for communications, energy, and utility infrastructure primarily in the United States and Canada. It operates through five segments: Communications, Oil and Gas, Electrical Transmission, Power Generation and Industrial, and Other. The company builds underground and overhead distribution systems, including trenches, conduits, cable, and power lines, which provide wireless and wireline/fiber communications; natural gas, crude oil, and refined product transport pipelines; electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution systems; power generation infrastructure, such as renewable energy; heavy industrial plants; and compressor and pump stations, and treatment plants. It also installs electrical and other energy distribution and transmission systems, power generation facilities, buried and aerial fiber optic cables, coaxial cables, copper lines, satellite dishes, home security, and home automation in various environments. In addition, the company offers maintenance and upgrade support services comprising maintenance of customersÂ’ distribution facilities, networks, and infrastructure, including natural gas and petroleum pipeline, communications, electrical distribution and transmission, and power generation infrastructure; emergency services for accidents or storm damage; and routine replacements and upgrades to overhauls. Its customers include public and private energy providers, pipeline operators, wireless service providers, satellite and broadband operators, local and long distance carriers, and government entities. The company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida.

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