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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Excellent Stock Value (NYSE: ORB)

Shares of ORB fell by 0.08% or $-0.01/share to $12.15. NYSE is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.09. This indicates that the shares are relatively cheap compared to book value which means the market is pricing in going concern value. The PEG is 0.79 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.52. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 364998 shares of ORB exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 319602. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

Orbital Sciences Corporation develops and manufactures small- and medium-class rockets and space systems for commercial, military and civil government customers, including the United States Department of Defense (DoD), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and other United States Government agencies.