Orica Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1873

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 12,500


  • Stock Symbol
  • ORI

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 24

  • Share Price
  • $12.53
  • (As of Wednesday Closing)

Orica General Information


Orica is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of chemicals and explosives, primarily to the mining industry. It has operations in 50 countries across six continents. Mining services is the lone growth engine now that the chemicals business has been sold. Orica has an approximate 28% share of the global commercial explosives market. It provided resins, steel bolts, and other products for underground mining and tunneling though this business is now sold. It also supplies chemicals such as sodium cyanide to the mining industry.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
ICI Australia, Imperial Chemical Industries of Australia and New Zealand
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Specialty Chemicals
Other Industries
Other Commercial Products
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • GPO Box 4311
  • Melbourne, Victoria 3001
  • Australia
+61 (03) 0000 0000

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Orica Stock Performance

(As of Wednesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$12.53 $12.58 $8.75 - $12.71 $6.09B 486M 1.24M $0.73

Orica Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 30-Sep-2023 FY 2022 30-Sep-2022 FY 2021 30-Sep-2021
EV 6,606,506 5,642,440 4,674,269 5,351,808
Revenue 5,015,745 5,300,310 5,075,683 3,910,774
EBITDA 804,828 611,393 541,021 232,939
Net Income 335,685 196,638 42,750 (130,512)
Total Assets 6,078,530 5,633,796 5,446,616 5,285,642
Total Debt 1,496,302 1,524,374 1,566,721 1,667,133
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Orica Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Orica Comparisons

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Orica Competitors (19)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Dow Corporate Backed or Acquired Midland, MI 00000 00.000 000000000 00.000
Hempel Private Debt Financed Kongens Lyngby, Denmark 0000 00.000 0000000 0000 00.000
The Sherwin-Williams Private Debt Financed Cleveland, OH 00000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
Covestro Corporation Leverkusen, Germany 00000 00.000 0&0
Trammo Private Debt Financed New York, NY 00 00000 000000000 00 00000
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Orica Patents

Orica Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
AU-2024900253-A0 Magnetic induction antenna systems and methods of deploying and using the same Pending 05-Feb-2024
AU-2023901892-A0 Commercial blasting systems and methods Pending 15-Jun-2023
AU-2023900616-A0 Electronic device Pending 07-Mar-2023
AU-2022902919-A0 Electronic device Inactive 07-Oct-2022
CA-3233975-A1 System and method/process for commercial blasting Pending 07-Oct-2021 G08C19/12
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Orica Executive Team (13)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Sanjeev Gandhi Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director & Board Member
Adam Hall President, Asia and Chemicals
Kim Kerr Chief Financial Officer
Angus Melbourne Chief Technology Officer
Andrew Stewart Chief Development & Sustainability Officer
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Orica Board Members (8)

Name Representing Role Since
Denise Gibson Self Board Member 000 0000
Gene Tilbrook Orica Board Member 000 0000
Karen Moses Self Board Member 000 0000
Malcolm Broomhead Self Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
Mark Garrett Orica Board Member 000 0000
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Orica Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Orica Investments & Acquisitions (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Cyanco 30-Apr-2024 0000000000 00000 Specialty Chemicals 0000000 0
Terra Insights 19-Feb-2024 0000000000 00000 Business/Productivity Software 0000000 0
Axis Mining Technology 03-Oct-2022 0000000000 00000 Business/Productivity Software 0000000 0
Hopper Industrial Group 11-Nov-2021 0000000000 000.00 Other Metals, Minerals and Mining
RIG Technologies International 11-Nov-2021 Merger/Acquisition 00.000 Business/Productivity Software
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Orica Subsidiaries (6)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Terra Insights Business/Productivity Software Maple Ridge, Canada 2022
Axis Mining Technology Business/Productivity Software Canning Vale, Australia 0000
GroundProbe Electronic Equipment and Instruments Windsor, Australia 0000
Thai Nitrate Industrial Chemicals Bangkok, Thailand 0000
Cyanco Specialty Chemicals Sugar Land, TX 0000
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Orica ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated April, 27, 2024

35.94 | High Risk

Risk Scale

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Peers Analysis

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Orica Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Minova International 01-Dec-2006 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Welvic Australia 01-Sep-2003 000000000 00000000 00.000 Completed
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Qenos 21-Jul-2003 000000000000000000 00.000 Completed
  • 00000
Crop Care Australasia 01-Jan-1993 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Qenos 01-Jan-1991 Joint Venture Completed
  • 3 buyers
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Orica FAQs

  • When was Orica founded?

    Orica was founded in 1873.

  • Who is the CEO of Orica?

    Sanjeev Gandhi is the CEO of Orica.

  • Where is Orica headquartered?

    Orica is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

  • What is the size of Orica?

    Orica has 12,500 total employees.

  • What industry is Orica in?

    Orica’s primary industry is Specialty Chemicals.

  • Is Orica a private or public company?

    Orica is a Public company.

  • What is Orica’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Orica is ORI.

  • What is the current stock price of Orica?

    As of 22-May-2024 the stock price of Orica is $12.53.

  • What is the current market cap of Orica?

    The current market capitalization of Orica is $6.09B.

  • What is Orica’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Orica is $5.02B.

  • Who are Orica’s competitors?

    Dow, Hempel, The Sherwin-Williams, Covestro, and Trammo are some of the 19 competitors of Orica.

  • What is Orica’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Orica’s EPS for 12 months was $0.73.

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