NASDAQ:WPRT - Westport Fuel Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$2.89 +0.07 (+2.48 %)
(As of 08/22/2018 01:18 AM ET)
Previous Close$2.82
Today's Range$2.82 - $2.92
52-Week Range$2.10 - $4.33
Volume668,400 shs
Average Volume630,004 shs
Market Capitalization$354.36 million
P/E Ratio-6.57
Dividend YieldN/A
Westport Fuel Systems logoWestport Fuel Systems Inc. engineers, manufactures, and supplies alternative fuel systems and components for the transportation and industrial markets worldwide. It operates through Transportation and Cummins Westport Inc. Joint Venture segments. The company designs, manufactures, and sells compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) components and systems, such as pressure regulators, injectors, electronic control units, valves, and filters, as well as bi-fuel, mono-fuel, and dual-fuel LPG and CNG conversion kits for passenger cars, light-duty trucks, and medium-duty vehicles, including original engine manufacture (OEM), delayed OEM, and aftermarket segments. It also designs, manufactures, and sells a range of CNG compressors and refueling systems for individuals or small fleets; and LPG injection and natural gas fuel systems, and CNG and LPG systems. In addition, the company offers Westport HPDI 2.0, a complete fully-OEM-integrated system that enables heavy-duty trucks to operate on natural gas; high efficiency spark ignited natural gas system; cryogenic tank and pump products; and cryogenic pumps used in mining, rail, marine, and oil and gas applications. Further, the company offers natural gas or propane engines for transit, school, and shuttle buses; conventional trucks and tractors; refuse collection trucks; and specialty vehicles, such as short-haul port drayage trucks and street sweepers. Westport Fuel Systems Inc. markets its products primarily under the BRC, Prins, Zavoli, OMVL, TA Gas Technology, Valtek, Emer, and CUBOGAS brands. The company was formerly known as Westport Innovations Inc. and changed its name to Westport Fuel Systems Inc. in June 2016. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Engines & turbines


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.42
Current Ratio1.52
Quick Ratio1.14


Trailing P/E Ratio-6.57
Forward P/E Ratio-12.57
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$247.10 million
Price / Sales1.54
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$0.90 per share
Price / Book3.21


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.44)
Net Income$-9,970,000.00
Net Margins-17.94%
Return on Equity-40.52%
Return on Assets-15.36%


Outstanding Shares131,730,000
Market Cap$354.36 million

Westport Fuel Systems (NASDAQ:WPRT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westport Fuel Systems' stock symbol?

Westport Fuel Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WPRT."

How were Westport Fuel Systems' earnings last quarter?

Westport Fuel Systems Inc (NASDAQ:WPRT) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The auto parts company reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.01. The auto parts company had revenue of $67.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $61.67 million. Westport Fuel Systems had a negative net margin of 17.94% and a negative return on equity of 40.52%. Westport Fuel Systems's revenue was up 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.12) earnings per share. View Westport Fuel Systems' Earnings History.

When is Westport Fuel Systems' next earnings date?

Westport Fuel Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 13th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Westport Fuel Systems.

What price target have analysts set for WPRT?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Westport Fuel Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $5.00. On average, they expect Westport Fuel Systems' share price to reach $4.1250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 42.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Westport Fuel Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Westport Fuel Systems?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westport Fuel Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Westport Fuel Systems.

Who are some of Westport Fuel Systems' key competitors?

Who are Westport Fuel Systems' key executives?

Westport Fuel Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Nancy S. Gougarty, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Thomas G. Rippon, CTO & Exec. VP (Age 64)
  • Mr. James D. Arthurs, Exec. VP of Electronics Group (Age 59)
  • Mr. Ashoka Achuthan, Advisor (Age 62)
  • Mr. Michael J. Willis, Chief Financial Officer (Age 48)

Has Westport Fuel Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WPRT stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Westport Fuel Systems earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.27 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Westport Fuel Systems.

Who are Westport Fuel Systems' major shareholders?

Westport Fuel Systems' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Hood River Capital Management LLC (3.56%), Pembroke Management LTD (2.81%), Manatuck Hill Partners LLC (1.81%), Cortina Asset Management LLC (1.46%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.59%) and Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY (0.50%).

Which institutional investors are selling Westport Fuel Systems stock?

WPRT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hood River Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and Pembroke Management LTD.

Which institutional investors are buying Westport Fuel Systems stock?

WPRT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manatuck Hill Partners LLC, Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY, Cortina Asset Management LLC, Ardsley Advisory Partners, Granite Investment Partners LLC, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. and Trellus Management Company LLC.

How do I buy shares of Westport Fuel Systems?

Shares of WPRT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Westport Fuel Systems' stock price today?

One share of WPRT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.89.

How big of a company is Westport Fuel Systems?

Westport Fuel Systems has a market capitalization of $354.36 million and generates $247.10 million in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $-9,970,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.44) on an earnings per share basis. Westport Fuel Systems employs 1,341 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Westport Fuel Systems?

Westport Fuel Systems' mailing address is 1750 WEST 75TH AVENUE SUITE 101, VANCOUVER A1, V6P 6G2. The auto parts company can be reached via phone at 1-604-718-2000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Westport Fuel Systems (NASDAQ WPRT)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  270 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  336 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  606
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Westport Fuel Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WPRT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WPRT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/22/2018 by Staff

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