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

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$1.89 +0.03 (+1.61 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$1.86
Today's Range$1.87 - $1.92
52-Week Range$1.85 - $4.33
Volume644,023 shs
Average Volume640,146 shs
Market Capitalization$251.69 million
P/E Ratio-4.25
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.41
Westport 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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorAuto/Tires/Trucks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WPRT
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone1-604-718-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.40
Current Ratio1.55
Quick Ratio1.13

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-4.25
Forward P/E Ratio-7.56
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$247.10 million
Price / Sales1.01
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$0.90 per share
Price / Book2.10

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.44)
Net Income$-9,970,000.00
Net Margins-13.13%
Return on Equity-40.56%
Return on Assets-14.58%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,341
Outstanding Shares132,470,000
Market Cap$251.69 million
OptionableOptionable

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) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The auto parts company reported ($0.09) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.04. The auto parts company earned $65.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $59.52 million. Westport Fuel Systems had a negative net margin of 13.13% and a negative return on equity of 40.56%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 16.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.15) 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 Thursday, March 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Westport Fuel Systems.

What price target have analysts set for WPRT?

4 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Westport Fuel Systems' stock. Their predictions range from $3.00 to $6.00. On average, they expect Westport Fuel Systems' stock price to reach $5.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 164.6% 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.

Has Westport Fuel Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WPRT stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Westport Fuel Systems earned a news impact score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the auto parts company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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)

Who are Westport Fuel Systems' major shareholders?

Westport Fuel Systems' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Royce & Associates LP (4.98%), Pembroke Management LTD (3.92%), Manatuck Hill Partners LLC (1.63%), RK Capital Management LLC (0.75%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.52%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.39%).

Which major investors are selling Westport Fuel Systems stock?

WPRT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manatuck Hill Partners LLC and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd..

Which major investors are buying Westport Fuel Systems stock?

WPRT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pembroke Management LTD, RK Capital Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Worth Venture Partners LLC, Granite Investment Partners LLC, Trellus Management Company LLC and Marathon Capital Management.

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 $1.89.

How big of a company is Westport Fuel Systems?

Westport Fuel Systems has a market capitalization of $251.69 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.

What is Westport Fuel Systems' official website?

The official website for Westport Fuel Systems is http://www.wfsinc.com.

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:  283 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  348 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  631
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 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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