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

$2.51
-0.02 (-0.79 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$2.47
Now: $2.51
$2.60
50-Day Range
$2.25
MA: $2.60
$3.11
52-Week Range
$1.17
Now: $2.51
$3.39
Volume407,236 shs
Average Volume599,796 shs
Market Capitalization$336.59 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.81
Westport Fuel Systems Inc engineers, manufactures, and supplies alternative fuel systems and components for the transportation application worldwide. It operates through Transportation and Cummins Westport Inc (CWI) Joint Venture segments. The company offers fuel systems and components a range of alternative fuels, such as liquefied petroleum gas, compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, renewable natural gas, and hydrogen; and independent aftermarket, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and delayed OEMs, electronics, current and advanced research and development programs, supply chain, and product planning activities. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Engines & turbines
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorAuto/Tires/Trucks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WPRT
CUSIPN/A
Phone1-604-718-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$270.28 million
Book Value$0.68 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-31,490,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees1,249
Market Cap$336.59 million
Next Earnings Date3/17/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The auto parts company reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.02. The auto parts company had revenue of $75.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $72.63 million. Westport Fuel Systems had a negative return on equity of 19.32% and a negative net margin of 3.37%. 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, March 17th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Westport Fuel Systems.

What price target have analysts set for WPRT?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Westport Fuel Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate Westport Fuel Systems' share price to reach $5.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 99.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Westport Fuel Systems.

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

3 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Westport Fuel Systems.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Westport Fuel Systems stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Westport Fuel Systems stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Earnings estimates for Westport Fuel for the third quarter and 2019 have been increasing in the past month. The company is well positioned to meet the growing demand for fuel systems and components. Westport HPDI 2.0 offers an environment-friendly robust performance for heavy-duty trucks. This is likely to position the company favorably, owing to a suite of market-ready alternative fuel products across all segments of transportation. Further, the company regularly undertakes acquisitions and divestments to develop technologies and edge on non-core businesses. These divestments enable the company to maintain focus on the transportation sector. However, high SG&A expenses as well as negative cash flow from operations are concerns for Westport Fuel. Persistent rise in expenses are likely to hurt the company’s margins." (10/14/2019)
  • 2. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "We believe that investors seeking growth opportunities within the alternative fuel industry should find WPRT’s market position attractive. Before merging with Fuel Systems, WPRT was already a significant player in the heavy-duty vehicular vertical; the merger further expanded the company’s capabilities into fuel storage and strengthened its reach into light-duty automotive verticals." (1/15/2019)

Has Westport Fuel Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WPRT stock have been trending very negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Westport Fuel Systems earned a coverage optimism score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the auto parts company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Westport Fuel Systems.

Are investors shorting Westport Fuel Systems?

Westport Fuel Systems saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 704,200 shares, a decline of 16.1% from the November 14th total of 839,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 493,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.4 days. Approximately 0.6% of the company's shares are short sold. View Westport Fuel Systems' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Westport Fuel Systems' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Westport Fuel Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Westport Fuel Systems investors own include Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE), Cheniere Energy (LNG), Sierra Wireless (SWIR), Ford Motor (F), Chesapeake Energy (CHK), General Electric (GE), Caterpillar (CAT), Micron Technology (MU), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Westport Fuel Systems' key executives?

Westport Fuel Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James D. Arthurs, Exec. VP of Electronics Group (Age 60)
  • Mr. Massimiliano Fissore, Sr. VP of Independent Aftermarket & DOEM (Age 47)
  • Hafiz Joseph Bettcher, CEO & Director
  • Mr. James Mckenzie MacCallum, Acting CFO, VP of Fin. & Corp. Controller (Age 49)
  • Caroline Sawamoto, Sr. Mang. of Investor Relations & Communications

Who are Westport Fuel Systems' major shareholders?

Westport Fuel Systems' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pembroke Management LTD (4.71%), Grace & White Inc. NY (1.50%), Millennium Management LLC (0.52%), Trellus Management Company LLC (0.30%), Everett Harris & Co. CA (0.05%) and Squarepoint Ops LLC (0.01%).

Which institutional investors are selling Westport Fuel Systems stock?

WPRT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Grace & White Inc. NY.

Which institutional investors are buying Westport Fuel Systems stock?

WPRT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Pembroke Management LTD, Everett Harris & Co. CA, Squarepoint Ops LLC 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Westport Fuel Systems' stock price today?

One share of WPRT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.51.

How big of a company is Westport Fuel Systems?

Westport Fuel Systems has a market capitalization of $336.59 million and generates $270.28 million in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $-31,490,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.31) on an earnings per share basis. Westport Fuel Systems employs 1,249 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Westport Fuel Systems.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  322 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  384 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  706
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 12/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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