NYSE:BHE - Benchmark Electronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $23.16 +0.07 (+0.30 %) (As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$23.09Today's Range$22.53 - $23.3252-Week Range$21.75 - $32.53Volume24,358 shsAverage Volume620,239 shsMarket Capitalization$1.03 billionP/E Ratio14.32Dividend Yield2.54%Beta0.34 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Benchmark Electronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides engineering services, integrated technology solutions, and manufacturing services in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The company offers engineering services and technology solutions, including new product design, prototype, testing, and related engineering services; and custom testing, and automation equipment design and build services. It also provides electronics manufacturing and testing services, such as printed circuit board assembly and test solutions, assembly of subsystems, circuitry and functionality testing of printed assemblies, environmental and stress testing, and component reliability testing; component engineering services; manufacturing defect analysis, in-circuit testing, functional testing, flexible test solutions, environmental stress tests of assemblies of boards or systems; and failure analysis. In addition, the company offers precision machining, metal joining, and electromechanical manufacturing services; and subsystem and system integration services, including assembly, configuration, and testing of industrial equipment, telecommunication equipment, computers, and related products. Further, it provides value-added support systems; supply chain management solutions; direct order fulfillment; and aftermarket non-warranty services, including repair, replacement, refurbishment, remanufacturing, exchange, systems upgrade, and spare parts manufacturing throughout a product's life cycle. The company serves original equipment manufacturers of industrial control equipment, telecommunication equipment, and computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, and testing and instrumentation products. Benchmark Electronics, Inc. sells its products primarily through direct sales force. The company was formerly known as Electronics, Inc. Benchmark Electronics, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. Receive BHE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BHE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Printed circuit boards Sub-IndustryElectronic Manufacturing Services SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNYSE:BHE Previous Symbol CUSIP08160H10 Webwww.bench.com Phone623-300-7000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.12 Current Ratio3.02 Quick Ratio2.35 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.32 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.47 billion Price / Sales0.41 Cash Flow$2.5479 per share Price / Cash9.09 Book Value$26.72 per share Price / Book0.87 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.61 Net Income$-31,960,000.00 Net Margins-3.14% Return on Equity5.92% Return on Assets3.66% Miscellaneous Employees10,600 Outstanding Shares43,710,000Market Cap$1.03 billion OptionableOptionable Benchmark Electronics (NYSE:BHE) Frequently Asked Questions What is Benchmark Electronics' stock symbol? Benchmark Electronics trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BHE." How often does Benchmark Electronics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Benchmark Electronics? Benchmark Electronics declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, September 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, October 11th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. View Benchmark Electronics' Dividend History. How will Benchmark Electronics' stock buyback program work? Benchmark Electronics declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, October 30th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 9.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Benchmark Electronics' earnings last quarter? Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:BHE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The technology company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.02. The technology company earned $641 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $631.50 million. Benchmark Electronics had a positive return on equity of 5.92% and a negative net margin of 3.14%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.39 EPS. View Benchmark Electronics' Earnings History. When is Benchmark Electronics' next earnings date? Benchmark Electronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Benchmark Electronics. What guidance has Benchmark Electronics issued on next quarter's earnings? Benchmark Electronics issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.32-0.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.40. The company issued revenue guidance of $610-650 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $667.10 million. What price target have analysts set for BHE? 1 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Benchmark Electronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Benchmark Electronics' share price to reach $25.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Benchmark Electronics. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Benchmark Electronics? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Benchmark Electronics in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Benchmark Electronics. Has Benchmark Electronics been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about BHE stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Benchmark Electronics earned a news impact score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Benchmark Electronics? Benchmark Electronics saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,951,408 shares, an increase of 74.2% from the September 28th total of 1,120,276 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 578,161 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 4.2% of the company's shares are short sold. View Benchmark Electronics' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Benchmark Electronics' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Benchmark Electronics include Jabil (JBL), Plexus (PLXS), Sanmina (SANM), Celestica (CLS), TTM Technologies (TTMI), CTS (CTS), Kimball Electronics (KE), Park Electrochemical (PKE), Sparton (SPA), SMTC (SMTX), NANO DIMENSION/S (NNDM), SigmaTron International (SGMA), Eltek (ELTK) and IEC Electronics (IEC). Who are Benchmark Electronics' key executives? Benchmark Electronics' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Paul J. Tufano, CEO, Pres & Non-Independent Director (Age 64)Mr. Michael D. Buseman, Exec. VP of Global Operations (Age 57)Mr. Jon J. King, Advisor (Age 61)Mr. Roop K. Lakkaraju, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)Mr. Jan M. Janick, Chief Technology Officer (Age 59) Who are Benchmark Electronics' major shareholders? Benchmark Electronics' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.28%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (9.48%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.01%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.70%), Royce & Associates LP (3.59%) and Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC (1.86%). Company insiders that own Benchmark Electronics stock include Clay C Williams, Donald Francis Adam, Douglas G Duncan, Jon J King and Scott R Peterson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Benchmark Electronics. Which institutional investors are selling Benchmark Electronics stock? BHE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Heartland Advisors Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Tributary Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Hsbc Holdings PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Benchmark Electronics. Which institutional investors are buying Benchmark Electronics stock? BHE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, Matarin Capital Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Rehmann Capital Advisory Group, Horrell Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. View Insider Buying and Selling for Benchmark Electronics. How do I buy shares of Benchmark Electronics? Shares of BHE 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 Benchmark Electronics' stock price today? One share of BHE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.16. How big of a company is Benchmark Electronics? Benchmark Electronics has a market capitalization of $1.03 billion and generates $2.47 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-31,960,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.61 on an earnings per share basis. Benchmark Electronics employs 10,600 workers across the globe. What is Benchmark Electronics' official website? The official website for Benchmark Electronics is http://www.bench.com. How can I contact Benchmark Electronics? Benchmark Electronics' mailing address is 4141 N. SCOTTSDALE ROAD, SCOTTSDALE AZ, 85251. The technology company can be reached via phone at 623-300-7000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Benchmark Electronics (NYSE BHE)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 198 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 301 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 499MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Benchmark Electronics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BHE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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