NYSE:BHE - Benchmark Electronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $25.97 +0.19 (+0.74 %) (As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$25.78Today's Range$25.85 - $26.2152-Week Range$20.01 - $31.50Volume418,133 shsAverage Volume423,164 shsMarket Capitalization$1.06 billionP/E Ratio17.91Dividend Yield2.33%Beta0.68 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 product design, engineering services, technology solutions, and advanced 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 and electromechanical assembly services; and subsystem and system integration services, including assembly, configuration, and testing services for various industries. 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 in the aerospace and defense, medical technologies, complex industrials, test and instrumentation, telecommunications, and high-end computing industries. 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 Tempe, 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 CIK863436 Webwww.bench.com Phone623-300-7000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13 Current Ratio2.61 Quick Ratio2.04Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.91 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.57 billion Price / Sales0.41 Cash Flow$2.7598 per share Price / Cash Flow9.41 Book Value$25.90 per share Price / Book1.00Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.45 Net Income$22.82 million Net Margins0.89% Return on Equity5.60% Return on Assets3.41%Miscellaneous Employees10,500 Outstanding Shares40,655,000Market Cap$1.06 billion Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated) 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 Friday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 29th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, April 11th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.31%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 28th. View Benchmark Electronics' Dividend History. How will Benchmark Electronics' stock buyback program work? Benchmark Electronics announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, October 30th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 9.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Benchmark Electronics' earnings last quarter? Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:BHE) posted its earnings results on Thursday, February, 7th. The technology company reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.05. The technology company earned $657 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $632.27 million. Benchmark Electronics had a net margin of 0.89% and a return on equity of 5.60%. The business's revenue was down 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.49 earnings per share. 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, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Benchmark Electronics. What guidance has Benchmark Electronics issued on next quarter's earnings? Benchmark Electronics updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.29-0.37 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.34. The company issued revenue guidance of $570-610 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $619.47 million.Benchmark Electronics also updated its Q1 2019 guidance to $0.29-0.37 EPS. What price target have analysts set for BHE? 2 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Benchmark Electronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate Benchmark Electronics' share price to reach $29.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Benchmark Electronics. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Benchmark Electronics? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Benchmark Electronics in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Benchmark Electronics. Has Benchmark Electronics been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about BHE stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Benchmark Electronics earned a news sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Benchmark Electronics? Benchmark Electronics saw a decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,024,797 shares, a decline of 36.8% from the February 28th total of 1,622,636 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 595,892 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Approximately 2.6% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Sanmina (SANM), Plexus (PLXS), TTM Technologies (TTMI), Celestica (CLS), CTS (CTS), Kimball Electronics (KE), Park Electrochemical (PKE), Sparton (SPA), SMTC (SMTX), IEC Electronics (IEC), NANO DIMENSION/S (NNDM), SigmaTron International (SGMA) and Eltek (ELTK). What other stocks do shareholders of Benchmark Electronics own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Benchmark Electronics investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP), Ford Motor (F), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Navios Maritime Midstream Partners (NAP), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM), AT&T (T), SandRidge Permian Trust (PER) and BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT). Who are Benchmark Electronics' key executives? Benchmark Electronics' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Paul J. Tufano, CEO, Pres & Non-Independent Director (Age 65)Mr. Michael D. Buseman, Exec. VP of Global Operations (Age 58)Mr. Jon J. King, Advisor (Age 62)Mr. Roop K. Lakkaraju, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)Mr. Jan M. Janick, Chief Technology Officer (Age 60) Who are Benchmark Electronics' major shareholders? Benchmark Electronics' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.74%), Engaged Capital LLC (5.12%), Northern Trust Corp (3.63%), Norges Bank (2.23%) and Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC (2.02%). Company insiders that own Benchmark Electronics stock include 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 Royce & Associates LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Skyline Asset Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Prudential PLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Barclays PLC and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Benchmark Electronics. Which institutional investors are buying Benchmark Electronics stock? BHE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Horrell Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Tributary Capital Management LLC and Blueshift Asset Management LLC. 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 $25.97. How big of a company is Benchmark Electronics? Benchmark Electronics has a market capitalization of $1.06 billion and generates $2.57 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $22.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.45 on an earnings per share basis. Benchmark Electronics employs 10,500 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 56 SOUTH ROCKFORD DRIVE, TEMPE AZ, 85281. 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: 214 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 316 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 530MarketBeat'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. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BHE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the QQQ ETF?