NYSE:BHE - Benchmark Electronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $28.05 +0.18 (+0.65 %) (As of 02/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$27.87Today's Range$27.87 - $28.2352-Week Range$20.01 - $32.53Volume285,699 shsAverage Volume384,800 shsMarket Capitalization$1.23 billionP/E Ratio19.34Dividend Yield2.15%Beta0.67 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 Phone623-300-7000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13 Current Ratio2.61 Quick Ratio2.04Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.34 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.57 billion Price / Sales0.48 Cash Flow$2.7446 per share Price / Cash Flow10.22 Book Value$25.90 per share Price / Book1.08Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.45 Net Income$22.81 million Net Margins0.89% Return on Equity5.60% Return on Assets3.41%Miscellaneous Employees10,600 Outstanding Shares43,710,000Market Cap$1.23 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, December 17th. Investors of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, January 11th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. View Benchmark Electronics' Dividend History. How will Benchmark Electronics' stock buyback program work? Benchmark Electronics announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, October 30th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 9.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Benchmark Electronics' earnings last quarter? Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:BHE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 7th. The technology company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.05. The technology company earned $657 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $632.27 million. Benchmark Electronics had a net margin of 0.89% and a return on equity of 5.60%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company 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 EPS guidance of $0.29-0.37 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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' shares. 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 5.2% 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? Press coverage about BHE stock has trended positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Benchmark Electronics earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the technology company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting Benchmark Electronics? Benchmark Electronics saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,705,679 shares, an increase of 61.9% from the December 31st total of 1,053,785 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 415,177 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.1 days. Currently, 3.9% 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), 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). 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.74%), Engaged Capital LLC (5.12%), Northern Trust Corp (3.63%), Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC (2.02%) and Royce & Associates LP (2.00%). 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 major 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 major investors are buying Benchmark Electronics stock? BHE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 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, Blueshift Asset Management LLC and LSV Asset Management. 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 $28.05. How big of a company is Benchmark Electronics? Benchmark Electronics has a market capitalization of $1.23 billion and generates $2.57 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $22.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.45 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: 209 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 311 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 520MarketBeat'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 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are Closed-End Mutual Funds?