NYSE:BWXT - BWX Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$48.08 -1.71 (-3.43 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 07:36 AM ET)
Previous Close$49.79
Today's Range$48.08 - $49.81
52-Week Range$35.91 - $72.18
Volume309,676 shs
Average Volume902,187 shs
Market Capitalization$4.56 billion
P/E Ratio20.12
Dividend Yield1.41%
Beta0.99
BWX Technologies, Inc. manufactures and sells nuclear components to the United States government. The company operates in three segments: Nuclear Operations, Technical Services, and Nuclear Energy. The Nuclear Operations segment offers precision naval nuclear components and reactors; close-tolerance and equipment for nuclear applications; and components for defense applications, as well as critical nuclear components, fuels, and assemblies for government and other uses. This segment also converts or downblends high-enriched uranium into low-enriched fuel for use in commercial reactors to generate electricity. The Technical Services segment provides uranium processing, environmental site restoration, and management and operating services to support governments in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities. The Nuclear Energy segment designs, licenses, manufactures, and delivers commercial nuclear steam generators, pressure vessels, reactor components, heat exchangers, and other auxiliary equipment, including containers for the storage of spent nuclear fuel and other waste. This segment also offers engineering and licensing services for new nuclear plant designs; services for steam generators and balance of plant equipment; and nondestructive examination and tooling/repair solutions for other plant systems and components. The company was formerly known as The Babcock & Wilcox Company and changed its name to BWX Technologies, Inc. in June 2015. BWX Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1867 and is headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Engines & turbines
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIPN/A
Phone980-365-4300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.80 billion
Cash Flow$3.1384 per share
Book Value$2.47 per share

Profitability

Net Income$226.96 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,250
Market Cap$4.56 billion
Next Earnings Date5/3/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BWX Technologies' stock symbol?

BWX Technologies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BWXT."

How often does BWX Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BWX Technologies?

BWX Technologies declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 26th. Investors of record on Monday, March 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 8th. This is a boost from BWX Technologies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. View BWX Technologies' Dividend History.

How will BWX Technologies' stock buyback program work?

BWX Technologies declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were BWX Technologies' earnings last quarter?

BWX Technologies Inc (NYSE:BWXT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 25th. The technology company reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.15. The technology company had revenue of $478 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $475.02 million. BWX Technologies had a net margin of 12.61% and a return on equity of 76.32%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 11.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.47 EPS. View BWX Technologies' Earnings History.

When is BWX Technologies' next earnings date?

BWX Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 3rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BWX Technologies.

What guidance has BWX Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

BWX Technologies updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, February, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of approx $2.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.50. The company issued revenue guidance of approx $1.91 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.91 billion.BWX Technologies also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.50-2.50 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for BWXT?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for BWX Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect BWX Technologies' share price to reach $56.5714 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BWX Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BWX Technologies?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BWX Technologies in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for BWX Technologies.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about BWX Technologies stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about BWX Technologies stock:
  • 1. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We increase our 2019E EPS to $2.54 (from $2.53), 2020E to $2.75 (from $2.69), and 2021E to $2.84 (from $2.71) on higher revenue forecasts in most of BWXT’s nuclear businesses." (3/15/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "BWX Technologies, Inc. supplies precision manufactured components and services to the commercial nuclear power industry. The company offers technical, management and site services to governments in complex facilities and environmental remediation activities. It operates primarily in Lynchburg, Va., Ohio and Cambridge, Ontario. BWX Technologies, Inc., formerly known as Babcock & Wilcox Company, is headquartered in Lynchburg, Va. " (2/28/2019)
  • 3. Drexel Hamilton analysts commented, "We lowered our estimates and took our PT from $74 to $55." (11/15/2018)

Has BWX Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about BWXT stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BWX Technologies earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of BWX Technologies' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of BWX Technologies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other BWX Technologies investors own include Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (BW), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), Starbucks (SBUX), Tesla (TSLA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) and General Electric (GE).

Who are BWX Technologies' key executives?

BWX Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Rex D. Geveden, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. David S. Black, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Jason S. Kerr, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. William E. Russell, Sr. VP & CTO
  • Mr. M. Alan Nethery, VP & Chief Investor Relations Officer

Who are BWX Technologies' major shareholders?

BWX Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.35%), Brown Advisory Inc. (5.89%), Shapiro Capital Management LLC (4.01%), FMR LLC (1.22%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.04%) and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.96%). Company insiders that own BWX Technologies stock include David S Black, Harbour Group LP Blue, Jason S Kerr, John A Fees, Joseph G Henry and Rex D Geveden. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BWX Technologies.

Which major investors are selling BWX Technologies stock?

BWXT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Stifel Financial Corp, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Natixis Advisors L.P., Ancora Advisors LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and BOKF NA. Company insiders that have sold BWX Technologies company stock in the last year include David S Black, Jason S Kerr and Joseph G Henry. View Insider Buying and Selling for BWX Technologies.

Which major investors are buying BWX Technologies stock?

BWXT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shapiro Capital Management LLC, Brown Advisory Inc., FMR LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, CI Investments Inc., Eagle Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Copeland Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for BWX Technologies.

How do I buy shares of BWX Technologies?

Shares of BWXT 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 BWX Technologies' stock price today?

One share of BWXT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.08.

How big of a company is BWX Technologies?

BWX Technologies has a market capitalization of $4.56 billion and generates $1.80 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $226.96 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.39 on an earnings per share basis. BWX Technologies employs 6,250 workers across the globe.

What is BWX Technologies' official website?

The official website for BWX Technologies is http://www.bwxt.com.

How can I contact BWX Technologies?

BWX Technologies' mailing address is 800 MAIN STREET 4TH FLOOR, LYNCHBURG VA, 24504. The technology company can be reached via phone at 980-365-4300 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for BWX Technologies (NYSE BWXT)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  265 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  364 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  629
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This page was last updated on 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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