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

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$43.57 -0.63 (-1.43 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$44.20
Today's Range$43.00 - $44.42
52-Week Range$35.91 - $72.18
Volume921,000 shs
Average Volume778,793 shs
Market Capitalization$4.30 billion
P/E Ratio21.25
Dividend Yield1.49%
Beta0.72
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$1.69 billion
Cash Flow$2.5996 per share
Book Value$2.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$147.84 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,100
Market Cap$4.30 billion
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Thursday, December 13th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 19th. View BWX Technologies' Dividend History.

How will BWX Technologies' stock buyback program work?

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

How were BWX Technologies' earnings last quarter?

BWX Technologies Inc (NYSE:BWXT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 6th. The technology company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.22. The technology company earned $425.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $461.26 million. BWX Technologies had a net margin of 10.81% and a return on equity of 66.38%. BWX Technologies's quarterly revenue was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.46 earnings per share. View BWX Technologies' Earnings History.

When is BWX Technologies' next earnings date?

BWX Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BWX Technologies.

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

BWX Technologies updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.23-2.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.53. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.85 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BWXT?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for BWX Technologies' stock. Their predictions range from $46.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect BWX Technologies' share price to reach $56.2857 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BWX Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BWX Technologies?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BWX Technologies in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 3 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. 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. " (1/15/2019)
  • 2. 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 been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. 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 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of BWX Technologies' key competitors?

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, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. M. Alan Nethery, VP & Chief Investor Relations Officer

Who are BWX Technologies' major shareholders?

BWX Technologies' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.62%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.02%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.01%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.01%). Company insiders that own BWX Technologies stock include David S Black, Harbour Group LP Blue, James D Canafax, 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 First Hawaiian Bank and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc. and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 $43.57.

How big of a company is BWX Technologies?

BWX Technologies has a market capitalization of $4.30 billion and generates $1.69 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $147.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.05 on an earnings per share basis. BWX Technologies employs 6,100 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:  254 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  348 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  602
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This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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