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

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$44.20 +1.17 (+2.72 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$44.20
Today's Range$43.2570 - $44.51
52-Week Range$35.91 - $72.18
Volume1.14 million shs
Average Volume760,559 shs
Market Capitalization$4.25 billion
P/E Ratio21.56
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$2.7083 per share
Book Value$2.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$147.84 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,100
Market Cap$4.25 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 20th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Thursday, December 13th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.45%. 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 announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were BWX Technologies' earnings last quarter?

BWX Technologies Inc (NYSE:BWXT) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The technology company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.22. The technology company earned $425.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $461.26 million. BWX Technologies had a return on equity of 66.38% and a net margin of 10.81%. The company's revenue was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior 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 issued an update on 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 earnings per share 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 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for BWX Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate BWX Technologies' share price to reach $56.2857 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.3% 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?

News stories about BWXT stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BWX Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.62%), 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 institutional investors are selling BWX Technologies stock?

BWXT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Hawaiian Bank. 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 institutional 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 $44.20.

How big of a company is BWX Technologies?

BWX Technologies has a market capitalization of $4.25 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 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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