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

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$40.69 -0.44 (-1.07 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 03:56 PM ET)
Previous Close$41.13
Today's Range$40.60 - $42.05
52-Week Range$40.22 - $72.18
Volume45,870 shs
Average Volume1.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.13 billion
P/E Ratio19.94
Dividend Yield1.53%
Beta0.55
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Engines & turbines
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:BWXT
Previous SymbolNYSE:BWC
CUSIPN/A
Phone980-365-4300

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.93
Current Ratio1.90
Quick Ratio1.90

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio19.94
Forward P/E Ratio16.54
P/E Growth1.6

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.69 billion
Price / Sales2.38
Cash Flow$2.5656 per share
Price / Cash Flow15.86
Book Value$2.87 per share
Price / Book14.18

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.05
Net Income$147.84 million
Net Margins10.81%
Return on Equity66.38%
Return on Assets13.93%

Miscellaneous

Employees6,100
Outstanding Shares98,730,000
Market Cap$4.13 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. Shareholders 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 yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 19th. View BWX Technologies' Dividend History.

How will BWX Technologies' stock buyback program work?

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

How were BWX Technologies' earnings last quarter?

BWX Technologies Inc (NYSE:BWXT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 6th. The technology company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.22. The technology company had revenue of $425.50 million for 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%. BWX Technologies's quarterly revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.46 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 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 (EPS) 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?

9 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for BWX Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $72.00. On average, they anticipate BWX Technologies' stock price to reach $58.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 42.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BWX Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BWX Technologies?

9 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 4 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. " (11/15/2018)
  • 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 headlines about BWXT stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BWX Technologies earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several 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 56)
  • Mr. David S. Black, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jason S. Kerr, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 41)
  • 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.95%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.95%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (6.73%), BlackRock Inc. (6.15%), Capital Research Global Investors (5.95%) and Brown Advisory Inc. (5.14%). 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 Wells Fargo & Company MN, First Trust Advisors LP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Capital Research Global Investors, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, AQR Capital Management LLC and Jennison Associates LLC. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Brown Advisory Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Baird Financial Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlackRock Inc. and Vanguard Group Inc. 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 $40.81.

How big of a company is BWX Technologies?

BWX Technologies has a market capitalization of $4.13 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:  253 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  344 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  597
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This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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