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

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$51.64 +0.19 (+0.37 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 12:46 PM ET)
Previous Close$51.45
Today's Range$51.12 - $51.67
52-Week Range$35.91 - $72.18
Volume9,197 shs
Average Volume658,816 shs
Market Capitalization$5.10 billion
P/E Ratio25.18
Dividend Yield1.28%
Beta0.91
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$2.7571 per share
Book Value$2.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$147.84 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,100
Market Cap$5.10 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.24%. 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 approved a stock buyback plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were BWX Technologies' earnings last quarter?

BWX Technologies Inc (NYSE:BWXT) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 6th. The technology company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.22. The technology company had revenue of $425.50 million for 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%. 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 Monday, February 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BWX Technologies.

What price target have analysts set for BWXT?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for BWX Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $46.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate BWX Technologies' share price to reach $56.2857 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.0% 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. " (2/13/2019)
  • 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 headlines about BWXT stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect 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, 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.35%), Brown Advisory Inc. (5.89%), Shapiro Capital Management LLC (4.01%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.04%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.96%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.92%). 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 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., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, CI Investments Inc., Eagle Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Copeland Capital Management LLC and Scout Investments 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 $51.64.

How big of a company is BWX Technologies?

BWX Technologies has a market capitalization of $5.10 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:  258 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  354 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  612
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This page was last updated on 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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