NYSE:BWXT - BWX Technologies Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$64.84 -0.39 (-0.60 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$64.84
Today's Range$64.82 - $65.54
52-Week Range$50.79 - $72.18
Volume177,424 shs
Average Volume503,788 shs
Market Capitalization$6.50 billion
P/E Ratio31.63
Dividend Yield0.98%
Beta0.48
BWX Technologies logoBWX 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
SymbolNYSE:BWXT
CUSIPN/A
Phone980-365-4300

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.37
Current Ratio2.15
Quick Ratio2.15

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio31.63
Forward P/E Ratio25.33
P/E Growth2.32

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.69 billion
Price / Sales3.83
Cash Flow$2.6209 per share
Price / Cash24.74
Book Value$2.87 per share
Price / Book22.59

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.05
Net Income$147.84 million
Net Margins9.24%
Return on Equity72.41%
Return on Assets13.20%

Miscellaneous

Employees6,100
Outstanding Shares99,680,000
Market Cap$6,502.10

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 Monday, May 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Wednesday, June 6th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 17th. View BWX Technologies' Dividend History.

How will BWX Technologies' stock buyback program work?

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

How were BWX Technologies' earnings last quarter?

BWX Technologies Inc (NYSE:BWXT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 4th. The technology company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.06. The technology company had revenue of $457 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $447.20 million. BWX Technologies had a return on equity of 72.41% and a net margin of 9.24%. The business's revenue was up 6.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.55 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 Monday, August, 6th 2018. 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 Friday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.45 to 2.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.51. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.75 to 1.85 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.84 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BWXT?

9 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for BWX Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $62.00 to $89.00. On average, they anticipate BWX Technologies' stock price to reach $71.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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, 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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. " (7/16/2018)
  • 2. Drexel Hamilton analysts commented, "We believe this is important because critics have implied that a neutron- capture approach, which BWXT uses, is not able to produce ‘High Specific Activity’/HSA Mo-99. Our view is that BWXT mgmt is very comfortable that its proprietary approach can produce an end-product that is plug and play for the medical isotope industry, and our understanding is that the firm has actually already demonstrated the process." (6/21/2018)

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. Joseph G. Henry, Pres of BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. (Age 69)
  • Mr. Jason S. Kerr, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 41)
  • Mr. William E. Russell, Chief Technology Officer

Has BWX Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BWXT stock have trended positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BWX Technologies earned a news sentiment score of 0.39 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 49.35 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are BWX Technologies' major shareholders?

BWX Technologies' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.51%), ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc. (0.22%), Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.06%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.03%), Amalgamated Bank (0.02%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.02%). 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc.. Company insiders that have sold BWX Technologies company stock in the last year include David S Black, Harbour Group LP Blue, Jason S Kerr, John A Fees and Joseph G Henry. View Insider Buying and Selling for BWX Technologies.

Which institutional investors are buying BWX Technologies stock?

BWXT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Fox Run Management L.L.C., Pennsylvania Trust Co, Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc., Amalgamated Bank, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $64.84.

How big of a company is BWX Technologies?

BWX Technologies has a market capitalization of $6.50 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.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  228 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  301 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  529
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This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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