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

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$62.98 -0.13 (-0.21 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$62.98
Today's Range$62.86 - $63.69
52-Week Range$52.94 - $72.18
Volume596,090 shs
Average Volume544,452 shs
Market Capitalization$6.23 billion
P/E Ratio30.72
Dividend Yield1.02%
Beta0.51
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 Ratio1.72
Current Ratio2.88
Quick Ratio2.88

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio30.72
Forward P/E Ratio24.80
P/E Growth2.24

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.69 billion
Price / Sales3.72
Cash Flow$2.6596 per share
Price / Cash23.68
Book Value$2.87 per share
Price / Book21.94

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.05
Net Income$147.84 million
Net Margins9.05%
Return on Equity66.19%
Return on Assets13.08%

Miscellaneous

Employees6,100
Outstanding Shares99,710,000
Market Cap$6.23 billion

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, August 7th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, September 7th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 17th. View BWX Technologies' Dividend History.

How will BWX Technologies' stock buyback program work?

BWX Technologies announced that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were BWX Technologies' earnings last quarter?

BWX Technologies Inc (NYSE:BWXT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The technology company reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.02. The technology company earned $438.92 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $445.70 million. BWX Technologies had a return on equity of 66.19% and a net margin of 9.05%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.56 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, November, 5th 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 Monday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.45-2.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.54. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.75-1.85 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.84 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BWXT?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for BWX Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $62.00 to $89.00. On average, they anticipate BWX Technologies' share price to reach $71.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.1% 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, 3 hold ratings and 5 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. " (8/9/2018)
  • 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. 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

Has BWX Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about BWXT stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BWX Technologies earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 44.63 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for BWX Technologies.

Who are BWX Technologies' major shareholders?

BWX Technologies' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.98%), Brown Advisory Inc. (4.53%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (3.84%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.91%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.82%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.08%). 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 RE Advisers Corp, Millennium Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Brown Advisory Inc.. Company insiders that have sold BWX Technologies company stock in the last year include David S Black, Harbour Group LP Blue, John A Fees and Joseph G Henry. View Insider Buying and Selling for BWX Technologies.

Which major investors are buying BWX Technologies stock?

BWXT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Baird Financial Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Voya Investment Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Scout Investments Inc. and Carillon Tower Advisers 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 $62.98.

How big of a company is BWX Technologies?

BWX Technologies has a market capitalization of $6.23 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:  236 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  311 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  547
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This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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