BWX Technologies Company Profile (NYSE:BWXT)

About BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)

BWX Technologies logoBWX Technologies, Inc. is a manufacturer of nuclear components and a service provider. The Company's businesses focus on the design, engineering and manufacture of precision naval nuclear components, reactors and nuclear fuel for the United States Government. Its segments include Nuclear Operations, Technical Services, Nuclear Energy and Other. It provides uranium processing and environmental site restoration services, as well as a range of products and services to customers in the nuclear power industry. Nuclear Operations engineers, designs and manufactures precision naval nuclear components and reactors for the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration's Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. Technical Services provides various services to the United States Government. Nuclear Energy designs, licenses, manufactures and delivers commercial nuclear steam generators, pressure vessels, reactor components, heat exchangers and other auxiliary equipment.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Aerospace & Defense - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BWXT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $5.29 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 99,322,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $51.81
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $48.20
  • 52 Week Range: $36.16 - $54.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.17
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.11
  • P/E Growth: 2.32
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.62 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.27
  • Book Value: $2.66 per share
  • Price / Book: 20.03
  • Annual Dividend: $0.44
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
  • EBIDTA: $322.78 million
  • Net Margins: 11.81%
  • Return on Equity: 107.13%
  • Return on Assets: 12.81%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.85%
  • Current Ratio: 1.90%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.90%
  • Average Volume: 651,133 shs.
  • Beta: 0.45
  • Short Ratio: 1.74

Frequently Asked Questions for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)

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, August 8th. Investors of record on Monday, August 21st will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Friday, September 8th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 17th. View BWX Technologies' Dividend History.

How will BWX Technologies' stock buyback program work?

BWX Technologies declared that its board has authorized 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 shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically 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 Monday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $410.01 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $429.38 million. BWX Technologies had a net margin of 11.81% and a return on equity of 107.13%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.44 earnings per share. View BWX Technologies' Earnings History.

When will BWX Technologies make its next earnings announcement?

BWX Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BWX Technologies.

Where is BWX Technologies' stock going? Where will BWX Technologies' stock price be in 2017?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for BWX Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate BWX Technologies' stock price to reach $51.40 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BWX Technologies.

Are investors shorting BWX Technologies?

BWX Technologies saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 14th, there was short interest totalling 1,794,892 shares, an increase of 43.8% from the June 30th total of 1,248,423 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 583,468 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 1.8% of the company's shares are sold short.

Who are some of BWX Technologies' key competitors?

Who are BWX Technologies' key executives?

BWX Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:

  • John A. Fees, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Rex D. Geveden, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • David S. Black, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Joseph G. Henry, President of BWXT Nuclear Operations Group
  • James D. Canafax, Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Richard W. Loving, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • Jason S. Kerr, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President
  • Alan Nethery, Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Procurement
  • Robert W. Goldman, Lead Independent Director
  • Kenneth J. Krieg, Director

Who owns BWX Technologies stock?

BWX Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.08%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (6.61%), BlackRock Inc. (5.43%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (4.14%), Capital Research Global Investors (3.49%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (3.10%). Company insiders that own BWX Technologies stock include Harbour Group LP Blue, James D Canafax, Jason S Kerr, Joseph G Henry and Rex D Geveden. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BWX Technologies.

Who sold BWX Technologies stock? Who is selling BWX Technologies stock?

BWX Technologies' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Discovery Capital Management LLC CT, Victory Capital Management Inc., Smith Asset Management Group LP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, Scout Investments Inc. and Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold BWX Technologies stock in the last year include Harbour Group LP Blue, James D Canafax, Jason S Kerr and Joseph G Henry. View Insider Buying and Selling for BWX Technologies.

Who bought BWX Technologies stock? Who is buying BWX Technologies stock?

BWX Technologies' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Franklin Resources Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Capital Research Global Investors. View Insider Buying and Selling for BWX Technologies.

How do I buy BWX Technologies stock?

Shares of BWX Technologies can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BWX Technologies' stock price today?

One share of BWX Technologies stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.29.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BWX Technologies (NYSE BWXT)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  136 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  184 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  320
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BWX Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $51.40 (3.55% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/10/2017Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuy$55.00LowView Rating Details
6/9/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$51.00LowView Rating Details
5/31/2017SidotiReiterated RatingBuy$62.00MediumView Rating Details
1/19/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$46.00N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2016Drexel HamiltonUpgradeHold -> Buy$43.00N/AView Rating Details
10/14/2015William BlairBoost Price TargetOutperform$28.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
10/13/2015KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)
Earnings by Quarter for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)
Earnings History by Quarter for BWX Technologies (NYSE BWXT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/30/2017$0.46N/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2017Q2 2017$0.47$0.56$429.38 million$410.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2017Q1 2017$0.46$0.55$391.71 million$428.23 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2017Q416$0.38$0.46$367.61 million$403.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2016Q316$0.37$0.39$367.14 million$379.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q216$0.38$0.44$367.04 million$402.38 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.32$0.44$341.80 million$364.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.35$0.38$377.60 million$363.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.32$0.40$360.15 million$359.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.55$0.32$360.60 million$347.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.43$0.47$705.30 million$730.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.44$0.64$771.54 million$837.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.45$0.53$752.85 million$737.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.49$0.44$766.50 million$686.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/12/2014Q114$0.42$0.42$704.81 million$662.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.57$0.52$834.81 million$802.82 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/13/2013Q313$0.57$0.57$853.80 million$774.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$0.67$0.72$875.04 million$886.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.48$0.46$826.64 million$805.42 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.42$0.56$841.74 million$865.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.44$0.37$826.87 million$807.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.43$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$0.38$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012$0.41$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.38$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2011$0.37$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.03 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.21 EPS


Current Dividend Information for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)
Next Dividend:9/8/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.44
Dividend Yield:0.83%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:23.28% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.67% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
19.91% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)

Dividend History by Quarter for BWX Technologies (NYSE BWXT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.76%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 94.50%
Insider Trades by Quarter for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/11/2017Jason S KerrVPSell1,365$54.13$73,887.45View SEC Filing  
8/11/2017Joseph G HenryInsiderSell15,000$53.81$807,150.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2017Harbour Group L.P. BlueInsiderSell3,295,098$47.43$156,286,498.14View SEC Filing  
5/4/2017Joseph G HenryInsiderSell32,895$50.10$1,648,039.50View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017James D CanafaxSVPSell4,500$46.49$209,205.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2017Rex D GevedenInsiderBuy2,000$45.74$91,480.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2017Harbour Group L.P. BlueDirectorSell5,273,159$45.67$240,825,171.53View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017James D CanafaxSVPSell4,500$40.85$183,825.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016James D CanafaxSVPSell4,500$38.28$172,260.00View SEC Filing  
10/17/2016James D CanafaxSVPSell4,500$37.68$169,560.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016James D CanafaxSVPSell4,500$37.74$169,830.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Joseph G HenryInsiderSell16,032$39.28$629,736.96View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016James D CanafaxSVPSell4,500$38.29$172,305.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014J Randall DataInsiderSell15,854$32.67$517,950.18View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014Mason Capital Management Llcmajor shareholderSell1,100,000$32.80$36,080,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013David BlackCAOSell9,482$32.26$305,889.32View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013David S BlackCAOSell5,115$29.74$152,120.10View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Mary P SalomoneCOOSell9,325$29.99$279,656.75View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013David S BlackCAOSell1,125$29.96$33,705.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)
Latest Headlines for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)
DateHeadline logoBWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - August 18 at 11:16 AM logoTechnical Insights on Aerospace Products & Services Stocks -- BWX Technologies, DigitalGlobe, L3 Technologies, and Lockheed Martin - August 17 at 11:14 PM logoAnalyzing BWX Technologies (BWXT) & DigitalGlobe (DGI) - August 16 at 8:34 PM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) Insider Joseph G. Henry Sells 15,000 Shares - August 15 at 4:34 PM logoInsider Selling: BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) VP Sells 1,365 Shares of Stock - August 15 at 4:34 PM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy - August 10 at 8:28 PM logoBWXT Awarded CA$48 Million Amendment to Steam Generator Purchase Agreement from Bruce Power - August 10 at 6:00 PM logoEdited Transcript of BWXT earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT - August 8 at 9:38 PM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.11 (NYSE:BWXT) - August 8 at 5:24 PM logoInvestor Network: BWX Technologies, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - August 8 at 4:35 PM logoBWX posts 2Q profit - August 7 at 10:21 PM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.09 EPS - August 7 at 9:16 PM logoComparing Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) and BWX Technologies (BWXT) - August 7 at 8:16 PM logoBWX Technologies Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 7 at 5:19 PM logoBWXT Awarded $18.8 Million Nuclear Thermal Propulsion Reactor Design Contract by NASA - August 3 at 6:19 PM logoBRIEF-BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada awarded $34 million contract - August 2 at 10:36 PM logoBWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Awarded CA$34 Million Contract for Primary Heat Transport Motors - August 2 at 5:36 PM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) Short Interest Up 43.8% in July - August 1 at 7:17 AM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday - July 31 at 8:05 AM logoKratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS) and BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT) Head-To-Head Review - July 29 at 7:26 AM logoETFs with exposure to BWX Technologies, Inc. : July 24, 2017 - July 24 at 4:17 PM logoETFs with exposure to BWX Technologies, Inc. : July 14, 2017 - July 14 at 6:48 PM logoReviewing BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT) & Moog (MOG) - July 6 at 12:42 PM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:BWXT) : July 4, 2017 - July 4 at 9:22 PM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - July 4 at 7:44 PM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BWXT-US : July 3, 2017 - July 3 at 4:54 PM logoBidaskClub Upgrades BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) to "Buy" - July 1 at 6:57 PM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - June 27 at 8:42 AM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub - June 23 at 10:54 PM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) Cut to Buy at BidaskClub - June 18 at 12:38 PM logoETFs with exposure to BWX Technologies, Inc. : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 5:58 PM logoBWX Technologies Inc (BWXT) Insider Sells $156,286,498.14 in Stock - June 9 at 7:31 PM logoBWX Technologies Inc (BWXT) Now Covered by Credit Suisse Group AG - June 9 at 9:00 AM logoForm 4 BWX Technologies, Inc. For: Jun 06 Filed by: NARDELLI ROBERT L - June 8 at 5:00 PM logoForm 4 BWX Technologies, Inc. For: Jun 01 Filed by: Canafax James D - June 6 at 4:19 PM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BWXT-US : June 2, 2017 - June 2 at 5:31 PM logoBWX Technologies Inc (BWXT) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 31 at 10:32 AM logoBWX Technologies Inc (BWXT) Receives Buy Rating from Sidoti - May 31 at 9:56 AM logoBWX Technologies JV Wins $1.5 Bln Environmental Management Contract - May 28 at 2:29 AM logoBRIEF-BWX Technologies says BWXT JV wins $1.5 bln environmental management contract - May 26 at 9:29 PM logoBWXT Joint Venture Awarded $1.5 Billion Environmental Management Contract - May 26 at 9:29 PM logoCH2M-led Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC. awarded Department of Energy Paducah Deactivation and Remediation Contract - May 26 at 4:29 PM logoThe Trump Defense Budget Request Is Huge: 5 Big Winners to Buy Now - May 25 at 5:25 PM logoBWXT July 21st Options Begin Trading - May 22 at 12:48 PM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BWXT-US : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 8:56 AM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. : BWXT-US: Dividend Analysis : May 16th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 4:39 PM logoInsider Selling: BWX Technologies Inc (BWXT) Insider Sells 32,895 Shares of Stock - May 8 at 7:16 PM logoETFs with exposure to BWX Technologies, Inc. : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 4:11 PM logoBWX Technologies (BWXT) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds - May 4 at 1:01 AM logoBWX Technologies, Inc. :BWXT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 4:08 PM



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