NYSE:WBC - WABCO Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$104.54 +1.45 (+1.41 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 10:38 AM ET)
Previous Close$103.09
Today's Range$102.96 - $104.65
52-Week Range$100.80 - $162.20
Volume3,101 shs
Average Volume384,340 shs
Market Capitalization$5.37 billion
P/E Ratio15.22
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.81
WABCO Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies electronic, mechanical, electro-mechanical, and aerodynamic products worldwide. The company engineers, develops, manufactures, and sells braking, stability, suspension, transmission automation, and air management systems primarily for commercial vehicles. The company's products include pneumatic anti-lock braking systems, electronic braking systems, electronic stability control systems, brake controls, automated manual transmission systems, and air disc brakes; and various conventional mechanical products, such as actuators, air compressors, and air control valves for medium and heavy-duty trucks, buses, and trailers. It also offers pneumatic and hydraulic braking and control systems for off-highway vehicles; conventional braking systems; electronic and conventional air suspension systems; steering technologies; and foundation brakes, vehicle electronic stability control and roll stability support products, and advanced driver assistance systems. In addition, the company supplies electronic suspension controls and vacuum pumps to the passenger car and SUV markets, as well as provides remanufacturing services. Further, it offers replacement parts, fleet management solutions, diagnostic tools, training, and other expert services for commercial vehicle aftermarket distributors and service partners, and fleet operators. The company sells its products primarily to truck and bus original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Trailer OEMs, and car manufacturers; commercial vehicle aftermarket distributors for replacement parts and services and commercial vehicle fleet operators for management solutions and services; and manufacturers of heavy duty off-highway vehicles in agriculture, construction, mining, and other industries. WABCO Holdings Inc. was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Motor vehicles & car bodies
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
SectorAuto/Tires/Trucks
Current SymbolNYSE:WBC
Previous Symbol
CUSIP92927K10
Phone32-2663-9800

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.70
Current Ratio2.28
Quick Ratio1.89

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.22
Forward P/E Ratio13.52
P/E Growth0.89

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.30 billion
Price / Sales1.65
Cash Flow$9.0668 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.53
Book Value$22.39 per share
Price / Book4.67

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.86
Net Income$406.10 million
Net Margins11.62%
Return on Equity33.10%
Return on Assets9.88%

Miscellaneous

Employees14,631
Outstanding Shares52,170,000
Market Cap$5.37 billion
OptionableOptionable

WABCO (NYSE:WBC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WABCO's stock symbol?

WABCO trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WBC."

How will WABCO's stock buyback program work?

WABCO declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Monday, December 10th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $600,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 10.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were WABCO's earnings last quarter?

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The auto parts company reported $1.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.59 by $0.19. The auto parts company had revenue of $914.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $932.66 million. WABCO had a net margin of 11.62% and a return on equity of 33.10%. WABCO's revenue for the quarter was up 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.71 EPS. View WABCO's Earnings History.

When is WABCO's next earnings date?

WABCO is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for WABCO.

What guidance has WABCO issued on next quarter's earnings?

WABCO issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 18th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $7.65-7.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.48. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.85-3.90 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.90 billion.WABCO also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $7.65-7.85 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WBC?

12 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for WABCO's stock. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $160.00. On average, they anticipate WABCO's stock price to reach $129.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WABCO.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WABCO?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WABCO in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WABCO.

Has WABCO been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WBC stock has trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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. WABCO earned a coverage optimism score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the auto parts company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of WABCO's key competitors?

Who are WABCO's key executives?

WABCO's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jacques H. G. Esculier, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Nicolas Bardot, Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Nick Rens, Pres of Trailer Systems, Aftermarket & Off-Highway Division (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jorge Solis, Pres-Truck, Bus & Car Original Equipment Manufacturers & VP-Vehicle Dynamics Controls Bus. (Age 46)
  • Mr. Alexander De Bock, VP of Financial Planning & Analysis (Age 41)

Who are WABCO's major shareholders?

WABCO's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.50%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.50%), FMR LLC (6.59%), BlackRock Inc. (5.14%), American Century Companies Inc. (4.12%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.28%). Company insiders that own WABCO stock include G Peter Daloia, Jacques Esculier, Juergen Gromer, Lisa Jane Brown, Mazen Mazraani, Nicolas Bardot, Sean Deason and Thomas Gross. View Institutional Ownership Trends for WABCO.

Which major investors are selling WABCO stock?

WBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Deutsche Bank AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for WABCO.

Which major investors are buying WABCO stock?

WBC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Fiduciary Management Inc. WI, Pictet Asset Management Ltd. and First Manhattan Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for WABCO.

How do I buy shares of WABCO?

Shares of WBC 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 WABCO's stock price today?

One share of WBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $104.54.

How big of a company is WABCO?

WABCO has a market capitalization of $5.37 billion and generates $3.30 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $406.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.86 on an earnings per share basis. WABCO employs 14,631 workers across the globe.

What is WABCO's official website?

The official website for WABCO is http://www.wabco-auto.com.

How can I contact WABCO?

WABCO's mailing address is Chaussee de la Hulpe 166, Brussels C9, 1170. The auto parts company can be reached via phone at 32-2663-9800 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for WABCO (NYSE WBC)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  413 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  388 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  801
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WABCO and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WBC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WBC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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