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

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$143.36 -1.14 (-0.79 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$143.36
Today's Range$142.8094 - $144.6150
52-Week Range$98.90 - $146.50
Volume468,261 shs
Average Volume822,206 shs
Market Capitalization$7.37 billion
P/E Ratio18.22
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.62
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, steering, 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 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; and manufacturers of heavy duty and 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

Industry Motor vehicles & car bodies
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
SectorAuto/Tires/Trucks
CUSIP92927K10
Phone32-2663-9800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.83 billion
Cash Flow$10.3137 per share
Book Value$24.25 per share

Profitability

Net Income$394.10 million

Miscellaneous

Employees16,135
Market Cap$7.37 billion
Next Earnings Date4/18/2019 (Estimated)
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 has approved a stock repurchase program on Monday, December 10th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $600,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 10.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were WABCO's earnings last quarter?

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) released its earnings results on Friday, February, 15th. The auto parts company reported $2.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.99 by $0.14. The auto parts company earned $911.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $963.33 million. WABCO had a return on equity of 32.91% and a net margin of 10.29%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $2.00 earnings per share. View WABCO's Earnings History.

When is WABCO's next earnings date?

WABCO is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for WABCO.

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

WABCO issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 15th. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.60-8.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $8.18. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.8-4.0 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.02 billion.WABCO also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $7.60-8.10 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WBC?

16 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for WABCO's stock. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $160.00. On average, they expect WABCO's share price to reach $135.9986 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for WABCO.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WABCO?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WABCO in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for WABCO.

Has WABCO been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WBC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press 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 five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WABCO earned a media sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the auto parts company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting WABCO?

WABCO saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,062,161 shares, an increase of 50.8% from the January 31st total of 704,493 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 351,955 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.0 days. Currently, 2.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. View WABCO's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of WABCO's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of WABCO own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other WABCO investors own include Union Pacific (UNP), Pfizer (PFE), Mastercard (MA), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), AbbVie (ABBV), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Costco Wholesale (COST), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Medtronic (MDT) and AT&T (T).

Who are WABCO's key executives?

WABCO's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jacques H. G. Esculier, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Nick Rens, Pres of Europe, Middle East & Africa (Age 54)
  • Mr. Nicolas Bardot, Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Alexander De Bock, VP of Financial Planning & Analysis (Age 42)
  • Mr. Roberto Fioroni, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)

Who are WABCO's major shareholders?

WABCO's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (7.54%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (5.54%), BlackRock Inc. (5.07%), American Century Companies Inc. (3.57%), First Manhattan Co. (2.67%) and Boston Partners (2.12%). 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 institutional investors are selling WABCO stock?

WBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of Montreal Can, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., APG Asset Management N.V. and Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS. View Insider Buying and Selling for WABCO.

Which institutional investors are buying WABCO stock?

WBC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, FMR LLC, First Manhattan Co., Broad Bay Capital Management LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $143.36.

How big of a company is WABCO?

WABCO has a market capitalization of $7.37 billion and generates $3.83 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $394.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.87 on an earnings per share basis. WABCO employs 16,135 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:  421 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  402 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  823
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 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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