BWX Technologies Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) went down by -1.13% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Tuesday’s trading session. The share price of the Aerospace & Defense giant went up by $57.97 to trade ended Tuesday trading at $58.63. This is down from the $58.63 price recorded on Monday’s trading session. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with BWXT down by -6.62% year-to-date.
BWX Technologies Inc. (BWXT) started the day trading at $59.13 and recorded an intraday high of $59.255. It also recorded an intraday low of $57.93 during Tuesday’s trading session. BWX Technologies Inc. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is more than 4.74% of the average daily trading volume on Tuesday. The stock’s trading volume on Tuesday was 694138, which is more than 4.74 of the total average daily trading volume of 661.23K.
BWX Technologies Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in BWXT’s stock price on Tuesday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of BWXT currently stands at $70.57, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 17.85%. However, BWXT’s current trading price is -43.49% lower than the 52-week low price of $40.40. In terms of trading volume, BWX Technologies Inc. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 694138 shares of BWX Technologies Inc. were traded on the stock exchange on Tuesday, which is more than 4.74% of the 661.23K average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. BWXT’s performance over the past one year has seen it surge by 13.64%, while the stock has gone down by -9.00% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of BWXT currently stands at 26.90%, and it is up by 1.61% in the last month. The only negative figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads -3.30%. At the time of writing BWXT’s report, the company has a total market cap of $5.58B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.BWX Technologies Inc. also has over 6450 employees all over the world.
BWXT Insider Activities
The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 39.90%.For BWX Technologies Inc. insiders bought 136,038 shares in 22 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 79,901 of their shares in 24 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at BWX Technologies Inc. now hold 361.87k shares, which is over 101.47% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the BWXT shares, as they control 0.38% of the company’s total stock.
BWXT Fundamental Analysis
For BWX Technologies Inc., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 2.83. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 3.08. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 8.49% after surging by 7.96% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, BWX Technologies Inc.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 0.58, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 7.96% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on BWX Technologies Inc.’s stock currently stands at 20.70%, and it has a net profit margin of 13.40%. The operating margin of the company is 17.80%, and its gross margin is 28.10%.
BWXT Analysts Prediction
In June 22, 2020, several analysts reiterated their positions on the BWX Technologies Inc. stock and predicted its performance to their investors. The analysts at Maxim Group believe BWXT is still a Buy and set the price target between $62 and $72. and Maxim Group also reiterate their Buy position on the stock ($68 and $71).
Analysts at Maxim Group believe that BWXT is Buy, and they have a price target of between $65 and $68. Maxim Group and Maxim Group also believe that BWX Technologies Inc.’s stock is outperforming at the moment.
At the moment, BWX Technologies Inc.’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 2.15, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 2.12.
BWXT Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of BWXT currently stands at -4.73%, while the SMA50 is 2.34%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading -0.74% ahead of Tuesday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 46.63, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 20.52.