BWX Technologies (BWXT) and Its Competitors Financial Analysis
BWX Technologies (NYSE: BWXT) is one of 44 publicly-traded companies in the “Aerospace & Defense” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare BWX Technologies to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and risk.
BWX Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. BWX Technologies pays out 23.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Aerospace & Defense” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.6% and pay out 36.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares BWX Technologies and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|BWX Technologies Competitors||-2.01%||25.10%||4.00%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares BWX Technologies and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|BWX Technologies||$1.62 billion||$322.78 million||28.68|
|BWX Technologies Competitors||$8.56 billion||$1.20 billion||81.15|
BWX Technologies’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than BWX Technologies. BWX Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for BWX Technologies and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|BWX Technologies Competitors||552||2247||2404||90||2.38|
BWX Technologies currently has a consensus price target of $51.40, indicating a potential downside of 5.17%. As a group, “Aerospace & Defense” companies have a potential upside of 5.87%. Given BWX Technologies’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe BWX Technologies has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
97.0% of BWX Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.2% of shares of all “Aerospace & Defense” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of BWX Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of shares of all “Aerospace & Defense” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
BWX Technologies has a beta of 0.46, suggesting that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BWX Technologies’ competitors have a beta of 1.05, suggesting that their average stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.
BWX Technologies competitors beat BWX Technologies on 8 of the 15 factors compared.
About BWX Technologies
BWX 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.
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