The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of BWX Technologies. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 5.40 % over the last twelve months. EPS growth is a vital measure of execution of the strategy for BWX Technologies since it indicates how well the business is allocating resources to benefit shareholders.

BWX Technologies trades as part of the industrials sector and aerospace and defense industry. The company CEO is Rex D. Geveden. BWX Technologies Inc supplies nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government, provides technical, management and site services; and supplies precision manufactured components and services for the commercial nuclear power industry.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The BWXT shares had a previous change of 0.44% which opened at 44.88 and closed at 45.22. It moved to an intraday high of 45.55 and a low of 44.23.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, BWXT shares returned 5.83% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -23.22%. Over three months, it changed -28.48%. In one year it has changed -24.16% and within that year its 52-week high was 72.18 and its 52-week low was 41.31. BWXT stock is 9.47% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 62.09 and a 50 day moving average of 54.92. Right now, BWXT stock is trading -27.17% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  INVESTIGATION ALERT REMINDER: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against BWX Technologies, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm


The company has a market cap of $4.5b with 98.7m shares outstanding and a float of 97.4m shares. Trading volume was 1,042,858 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,145,080 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.


The last annual reported EPS for BWX Technologies was 1.46 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 30.97. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.62. The trailing twelve month EPS is 2.33, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 19.41. Historically, the PE high was 115.90 and the PE low was 6.40. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 14.91, which is a decrease of -67.03%.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.61
06-30-2018:  0.58
03-31-2018:  0.67
12-31-2017:  0.47

The dividend per share is currently 0.64, which is a dividend yield of 1.42%. Also, the payout ratio is 27.47%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 29.04, which means it might overvalued by -55.73%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.30% of insider ownership and 135.90% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 2,627,085, which was 2.66% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.45. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

I calculated the beta to be 0.43

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 54.07%, return on assets is 10.95%, profit margin is 10.83%, price-to-sales is 2.54 and price-to-book is 11.38.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 2  : Growth Expectations Result
 2  : Financial Safety Result
 3  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 3  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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