Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (BW): Price and Financial Metrics

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (BW): $7.82

-0.17 (-2.13%)

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BW POWR Grades

  • Growth is the dimension where BW ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 84.34% of US stocks.
  • BW's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 157 days.
  • BW ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 12th percentile.

BW Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for BW is -246.62 -- better than only 0.07% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 1,432.9, Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 99.48% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at -4.62 for Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc; that's greater than it is for just 2.75% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc are EXPR, TEN, YI, COMM, and BGI.
  • Visit BW's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BW Valuation Summary

  • BW's price/sales ratio is 1; this is 69.7% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • BW's price/earnings ratio has moved up 66 over the prior 75 months.
  • BW's price/earnings ratio has moved up 66 over the prior 75 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BW 2021-08-26 1.0 -39.0 25.9 8.4
BW 2021-08-25 1.0 -40.2 26.7 8.7
BW 2021-08-24 1.0 -40.6 26.9 8.7
BW 2021-08-23 1.0 -37.2 24.7 8.1
BW 2021-08-20 0.9 -35.3 23.5 7.7
BW 2021-08-19 0.9 -34.3 22.8 7.5

BW's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BW has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 13.03% of graded US stocks.
  • BW's asset turnover comes in at 1.069 -- ranking 19th of 60 Construction Materials stocks.
  • SCX, NOBH, and OFLX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BW.

The table below shows BW's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.069 0.276 0.167
2021-03-31 0.994 0.288 0.126
2020-12-31 0.955 0.293 0.100
2020-09-30 0.992 0.282 0.156
2020-06-30 1.072 0.229 0.008
2020-03-31 1.163 0.211 0.020

BW Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BW, see our BW price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $9.18 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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BW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $7.82 52-week high $10.37
Prev. close $7.99 52-week low $4.76
Day low $7.73 Volume 663,691
Day high $7.92 Avg. volume 485,682
50-day MA $8.84 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $7.77 Market Cap 674.56M

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (BW) Company Bio

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. provides energy and environmental technologies and services for the power and industrial markets worldwide. The company was founded in 1867 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Below are the latest news stories about Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BW as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | January 11, 2022

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Yahoo | December 28, 2021

Short Interest in Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) Drops By 19.1%

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,200,000 shares, a drop of 19.1% from the November 15th total of 2,720,000 shares. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an []

Dakota Financial News | December 22, 2021

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The managers of the $1.2 billion Neuberger Berman Intrinsic Value fund will engage companies in proxy fights if they are poorly run, and take other steps to avoid value traps.

Yahoo | December 22, 2021

Field Erected Cooling Tower Market to Grow by USD 237.46 Mn | Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises Inc. and Delta Cooling Towers P. Ltd. Among Key Contributors to Growth| Technavio

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The field erected cooling tower market has been segmented by product (wet, dry, and hybrid) and geography (APAC, North America, Europe, South America, and MEA). The market has been dominated by APAC. According to Technavio, 42% of the market''s

PR Newswire | December 16, 2021

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BW Price Returns

1-mo -9.28%
3-mo 18.13%
6-mo 13.66%
1-year N/A
3-year 36.00%
5-year -95.30%
YTD -13.30%
2021 156.98%
2020 -3.57%
2019 -6.67%
2018 -93.13%
2017 -65.76%

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