Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:BW) went up by 5.41% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $8.24. The company’s stock price has collected 9.79% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 03/01/21 that Babcock & Wilcox Sets Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Conference Call and Webcast for Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 8 a.m. ET
Is It Worth Investing in Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. (NYSE :BW) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for BW is at 2.76. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 1 analysts out of 1 who provided ratings for Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 0 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $12.00, which is -$1.03 below the current price. BW currently public float of 45.91M and currently shorts hold a 1.79% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BW was 1.13M shares.
BW’s Market Performance
BW stocks went up by 9.79% for the week, with a monthly jump of 33.33% and a quarterly performance of 92.21%, while its annual performance rate touched 75.77%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 9.99% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 10.29% for Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 9.69% for BW stocks with a simple moving average of 122.53% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of BW
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BW stocks, with B. Riley Securities repeating the rating for BW by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for BW in the upcoming period, according to B. Riley Securities is $12 based on the research report published on February 18th of the current year 2021.
BW Trading at 38.11% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought BW to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -10.19% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 10.29%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 9.99%, as shares surge +26.28% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +79.18% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BW rose by +9.79%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +302.17% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $6.82. In addition, Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. saw 110.83% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at BW starting from Howe Alan B, who purchase 2,000 shares at the price of $5.85 back on Feb 10. After this action, Howe Alan B now owns 70,606 shares of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc., valued at $11,700 using the latest closing price.
Moeller Philip D, the Director of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc., purchase 5,128 shares at $5.85 during a trade that took place back on Feb 10, which means that Moeller Philip D is holding 5,128 shares at $29,999 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for BW
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +1.20 for the present operating margin
- +29.28 for the gross margin
The net margin for Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. stands at -2.53. Equity return is now at value 29.40, with -15.70 for asset returns.