Babcock Wilcox Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

BW -- USA Stock  

USD 4.77  0.03  0.62%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Babcock Wilcox Enterprises I is 'Cautious Hold'. Macroaxis provides Babcock Wilcox buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding BW positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Babcock Wilcox Enter available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from BW buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Babcock Wilcox Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Babcock Wilcox Enterprises I has a mean deviation of 4.28, semi deviation of 4.94, standard deviation of 5.57, variance of 30.99, downside variance of 26.35 and semi variance of 24.4
We provide buy or sell advice to complement the prevailing expert consensus on Babcock Wilcox Enter. Our dynamic recommendation engine makes use of multi - dimensional algorithm to analyze the company potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time. To make sure Babcock Wilcox is not overpriced, please confirm all Babcock Wilcox Enter fundamentals including its Net Income, Price to Earnings To Growth and the relationship between Price to Book and Current Ratio . Given that Babcock Wilcox Enter has Number of Shares Shorted of 703.15K, we suggest you validate Babcock Wilcox Enterprises I market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Babcock Wilcox Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Babcock Wilcox Enter has very high historical volatility over the last 30 days
Babcock Wilcox Enter has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
The company reports 380.5M of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 360.7 which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. Babcock Wilcox Enter has Current Ratio of 0.72 implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time.
The entity generated yearly revenue of 997.93M. Annual Net Loss to common stockholders was (409.79M) with gross Loss of (129.64M).
BRUSH ENGINEERED reports about 35.19M in cash with (313.82M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.76.
Over 81.0% of Babcock Wilcox shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
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Babcock Wilcox current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price3.80
Target Mean Price3.80
Target High Price3.80
Number Of Analyst Opinions1
Target Low Price3.80

Babcock Wilcox Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.34Value At Risk7.65
Potential Upside9.60Standard Deviation5.57
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Babcock Wilcox Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.42
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.06

Babcock Wilcox Volatility Alert

Babcock Wilcox Enterprises I exhibits above average semi-deviation of 4.94 for selected time horizon. We encourage investors to investigate Babcock Wilcox Enterprises I individually to make sure intended market timing strategies and available technical indicagtors are consistent with their estimates about Babcock Wilcox future systematic risk.
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Babcock Wilcox Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsBabcock WilcoxPeer Average
Return On Equity0.0127% (0.31)%
Return On Asset(16.94)% (0.14)%
Profit Margin(41.74)% (1.27)%
Operating Margin(25.47)% (5.51)%
Current Valuation573.52M16.62B
Shares Outstanding46.28M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.67% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions80.61% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted703.15K4.71M
Price to Earning(0.91)X28.72X
Price to Book3.12X9.51X
Price to Sales0.24X11.42X
Gross Profit(129.64M)27.38B
Net Income(409.79M)570.98M
Cash and Equivalents35.19M2.7B
Cash per Share0.76X5.01X
Total Debt380.5M5.32B
Debt to Equity360.70% 48.70%
Current Ratio0.73X2.16X
Book Value Per Share(20.81)X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations(313.82M)971.22M
Short Ratio4.98X4.00X
Earnings Per Share(23.60)X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth(0.08)X4.89X
Number of Employees4K18.84K
Market Capitalization238.32M19.03B
Total Asset1.66B29.47B
Retained Earnings(191.52M)9.33B
Working Capital416.83M1.48B
Current Asset978.18M9.34B
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