The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for BWX Technologies Inc. (BWXT) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $61.40. The BWX Technologies Inc. has recorded 10,687 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that BWXT Releases 2023 Sustainability Report.
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The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Aerospace & Defense industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $61.40 and fluctuated between $61.76 as its day high and $60.29 as its day low. The current market capitalization of BWX Technologies Inc. is $5.79B. A total of 1.04 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 510.86K shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, BWXT has seen 5 BUY and 4 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 17,835 and the disposition of 7,541 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 7 BUYs and 8 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 21,105 shares during that period but sold 8,760.
In the most recent transaction, Loving Richard W sold 300 shares of BWXT for 51.46 per share on Jun 01. After the transaction, the SVP and CAO now owns 17,634 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 02, Loving Richard W sold 300 shares at 51.48 per share. BWXT shares that SVP and CAO owns now total 17,934.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Loving Richard W disposed of 300 shares on Apr 01 at a per-share price of $53.85. This resulted in the SVP and CAO holding 18,234 shares of BWXT after the transaction.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. BWX Technologies Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.92, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.50%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 23.63. BWXT’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/9/2023 when it declared a $0.23 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/28/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 12/13/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 11/18/2022. The BWXT stock dividend was $0.22 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for BWXT in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $68.25 with high estimates of $75.00 and low estimates of $61.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, BWXT has a high of $64.62 and a low of $45.78.
As of this writing, BWXT has an earnings estimate of $0.93 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 8 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.95 per share and a lower estimate of $0.9. The company reported an EPS of $0.82 in the last quarter, which was 9.30% higher than expectations of $0.75.
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There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 9 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for BWXT is Overweight with a score of 4.50. A total of 6 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 3 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.