Babcock Wilcox Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Babcock Wilcox Enterprises I is 'Strong Sell'. 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. Continue to 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 2.87, semi deviation of 3.39, standard deviation of 3.63, variance of 13.17, downside variance of 12.82 and semi variance of 11.52
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 866.42 K, 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 380.5 M 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 997.93 M. Annual Net Loss to common stockholders was (409.79 M) with gross Loss of (129.64 M).
BRUSH ENGINEERED reports about 35.19 M in cash with (313.82 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.76.
Roughly 75.0% of Babcock Wilcox shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Acquisition by Dziewisz John J of 40000 shares of Babcock Wilcox subject to Rule 16b-3

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 Return0.09Value At Risk5.29
Potential Upside5.90Standard Deviation3.63
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Babcock Wilcox Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.15
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0002

Babcock Wilcox Volatility Alert

Babcock Wilcox Enterprises I shows above average downside volatility of 3.58 for selected time horizon. We advise investors to further inspect Babcock Wilcox Enterprises I to make sure all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with estimation about Babcock Wilcox future alpha.
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Babcock Wilcox Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsBabcock WilcoxPeer Average
Return On Equity15.41 (0.31) 
Return On Asset(0.0066) (0.14) 
Profit Margin(0.0063) (1.27) 
Operating Margin(25.47) (5.51) 
Current Valuation574.44 M16.62 B
Shares Outstanding46.28 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.84 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions74.97 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted866.42 K4.71 M
Price to Earning(0.91) 28.72 
Price to Book3.12 9.51 
Price to Sales0.22 11.42 
Revenue997.93 M9.43 B
Gross Profit(129.64 M)27.38 B
EBITDA(232.65 M)3.9 B
Net Income(409.79 M)570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents35.19 M2.7 B
Cash per Share0.76 5.01 
Total Debt380.5 M5.32 B
Debt to Equity360.70 48.70 
Current Ratio0.73 2.16 
Book Value Per Share(20.78) 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations(313.82 M)971.22 M
Short Ratio5.76 4.00 
Earnings Per Share(23.60) 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth(0.08) 4.89 
Number of Employees4 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization221.19 M19.03 B
Total Asset1.66 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings(1.12 B)9.33 B
Working Capital416.83 M1.48 B
Current Asset978.18 M9.34 B
   Acquisition by Dziewisz John J of 40000 shares of Babcock Wilcox subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]