Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact BorgWarner (BWA) Share Price

News articles about BorgWarner (NYSE:BWA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BorgWarner earned a news impact score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.5365100650022 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of BorgWarner (NYSE BWA) traded down $0.01 during trading on Friday, hitting $51.53. 2,226,196 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,354,950. The firm has a market capitalization of $10,866.62, a P/E ratio of 14.04, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.56 and a beta of 1.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53, a quick ratio of 1.10 and a current ratio of 1.43. BorgWarner has a twelve month low of $37.54 and a twelve month high of $55.86.

BorgWarner (NYSE:BWA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The auto parts company reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $2.42 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.26 billion. BorgWarner had a net margin of 3.09% and a return on equity of 21.48%. BorgWarner’s quarterly revenue was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.78 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that BorgWarner will post 3.82 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st were paid a $0.17 dividend. This is an increase from BorgWarner’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.14. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.32%. BorgWarner’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 49.28%.

BWA has been the topic of a number of research reports. ValuEngine downgraded BorgWarner from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded BorgWarner from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Deutsche Bank downgraded BorgWarner from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $55.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Citigroup increased their price target on BorgWarner from $50.00 to $54.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Barclays set a $50.00 price target on BorgWarner and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $49.67.

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About BorgWarner

BorgWarner Inc is engaged in providing technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. The Company’s segments include Engine and Drivetrain. The Engine segment’s products include turbochargers, timing devices and chains, emissions systems and thermal systems. The Engine segment develops and manufactures products for gasoline and diesel engines, and alternative powertrains.

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