Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (BW) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.33

News coverage about Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (NYSE:BW) has trended positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises earned a media sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the technology company an impact score of 43.8048914457261 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Separately, KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $7.18.

Shares of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (BW) traded up $0.08 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $6.05. 997,200 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 874,775. Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises has a one year low of $1.61 and a one year high of $17.50. The firm has a market cap of $266.50, a price-to-earnings ratio of -0.84 and a beta of 1.47. The company has a quick ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 1.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67.

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (NYSE:BW) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The technology company reported ($0.49) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.24) by ($0.25). Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises had a negative net margin of 22.48% and a negative return on equity of 50.88%. The firm had revenue of $408.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $413.41 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.24 EPS. Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises’s quarterly revenue was down .6% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts predict that Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises will post -3.07 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc is a technology-based provider of fossil and renewable power generation and environmental equipment that includes a suite of boiler products and environmental systems, and services for power and industrial uses. The Company operates in three segments: Power, Renewable and Industrial.

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