Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. (BW) and Its Rivals Contrasting side by side.

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:BW) is a company in the Industrial Electrical Equipment industry and that’s how we compare it to its rivals. The contrasting will be based on the profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. has 77.3% of its shares owned by institutional investors vs. an average of 47.78% institutional ownership for its peers. 0.5% of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.35% of all Industrial Electrical Equipment companies shares are owned by company insiders.

Profitability

Table 1 has Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. and its rivals’ return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. 1,223,088,396.70% 116.50% -49.80%
Industry Average 21.80% 26.70% 8.86%

Earnings and Valuation

The following data compares Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. and its rivals’ valuation, net income and top-line revenue.

Net Income Gross Revenue Price/Earnings Ratio
Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. 43.46M 4 0.00
Industry Average 145.81M 668.92M 18.22

Analyst Ratings

Table 3 provides breakdown of current ratings for Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. and its rivals.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Industry Average 1.00 1.50 1.75 2.68

The peers have a potential upside of 47.87%.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. and its peers.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. -10.12% -34.25% -15.03% -25.02% -63.84% -20.34%
Industry Average 2.90% 10.26% 27.44% 32.35% 48.59% 62.56%

For the past year Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. had bearish trend while Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc.’s peers had bullish trend.

Liquidity

The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. are 0.8 and 0.7. Competitively, Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc.’s peers have 3.41 and 2.61 for Current and Quick Ratio. Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc.’s peers have better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc.

Risk and Volatility

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. is 63.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 because the stock has a beta of 1.63. In other hand, Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc.’s rivals have beta of 1.39 which is 38.92% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500.

Dividends

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. does not pay a dividend.

Summary

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc.’s peers beat Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. on 4 of the 4 factors.

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. provides fossil and renewable power generation and environmental equipment for the power and industrial markets worldwide. Its Power segment offers boiler cleaning and material handling equipment; supercritical, subcritical, fluidized bed, chemical recovery, industrial power, package, and waste heat boilers, as well as heat recovery steam generators; and air pollution control products and related equipment, such as carbon dioxide capture and sequestration technologies, wet and dry flue gas desulfurization systems, catalytic and non-catalytic nitrogen oxides reduction systems, low nitrogen oxides burners and overfire air systems, fabric filter baghouses, wet and dry electrostatic precipitators, mercury control systems, and dry sorbent injection for acid gas mitigation. This segment also offers replacement parts, retrofit and upgrade projects, fuel switching and repowering projects, and training programs; and field technical, construction and maintenance, start-up and commissioning, and plant operations and maintenance services. The companyÂ’s Renewable segment provides steam-generating systems; environmental and auxiliary equipment for the waste-to-energy and biomass power generation industries; and plant operations and maintenance services. Its Industrial segment offers oxidizers, solvent and distillation systems, wet electrostatic precipitators, scrubbers, and heat recovery systems; specialized industrial process systems, coating lines, and equipment; and systems that control volatile organic compounds and air toxins, particulate, nitrogen oxides, and acid gas air emissions. This segment also provides air-cooled (dry) cooling systems, mechanical draft wet cooling towers, and natural draft wet cooling hyperbolic towers; and end-to-end aftermarket services, such as spare parts, upgrades/revamps for existing installations, and remote monitoring. The company was founded in 1867 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.