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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.95
BWC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 1632 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. BWC: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BWC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 64.74 Max: N/A
Current: 0.95
Equity to Asset 0.37
BWC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BWC: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BWC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.37
0.05
0.47
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.96
M-Score: -2.45
WACC vs ROIC
6.50%
2.00%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.49
BWC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. BWC: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BWC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.09  Med: 9.44 Max: 16.41
Current: 0.49
-0.09
16.41
Net-margin (%) 0.99
BWC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. BWC: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BWC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.01  Med: 5.20 Max: 10.59
Current: 0.99
1.01
10.59
ROE (%) 2.71
BWC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1599 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. BWC: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BWC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.72  Med: 28.66 Max: 577.68
Current: 2.71
2.72
577.68
ROA (%) 1.10
BWC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. BWC: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BWC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.08  Med: 5.63 Max: 12.7
Current: 1.1
1.08
12.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.19
BWC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1634 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. BWC: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BWC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.87  Med: 64.66 Max: 119.47
Current: 3.19
1.87
119.47
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.50
BWC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1346 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BWC: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BWC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 3.45 Max: 8.3
Current: 2.5
0
8.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.10
BWC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BWC: -9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BWC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -1.80 Max: 26.5
Current: -9.1
0
26.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -25.80
BWC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BWC: -25.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BWC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -5.45 Max: 37.2
Current: -25.8
0
37.2
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BWC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 46,487 sh (+152.61%)
Murray Stahl 13,798 sh (+0.89%)
PRIMECAP Management 25,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Larry Robbins 3,540,728 sh (-35.86%)
David Einhorn 1,487,751 sh (-61.15%)
Jim Simons 46,600 sh (-89.12%)
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Q3 2014

BWC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 84,427 sh (+81.17%)
Murray Stahl 14,034 sh (+1.71%)
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
David Einhorn 1,327,642 sh (-10.76%)
Larry Robbins 2,607,728 sh (-26.35%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,039 sh (-65.50%)
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Q4 2014

BWC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

First Pacific Advisors 1,526,100 sh (New)
FPA Capital Fund 711,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,677 sh (+66.33%)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Murray Stahl 10,143 sh (-27.73%)
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Q1 2015

BWC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 1,186,450 sh (New)
Jim Simons 251,200 sh (New)
James Barrow 39,450 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 19,820 sh (New)
FPA Capital Fund 711,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 9,248 sh (-8.82%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,367,800 sh (-10.37%)
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FPA Capital Fund Buys 2 New Stocks in Q4
The FPA Capital Fund (Trades, Portfolio) is a fundamental bottom-up, deep value strategy with 25 stocks in its long portfolio as of the end of the fourth quarter. Manager chose two new positions, according to the latest quarterly portfolio released today: Babcock & Wilcox Co. (BWC) and Cubic Corp (CUB). Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 126.49
BWC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. BWC: 126.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BWC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.36  Med: 18.77 Max: 129.39
Current: 126.49
10.36
129.39
Forward P/E 13.33
BWC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. BWC: 13.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 129.40
BWC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1270 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. BWC: 129.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BWC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.38  Med: 18.78 Max: 129.88
Current: 129.4
10.38
129.88
P/B 3.40
BWC's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. BWC: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BWC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.62  Med: 3.24 Max: 5.38
Current: 3.4
2.62
5.38
P/S 1.20
BWC's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. BWC: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BWC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.2
0.81
1.5
PFCF 30.01
BWC's PFCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 22.04 vs. BWC: 30.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BWC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 17.64  Med: 29.82 Max: 1034.67
Current: 30.01
17.64
1034.67
POCF 18.27
BWC's POCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.88 vs. BWC: 18.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BWC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 11.79  Med: 19.17 Max: 206.88
Current: 18.27
11.79
206.88
EV-to-EBIT 134.73
BWC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
92% of the 1320 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.14 vs. BWC: 134.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BWC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1262.3  Med: 10.55 Max: 250.7
Current: 134.73
-1262.3
250.7
Shiller P/E 23.22
BWC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
53% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.28 vs. BWC: 23.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BWC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.53  Med: 22.08 Max: 23.78
Current: 23.22
19.53
23.78
Current Ratio 1.94
BWC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. BWC: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BWC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.38 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.94
0.96
1.94
Quick Ratio 1.79
BWC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. BWC: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BWC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.27 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.79
0.89
1.79
Days Inventory 16.63
BWC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 92.24 vs. BWC: 16.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BWC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 15.94  Med: 17.55 Max: 18.81
Current: 16.63
15.94
18.81
Days Sales Outstanding 49.41
BWC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 76.47 vs. BWC: 49.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BWC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 45.31  Med: 47.31 Max: 59.3
Current: 49.41
45.31
59.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.20
BWC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 1690 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. BWC: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BWC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.47
Current: 1.2
0.3
1.47
Dividend Payout 1.46
BWC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
95% of the 1108 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. BWC: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BWC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.20 Max: 0.42
Current: 1.46
0.07
0.42
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.22
BWC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1730 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. BWC: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BWC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.47
Current: 1.22
0.3
1.47
Share Buyback Rate 2.80
BWC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. BWC: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BWC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.10 Max: -0.5
Current: 2.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 6.35
BWC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. BWC: 6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BWC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.78  Med: 5.36 Max: 8.02
Current: 6.35
3.78
8.02
Price/Projected FCF 2.11
BWC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. BWC: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BWC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 1.91 Max: 2.07
Current: 2.11
1.9
2.07
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
BWC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 1586 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. BWC: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BWC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.1
0.76
1.35
Price/Graham Number 6.19
BWC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
87% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. BWC: 6.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BWC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.48  Med: 2.02 Max: 6.47
Current: 6.19
1.48
6.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.72
BWC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BWC: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BWC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 9.30 Max: 16.3
Current: 0.72
0.4
16.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.63
BWC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. BWC: 5.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BWC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 5.6  Med: 14.70 Max: 39.5
Current: 5.63
5.6
39.5

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:4BW.Germany,
Babcock & Wilcox Co was founded in 1867, and is a Delaware Corporation. The Company is a technology innovator in power generation systems, a specialty manufacturer of nuclear components and a service provider. It provides a variety of products and services to customers in the power and other steam-using industries, including electric utilities and other power generators, industrial customers in various other industries, and the U.S. Government. It operates in two business segments: power generation systems and government operations. The Company's power generation systems segment includes the business and operations of Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG) and Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Energy, Inc. and their respective subsidiaries. Power Generation Systems - through this segment, it supplies boilers fired with fossil fuels, such as coal, oil and natural gas, or renewable fuels such as biomass, municipal solid waste and concentrated solar energy. In addition, it supplies commercial nuclear steam generators and components, environmental equipment and components, and related services to customers in different regions around the world. It designs, engineers, manufactures, constructs and services large utility and industrial power generation systems, including boilers used to generate steam in electric power plants, pulp and paper making, chemical and process applications and other industrial uses. The Company's government operations segment includes the business and operations of Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Operations Group, Inc., Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Group, Inc. and their respective subsidiaries. Government operations - through this segment, it manufactures nuclear components and provides various services to the U.S. government, including uranium processing, environmental site restoration services, and management and operating services for various U.S. Government-owned facilities. These services are provided to the DOE, including the NNSA, the Office of Nuclear Energy, the Office of Science and the Office of Environmental Management. It competes with a number of domestic and foreign-based companies including Alstom S.A., Doosan Babcock, Babcock Power, Inc., Foster Wheeler Ltd., Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Hitachi, Ltd., Bechtel National, Inc., URS Corporation, CH2M Hill, Inc., Fluor Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., EnergySolutions, Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corporation. Many aspects of its operations and properties are affected by political developments and are subject to both domestic and foreign governmental regulations.
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