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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 : 6/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.95
BWC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 2485 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. BWC: 0.95 )
BWC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.7   Max: N/A
Current: 0.95

Equity to Asset 0.37
BWC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 2279 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BWC: 0.37 )
BWC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.47
Current: 0.37

0.05
0.47
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.94
M-Score: -2.45
WACC vs ROIC
5.66%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.49
BWC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2483 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. BWC: 0.49 )
BWC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.09   Max: 16.41
Current: 0.49

-0.09
16.41
Net-margin (%) 0.99
BWC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2483 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. BWC: 0.99 )
BWC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 10.59
Current: 0.99

1.01
10.59
ROE (%) 2.71
BWC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2452 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 8.14 vs. BWC: 2.71 )
BWC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 577.68
Current: 2.71

2.72
577.68
ROA (%) 1.10
BWC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2499 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. BWC: 1.10 )
BWC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 12.7
Current: 1.1

1.08
12.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.72
BWC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2493 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.47 vs. BWC: 1.72 )
BWC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.38   Max: 125.36
Current: 1.72

-0.38
125.36
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.50
BWC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2113 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. BWC: 2.50 )
BWC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 8.3
Current: 2.5

0
8.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.10
BWC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1862 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BWC: -9.10 )
BWC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26.5
Current: -9.1

0
26.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -25.80
BWC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BWC: -25.80 )
BWC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   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%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Larry Robbins 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

James Barrow 39,450 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,186,450 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 19,820 sh (New)
Jim Simons 251,200 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) 126.70
BWC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 27.90 vs. BWC: 126.70 )
BWC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.36   Max: 128.89
Current: 126.7

10.36
128.89
Forward P/E 13.50
BWC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BWC: 13.50 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 127.20
BWC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
57% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 28.00 vs. BWC: 127.20 )
BWC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.38   Max: 129.38
Current: 127.2

10.38
129.38
P/B 3.40
BWC's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. BWC: 3.40 )
BWC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.62   Max: 5.38
Current: 3.4

2.62
5.38
P/S 1.20
BWC's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. BWC: 1.20 )
BWC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 1.5
Current: 1.2

0.81
1.5
PFCF 30.10
BWC's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 98.90 vs. BWC: 30.10 )
BWC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 17.64   Max: 1034.67
Current: 30.1

17.64
1034.67
POCF 18.28
BWC's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 19.85 vs. BWC: 18.28 )
BWC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 11.79   Max: 206.88
Current: 18.28

11.79
206.88
EV-to-EBIT 245.34
BWC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 19.17 vs. BWC: 245.34 )
BWC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1262.3   Max: 249.8
Current: 245.34

-1262.3
249.8
Shiller P/E 23.20
BWC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 177.33 vs. BWC: 23.20 )
BWC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.39   Max: 23.69
Current: 23.2

19.39
23.69
Current Ratio 1.94
BWC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2303 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. BWC: 1.94 )
BWC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 1.94
Current: 1.94

0.96
1.94
Quick Ratio 1.79
BWC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2303 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. BWC: 1.79 )
BWC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 1.79
Current: 1.79

0.89
1.79
Days Inventory 16.63
BWC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
97% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 101.62 vs. BWC: 16.63 )
BWC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 15.94   Max: 18.81
Current: 16.63

15.94
18.81
Days Sales Outstanding 49.41
BWC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 90.73 vs. BWC: 49.41 )
BWC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 45.31   Max: 59.3
Current: 49.41

45.31
59.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 1.20
BWC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 1855 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. BWC: 1.20 )
BWC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.2

0.3
1.47
Dividend Payout 1.46
BWC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
60% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. BWC: 1.46 )
BWC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.42
Current: 1.46

0.07
0.42
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.20
BWC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1882 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. BWC: 1.20 )
BWC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.2

0.3
1.47
Share Buyback Rate 2.80
BWC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. BWC: 2.80 )
BWC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -0.5
Current: 2.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 6.40
BWC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. BWC: 6.40 )
BWC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.78   Max: 8.02
Current: 6.4

3.78
8.02
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.10
BWC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. BWC: 2.10 )
BWC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 2.07
Current: 2.1

1.9
2.07
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
BWC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BWC: 1.10 )
BWC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1.35
Current: 1.1

0.76
1.35
Price/Graham Number 6.30
BWC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 2700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. BWC: 6.30 )
BWC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 6.47
Current: 6.3

1.48
6.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.40
BWC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
53% of the 2467 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. BWC: 0.40 )
BWC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 16.3
Current: 0.4

0.4
16.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.67
BWC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.65 vs. BWC: 5.67 )
BWC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 39.5
Current: 5.67

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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