News coverage about BorgWarner (NYSE:BWA) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BorgWarner earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the auto parts company an impact score of 47.5667551420711 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Intraday Trade Secrets – BorgWarner Inc (NYSE: BWA) – Stocks Pen (stockspen.com)
- 6 Stocks Not Named Tesla to Play the Electric Vehicle Boom – Barron’s (barrons.com)
- Risky factor of BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) is observed at 1.87 – Nasdaq Fortune (press release) (nasdaqfortune.com)
- Stock’s Average True Range to Track – BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) – The Stock Gem (thestockgem.com)
- Why Technical Analysis Matters on BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on BWA shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of BorgWarner from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, December 26th. Wells Fargo increased their price objective on shares of BorgWarner from $55.00 to $56.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. Royal Bank of Canada raised shares of BorgWarner from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. Oppenheimer began coverage on shares of BorgWarner in a report on Thursday, December 7th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $63.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of BorgWarner from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. BorgWarner currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $54.57.
BorgWarner (NYSE:BWA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 8th. The auto parts company reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.06. BorgWarner had a net margin of 4.49% and a return on equity of 21.92%. The business had revenue of $2.59 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.53 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.85 earnings per share. BorgWarner’s quarterly revenue was up 14.5% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that BorgWarner will post 4.27 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 1st were paid a dividend of $0.17 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.34%. BorgWarner’s dividend payout ratio is currently 32.85%.
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BorgWarner Inc provides solutions for combustion, hybrid, and electric vehicles worldwide. It operates through two segments, Engine and Drivetrain. The Engine segment develops and manufactures turbochargers; and timing systems, such as timing chains, variable cam timing products, crankshaft and camshaft sprockets, tensioners, guides and snubbers, front-wheel drive transmission chains, four-wheel drive chains for light vehicles, and hybrid power transmission chains.
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