Babcock (BW) : Traders are bullish on Babcock (BW) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 4.12% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 6.02%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 6.08% in the last 1 week, and is up 5.2% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 6.37% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 5.41%. Babcock (NYSE:BW): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $15.95, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $16.445 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $15.91 and closed the trading day at $16.4, in the green by 3.34%. The total traded volume for the day was 520,200. The stock had closed at $15.87 in the previous days trading.
The company Insiders own 1.5% of Babcock shares according to the proxy statements.
Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. is engaged in engineering, manufacturing, procurement, and erection of equipment and technology, which is used in the power generation industry and other industries. The Company is a technology-based provider of fossil and renewable power generation equipment, which includes boiler products and environmental systems, and services for power and industrial uses. It operates through three segments, including Global Power, which consists of boiler and environmental products businesses that serves large steam generating and industrial customers; Global Services, which provides a mix of products and services to support availability of steam generating, and associated environmental and auxiliary equipment that serve steam generating utility and industrial customers, and Industrial Environmental, which represents its environmental products and services business, which serves industrial end markets, such as chemical and pharmaceutical, among others.