BWX Technologies (BWXT) has 722,847 shares of shorts outstanding as on August 15, 2016, with 1 days left to cover or roll them over. On Jul 29, 2016, the open interest of short positions was 908,635 shares. The stock has a decent trading volume of 825,912 shares daily. The marginal decrease in the short positions is by -20.4%, which amounts to -185,788 shares. Short positions are 0.7% of the available float. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT): The stock opened at $39.40 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $39.46 for the day. The stock traded down to $39.06 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $39.10 with a loss of -0.61% for the day. The stock had closed at $39.34 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 327,244 shares.
BWX Technologies Inc., formerly The Babcock & Wilcox Company, is a technology innovator in power generation systems a constructor of nuclear components and a service provider in its segments. The Company operates in five business segments: Power Generation Nuclear Operations Technical Services Nuclear Energy and mPower. The Power Generation segment supplies boilers fired with fossil fuels oil and natural gas or renewable fuels. The Nuclear Operations segment engineers design and manufacture precision naval nuclear components and reactors. The Technical Services segment provides uranium processing environmental site restoration services and management services. The mPower segment is developing the B&W mPower reactor and the associated mPower Plant.