A Look At Insider Reactions To BorgWarner Inc. (BWA)

As of Friday close, BorgWarner Inc.’s (NYSE:BWA) stock was up $1.73, moving up 4.72 percent to $38.40. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,274,040 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.43 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,189,770, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,234,970.


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Since last month, BWA stock rose 4.21%. Shares of the company fell to $35.50 on 05/10/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $55.55 was reached on 01/13/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $34.85. Since the beginning of this year, BWA’s stock price has dropped by -14.80% or -$6.67, and marked a new high 4 times. However, the stock has declined by -30.87% since its 52-week high.

BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) last reported insider trading activity 66 days ago on Mar 09. Pryor Felecia J., the EVP & CHRO of the company, disposed of 6,590 shares for $38.01 on Mar 09. It resulted in a $250,489 divestment by the insider. Demmerle Stefan sold 3,000 shares at an average price of $49.00 on Nov 16. The insider now owns 118,977 shares following the transaction. On Nov 05, Vice President Demmerle Stefan sold 6,000 shares at $46.95 apiece. The transaction was valued at $281,717.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) has a P/E ratio of about 13.69. The stock’s beta is 1.35. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.63, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.32, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 9.49 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.17 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.17. On Thursday November 9 2017, a $0.03 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended September 29, BorgWarner Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.30, while its current ratio was 1.70, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 was 0.61, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.62. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 19.00% percent. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 8.10%. Based on annual data, BWA earned $2.85 billion in gross profit and brought in $14.84 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 8.90%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 11.50%.

In BorgWarner Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for September 29, it reported total debt of $4.22 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. BWA’s revenue fell -3.48% to $3.65 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $3.87 billion. While analysts expected BorgWarner Inc. to report $0.72 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.8 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 11.10%. During the quarter, the company generated $532.0 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of BorgWarner Inc. were 9.34 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $4.52 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $1.62 billion.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at BorgWarner Inc.’s (BWA) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 37.35%, the RSI 9-day stood at 58.27% on 13 May.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current BorgWarner Inc. price is up by +1.13% percent or $0.43. At present, BWA shares trade +3.76% above its 20-day simple moving average and -8.48% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -3.78% below its SMA50 and -21.47% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 41.64% and Stochastic coefficient D was 27.34%, while ATR was 1.48. Given the Stochastic reading of 78.59% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 54.28%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.45, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.24.

Analyst Ratings

Exane BNP Paribas launched its rating on BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) to a Neutral in a note to investors on April 11, 2022. BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 1 brokerage firm , BWA is a sell, and 11 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 2 analysts rate BorgWarner Inc. stock as buy, with 7 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $45.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $32.00 – $78.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) will achieve an average price target of $46.67.

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