BorgWarner (BWA) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Media headlines about BorgWarner (NYSE:BWA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BorgWarner earned a news impact score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.1847755599536 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

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NYSE:BWA traded up $0.94 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $53.80. 1,039,410 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,517,213. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55, a quick ratio of 1.15 and a current ratio of 1.46. The stock has a market capitalization of $11,129.68, a PE ratio of 13.83, a P/E/G ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 1.80. BorgWarner has a twelve month low of $38.04 and a twelve month high of $58.22.

BorgWarner (NYSE:BWA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 8th. The auto parts company reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $2.59 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.53 billion. BorgWarner had a net margin of 4.49% and a return on equity of 21.92%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.85 earnings per share. research analysts forecast that BorgWarner will post 4.28 earnings per share for the current year.

BWA has been the subject of several research reports. 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 boosted their target price on shares of BorgWarner from $55.00 to $56.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $61.00 target price on shares of BorgWarner in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. ValuEngine cut shares of BorgWarner from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. Finally, Morgan Stanley cut shares of BorgWarner to a “buy” rating and set a $57.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Friday, March 23rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $54.63.

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About BorgWarner

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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