BorgWarner Inc. [NYSE: BWA] traded at a high on 02/12/20, posting a 1.70 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $34.69. The results of the trading session contributed to over 4738281 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of BorgWarner Inc. stands at 2.91% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.60%.

The market cap for BWA stock reached $7.20 billion, with 207.66 million shares outstanding and 204.97 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 1.89M shares, BWA reached a trading volume of 4738281 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about BorgWarner Inc. [BWA]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BWA shares is $46.43 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BWA stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

BofA/Merrill have made an estimate for BorgWarner Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on January 29, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Credit Suisse dropped their target price from $43 to $41. The new note on the price target was released on January 27, 2020, representing the official price target for BorgWarner Inc. stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for BorgWarner Inc. is set at 1.01, with the Price to Sales ratio for BWA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.71. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.60, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.41. Price to Free Cash Flow for BWA in the course of the last twelve months was 9.53 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.

How has BWA stock performed recently?

BorgWarner Inc. [BWA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.00. With this latest performance, BWA shares dropped by -16.17% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 4.36% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -13.58% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for BWA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 31.45, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 36.69, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 32.84 for BorgWarner Inc. [BWA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 40.67, while it was recorded at 33.88 for the last single week of trading, and 39.03 for the last 200 days.

BorgWarner Inc. [BWA]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and BorgWarner Inc. [BWA] shares currently have an operating margin of +12.23 and a Gross Margin at +21.20. BorgWarner Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +8.84.

Return on Total Capital for BWA is now 20.65, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 15.53. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 23.44, with Return on Assets sitting at 9.36. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, BorgWarner Inc. [BWA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 50.01. Additionally, BWA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 33.34, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 20.93. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 45.93, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 30.62.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, BorgWarner Inc. [BWA] managed to generate an average of $31,023 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.24 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.06.BorgWarner Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 1.60.

Earnings analysis for BorgWarner Inc. [BWA]

With the latest financial reports released by the company, BorgWarner Inc. posted 1.21/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.07/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 13.10%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for BWA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for BorgWarner Inc. go to -0.51%.

Insider trade positions for BorgWarner Inc. [BWA]

There are presently around $6,458 million, or 95.60% of BWA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BWA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 22,515,070, which is approximately 1.207% of the company’s market cap and around 0.74% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 14,704,422 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $501.57 million in BWA stocks shares; and DIAMOND HILL CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC, currently with $378.37 million in BWA stock with ownership of nearly -8.356% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in BorgWarner Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 248 institutional holders increased their position in BorgWarner Inc. [NYSE:BWA] by around 13,302,235 shares. Additionally, 224 investors decreased positions by around 13,531,451 shares, while 80 investors held positions by with 162,500,943 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 189,334,629 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BWA stock had 61 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,477,247 shares, while 44 institutional investors sold positions of 1,313,441 shares during the same period.