The Babcock & Wilcox Company

  • Who’s Getting a Lift as Power Plants Clean Boilers?

    By Arturo Cuevas - June 23, 2013 | Tickers: TVE, BWC, URS

    Babcock & Wilcox (NYSE: BWC) appears on a roll these days. Less than a month after this advanced engineering, manufacturing and construction company hit a 52-week high of $30.23 on May 28, it soared to a new peak of $30.84 on June 18.

    The question now is if tailwinds are still strong enough to power B&W’s sail. Indications are that a further uptick in B&W can more »

  • Billionaire David Einhorn’s Small-Cap Picks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - June 3, 2013 | Tickers: ACM, AHL, DST, LM, BWC

    Billionaire David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital is one of the most closely followed hedge fund managers in the world. We track quarterly 13F filings from Greenlight and hundreds of other hedge funds as part of our work researching investment strategies. One of our findings so far has been that the most popular small-cap stocks among hedge funds earn an average excess return of 18 percentage points per year, and our more »

  • Billionaire Einhorn and Insiders Bullish on Apple and Other Key Stocks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - February 8, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, DST, GM, STBZ, BWC

    At Insider Monkey, we track hedge fund and insider buying activity because these indicators are two of the best ways to accurately gauge the “smart sentiment” surrounding a stock. Generally speaking, corporate executives of mid to smaller-cap companies have a better understanding of their businesses, and our studies prove this. We’ve shown that retail investors can beat the market by 7 percentage points a year by simply following bullish more »

  • Analyzing David Einhorn’s New Buys

    By Gayatri Sharma - December 18, 2012 | Tickers: ACM, BWC, YHOO

    David Einhorn is one of the smartest hedge fund managers of current times. He is well known for his bearish presentation on Green Mountain Coffee Roaster at Value Investing Conference last year. He did similar damage to Chipotle Mexican Grill’s stock this year. With such big hits to his name, I find useful to track his latest buy sell activities for making investment decisions. In this article, I will more »

  • Billionaire David Einhorn’s New Stock Picks From Q3

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - November 29, 2012 | Tickers: ACM, GOOG, MSFT, BWC, YHOO

    In November, Greenlight Capital released its 13F filing for the third quarter of 2012, which disclosed many of its long equity positions as of the end of September. Greenlight is managed by billionaire David Einhorn, who is one of the most widely followed investors in modern times due to the fund’s strong returns and the frequent success of his public investment recommendations (perhaps most famously, his short of Green more »

  • Chinese Growth Supports the Nuclear Industry

    By Joshua Bondy - October 25, 2012 | Tickers: CCJ, FLR, GE, URA, BWC

    China has recently announced the approval of a number of nuclear power plants. As the Fukushima disaster fades into history the economics of today's energy world returns. With their growing energy needs and desire to decrease the negative effects of a coal dependent electricity grid, nuclear energy will play an important role in China. Investing in nuclear energy requires a very long term outlook. With cheap natural gas throughout more »

  • 3 Nuclear Stocks That Radiate Profit

    By Karen Rogers - August 30, 2012 | Tickers: CCJ, DML, BWC

    Lost in the daily drama of oil shortages and rising gasoline prices is the shadow world of nuclear energy.  But with 433 nuclear reactors in operation worldwide and 65 more currently under construction, the use, if not the popularity, of nuclear energy continues to grow.

    Since 1867, Babcock & Wilcox (NYSE: BWC) has been designing, constructing and managing energy-producing facilities.  The company manufactures nuclear components for the U.S. military, constructs more »

  • Insiders Are Buying this Industrial Stock

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - July 26, 2012 | Tickers: CMI, FWLT, GE, BWC

    Mason Capital Management has filed a Form 4 with the SEC to report that it has bought an additional 100,000 shares of Babcock and Wilcox Co. (NYSE: BWC), an industrial company that produces power generation systems -- such as steam boilers -- for power plants and other customers. The company’s Nuclear Operations division also produces nuclear reactors to be used on Navy ships.

    Mason Capital, managed by Kenneth Mario Garschina more »

  • Generac has the Power

    By 2012-07-09 00:00:10 - July 9, 2012 | Tickers: BGG, GNRC, HP, BWC

    When you need power -- and when you want electricity again – I've learned no price is too steep to pay. It's why I'm seriously considering a generator ... and investing in companies that make them, like Generac Holdings (NYSE: GNRC).

    A week after a powerful derecho spanked a swath of land stretching from the Midwest to the East Coast, there are still those without power. Ours was recently restored more »

  • Heavy EPCs Take Advantage of Global LNG Boom (Part 2)

    By Bobbie Johnson - March 13, 2012 | Tickers: CBI, FLR, KBR, BWC

    In 2000 the price of natural gas spiked leading to an influx of U.S. LNG import facilities. Added to the shale gas boom, the U.S. gained a definitive price advantage in global markets. Even though the global market demand is strong the U.S. has only one working LNG export facility in Kenai, Alaska. This limits the country’s ability to benefit fully from the demand. The good more »