NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan held its position in BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 17,500 shares of the technology company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan’s holdings in BWX Technologies were worth $853,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Guggenheim Capital LLC raised its position in BWX Technologies by 54.7% in the fourth quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 44,154 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,753,000 after buying an additional 15,614 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its position in BWX Technologies by 17.9% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 217,933 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $8,652,000 after buying an additional 33,124 shares during the period. Creative Planning raised its position in BWX Technologies by 130.1% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 3,360 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $160,000 after buying an additional 1,900 shares during the period. Cutler Group LP raised its position in BWX Technologies by 147.2% in the first quarter. Cutler Group LP now owns 20,895 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $994,000 after buying an additional 65,206 shares during the period. Finally, Navellier & Associates Inc raised its position in BWX Technologies by 2.5% in the first quarter. Navellier & Associates Inc now owns 7,627 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $363,000 after buying an additional 188 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 95.29% of the company’s stock.

Shares of BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) opened at 53.06 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $49.51 and its 200-day moving average price is $47.21. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.88 and a beta of 0.45. BWX Technologies, Inc. has a 12 month low of $36.16 and a 12 month high of $53.60.

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BWXT has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Sidoti reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $62.00 price target on shares of BWX Technologies in a research report on Wednesday, May 31st. Credit Suisse Group began coverage on BWX Technologies in a research report on Friday, June 9th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $51.00 price objective for the company. BidaskClub lowered BWX Technologies from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered BWX Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $51.50.

In other BWX Technologies news, insider Harbour Group L.P. Blue sold 3,295,098 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.43, for a total value of $156,286,498.14. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 0.76% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

BWX Technologies Company Profile

BWX Technologies, Inc is a manufacturer of nuclear components and a service provider. The Company’s businesses focus on the design, engineering and manufacture of precision naval nuclear components, reactors and nuclear fuel for the United States Government. Its segments include Nuclear Operations, Technical Services, Nuclear Energy and Other.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT)

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