Borgwarner Inc (NYSE:BWA) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

July 16, 2018 - By Mary Kidd

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Sentiment for Borgwarner Inc (NYSE:BWA)

Borgwarner Inc (NYSE:BWA) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2018 Q1. Its down -0.19, from 0.97 in 2017Q4. The ratio worsened, as 189 investment professionals increased and opened new equity positions, while 243 decreased and sold stakes in Borgwarner Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database reported: 192.10 million shares, down from 196.45 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Borgwarner Inc in their top 10 equity positions decreased from 5 to 3 for a decrease of 2. Sold All: 50 Reduced: 193 Increased: 138 New Position: 51.

BorgWarner Inc. provides solutions for combustion, hybrid, and electric vehicles worldwide. The company has market cap of $9.43 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Engine and Drivetrain. It has a 19.89 P/E ratio. The Engine segment develops and makes turbochargers; and timing systems, such as timing chains, variable cam timing products, crankshaft and camshaft sprockets, tensioners, guides and snubbers, HY-VO front-wheel drive transmission chains, and four-wheel drive chains for light vehicles.

The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $44.9. About 630,596 shares traded. BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) has risen 27.28% since July 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.71% the S&P500.

Analysts await BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) to report earnings on July, 26 before the open. They expect $1.11 earnings per share, up 15.63 % or $0.15 from last year’s $0.96 per share. BWA’s profit will be $233.22M for 10.11 P/E if the $1.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.10 actual earnings per share reported by BorgWarner Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.91 % EPS growth.

Black Creek Investment Management Inc. holds 5.42% of its portfolio in BorgWarner Inc. for 3.30 million shares. Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc owns 762,751 shares or 5.19% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc. has 4.57% invested in the company for 960,100 shares. The Georgia-based Cornerstone Investment Partners Llc has invested 3.14% in the stock. Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, a Sweden-based fund reported 5.30 million shares.

BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 78% of BorgWarner’s analysts are positive. Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating BorgWarner, 7 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $56 while the high is $7600. The stock’s average target of $62.38 is 38.93% above today’s ($44.9) share price. BWA was included in 12 notes of analysts from January 19, 2018. On Friday, February 9 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, March 4 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 19 with “Hold”. Wells Fargo maintained BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) rating on Friday, February 9. Wells Fargo has “Market Perform” rating and $56 target. Cowen & Co initiated BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) rating on Monday, April 16. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $6000 target. The company was upgraded on Thursday, March 22 by Morgan Stanley. On Monday, June 25 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy”. Susquehanna maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, March 14 report. The stock of BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, May 22 by Citigroup.

Another recent and important BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “BorgWarner: Goldman sees 29% upside” on June 25, 2018.

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