Zacks Investment Research cut shares of BABCOCK Intl Gr/ADR (OTCMKTS:BCKIY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Tuesday.

According to Zacks, “Babcock International Group PLC offers engineering support services to the defense, energy, emergency services, transport and education sectors. The Company’s operating segment consists of Marine and Technology, Defence and Security, Support Services and International. Marine and Technology segment offers engineering support services to the Royal Navy. Defence and Security segment provides to the United Kingdom’s armed forces, delivering technical training and asset management. Support Services segment manages assets, delivers programs and teaches vital skills for civil Governments and blue-chip commercial organizations. Mission Critical Services business is a provider of helicopter and fixed-wing emergency services and crew change services for oil and gas operators primarily in Europe and Australia. Babcock International Group PLC is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. “

Shares of OTCMKTS BCKIY opened at $7.85 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $3.97 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.01, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.40 and a beta of 0.50. BABCOCK Intl Gr/ADR has a 1 year low of $7.85 and a 1 year high of $11.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a current ratio of 1.05 and a quick ratio of 0.93.

The firm also recently disclosed a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 31st. Investors of record on Friday, December 7th will be issued a $0.08 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 6th. BABCOCK Intl Gr/ADR’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 45.54%.


Babcock International Group Plc engages in the provision of engineering support services to government organizations and key industries in the private sector. It operates through the following business segments: Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear. The Marine segment provides through-life support of submarines, naval ships, and infrastructure; and operates an international naval support business.

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