Belden Company Profile (NYSE:BDC)

About Belden (NYSE:BDC)

Belden logoBelden Inc. is a signal transmission solutions provider company. The Company operates through five segment: Broadcast Solutions (Broadcast), Enterprise Connectivity Solutions (Enterprise), Industrial Connectivity Solutions (Industrial Connectivity), Industrial IT Solutions (Industrial IT), and Network Security Solutions (Network Security). The segments design, manufacture, and market a portfolio of signal transmission solutions for applications used in a variety of end markets, including broadcast, enterprise, and industrial. The Company's portfolio of signal transmission solutions provides transmission of data, sound, and video for various applications. The Company's sells its products to distributors, end users, installers, and to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The Company has manufacturing facilities in the United States, other manufacturing and operating facilities in Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, Mexico, and St. Kitts, as well as in various countries in Europe.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Industrial Electrical Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Symbol: NYSE:BDC
  • CUSIP: 07745410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.91 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 42,271,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $69.30
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $72.58
  • 52 Week Range: $54.97 - $81.33
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.86
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.57
  • P/E Growth: 4.77
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.37 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.23
  • Book Value: $34.67 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.98
  • Annual Dividend: $0.20
  • Dividend Yield: 0.3%
  • EBIDTA: $436.21 million
  • Net Margins: 5.43%
  • Return on Equity: 20.29%
  • Return on Assets: 6.62%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.11%
  • Current Ratio: 2.59%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.26%
  • Average Volume: 325,655 shs.
  • Beta: 2.24
  • Short Ratio: 6.7

Frequently Asked Questions for Belden (NYSE:BDC)

What is Belden's stock symbol?

Belden trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BDC."

How often does Belden pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Belden?

Belden announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, March 16th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Wednesday, April 5th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 14th. View Belden's Dividend History.

How were Belden's earnings last quarter?

Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.89 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $551.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $551.14 million. Belden had a return on equity of 20.29% and a net margin of 5.43%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.01 EPS. View Belden's Earnings History.

When will Belden make its next earnings announcement?

Belden is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 17th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Belden.

What guidance has Belden issued on next quarter's earnings?

Belden issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.95-$5.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.07. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.355-$2.405 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.39 billion.Belden also updated its Q2 guidance to $1.15-$1.25 EPS.

Where is Belden's stock going? Where will Belden's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Belden's shares. Their predictions range from $76.00 to $85.00. On average, they expect Belden's stock price to reach $80.83 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Belden.

Who are some of Belden's key competitors?

Who owns Belden stock?

Belden's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Janus Capital Management LLC (10.81%), BlackRock Inc. (10.10%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.42%), Wellington Management Group LLP (7.09%), FMR LLC (5.30%) and State Street Corp (3.24%). Company insiders that own Belden stock include Christoph Gusenleitner, Dhrupad Trivedi, Glenn Kalnasy, Glenn Pennycook, Henk Derksen, John S Stroup, Judy L Brown and Ross Rosenberg. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Belden.

Who sold Belden stock? Who is selling Belden stock?

Belden's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kalmar Investments Inc. DE, American Century Companies Inc., Ameriprise Financial Inc., FMR LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Janus Capital Management LLC and Systematic Financial Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Belden stock in the last year include Christoph Gusenleitner, Dhrupad Trivedi, Glenn Pennycook, Henk Derksen, John S Stroup, Judy L Brown and Ross Rosenberg. View Insider Buying and Selling for Belden.

Who bought Belden stock? Who is buying Belden stock?

Belden's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Lazard Asset Management LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia and Opus Capital Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Belden.

How do I buy Belden stock?

Shares of Belden can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Belden stock cost?

One share of Belden stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.74.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Belden (NYSE:BDC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: $80.83 (17.59% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/2/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$54.37 -> $82.00N/AView Rating Details
2/13/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral$76.00N/AView Rating Details
2/10/2017Drexel HamiltonInitiated CoverageHoldN/AView Rating Details
12/15/2016Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageBuy$85.00N/AView Rating Details
12/6/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$83.00N/AView Rating Details
12/6/2016Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$86.00 -> $80.00N/AView Rating Details
9/7/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$84.00 -> $79.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
Earnings by Quarter for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017Q1 2017$0.89$0.92$551.14 million$551.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q416$1.40$1.42$616.10 million$612.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$1.26$1.29$606.66 million$601.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2016Q216$1.26$1.54$582.25 million$601.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.96$1.01$541.55 million$541.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q415$1.48$1.63$605.54 million$597.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$1.10$1.14$590.70 million$579.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$1.20$1.21$615.83 million$585.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.98$1.00$576.27 million$547.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$1.21$1.24$605.16 million$613.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$1.12$1.15$617.96 million$613.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$1.01$1.05$595.60 million$605.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.79$0.80$497.07 million$487.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.90$0.91$518.20 million$509.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.93$0.95$530.83 million$522.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.94$0.99$536.88 million$532.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.80$0.84$509.67 million$507.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$0.66$0.78$476.26 million$477.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.71$0.77$494.69 million$490.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.74$0.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012$0.51$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.53$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.58$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.60$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.45$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.44$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.01
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.41
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.88$0.90$0.89
Q2 20172$1.20$1.20$1.20
Q3 20172$1.34$1.36$1.35
Q4 20172$1.55$1.59$1.57
Q1 20181$1.11$1.11$1.11
Q2 20181$1.30$1.30$1.30
Q3 20181$1.42$1.42$1.42
Q4 20181$1.58$1.58$1.58
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
Most Recent Dividend:4/5/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:0.29%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:7.58% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
3.92% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
3.66% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Belden (NYSE:BDC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.37%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/17/2017Glenn PennycookEVPSell6,306$72.86$459,455.16View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Judy L BrownDirectorSell9,000$76.50$688,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Christoph GusenleitnerEVPSell3,720$78.24$291,052.80View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Dhrupad TrivediInsiderSell523$80.00$41,840.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Henk DerksenSVPSell8,953$77.91$697,528.23View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016John S StroupChairmanSell22,125$77.19$1,707,828.75View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016John S StroupCEOSell15,000$77.00$1,155,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016John S StroupInsiderSell21,210$72.07$1,528,604.70View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Judy L BrownDirectorSell9,000$68.00$612,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016Ross RosenbergSVPSell2,274$74.00$168,276.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2016Ross RosenbergSVPSell713$69.00$49,197.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Ross RosenbergSVPSell713$59.25$42,245.25View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Glenn KalnasyDirectorSell3,500$53.13$185,955.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Steven BiegackiSVPSell970$86.00$83,420.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Glenn PennycookEVPSell1,177$85.17$100,245.09View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Bryan C CresseyDirectorBuy10,000$84.96$849,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015Dhrupad TrivediInsiderSell2,771$89.19$247,145.49View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Dhrupad TrivediInsiderSell2,253$88.34$199,030.02View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015John S StroupCEOSell12,596$88.60$1,116,005.60View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Christoph GusenleitnerEVPSell1,425$90.11$128,406.75View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Doug ZinkCAOSell1,016$90.30$91,744.80View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015John S StroupCEOSell41,697$87.18$3,635,144.46View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014John S StroupCEOSell45,329$81.11$3,676,635.19View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Glenn KalnasyDirectorSell4,000$67.65$270,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Bryan C CresseyDirectorBuy10,000$69.11$691,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014John M MonterDirectorSell3,900$79.01$308,139.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Steven BiegackiSVPSell2,522$70.00$176,540.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Kevin BloomfieldSVPSell26,077$71.94$1,875,979.38View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Christoph GusenleitnerEVPSell2,089$71.90$150,199.10View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014John NormanVPSell4,288$72.13$309,293.44View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014Glenn KalnasyDirectorSell1,000$72.49$72,490.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Glenn PennycookEVPSell1,744$73.87$128,829.28View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014John MonterDirectorSell3,900$73.02$284,778.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Steven BiegackiSVPSell1,561$73.80$115,201.80View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Dhrupad TrivediInsiderSell1,162$72.05$83,722.10View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014John StroupCEOSell27,308$69.98$1,911,013.84View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Christoph GusenleitnerEVPSell2,000$72.00$144,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Dhrupad TrivediInsiderSell1,801$72.06$129,780.06View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Glenn KalnasyDirectorSell1,000$69.40$69,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Christoph GusenleitnerEVPSell1,560$67.86$105,861.60View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014John NormanVPSell3,902$66.67$260,146.34View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013John M MonterDirectorSell3,900$67.07$261,573.00View SEC Filing  
9/20/2013John StroupCEOSell44,097$64.81$2,857,926.57View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Glenn PennycookEVPSell1,692$63.90$108,118.80View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Christoph GusenleitnerEVPSell2,317$64.20$148,751.40View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Glenn KalnasyDirectorSell1,000$64.46$64,460.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013John M MonterDirectorSell3,900$61.02$237,978.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013John S StroupCEOSell34,633$61.16$2,118,154.28View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013Steven BiegackiSVPSell17,004$59.56$1,012,758.24View SEC Filing  
9/5/2013Dean A YoostDirectorBuy1,211$59.39$71,921.29View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Steven BiegackiSVPSell3,130$58.92$184,419.60View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013John StroupCEOSell38,200$57.13$2,182,366.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013John NormanCAOSell6,029$58.49$352,636.21View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Christoph GusenleitnerEVPSell2,770$59.04$163,540.80View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Kevin BloomfieldSVPSell22,000$57.61$1,267,420.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013John M MonterDirectorSell3,900$59.25$231,075.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013John S StroupCEOSell54,054$55.04$2,975,132.16View SEC Filing  
3/26/2013Glenn KalnasyDirectorSell1,000$51.47$51,470.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2013Dean A YoostDirectorBuy1,162$50.73$58,948.26View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013Bryan C CresseyDirectorBuy10,000$50.04$500,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2012Lance C BalkDirectorBuy3,000$34.15$102,450.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
Latest Headlines for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
DateHeadline logoBelden, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BDC-US : May 24, 2017 - May 24 at 11:26 AM logoBelden to Participate in Upcoming Investor Events - May 24 at 11:26 AM logoBelden Offers Integrated Cybersecurity and Broadcast Technology for a More Secure Future for Television - May 16 at 12:18 PM logoBelden Inc. (BDC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 12 at 8:00 AM logoBelden shares Fade on Backing out of Digi Buy - May 8 at 3:46 PM logoResearch Analysts Offer Predictions for Belden Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (BDC) - May 8 at 8:21 AM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Belden Inc. (BDC) Decreased by SunTrust Banks - May 5 at 11:44 AM logoSeaport Global Securities Comments on Belden Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (BDC) - May 5 at 9:56 AM logoBelden (BDC) Agrees to Acquire Thinklogical for $160M in Cash - May 4 at 9:02 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Very Likely to Impact Belden (BDC) Share Price - May 4 at 4:26 PM logoBelden buying video and data company for $160 million - May 4 at 3:57 PM logoBelden Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire Thinklogical for $160 Million - May 4 at 3:57 PM logoRiverside Partners Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell Thinklogical to Belden - May 4 at 3:57 PM logoBelden (BDC) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 3 at 8:56 PM logoEdited Transcript of BDC earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 12:30pm GMT - May 3 at 8:56 PM logoBelden Inc. (BDC) Posts Earnings Results - May 3 at 1:54 PM logoBelden Reports Solid Results for First Quarter 2017 - May 3 at 12:58 PM logoBelden tops 1Q profit forecasts - May 3 at 12:58 PM logoBelden Inc. (BDC) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance - May 3 at 10:48 AM logoBelden Inc. (BDC) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 3 at 10:48 AM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect Belden (BDC) Share Price - May 1 at 12:45 PM logoBelden Inc. (BDC) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday - April 30 at 8:30 PM logoBelden, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:BDC) : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 9:17 PM logoBelden (BDC) Earns News Sentiment Score of -0.04 - April 27 at 4:48 PM logoBelden, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BDC-US : April 26, 2017 - April 26 at 11:49 AM logoBelden Maximizes Installer Efficiency with the FX ECX Patch Panel System - April 25 at 12:39 PM logoBelden (BDC) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.07 - April 20 at 4:34 PM logoBelden Inc. (BDC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - April 17 at 9:06 AM logo$552.34 Million in Sales Expected for Belden Inc. (BDC) This Quarter - April 14 at 12:14 PM logoBelden Inc. (BDC) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.89 Per Share - April 13 at 12:11 AM logoBelden to Report First Quarter 2017 Results on May 3 - April 12 at 11:29 AM logoBelden, Inc. : BDC-US: Dividend Analysis : March 16th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 6, 2017 - April 7 at 8:25 AM logoShould Value Investors Consider Belden (BDC) Stock Now? - Nasdaq - March 31 at 10:14 PM logoShould Value Investors Consider Belden (BDC) Stock Now? - March 31 at 3:57 PM logoBelden Inc. (BDC) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - March 28 at 4:58 PM logoHow To YieldBoost Belden From 0.3% To 17.3% Using Options - March 28 at 12:53 PM logoBelden Inc. (BDC) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - March 24 at 9:17 AM logoBelden Inc. (BDC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - March 21 at 12:58 PM logoBelden Inc. (BDC) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - March 20 at 4:57 PM logoBelden Inc (BDC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2017 - Nasdaq - March 14 at 8:17 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminders Include Briggs & Stratton Corporation (BGG) - March 11 at 9:24 AM logoBelden to Participate in the Seaport Global Transports & Industrials Conference - March 7 at 10:27 AM logoSeaport Global Securities Starts Belden, Inc. (BDC) at Buy - - March 4 at 4:22 PM logoCoverage initiated on Belden by Seaport Global Securities - March 2 at 4:08 PM logoBelden Declares Quarterly Dividends - February 23 at 3:53 PM logoBELDEN INC. Financials - February 23 at 3:53 PM logoBelden declares $0.05 dividend - February 23 at 1:48 PM logoBelden: Profiting Off IT In 2017 - Seeking Alpha - February 22 at 11:14 AM logo4K Signal up to 100m: Belden Introduces New 4K Ultra-High-Definition Media Cables - February 21 at 11:28 AM logoBELDEN INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - February 17 at 6:17 PM



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