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Belden (BDC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.65 (+0.68%)
(As of 12:03 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
59,198 shs
Average Volume
262,015 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.94 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Belden MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
8.5% Upside
$104.40 Price Target
Short Interest
2.43% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.90mentions of Belden in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$169,209 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $5.77 to $7.47 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.17 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

44th out of 165 stocks

Nonferrous Wiredrawing & Insulating Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

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About Belden Stock (NYSE:BDC)

Belden Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a portfolio of signal transmission solutions for mission critical applications in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. It operates in two segments, Enterprise Solutions and Industrial Automation Solutions. The Enterprise Solutions segment offers copper cable and connectivity solutions, fiber cable and connectivity solutions, interconnect panels, racks and enclosures, and signal extension and matrix switching systems for use in applications, such as local area networks, data centers, access control, 5G, fiber to the home, and building automation. It also provides power, cooling, and airflow management products for mission-critical data center operations; and end-to-end fiber and copper network systems. This segment serves commercial real estate, education, financial, stadiums and venues, military installations, and broadband and wireless service providers, as well as data centers, governments, healthcare, and hospitality sectors. The Industrial Automation Solutions segment offers network infrastructure and digitization solutions; secure networks for the digitization and automation of industries and infrastructure; and products and solutions covering various aspects of data handling, including acquisition, transmission, orchestration, and management for applications in discrete automation, process automation, energy, and mass transit. It sells its products to distributors, end-users, installers, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The company was formerly known as Belden CDT Inc. and changed its name to Belden Inc. in May 2007. Belden Inc. was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri.

BDC Stock Price History

BDC Stock News Headlines

Missouri company Belden opens tech center in Tucson
Belden (NYSE:BDC) Upgraded to Buy by
Public company opens new technology center
Belden: Well-Positioned, But Not Executing Well
Belden Inc. Q1 Profit Decreases, but beats estimates
Belden: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
Belden CDT earnings preview: what to expect
Oversold Conditions For Belden (BDC)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Nonferrous wiredrawing & insulating
Electrical Components & Equipment
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
$242.76 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.51 billion
Cash Flow
$9.59 per share
Book Value
$28.42 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$3.91 billion

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Key Executives

  • Dr. Ashish  ChandDr. Ashish Chand (Age 49)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.04M
  • Mr. Jeremy E. Parks (Age 48)
    Senior VP of Finance & CFO
    Comp: $1.06M
  • Mr. Brian Edward Anderson (Age 49)
    Senior VP of Legal, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $896.42k
  • Ms. Leah Tate (Age 47)
    Senior Vice President of Human Resources
    Comp: $825.79k
  • Mr. Brian Lieser (Age 58)
    Executive Vice President of Industrial Automation Solutions
    Comp: $1.43M
  • Mr. Douglas R. Zink (Age 48)
    VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Hiran Bhadra
    Senior VP of Strategy & Technology
  • Aaron Reddington C.F.A.
    Vice President Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jay Wirts (Age 53)
    Executive Vice President of Enterprise Solutions

BDC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Belden stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Belden in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" BDC shares.
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What is Belden's stock price target for 2024?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Belden's stock. Their BDC share price targets range from $91.00 to $115.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $104.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have BDC shares performed in 2024?

Belden's stock was trading at $77.25 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, BDC shares have increased by 24.6% and is now trading at $96.22.
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Are investors shorting Belden?

Belden saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 976,400 shares, an increase of 15.4% from the April 15th total of 845,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 297,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 2.4% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Belden's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2024.
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How were Belden's earnings last quarter?

Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The industrial products company reported $1.24 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.19. The industrial products company had revenue of $536 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $514.27 million. Belden had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.11% and a net margin of 9.01%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 16.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.68 earnings per share.

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

Belden declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Tuesday, April 9th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 13th.
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Is Belden a good dividend stock?

Belden (NYSE:BDC) pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.21%. The dividend payout ratio is 3.91%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BDC will have a dividend payout ratio of 2.68% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for BDC.

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

Belden issued an update on its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.300-1.400 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 1.340. The company issued revenue guidance of $565.0 million-$580.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $565.3 million.

What is Roel Vestjens' approval rating as Belden's CEO?

1 employees have rated Belden Chief Executive Officer Roel Vestjens on Roel Vestjens has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Roel Vestjens in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Belden own?
Who are Belden's major shareholders?

Belden's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.43%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (3.40%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.10%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (1.61%), Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (1.13%) and William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.04%). Insiders that own company stock include Anshuman Mehrotra, Ashish Chand, Brian Lieser, Doug Zink, Jonathan C Klein, Leah Tate and Roel Vestjens.
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How do I buy shares of Belden?

Shares of BDC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Belden have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Belden: Alpha Wire, BDX Mexico Holdings S. de R.L de C.V., Belden 1993 LLC, Belden AB, Belden Asia (Hong Kong) Limited, Belden Asia (Thailand) Company Limited, Belden Australia Pty Ltd., Belden CDT European Shared Services B.V., Belden CDT International Inc., Belden Canada Finance 1 ULC, Belden Canada Finance 2 ULC, Belden Canada Finance 2013 LP, Belden Canada Holding B.V., Belden Canada ULC, Belden Cekan A/S, Belden Commercial Services B.V., Belden Cyprus Limited, Belden Deutschland GmbH, Belden Deutschland Holding GmbH, Belden Electronics Argentina S.A., Belden Electronics GmbH, Belden Electronics S.A. de C.V., Belden Europe B.V., Belden Finance 2013 LP, Belden Finance 2016 LLC, Belden France SAS, Belden Global Holdings B.V., Belden Global LP, Belden Hirschmann Industries (Suzhou) Limited, Belden Hirschmann Solutions (Shanghai) Company Limited, Belden Holdings Inc., Belden Holdings Ltda., Belden Iberia SL, Belden India Private Limited, Belden International Holdings B.V., Belden Italia SRL, Belden LRC Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Belden Lux Holdings S.a.r.l., Belden Luxembourg S.a.r.l., Belden Mexico Enterprises Limited, Belden Netherlands B.V., Belden Signal Solutions B.V., Belden Singapore Private Limited, Belden Solutions Asia Limited, Belden Solutions B.V., Belden Switzerland GmbH, Belden Technologies Co. Limited, Belden Technologies Ireland DAC, Belden Technologies LLC, Belden Technologies Peru S.r.l., Belden UK Holdings Limited, Belden UK Limited, Belden Wire & Cable B.V., Belden Wire & Cable Company LLC, Belden de Sonora S.A. de C.V., Belden-Duna Kabel Kft, Byres Security Inc., CDT International Holdings LLC, Cable Design Technologies, Coast Wire & Plastic Tech LLC, Coast Wire and Plastic Tech. LLC, FutureLink, GarrettCom, GarrettCom Europe Ltd., GarrettCom Inc., GlobalBlue Networks Inc., Grass Valley, Hirschmann Automation & Control GmbH, Hirschmann Automation & Control Kabushiki Kaisha, Hirschmann Automation and Control, Hirschmann Electronics GmbH, ICM Corp, ITC Industria Tecnica CAVI S.r.l., Kajola-Kristada Limited, LLC Belden RUS, LTK Wiring, Lukram SRO, Lumberg Automation Components, M2FX Limited, Miniflex Inc., Miranda Technologies Inc, Net-Tech Technology Inc., NetModule AG, Noslo Limited, OTN Systems Asia Pacific Snd. Bhd., OTN Systems El Djazair BO, OTN Systems N.V., OTN Systems NV, OTN Systems SPC, OTN Systems USA LLC, Opterna Am Inc., Opterna Europe Limited, Opterna International Corp., Opterna Middle East FZCO, Opterna Technologies Private Limited, Opterna Trading, PPC Broadband, PPC Broadband Fiber Ltd., PPC Broadband Inc., PPC Broadband India Private Limited, PPC Broadband Ltd., PPC Germany GmbH, PPC Technologies India Private Limited, Poliron Cabos Eletricos Especiais, ProLinx Comunicacao Industria LTDA, ProSoft Technology, ProSoft Technology (Asia Pacific) Sendirian Berhad, ProSoft Technology Inc., ProSoft Technology SAS, Shanghai Hite-Belden Network Technology Co. Ltd., Shanghai OTN Communication Systems Co. Ltd., Snell Advanced Media KK, Societe Opterna Africa, Softel Limited, Special Product Company, St. Kitts Technology Limited, Suzhou BiBiXi Communications System Co. Ltd., Telecast Fiber Systems, Thinklogical Holdings LLC, Thinklogical International LLC, Thinklogical LLC, Thinklogical Real Estate LLC, Thomas & Betts, Trapeze Networks Inc, Tripwire, Tripwire Inc., Tripwire International Inc., Tripwire Japan KK, VIA Holdings I Inc., VIA Holdings II Inc., macmon secure GmbH, and nCircle Canada Corp.
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This page (NYSE:BDC) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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