Belden Company Profile (NYSE:BDC)

About Belden

Belden logoBelden Inc. (Belden) is a signal transmission solutions provider. The Company's portfolio of signal transmission solutions provides transmission of data, sound and video for mission critical applications. The Company's segments include Broadcast Solutions, Enterprise Connectivity Solutions, Industrial Connectivity Solutions, Industrial IT Solutions and Network Security Solutions. The Company sells its products to distributors, end users, installers and directly to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The Company operates in the United States, Canada, China and Germany. Its brands include Belden, Alpha Wire, Mohawk, West Penn Wire, Hirschmann, Lumberg Automation, SignalTight, GarrettCom, Poliron, Tofino, PPC, Grass Valley, ProSoft Technology and Tripwire.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Industrial Electrical Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BDC
  • CUSIP: 07745410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $74.55
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $76.22
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $72.09
  • 52-Week Range: $50.84 - $81.33
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.22
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.60
  • P/E Growth: 4.87
  • Market Cap: $3.15B
  • Outstanding Shares: 42,157,000
  • Beta: 2.24
  • 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%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Belden (NYSE:BDC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $80.60 (8.12% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/13/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageNeutral$76.00View Rating Details
2/10/2017Drexel HamiltonInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
12/15/2016Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageBuy$85.00View Rating Details
12/6/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$83.00View Rating Details
12/6/2016Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$86.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
9/7/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$84.00 -> $79.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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$1.22$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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.07 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.48 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.95$1.02$0.99
Q2 20162$1.25$1.28$1.27
Q3 20162$1.25$1.40$1.33
Q4 20162$1.41$1.70$1.56
Q1 20171$0.88$0.88$0.88
Q2 20171$1.29$1.29$1.29
Q3 20171$1.39$1.39$1.39
Q4 20171$1.44$1.44$1.44
Q1 20181$1.10$1.10$1.10
Q2 20181$1.39$1.39$1.39
Q3 20181$1.42$1.42$1.42
Q4 20181$1.53$1.53$1.53
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:0.27%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:7.58% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
3.94% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
3.65% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.37%
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)


Latest Headlines for Belden (NYSE:BDC)
DateHeadline logoBelden: Profiting Off IT In 2017 - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:BDC) - February 22 at 11:14 AM logo4K Signal up to 100m: Belden Introduces New 4K Ultra-High-Definition Media Cables (NYSE:BDC) - February 21 at 11:28 AM logoBELDEN INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:BDC) - February 17 at 6:17 PM
News IconDelving into The Technicals on Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) - Baldwin Journal (NYSE:BDC) - February 14 at 3:29 PM
News IconBelden Inc (BDC) stock coverage started with “Neutral” in note to investors by JP Morgan Chase & Co - The Ledger Gazette (NYSE:BDC) - February 14 at 3:29 PM logoCoverage initiated on Belden by JP Morgan (NYSE:BDC) - February 13 at 9:26 PM logoAnalyst Activity – Drexel Hamilton Initiates Coverage On Belden (NYSE:BDC) With a Hold - Market Exclusive (NYSE:BDC) - February 12 at 3:52 PM
News IconEquity Sheet: Reviewing the Numbers for Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) - Baldwin Journal (NYSE:BDC) - February 8 at 9:04 PM
News IconTrading Watch for Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) - The Standard (NYSE:BDC) - February 7 at 9:50 PM logoBelden, Inc. :BDC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 6, 2017 (NYSE:BDC) - February 6 at 3:53 PM logoETFs with exposure to Belden, Inc. : February 6, 2017 (NYSE:BDC) - February 6 at 3:53 PM logoBelden, Inc. :BDC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 3, 2017 (NYSE:BDC) - February 3 at 4:02 PM logoBelden, Inc. :BDC-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 3, 2017 (NYSE:BDC) - February 3 at 4:02 PM logoEdited Transcript of BDC earnings conference call or presentation 2-Feb-17 1:30pm GMT (NYSE:BDC) - February 2 at 9:01 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Belden Inc. Q4 Earnings Report (NYSE:BDC) - February 2 at 3:58 PM logoBelden : tops 4Q profit forecasts (NYSE:BDC) - February 2 at 3:58 PM logoBelden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NYSE:BDC) - February 2 at 3:58 PM logoBelden (BDC) Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:BDC) - February 2 at 3:58 PM logoQ4 2016 Belden Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:BDC) - February 2 at 3:58 PM logoBelden Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 (NYSE:BDC) - February 2 at 3:58 PM logoBelden tops 4Q profit forecasts (NYSE:BDC) - February 2 at 3:58 PM logoBelden, Inc. : BDC-US: Dividend Analysis : December 16th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : February 1, 2017 (NYSE:BDC) - February 1 at 4:05 PM logoBelden, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:BDC) : February 1, 2017 (NYSE:BDC) - February 1 at 4:05 PM logoBelden, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BDC-US : January 31, 2017 (NYSE:BDC) - January 31 at 4:07 PM
News IconBelden to divest mobile machine control solutions business (NYSE:BDC) - January 30 at 9:59 PM
News IconAs Belden INC (BDC) Stock Rose, Channing Capital Management LLC Increased Position (NYSE:BDC) - January 30 at 9:59 PM
News IconChecking the Levels on Shares of Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) - The Tribune (NYSE:BDC) - January 30 at 4:58 PM
News IconStock Dragged Lower Ahead of Market Open: Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:BDC) - January 30 at 4:58 PM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at Belden Inc (NYSE:BDC) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BDC) - January 28 at 3:50 PM logoBelden sells business unit for $39 million (NYSE:BDC) - January 27 at 5:19 PM logoBelden (BDC) to Sell Mobile Machine Control Solutions (NYSE:BDC) - January 27 at 2:33 AM logoBelden Inc (NYSE:BDC) Deferred Tax Assets At $20.727 Millions - (NYSE:BDC) - January 26 at 9:31 PM logoBelden (BDC) to Sell Mobile Machine Control Solutions - (NYSE:BDC) - January 26 at 9:31 PM logoBRIEF-Belden Inc says to divest mobile machine control solutions business (NYSE:BDC) - January 26 at 5:43 PM
News IconWatching the Numbers for Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) - The Tribune (NYSE:BDC) - January 26 at 4:29 PM
News IconWatching the Numbers for Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) - The Tribune (NYSE:BDC) - January 26 at 4:29 PM logoBelden Agrees to Divest its Mobile Machine Control Solutions Business (NYSE:BDC) - January 26 at 4:29 PM
News IconBelden builds switch for large-scale industrial networks (NYSE:BDC) - January 25 at 4:05 PM logoBelden Industrial Switch Enables High-Speed Communication to Meet Increasing Bandwidth Needs (NYSE:BDC) - January 23 at 4:13 PM logoBelden Inc (NYSE:BDC) Strong Sell Recommendations At 0 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:BDC) - January 22 at 8:52 PM
News IconBelden, Corning Optical Communications collaborate on global, broadband connectivity technology (NYSE:BDC) - January 17 at 4:33 PM logoBelden’s Enhanced Network Management Software Improves Reliability, Security and Productivity (NYSE:BDC) - January 17 at 9:40 AM logoBelden : Corning Teams Up with Belden for Broadband Connectivity (NYSE:BDC) - January 14 at 8:52 PM
News IconWill The Needle Move For Belden Inc (NYSE:BDC) Shares This Earnings Season? - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BDC) - January 13 at 4:30 PM
News IconLooking at the Numbers for Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BDC) - January 11 at 9:10 PM
News IconBelden, Corning Optical Communications bury IP hatchet, will now collaborate on broadband connectivity technology (NYSE:BDC) - January 11 at 4:10 PM logoBelden and Corning Optical Communications RF LLC to Collaborate on Global, Broadband Connectivity Technology (NYSE:BDC) - January 11 at 4:10 PM logo9:01 am Belden and Corning (GLW (NYSE:BDC) - January 11 at 4:10 PM logoCorning and Belden Collaborate on Broadband (NYSE:BDC) - January 11 at 4:10 PM
News IconShares in Review: Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BDC) - January 9 at 9:59 PM


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 Tuesday, November 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Wednesday, January 4th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 14th.

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

6 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Belden's shares. Their predictions range from $76.00 to $85.00. On average, they expect Belden's stock price to reach $80.60 in the next twelve months.

When will Belden announce their earnings?

Belden is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 2nd 2017.

Who owns Belden stock?

Belden's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Janus Capital Management LLC (10.95%), FMR LLC (5.77%), State Street Corp (3.20%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.28%), Basswood Capital Management L.L.C. (1.58%) and Systematic Financial Management LP (1.38%). Company insiders that own Belden stock include Bryan C Cressey, Christoph Gusenleitner, Dhrupad Trivedi, Doug Zink, Glenn Kalnasy, Glenn Pennycook, Henk Derksen, John S Stroup, Judy L Brown, Ross Rosenberg and Steven Biegacki.

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 Denver Investment Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Systematic Financial Management LP, Castleark Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG and Skyline Asset Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Belden stock in the last year include Christoph Gusenleitner, Dhrupad Trivedi, Glenn Kalnasy, Glenn Pennycook, Henk Derksen, John S Stroup, Judy L Brown and Ross Rosenberg.

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 Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, AQR Capital Management LLC, Folger Hill Asset Management LP, Prudential PLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Advisory Research Inc. and Comerica Bank.

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 $74.55.

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Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by Staff