NYSE:BDC - Belden Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$69.43 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 09:42 AM ET)
Previous Close$69.43
Today's Range$68.88 - $69.59
52-Week Range$53.65 - $87.14
Volume330,685 shs
Average Volume476,439 shs
Market Capitalization$2.86 billion
P/E Ratio12.98
Dividend Yield0.29%
Beta2.23
Belden logoBelden Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets signal transmission solutions worldwide. It operates through Broadcast Solutions, Enterprise Solutions, Industrial Solutions, and Network Solutions segments. The Broadcast Solutions segment offers camera solutions, production switchers, server and storage systems for instant replay applications, interfaces and routers, monitoring systems, in-home network systems, playout systems, outside plant connectivity products, and other cable, and connectivity products. The Enterprise Solutions segment provides copper cable and connectivity solutions, fiber cable and connectivity solutions, and racks and enclosures; and power, cooling, and airflow management products for mission-critical data center operations. The Industrial Solutions segment offers infrastructure components and on-machine connectivity systems, including industrial and input/output (I/O) connectors, industrial cables, IP and networking cables, I/O modules, distribution boxes, ruggedized controls and sensors, customer specific wiring solutions, and controllers and sensors for use in industrial automation applications. The Network Solutions provides foundational controls for protecting enterprises against cyberattacks, automating IT regulatory compliance and improving operational efficiency; and software and services that protect against cyberattacks and data breaches with integrated security controls that discover assets, harden configurations, identify vulnerabilities and detect threats. It sells its products to distributors, end-users, installers, and original equipment manufacturers. 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 based in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Nonferrous wiredrawing & insulating
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
SectorIndustrial Products
SymbolNYSE:BDC
CUSIP07745410
Phone314-854-8000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.10
Current Ratio1.79
Quick Ratio1.26

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.98
Forward P/E Ratio10.90
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.39 billion
Price / Sales1.18
Cash Flow$9.6834 per share
Price / Cash7.17
Book Value$34.02 per share
Price / Book2.04

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.35
Net Income$93.21 million
Net Margins2.52%
Return on Equity20.50%
Return on Assets7.57%

Miscellaneous

Employees8,800
Outstanding Shares40,640,000
Market Cap$2.86 billion

Belden (NYSE:BDC) Frequently Asked Questions

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, May 24th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 20th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Tuesday, July 10th. 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, June 19th. View Belden's Dividend History.

How will Belden's stock buyback program work?

Belden declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Belden's earnings last quarter?

Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The industrial products company reported $1.52 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.46 by $0.06. The industrial products company earned $668.64 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $661.83 million. Belden had a return on equity of 20.50% and a net margin of 2.52%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.29 EPS. View Belden's Earnings History.

When is Belden's next earnings date?

Belden is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Belden.

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

Belden updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.28-6.48 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.36. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.643-2.673 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.65 billion.Belden also updated its Q3 guidance to $1.65-1.75 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for BDC?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Belden's shares. Their predictions range from $88.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Belden's share price to reach $89.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Belden.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Belden?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Belden in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Belden.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Belden stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Belden stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Belden Inc is engaged in the design, manufacture and retail of cable, connectivity, and networking products in markets including industrial automation, enterprise, transportation, infrastructure, and consumer electronics. The Company's products find its application in the industrial automation, enterprise, education, healthcare, entertainment and broadcast, sound and security, transportation, infrastructure, consumer electronics and other industries. Belden has manufacturing capabilities in North America, Europe, and Asia, and a market presence in nearly every region of the world. Belden Inc is based in St. Louis, Missouri. " (8/3/2018)
  • 2. Guggenheim analysts commented, "We continue to forecast re-accelerating organic revs growth through FY18E and tick EPS up another +$0.02 to $6.40. Reiterate our BUY rating and $90 price target." (8/1/2018)

Who are some of Belden's key competitors?

Who are Belden's key executives?

Belden's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John S. Stroup, Pres, CEO & Chairman (Age 52)
  • Mr. Hendrikus P. C. Derksen, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Dhrupad Trivedi, Exec. VP of Network Solutions (Age 51)
  • Mr. Roel Vestjens, Exec. VP of Industrial Solutions & Broadcast IT Solutions (Age 43)
  • Mr. Glenn Pennycook, Exec. VP of Enterprise & Broadband Solutions (Age 56)

Has Belden been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about BDC stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Belden earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.14 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Belden.

Who are Belden's major shareholders?

Belden's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Janus Henderson Group PLC (12.96%), BlackRock Inc. (11.14%), Boston Partners (9.68%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.52%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.21%) and Channing Capital Management LLC (3.05%). Company insiders that own Belden stock include Bryan C Cressey, Christoph Gusenleitner, Dhrupad Trivedi, Glenn Pennycook, Henk Derksen, John S Stroup, Judy L Brown, Paul Keith Turner and Ross Rosenberg. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Belden.

Which institutional investors are selling Belden stock?

BDC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Aristotle Capital Boston LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Sterling Capital Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold Belden company stock in the last year include John S Stroup, Paul Keith Turner and Ross Rosenberg. View Insider Buying and Selling for Belden.

Which institutional investors are buying Belden stock?

BDC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Boston Partners, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Sei Investments Co., Lapides Asset Management LLC and American Century Companies Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Belden.

How do I buy shares of Belden?

Shares of BDC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Belden's stock price today?

One share of BDC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $69.43.

How big of a company is Belden?

Belden has a market capitalization of $2.86 billion and generates $2.39 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $93.21 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.35 on an earnings per share basis. Belden employs 8,800 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Belden?

Belden's mailing address is 1 NORTH BRENTWOOD BLVD 15TH FLOOR, ST. LOUIS MO, 63105. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 314-854-8000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Belden (NYSE BDC)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  276 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  238 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  514
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This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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