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Belden Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.42 (-0.88 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $47.34
50-Day Range
MA: $42.45
52-Week Range
Now: $47.34
Volume295,163 shs
Average Volume245,306 shs
Market Capitalization$2.11 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.42%
Belden Inc. operates as a signal transmission solutions company in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Enterprise Solutions and Industrial Solutions. The Enterprise Solutions segment offers copper cable and connectivity solutions, fiber cable and connectivity solutions, and racks and enclosures for use in applications, such as local area networks, data centers, access control, and building automation, as well as live production and performance, video display and digital signage, and corporate communications. It also provides power, cooling, and airflow management products for mission-critical data center operations. This segment serves customers in markets comprising healthcare, education, financial, government, and corporate enterprises, as well as end-markets, including sport venues, broadcast studios, and academia. 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, and customer specific wiring solutions. This segment provides its products for use in industrial automation applications comprising network and fieldbus infrastructure; sensor and actuator connectivity; and power, control, and data transmission. The company serves distributors, original equipment manufacturers, installers, and end-users. 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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Overall MarketRank

1.43 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

124th out of 398 stocks

Nonferrous Wiredrawing & Insulating Industry

2nd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Nonferrous wiredrawing & insulating
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
Phone(314) 854-8000



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.13 billion
Cash Flow$8.50 per share
Book Value$21.25 per share


Net Income$-377,020,000.00


Market Cap$2.11 billion
Next Earnings Date2/2/2021 (Estimated)
-0.42 (-0.88 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Belden (NYSE:BDC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Belden's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Belden's stock was trading at $37.77 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BDC stock has increased by 25.3% and is now trading at $47.34.
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Is Belden a buy right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Belden in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Belden stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BDC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Belden?

Wall Street analysts have given Belden a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Belden wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as Belden's CEO?

6,978 employees have rated Belden CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among Belden's employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Belden's next earnings date?

Belden is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 2nd 2021.
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How were Belden's earnings last quarter?

Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, November, 1st. The industrial products company reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.11. The industrial products company had revenue of $475.84 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $446.36 million. Belden had a negative net margin of 10.95% and a positive return on equity of 15.55%.
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How often does Belden pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Belden?

Belden announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 18th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Thursday, January 7th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 17th.
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Is Belden a good dividend stock?

Belden pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.42%. Belden does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Belden is 4.42%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Belden will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.33% next year. This indicates that Belden will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Belden issued on next quarter's earnings?

Belden issued an update on its fourth quarter 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.85-0.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.72. The company issued revenue guidance of $494-499 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $475.04 million.

What price target have analysts set for BDC?

9 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Belden's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect Belden's stock price to reach $43.94 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.2%.
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Who are some of Belden's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Belden own?

Who are Belden's key executives?

Belden's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John S. Stroup, Exec. Chairman (Age 55, Pay $1.53M)
  • Mr. Roel Vestjens, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 46, Pay $743.61k)
  • Mr. Hendrikus P. C. Derksen, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 52, Pay $817.86k)
  • Mr. Brian Edward Anderson, Sr. VP of Legal, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 46, Pay $522.18k)
  • Mr. Dean McKenna, Sr. VP of HR (Age 52, Pay $527.24k)
  • Mr. Douglas R. Zink, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Kevin Richard Maczka, VP, Treasurer & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Paul Keith Turner, Sr. VP of Sales (Age 57)
  • Mr. Leo Kulmaczewski, Sr. VP of Operations & Lean Enterprise (Age 55)
  • Mr. Ashish Chand, Exec. VP of Industrial Automation (Age 46)

What is Belden's stock symbol?

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

Who are Belden's major shareholders?

Belden's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (2.12%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.50%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.34%), Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. (0.13%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.03%) and Unified Trust Company N.A. (0.03%). Company insiders that own Belden stock include Biddle Neil, John S Stroup, Jonathan C Klein, Judy L Brown and Leo Kulmaczewski.
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Which institutional investors are selling Belden stock?

BDC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Belden company stock in the last year include John S Stroup, Jonathan C Klein, and Judy L Brown.
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Which institutional investors are buying Belden stock?

BDC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Unified Trust Company N.A., and First Hawaiian Bank. Company insiders that have bought Belden stock in the last two years include Biddle Neil, and Leo Kulmaczewski.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Belden's stock price today?

One share of BDC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.34.

How big of a company is Belden?

Belden has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion and generates $2.13 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $-377,020,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $4.52 on an earnings per share basis. Belden employs 7,000 workers across the globe.

What is Belden's official website?

The official website for Belden is www.belden.com.

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]

This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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