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NYSE:BDC

Belden - BDC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$67.61
+1.30 (+1.96%)
(As of 08/10/2022 04:35 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$67.13
$68.50
50-Day Range
$48.88
$67.47
52-Week Range
$47.89
$68.87
Volume
240,639 shs
Average Volume
304,894 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.99 billion
P/E Ratio
35.58
Dividend Yield
0.30%
Price Target
$77.33

Belden MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
14.4% Upside
$77.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.40% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.85
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.29mentions of Belden in the last 14 days
Based on 22 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.29 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.23 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

117th out of 182 stocks

Nonferrous Wiredrawing & Insulating Industry

2nd out of 2 stocks

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About Belden (NYSE:BDC) Stock

Belden Inc. provides portfolio of signal transmission solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. It operates in two segments, Enterprise Solutions and Industrial 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, and home and building automation. It also provides power, cooling, and airflow management products for mission-critical data center operations; and end-to-end copper and fiber network systems. This segment serves commercial real estate, hospitality, healthcare, education, financial, government, and broadband and wireless service providers, as well as end-markets, including sport venues, stadiums, data centers, military installations, and academia. The Industrial Solutions segment offers infrastructure components and on-machine connectivity systems; and industrial Ethernet switches, network management software, routers, firewalls, gateways, input/output (I/O) connectors/systems, industrial Ethernet cables, optical fiber industrial Ethernet cables, Fieldbus cables, IP and networking cables, I/O modules, distribution boxes, and customer specific wiring solutions. This segment provides its products for use in applications comprising network and fieldbus infrastructure; sensor and actuator connectivity; and power, control, and data transmission; and supplies heat-shrinkable tubing and wire management products to protect and organize wire and cable assemblies. It 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.

Belden Stock Performance

NYSE:BDC traded down $1.16 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $66.31. 275,606 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 305,319. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.93 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.90 and a beta of 1.35. Belden has a 12-month low of $47.89 and a 12-month high of $68.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 1.72 and a current ratio of 2.39. The business has a 50 day moving average of $57.63 and a 200-day moving average of $55.79.

Belden (NYSE:BDC - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The industrial products company reported $1.60 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.17. Belden had a return on equity of 25.73% and a net margin of 3.37%. The firm had revenue of $666.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $633.68 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.21 earnings per share. The company's revenue was up 15.7% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that Belden will post 6 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Belden Dividend Announcement

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 16th were given a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.30%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 15th. Belden's dividend payout ratio is presently 10.53%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

BDC has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. StockNews.com raised shares of Belden from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Thursday, April 21st. The Goldman Sachs Group boosted their price target on shares of Belden from $59.00 to $67.00 and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Truist Financial boosted their price target on shares of Belden from $67.00 to $77.00 in a report on Thursday, August 4th. TheStreet raised shares of Belden from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a report on Thursday, May 26th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity Group boosted their price target on shares of Belden from $82.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, May 5th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat, Belden presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $78.50.

Insider Activity

In other news, SVP Anshuman Mehrotra sold 4,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $66.61, for a total transaction of $266,440.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 16,402 shares in the company, valued at $1,092,537.22. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. In related news, SVP Anshuman Mehrotra sold 4,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.61, for a total value of $266,440.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 16,402 shares in the company, valued at $1,092,537.22. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Jonathan C. Klein sold 1,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $66.90, for a total transaction of $66,900.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 15,053 shares in the company, valued at $1,007,045.70. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 19,424 shares of company stock worth $1,294,844 over the last ninety days. Company insiders own 1.06% of the company's stock.

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Belden Reports Strong Results for Second Quarter 2022
Brokerages Set Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) Price Target at $72.50
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BDC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/7 Dividend
6/15/2022
Dividend Payable
7/07/2022
Last Earnings
8/03/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Nonferrous wiredrawing & insulating
Sub-Industry
Electrical Components & Equipment
CUSIP
07745410
Employees
6,200
Year Founded
1902

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$77.33
High Stock Price Forecast
$88.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$67.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+14.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$63.92 million
Pretax Margin
4.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.41 billion
Cash Flow
$10.05 per share
Book Value
$21.29 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
43,787,000
Market Cap
$2.99 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.35

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BDC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Belden stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Belden in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" BDC shares.
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What is Belden's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Belden's shares. Their BDC share price forecasts range from $67.00 to $88.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $77.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have BDC shares performed in 2022?

Belden's stock was trading at $65.73 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, BDC shares have increased by 3.0% and is now trading at $67.70.
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Are investors shorting Belden?

Belden saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,480,000 shares, an increase of 24.4% from the June 15th total of 1,190,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 324,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.6 days. Currently, 3.4% 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 Wednesday, November 2nd 2022.
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How were Belden's earnings last quarter?

Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The industrial products company reported $1.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.17. The industrial products company earned $666.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $633.68 million. Belden had a net margin of 3.37% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.73%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 15.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.21 EPS.

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

Belden announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Thursday, July 7th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.30%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 15th.
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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 0.30%. The dividend payout ratio is 10.53%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BDC will have a dividend payout ratio of 3.33% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Belden issued on next quarter's earnings?

Belden updated its third quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.50-$1.60 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.48. The company issued revenue guidance of $625.00 million-$640.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $634.29 million.

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

1 employees have rated Belden Chief Executive Officer Roel Vestjens on Glassdoor.com. 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?

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Victory Capital Management Inc. (5.23%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (4.12%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (3.30%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.46%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (0.72%) and Leeward Investments LLC MA (0.48%). Insiders that own company stock include Anshuman Mehrotra, Ashish Chand, Biddle Neil, John S Stroup, Jonathan C Klein, Judy L Brown 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Belden's stock price today?

One share of BDC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.70.

How much money does Belden make?

Belden (NYSE:BDC) has a market capitalization of $3.00 billion and generates $2.41 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $63.92 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.90 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Belden have?

The company employs 6,200 workers across the globe.

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., GarrettCom India Private Ltd., 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 International Corp., Opterna Middle East FZCO, Opterna Technologies Private Limited, Opterna Telecommunications Trading L.L.C., 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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When was Belden founded?

Belden was founded in 1902.

How can I contact Belden?

Belden's mailing address is 1 NORTH BRENTWOOD BLVD 15TH FLOOR, ST. LOUIS MO, 63105. The official website for the company is www.belden.com. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (314) 854-8000, via email at investor.relations@belden.com, or via fax at 314-854-8001.

This page (NYSE:BDC) was last updated on 8/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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