NYSE:BDC - Belden Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $56.64 +0.70 (+1.25 %) (As of 02/17/2019 01:45 AM ET)Previous Close$56.64Today's Range$56.05 - $57.4652-Week Range$37.79 - $78.81Volume531,565 shsAverage Volume446,869 shsMarket Capitalization$2.28 billionP/E Ratio10.59Dividend Yield0.36%Beta2.59 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Belden 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. Receive BDC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BDC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Nonferrous wiredrawing & insulating Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNYSE:BDC Previous Symbol CUSIP07745410 Webwww.belden.com Phone314-854-8000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.08 Current Ratio1.90 Quick Ratio1.38Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.59 Forward P/E Ratio9.30 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.39 billion Price / Sales0.96 Cash Flow$9.9718 per share Price / Cash Flow5.68 Book Value$34.02 per share Price / Book1.66Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.35 Net Income$93.21 million Net Margins5.83% Return on Equity21.28% Return on Assets7.78%Miscellaneous Employees8,800 Outstanding Shares40,305,000Market Cap$2.28 billion OptionableOptionable 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, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Thursday, April 4th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 13th. View Belden's Dividend History. How will Belden's stock buyback program work? Belden declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, November 29th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 13.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Belden's earnings last quarter? Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The industrial products company reported $1.72 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.01. The industrial products company had revenue of $659 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $679.15 million. Belden had a net margin of 5.83% and a return on equity of 21.28%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.49 earnings per share. View Belden's Earnings History. When is Belden's next earnings date? Belden is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Belden. How can I listen to Belden's earnings call? Belden will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 20th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8772601479. What price target have analysts set for BDC? 8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Belden's stock. Their forecasts range from $41.92 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Belden's stock price to reach $64.2833 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Belden. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Belden? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Belden in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 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. " (2/12/2019) 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We recently hosted investor meetings with management and come away with increased confidence in both the growth outlook for H2/18 (backlog + $30M y/y entering Q3, much easier comps) and positioning for longer-term secular drivers (industrial automation, smart buildings, rising bandwidth needs, etc.). Short interest remains elevated (we believe a potential positive catalyst), as we maintain our BUY recommendation. Broadcast at the bottom. Clearly a source of much investor consternation in recent periods (outsized vs. overall platform contribution, in our view), we believe GV has likely troughed, as big projects have largely dried up (Q1/18 faced a particularly tough comp) and current demand is much more run-rate" (while cost structure is greatly optimized for eventual upturn)." (8/22/2018) 3. 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) Has Belden been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about BDC stock has been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Belden earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Belden's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Belden include Avery Dennison (AVY), A. O. Smith (AOS), Allegion (ALLE), Melrose Industries (MRO), Norsk Hydro ASA (NHYDY), ASAHI GLASS/ADR (ASGLY), Nordson (NDSN), Graco (GGG), HD Supply (HDS), James Hardie Industries (JHX), AB SKF (SKFRY), Pentair (PNR), Halma (HLMAF), CAE (CAE) and Crown (CCK). Who are Belden's key executives? Belden's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. John S. Stroup, Pres, CEO & Chairman (Age 53)Mr. Hendrikus P. C. Derksen, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 50)Mr. Dhrupad Trivedi, Exec. VP of Network Solutions (Age 52)Mr. Roel Vestjens, Exec. VP of Industrial Solutions & Broadcast IT Solutions (Age 44)Mr. Glenn Pennycook, Exec. VP of Enterprise & Broadband Solutions (Age 57) Who are Belden's major shareholders? Belden's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.41%), Boston Partners (5.35%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.14%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.48%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.44%) and Northern Trust Corp (2.40%). Company insiders that own Belden stock include Bryan C Cressey, Glenn Pennycook, Henk Derksen, John S Stroup, Paul Keith Turner, Roel Vestjens 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 Boston Partners, Victory Capital Management Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. and Macquarie Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Belden company stock in the last year include Paul Keith Turner and Ross Rosenberg. View Insider Buying and Selling for Belden. Which institutional investors are buying Belden stock? BDC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Northern Trust Corp, Gotham Asset Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd and Prudential PLC. Company insiders that have bought Belden stock in the last two years include Bryan C Cressey, Henk Derksen, John S Stroup and Roel Vestjens. 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 $56.64. How big of a company is Belden? Belden has a market capitalization of $2.28 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. What is Belden's official website? The official website for Belden is http://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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Belden (NYSE BDC)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 308 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 279 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 587MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Belden and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BDC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BDC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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