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NYSE:BMI

Badger Meter - BMI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$120.89
-0.16 (-0.13%)
(As of 02/6/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$119.07
$121.71
50-Day Range
$105.73
$121.05
52-Week Range
$73.20
$121.71
Volume
98,587 shs
Average Volume
154,604 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.54 billion
P/E Ratio
53.26
Dividend Yield
0.74%
Price Target
$86.50

Badger Meter MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
28.4% Downside
$86.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.37% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.87
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.02mentions of Badger Meter in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.36%
From $2.58 to $2.77 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.10 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

304th out of 611 stocks

Fluid Meters & Counting Devices Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

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About Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) Stock

Badger Meter, Inc. engages in the provision of flow measurement, control products, and communications solutions that serve water utilities, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers worldwide. Its products are classified into two categories: Municipal Water and Flow Instrumentation. Municipal water products include water meters and related technologies to municipal water utilities. Flow Instrumentation products include meters and valves sold worldwide to various industries for water and other fluids. The company was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

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BMI Stock News Headlines

Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) Rating Lowered to Hold at StockNews.com
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Stifel Nicolaus Reaffirms Their Hold Rating on Badger Meter (BMI)
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BMI Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/9 Dividend
11/23/2022
Dividend Payable
12/09/2022
Last Earnings
1/27/2023
Today
2/07/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/18/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Fluid meters & counting devices
Sub-Industry
Electronic Equipment & Instruments
CUSIP
05652510
CIK
9092
Employees
1,837
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$86.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$93.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$80.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-28.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$66.50 million
Pretax Margin
15.51%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$565.57 million
Cash Flow
$3.16 per share
Book Value
$15.12 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
29,035,000
Market Cap
$3.54 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.90

Key Executives

  • Kenneth C. Bockhorst
    Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • William J. Parisen
    Vice President-Global Operations
  • Robert A. Wrocklage
    Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • William R. A. Bergum
    Secretary, Vice President & General Counsel
  • Fred J. BegaleFred J. Begale
    Vice President-Engineering













BMI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Badger Meter stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Badger Meter in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" BMI shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BMI, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Badger Meter's stock price forecast for 2023?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Badger Meter's stock. Their BMI share price forecasts range from $80.00 to $93.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $86.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 28.4%.
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How have BMI shares performed in 2023?

Badger Meter's stock was trading at $109.03 at the start of the year. Since then, BMI stock has increased by 10.9% and is now trading at $120.89.
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Are investors shorting Badger Meter?

Badger Meter saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,030,000 shares, an increase of 7.0% from the December 15th total of 962,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 152,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.7 days. Approximately 3.5% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Badger Meter's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 18th 2023.
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How were Badger Meter's earnings last quarter?

Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) released its earnings results on Friday, January, 27th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.60. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $147.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $142.90 million. Badger Meter had a net margin of 11.76% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.73%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.59 earnings per share.

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

Badger Meter announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 11th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.225 per share on Friday, December 9th. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 23rd.
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Is Badger Meter a good dividend stock?

Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) pays an annual dividend of $0.90 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.74%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 30 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 39.65%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BMI will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.49% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Badger Meter's stock split?

Badger Meter shares split on Friday, September 16th 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, August 12th 2016. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the closing bell on Thursday, September 15th 2016. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What is Ken Bockhorst's approval rating as Badger Meter's CEO?

21 employees have rated Badger Meter Chief Executive Officer Ken Bockhorst on Glassdoor.com. Ken Bockhorst has an approval rating of 78% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Badger Meter own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Badger Meter investors own include A. O. Smith (AOS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Mills (GIS), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Aflac (AFL), CVS Health (CVS), Ecolab (ECL) and Philip Morris International (PM).

What is Badger Meter's stock symbol?

Badger Meter trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BMI."

Who are Badger Meter's major shareholders?

Badger Meter's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.11%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.53%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.40%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.38%), Natixis Advisors L.P. (0.36%) and First Personal Financial Services (0.24%). Insiders that own company stock include Fred J Begale, Gail A Lione, Gregory M Gomez, Kimberly K Stoll, Richard A Meeusen and William R A Bergum.
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How do I buy shares of Badger Meter?

Shares of BMI 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 Badger Meter's stock price today?

One share of BMI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $120.89.

How much money does Badger Meter make?

Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) has a market capitalization of $3.54 billion and generates $565.57 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $66.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.27 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Badger Meter have?

The company employs 1,837 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Badger Meter?

Badger Meter's mailing address is 4545 WEST BROWN DEER ROAD, MILWAUKEE WI, 53223. The official website for the company is www.badgermeter.com. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at (414) 355-0400, via email at investors@badgermeter.com, or via fax at 414-355-7499.

This page (NYSE:BMI) was last updated on 2/7/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff