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NYSE:BMI

Badger Meter (BMI) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$153.00
-1.09 (-0.71%)
(As of 04/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$152.52
$155.31
50-Day Range
$146.45
$162.87
52-Week Range
$119.02
$170.86
Volume
181,008 shs
Average Volume
172,914 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.49 billion
P/E Ratio
48.73
Dividend Yield
0.71%
Price Target
$147.50

Badger Meter MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.6% Downside
$147.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.78% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.87
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.98mentions of Badger Meter in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$448,167 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.06%
From $3.54 to $3.79 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.62 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

230th out of 591 stocks

Fluid Meters & Counting Devices Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

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About Badger Meter Stock (NYSE:BMI)

Badger Meter, Inc. manufactures and markets flow measurement, quality, control, and communication solutions worldwide. It offers mechanical or static water meters, and related radio and software technologies and services to municipal water utilities market. The company also provides flow instrumentation products, including meters, valves, and other sensing instruments to measure and control fluids going through a pipe or pipeline, including water, air, steam, and other liquids and gases to original equipment manufacturers as the primary flow measurement device within a product or system, as well as through manufacturers' representatives. In addition, the company offers ORION Cellular endpoints to power network as a service; ORION mobile read endpoints support for deploying AMR solution; radio products; hardware, instruments, and sensors, and related software, to enhance connected data to a water utility's operation; water quality monitoring solutions, including optical sensing and electrochemical instruments; and high frequency pressure and leak detection sensors to aid in burst pipe and leak events; as well as BEACON, a secure cloud-hosted software suite that establishes alerts for specific conditions and allows consumer engagement tools that permit end water customers to view and manage their water usage activity. Its flow instrumentation products are used in water/wastewater, heating, ventilating and air conditioning, and corporate sustainability markets. The company serves water utilities, commercial, and industrial industries; and provides training, project management, technical support, and other collaborative services for customers. It sells its products and software directly, as well as through resellers and representatives. The company was incorporated in 1905 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

BMI Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/26/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/8 Dividend
2/22/2024
Dividend Payable
3/08/2024
Dividend Payable
3/08/2024
Today
4/17/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
4/18/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/8 Dividend
1/01/2100

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Fluid meters & counting devices
Sub-Industry
Electronic Equipment & Instruments
CUSIP
05652510
CIK
9092
Employees
2,140
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$147.50
High Stock Price Target
$180.00
Low Stock Price Target
$120.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-3.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$92.60 million
Pretax Margin
17.33%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$703.59 million
Cash Flow
$4.11 per share
Book Value
$17.60 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
29,120,000
Market Cap
$4.49 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.86
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BMI Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Badger Meter stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Badger Meter in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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 target for 2024?

5 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Badger Meter's shares. Their BMI share price targets range from $120.00 to $180.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $147.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.6%.
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How have BMI shares performed in 2024?

Badger Meter's stock was trading at $154.37 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, BMI stock has decreased by 0.9% and is now trading at $153.00.
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When is Badger Meter's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 2024.
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How can I listen to Badger Meter's earnings call?

Badger Meter will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 18th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Badger Meter's earnings last quarter?

Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January, 26th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.82 by $0.02. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $182.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $182.24 million. Badger Meter had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.07% and a net margin of 13.16%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 23.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.60 EPS.

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

Badger Meter declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 22nd.
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Is Badger Meter a good dividend stock?

Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.71%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 31 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 34.39%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BMI will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.50% 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 issued 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).

Who are Badger Meter's major shareholders?

Badger Meter's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.95%), Cardinal Capital Management (0.07%), Hennion & Walsh Asset Management Inc. (0.07%), Bridge City Capital LLC (0.05%), River Street Advisors LLC (0.01%) and Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC (0.01%). Insiders that own company stock include Fred J Begale, Gail A Lione, Gregory M Gomez, Kimberly K Stoll, Todd A Adams 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 Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:BMI) was last updated on 4/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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