Badger Meter Company Profile (NYSE:BMI)

About Badger Meter

Badger Meter logoBadger Meter, Inc. is engaged in flow measurement, control and communication solutions, serving water utilities, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers across the world. The Company's products, measure water, oil, chemicals and other fluids, provide and communicate timely measurement data. The Company's product lines include two categories, such as sales of water meters and related technologies to municipal water utilities (municipal water), and sales of meters to various industries for water and other fluids (flow instrumentation). The municipal water offering includes mechanical and electronic (static) water meters and related technologies and services used by water utilities as the basis for generating water and wastewater. In the municipal water category, it is engaged in the sale of water meters and related technologies and services consisting of residential or commercial water meter sales. It is engaged in selling ultrasonic water meters.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Scientific & Technical Instruments
  • Sub-Industry: Electronic Equipment & Instruments
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BMI
  • CUSIP: 05652510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $35.70
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $37.80
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $35.13
  • 52-Week Range: $29.30 - $39.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 32.30
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.98
  • P/E Growth: 1.94
  • Market Cap: $1.04B
  • Outstanding Shares: 28,909,000
  • Beta: 0.55
  • Net Margins: 8.20%
  • Return on Equity: 13.01%
  • Return on Assets: 9.09%
  • Current Ratio: 1.99%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.97%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $32.75 (8.65% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/10/2017SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
5/5/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesUpgradeSell -> Neutral$30.50View Rating Details
4/20/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$33.50 -> $35.00View Rating Details
2/8/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHold$26.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
10/7/2015GabelliInitiated CoverageHold$25.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015Boenning ScattergoodDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/6/2017Q416$0.25$0.21$96.20 million$93.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/18/2016Q316$0.33$0.30$105.66 million$96.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q216$0.65$0.65$104.54 million$102.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/18/2016Q116$0.41$0.55$91.64 million$100.57 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.46$0.38$92.60 million$95.77 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2015Q315$0.63$0.58$101.56 million$99.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2015Q215$0.73$0.55$103.91 million$98.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2015Q115$0.42$0.29$88.23 million$83.64 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.44$0.42$85.64 million$89.34 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2014Q314$0.70$0.71$99.70 million$96.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2014Q214$0.58$0.61$94.64 million$95.66 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2014Q114$0.41$0.32$82.11 million$83.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.43$0.44$80.66 million$81.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$0.61$0.63$90.25 million$92.96 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/19/2013Q2 2013$0.49$0.44$86.00 million$88.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2013Q1 2013$0.50$0.20$79.79 million$71.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q4 2012$0.44$0.39$75.55 million$74.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2012$0.47$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$0.54$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2012$0.26$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2012$0.28$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2011$0.54$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.46$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2011$0.43$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2011$0.42$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.38 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q2 20161$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q3 20161$0.67$0.67$0.67
Q4 20161$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q1 20171$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q2 20171$0.38$0.38$0.38
Q3 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q4 20171$0.27$0.27$0.27
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI)
Annual Dividend:$0.46
Dividend Yield:1.28%
Dividend Growth:7.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:41.44% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
37.40% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
33.33% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:15 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 77.81%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/14/2016Horst GrasVPSell6,000$38.00$228,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Ronald H DixInsiderSell1,000$37.71$37,710.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Fred J. BegaleVPSell2,000$36.32$72,640.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Richard E JohnsonVPSell10,400$36.04$374,816.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Richard E JohnsonVPSell10,000$35.70$357,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Ronald H. DixInsiderSell3,400$35.81$121,754.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Richard A. MeeusenChairmanSell10,000$34.41$344,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Richard E. JohnsonVPSell5,000$34.52$172,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2016William R A BergumVPSell2,250$65.09$146,452.50View SEC Filing  
9/8/2016Ronald H DixInsiderSell1,600$66.12$105,792.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Fred J BegaleVPSell1,720$66.00$113,520.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Ronald H DixInsiderSell2,000$68.72$137,440.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Beverly L P SmileyVPSell500$71.00$35,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016Beverly L P SmileyVPSell4,500$70.90$319,050.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016Fred J BegaleVPSell460$70.67$32,508.20View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Beverly L P SmileyVPSell1,518$67.33$102,206.94View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Beverly L P SmileyVPSell750$68.01$51,007.50View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016William R A BergumVPSell285$66.28$18,889.80View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Fred J. BegaleVPSell1,500$58.35$87,525.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Ronald H. DixinsiderSell1,000$60.01$60,010.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015Richard A. MeeusenCEOSell5,400$60.12$324,648.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015William R. A. BergumVPSell2,000$60.28$120,560.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Ronald H. DixinsiderSell1,000$59.00$59,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Ronald H. DixinsiderSell3,000$58.30$174,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Ronald H DixInsiderSell1,000$64.10$64,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015Richard E JohnsonCFOSell3,000$63.22$189,660.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Beverly L P SmileyVPSell1,798$64.10$115,251.80View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Richard E JohnsonCFOSell21,817$63.66$1,388,870.22View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Horst GrasVPSell3,014$64.24$193,619.36View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Beverly L P SmileyVPSell3,500$63.46$222,110.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2015Gregory M GomezVPSell1,200$62.54$75,048.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2015Richard A MeeusenCEOSell8,800$62.54$550,352.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015Beverly L P SmileyVPSell5,500$63.03$346,665.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Raymond G SerdynskiVPSell1,500$63.00$94,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Richard E JohnsonCFOSell32,000$64.02$2,048,640.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015Horst GrasVPSell2,000$56.04$112,080.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Fred J BegaleVPSell1,000$59.02$59,020.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Richard A MeeusenCEOSell10,400$59.00$613,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Ronald H DixInsiderSell6,500$59.01$383,565.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Beverly L P SmileyVPSell4,400$59.61$262,284.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Raymond G SerdynskiVPSell1,600$57.04$91,264.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Ronald H DixInsiderSell1,000$56.52$56,520.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Beverly L P SmileyVPSell3,136$56.30$176,556.80View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014Kimberly K StollVPSell2,520$52.17$131,468.40View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Fred J BegaleVPSell1,000$49.12$49,120.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Beverly L P SmileyVPSell1,800$51.25$92,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Horst GrasVPSell1,400$50.28$70,392.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Gregory GomezVPSell1,000$48.59$48,590.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014William BergumVPSell3,500$54.43$190,505.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Raymond SerdynskiVPSell1,600$55.51$88,816.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Richard MeeusenCEOSell6,300$55.19$347,697.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Ronald DixInsiderSell3,196$55.50$177,378.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Thomas FischerDirectorSell7,000$55.63$389,410.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Gregory GomezVPSell3,200$52.55$168,160.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013William BergumVPSell1,800$51.56$92,808.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013Ronald DixInsiderSell3,000$51.37$154,110.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Richard E JohnsonCFOSell7,200$53.73$386,856.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Ronald H DixInsiderSell2,000$54.02$108,040.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013Beverly L P SmileyVPSell3,920$52.06$204,075.20View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Fred J BegaleVPSell1,840$53.79$98,973.60View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Ronald H DixInsiderSell1,027$45.03$46,245.81View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Kimberly StollVPSell7,600$47.30$359,480.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Ronald H DixInsiderSell1,191$43.85$52,225.35View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012Richard E JohnsonCFOBuy2,000$32.76$65,520.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI)
DateHeadline logoBadger Meter (BMI) Declares $0.115 Quarterly Dividend; 1.3% Yield; Announces Repurchase Plan and Board Appointments (NYSE:BMI) - February 11 at 9:02 PM logoBadger Meter adds two Wisconsin manufacturing CEOs to board (NYSE:BMI) - February 10 at 8:28 PM logoBadger Meter Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend and Appoints Todd Adams and Glen Tellock to Board of Directors (NYSE:BMI) - February 10 at 3:27 PM logoBADGER METER INC Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Other Events, F (NYSE:BMI) - February 10 at 3:27 PM logo2:57 pm Badger Meter's Board authorizes a three-year stock repurchase program that allows the Company to purchase up to 400,000 shares on the open market (NYSE:BMI) - February 10 at 3:27 PM logoBadger Meter, Inc. :BMI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 9, 2017 (NYSE:BMI) - February 9 at 4:09 PM logoBADGER METER INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NYSE:BMI) - February 8 at 4:08 PM logoBadger Meter, Inc. :BMI-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 8, 2017 (NYSE:BMI) - February 8 at 4:08 PM logoEdited Transcript of BMI earnings conference call or presentation 7-Feb-17 4:00pm GMT (NYSE:BMI) - February 8 at 3:00 AM logoBadger Meter Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 11:00 am ET today (NYSE:BMI) - February 7 at 4:57 PM logo4:13 pm Badger Meter misses by $0.04, misses on revs (NYSE:BMI) - February 7 at 2:02 AM logoBADGER METER INC : Results of Operations and Financial Condition (form 8-K) (NYSE:BMI) - February 6 at 9:01 PM logoBadger Meter Reports Record Sales, Earnings and Earnings Per Share for 2016 (NYSE:BMI) - February 6 at 9:01 PM logoBadger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NYSE:BMI) - February 6 at 9:01 PM logoBadger Meter posts 4Q profit (NYSE:BMI) - February 6 at 9:01 PM logoQ4 2016 Badger Meter Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:BMI) - February 6 at 3:59 PM logoBadger Meter, Inc. : BMI-US: Dividend Analysis : November 30th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 26, 2017 (NYSE:BMI) - January 26 at 4:40 PM
News IconBadger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) Under Analyst Spotlight - UK Market ... - UK Market News (NYSE:BMI) - January 25 at 2:33 AM
News IconInvestor Update: Tracking Shares of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) - The Tribune (NYSE:BMI) - January 25 at 2:33 AM
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News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BMI) - January 23 at 8:40 PM
News IconBrokers Add To Their Ratings On Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI ... - NewsDen (NYSE:BMI) - January 21 at 3:55 PM logoA O Smith : announces 17 percent dividend increase (NYSE:BMI) - January 20 at 5:00 PM
News IconWhat are Brokerage Firms Saying About Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI)? - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:BMI) - January 19 at 8:40 PM
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News IconWill The Needle Move For Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) Shares This Earnings Season? - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BMI) - January 16 at 3:58 PM
News IconGearing Up For a Bull Run? Analysts Weigh in on Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:BMI) - January 13 at 4:38 PM logoBadger Meter upgraded by Sidoti (NYSE:BMI) - January 10 at 9:34 PM logoBadger Meter Announces Fourth Quarter Conference Call (NYSE:BMI) - January 3 at 4:59 PM
News IconInsider: The VP-International of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI), Horst Gras Unloaded 6,000 Shares of the Company (NYSE:BMI) - December 16 at 9:14 PM
News IconInsider Watch Reporter: Is Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) Stock a Sell after Ronald Dix’s Insider Sale? (NYSE:BMI) - December 10 at 11:51 AM logoETFs with exposure to Badger Meter, Inc. : December 9, 2016 (NYSE:BMI) - December 9 at 4:14 PM
News IconSignificant Insider Change: Fred Begale, VP-Engineering of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) Just Unloaded Shares (NYSE:BMI) - December 1 at 9:00 PM logoBadger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) Files An 8-K Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend and Appoints James F. Stern to Board of Directors (NYSE:BMI) - November 14 at 8:58 PM logoBADGER METER INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:BMI) - November 14 at 8:00 AM logoBadger Meter Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend and Appoints James F. Stern to Board of Directors (NYSE:BMI) - November 11 at 8:30 PM logoBadger Meter Shares Down 49.6% Since SmarTrend's Sell Call (BMI) (NYSE:BMI) - November 11 at 1:12 PM logo$8.163 Is What Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) Held In Cash And Short-Term Investments (NYSE:BMI) - November 11 at 1:12 PM logoBadger Meter, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BMI-US : November 9, 2016 (NYSE:BMI) - November 9 at 12:55 PM logoMoving Average Crossover Alert: Badger Meter (BMI) (NYSE:BMI) - October 31 at 3:54 PM logoBadger Meter, Inc. :BMI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : October 31, 2016 (NYSE:BMI) - October 31 at 3:54 PM logoDowntrend Call Working As Badger Meter Stock Falls 53.2% (BMI) (NYSE:BMI) - October 27 at 8:23 AM logoBadger Meter, Inc. : BMI-US: Dividend Analysis : August 31st, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 21, 2016 (NYSE:BMI) - October 21 at 12:09 PM logo54.0% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Badger Meter Call (BMI) (NYSE:BMI) - October 19 at 4:44 PM logoBadger Meter Inc. (BMI) Has Fallen To An 8-Month Low After Q3 Miss (NYSE:BMI) - October 19 at 4:44 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Badger Meter, Inc. : October 18, 2016 (NYSE:BMI) - October 18 at 3:51 PM logoBadger Meter posts 3Q profit (NYSE:BMI) - October 18 at 8:44 AM logoBadger Meter Reports Third Quarter Results (NYSE:BMI) - October 18 at 8:44 AM logoBADGER METER INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:BMI) - October 18 at 8:44 AM logoIBM, United Continental, Del Taco, and More: Here’s How These Companies Performed During Their Latest Quarters (NYSE:BMI) - October 18 at 8:44 AM


What is Badger Meter's stock symbol?

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

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

Badger Meter announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 10th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 28th will be given a dividend of $0.115 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $0.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 24th.

When did Badger Meter's stock split? How did Badger Meter's stock split work?

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

Where is Badger Meter's stock going? Where will Badger Meter's stock price be in 2017?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Badger Meter's shares. Their predictions range from $30.50 to $35.00. On average, they expect Badger Meter's share price to reach $32.75 in the next year.

When will Badger Meter announce their earnings?

Badger Meter is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 17th 2017.

Who owns Badger Meter stock?

Badger Meter's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.74%), RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC (3.30%), State Street Corp (2.14%), Royce & Associates LP (1.56%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.67%) and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.65%). Company insiders that own Badger Meter stock include Beverly L P Smiley, Fred J Begale, Gregory M Gomez, Horst Gras, Raymond G Serdynski, Richard A Meeusen, Richard E Johnson, Ronald H Dix and William R A Bergum.

Who sold Badger Meter stock? Who is selling Badger Meter stock?

Badger Meter's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Badger Meter stock in the last year include Beverly L P Smiley, Fred J Begale, Horst Gras, Richard A Meeusen, Richard E Johnson, Ronald H Dix and William R A Bergum.

Who bought Badger Meter stock? Who is buying Badger Meter stock?

Badger Meter's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Credit Agricole S A, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Allianz Asset Management AG, First Republic Investment Management Inc. and Comerica Bank.

How do I buy Badger Meter stock?

Shares of Badger Meter can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Badger Meter stock cost?

One share of Badger Meter stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.85.

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Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by Staff