Badger Meter Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.76 (-2.90 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume257,600 shs
Average Volume193,598 shs
Market Capitalization$2.69 billion
P/E Ratio52.47
Dividend Yield0.78%
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About Badger Meter

Badger Meter, Inc. manufactures and markets flow measurement, quality, control, and communication solutions in the United States, Asia, Canada, Europe, Mexico, the Middle East, and internationally. It offers mechanical or static water meters, and related radio and software technologies and services to municipal water utilities. 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, oil, 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. Its flow instrumentation products are used in water/wastewater, heating, ventilating and air conditioning, and corporate sustainability markets. In addition, the company offers ORION Migratable for automatic meter reading; ORION (SE) for traditional fixed network applications; and ORION Cellular for infrastructure-free fixed network meter reading solution, as well as BEACON advanced metering analytics, 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. It also serves water utilities, industrial, and other industries. The company sells its products directly, as well as through resellers and representatives. Badger Meter, Inc. was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


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Overall MarketRank

1.71 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

249th out of 1,590 stocks

Fluid Meters & Counting Devices Industry

2nd out of 2 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Badger Meter a buy right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Badger Meter in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Badger Meter stock. 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than Badger Meter?

Wall Street analysts have given Badger Meter a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Badger Meter wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Badger Meter's next earnings date?

Badger Meter is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 15th 2021.
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How were Badger Meter's earnings last quarter?

Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 19th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.05. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $117.84 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $120.40 million. Badger Meter had a net margin of 11.79% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.40%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.41 earnings per share.
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How has Badger Meter's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Badger Meter's stock was trading at $56.81 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BMI shares have increased by 62.6% and is now trading at $92.35.
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How often does Badger Meter pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Badger Meter?

Badger Meter declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 30th. Investors of record on Friday, May 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, June 11th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 27th.
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Is Badger Meter a good dividend stock?

Badger Meter pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.78%. Badger Meter has been increasing its dividend for 19 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Badger Meter is 42.60%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Badger Meter will have a dividend payout ratio of 34.62% next year. This indicates that Badger Meter will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Badger Meter's stock split? How did Badger Meter's stock split work?

Shares of Badger Meter split before market open on Friday, September 16th 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, August 12th 2016. The newly issued 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.

What price target have analysts set for BMI?

3 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Badger Meter's shares. Their forecasts range from $71.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate Badger Meter's share price to reach $81.33 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.9%.
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Who are Badger Meter's key executives?

Badger Meter's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth C. Bockhorst, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 48, Pay $1.35M)
  • Mr. Robert A. Wrocklage, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 42, Pay $544.34k)
  • Mr. William J. Parisen, VP of Global Operations (Age 54, Pay $371.22k)
  • Mr. Kimberly K. Stoll, VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 55, Pay $401.68k)
  • Ms. Karen Bauer, VP of Investor Relations, Corp. Strategy & Treasurer
  • Mr. William R. A. Bergum, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Ms. Sheryl L. Hopkins, VP of HR (Age 53)
  • Mr. Daniel R. Weltzien, VP & Controller (Age 42)

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

21 employees have rated Badger Meter CEO Ken Bockhorst on Glassdoor.com. Ken Bockhorst has an approval rating of 78% among Badger Meter's employees.

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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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (16.94%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.34%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.12%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (2.29%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.64%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.59%). Company insiders that own Badger Meter stock include Fred J Begale, Gail A Lione, Gregory M Gomez, Kimberly K Stoll and Richard A Meeusen.
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Which institutional investors are selling Badger Meter stock?

BMI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Royce & Associates LP, Copeland Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Montanaro Asset Management Ltd, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Morgan Stanley, and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have sold Badger Meter company stock in the last year include Fred J Begale, Gail A Lione, and Kimberly K Stoll.
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Which institutional investors are buying Badger Meter stock?

BMI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Millennium Management LLC, Man Group plc, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Jane Street Group LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Badger Meter?

Shares of BMI 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 $92.35.

How much money does Badger Meter make?

Badger Meter has a market capitalization of $2.69 billion and generates $425.54 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $49.34 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.69 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Badger Meter have?

Badger Meter employs 1,602 workers across the globe.

What is Badger Meter's official website?

The official website for Badger Meter is www.badgermeter.com.

Where are Badger Meter's headquarters?

Badger Meter is headquartered at 4545 WEST BROWN DEER ROAD, MILWAUKEE WI, 53223.

How can I contact Badger Meter?

Badger Meter's mailing address is 4545 WEST BROWN DEER ROAD, MILWAUKEE WI, 53223. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at 414-355-0400 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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