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A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Question of whether Nebraska public money can go to private schools still set for November ballot
A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
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DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy
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NYSE:BMI

Badger Meter (BMI) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$159.85
+1.16 (+0.73%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$158.40
$160.50
50-Day Range
$139.82
$159.85
52-Week Range
$112.46
$170.86
Volume
116,461 shs
Average Volume
184,263 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.69 billion
P/E Ratio
50.91
Dividend Yield
0.68%
Price Target
$147.50

Badger Meter MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.7% Downside
$147.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.75% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.87
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.00mentions of Badger Meter in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$221,222 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.47%
From $3.40 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.

3.95 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

184th out of 595 stocks

Fluid Meters & Counting Devices Industry

1st out of 2 stocks


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About Badger Meter Stock (NYSE:BMI)

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. In addition, the company offers ORION (SE) for traditional fixed network applications; and ORION Cellular for utility-owned fixed network infrastructure, 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, industrial, and other industries. It sells its products directly, as well as through resellers and representatives. Badger Meter, Inc. 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
Today
3/02/2024
Dividend Payable
3/08/2024
Dividend Payable
3/08/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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
-7.7%
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
$4.17 per share
Book Value
$17.60 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
29,147,000
Market Cap
$4.69 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.85
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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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Badger Meter's stock. Their BMI share price targets range from $120.00 to $180.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $147.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.7%.
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How have BMI shares performed in 2024?

Badger Meter's stock was trading at $154.37 at the start of the year. Since then, BMI shares have increased by 3.5% and is now trading at $159.85.
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Are investors shorting Badger Meter?

Badger Meter saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,130,000 shares, an increase of 8.7% from the January 15th total of 1,040,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 164,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.9 days.
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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 were Badger Meter's earnings last quarter?

Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) posted its earnings results on Friday, January, 26th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.02. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $182.40 million during 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 company's revenue was up 23.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.60 EPS.

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

Badger Meter announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.68%. 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 0.69%. 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's stock 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 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.44%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.37%), Impax Asset Management Group plc (2.32%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.35%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.35%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.17%). 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 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff