Badger Meter Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.03 (+1.03 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume138,913 shs
Average Volume92,647 shs
Market Capitalization$2.95 billion
P/E Ratio52.90
Dividend Yield0.71%
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About Badger Meter

Badger Meter, Inc. engages in the provision of flow measurement, control products, and communications solutions that serves water utilities, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers worldwide. Its products are classified into two categories: Municipal Water and Flow Instrumentation. Municipal water products comprises of water meters and related technologies to municipal water utilities. Flow Instrumentation products includes 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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Overall MarketRank

2.30 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

105th out of 643 stocks

Fluid Meters & Counting Devices Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 3.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 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 research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Badger Meter in the last twelve months. 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" 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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When is Badger Meter's next earnings date?

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

Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 19th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $122.87 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $118.40 million. Badger Meter had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.22% and a net margin of 11.94%. The firm's revenue was up 34.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.33 EPS.
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How has Badger Meter's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Badger Meter's stock was trading at $56.81 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BMI stock has increased by 77.8% and is now trading at $101.03.
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How often does Badger Meter pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Badger Meter?

Badger Meter announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 28th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, June 11th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.71%. 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 0.71%. 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 35.29% 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 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Badger Meter's shares. Their forecasts range from $78.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect Badger Meter's share price to reach $86.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.4%.
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Who are Badger Meter's key executives?

Badger Meter's management team includes the following people:
  • 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
  • Daniel R. Weltzien, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.99%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (0.99%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.23%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.22%), Rathbone Brothers plc (0.12%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). 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 Copeland Capital Management LLC, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC, and Cardinal Capital Management. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Davy Global Fund Management Ltd, Green Alpha Advisors LLC, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Meridian Wealth Management LLC, Rathbone Brothers plc, Alliancebernstein L.P., Usca Ria LLC, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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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 $101.03.

How much money does Badger Meter make?

Badger Meter has a market capitalization of $2.95 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 8/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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