NYSE:BMI - Badger Meter Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$54.49 -0.06 (-0.11 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 04:09 AM ET)
Previous Close$54.49
Today's Range$54.19 - $55.54
52-Week Range$41.00 - $57.12
Volume154,574 shs
Average Volume113,793 shs
Market Capitalization$1.59 billion
P/E Ratio45.79
Dividend Yield1.10%
Beta0.71
Badger Meter, Inc. provides flow measurement, control, and communication solutions worldwide. It offers mechanical and electronic water meters, and related technologies and services to municipal water utilities; and meters and valves to measure and control materials flowing through a pipe or pipeline, including water, air, steam, oil, and other liquids and gases, as well as for use in water/wastewater, heating, ventilating and air conditioning, oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, test and measurement, automotive aftermarket, and the concrete construction process industries. The company also provides flow instrumentation technologies to original equipment manufacturers as the primary flow measurement device within a product or system; ORION Migratable for mobile meter reading; ORION (SE) for traditional fixed network applications; and ORION Cellular for infrastructure-free fixed network meter reading, as well as BEACON advanced metering analytics, a secure cloud-hosted software suite that creates alerts for specific conditions and consumer engagement tools that allow end water customers to view and manage their water usage activity. It also serves municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers. The company sells its products through employees, resellers, and representatives. Badger Meter, Inc. was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Fluid meters & counting devices
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:BMI
Previous Symbol
CUSIP05652510
Phone414-355-0400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio2.19
Quick Ratio1.11

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio45.79
Forward P/E Ratio36.33
P/E Growth4.03

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$402.44 million
Price / Sales3.94
Cash Flow$2.0234 per share
Price / Cash Flow26.93
Book Value$9.53 per share
Price / Book5.72

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.19
Net Income$34.57 million
Net Margins5.58%
Return on Equity14.21%
Return on Assets10.21%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,632
Outstanding Shares29,110,000
Market Cap$1.59 billion
OptionableOptionable

Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) Frequently Asked Questions

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 29th. View Badger Meter's Dividend History.

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

Badger Meter shares 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 market closes 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.

How will Badger Meter's stock buyback program work?

Badger Meter declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Sunday, April 9th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 400,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Badger Meter's earnings last quarter?

Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 17th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.05. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $110.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $109.67 million. Badger Meter had a net margin of 5.58% and a return on equity of 14.21%. The company's revenue was up 10.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.27 EPS. View Badger Meter's Earnings History.

When is Badger Meter's next earnings date?

Badger Meter is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Badger Meter.

What price target have analysts set for BMI?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Badger Meter's shares. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Badger Meter's stock price to reach $49.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Badger Meter.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Badger Meter?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Badger Meter in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Badger Meter.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Badger Meter stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Badger Meter stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Badger Meter remains positive about the second half of the year attributable to sizable backlog, continued interest in flagship products and moderating of copper prices. The company is poised to gain from growing demand for E-Series meters and ORION cellular endpoints as well as BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics managed solution. It is going to release the next version of the E-series residential meters, which will be available by the year-end. Strategic buyouts will likely help improve its product and technology portfolio, and increase global footprint. Inclusion in AT&T’s Smart City Alliance will allow Badger Meter to explore new ways for its smart water solutions to join forces with industry-leading cellular networks. The stock has outperformed the industry in the past three months on an average. However, any possible rise in copper prices will likely hurt the company’s financial performance going forward." (10/9/2018)
  • 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We expect Badger will continue to benefit from favorable demand for water/flow measurement and conservation technologies in the future. While we historically have had no issues paying a premium for shares in general, we believe risk outweighs reward right here." (4/4/2018)

Has Badger Meter been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about BMI stock has trended negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Badger Meter earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Badger Meter's key competitors?

Who are Badger Meter's key executives?

Badger Meter's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Richard A. Meeusen, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Kenneth C. Bockhorst, Pres (Age 45)
  • Mr. Richard E. Johnson, Sr. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer (Age 63)
  • Mr. Kimberly K. Stoll, VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 52)
  • Mr. Horst E. Gras, VP of International Operations (Age 62)

Who are Badger Meter's major shareholders?

Badger Meter's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.57%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.67%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.67%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.92%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.46%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.97%). Company insiders that own Badger Meter stock include Andrew J Policano, Beverly L P Smiley, Fred J Begale, Gale E Klappa, Gregory M Gomez, Horst Gras, Kimberly K Stoll, Raymond G Serdynski, Richard A Meeusen, Richard E Johnson, Ronald H Dix and Todd J Teske. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Badger Meter.

Which institutional investors are selling Badger Meter stock?

BMI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuance Investments LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Copeland Capital Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Royce & Associates LP and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Badger Meter company stock in the last year include Beverly L P Smiley, Fred J Begale, Gale E Klappa, Gregory M Gomez, Horst Gras, Kimberly K Stoll, Raymond G Serdynski, Richard A Meeusen, Richard E Johnson and Todd J Teske. View Insider Buying and Selling for Badger Meter.

Which institutional investors are buying Badger Meter stock?

BMI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Castleark Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN and Rhumbline Advisers. View Insider Buying and Selling for Badger Meter.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Badger Meter's stock price today?

One share of BMI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.49.

How big of a company is Badger Meter?

Badger Meter has a market capitalization of $1.59 billion and generates $402.44 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $34.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.19 on an earnings per share basis. Badger Meter employs 1,632 workers across the globe.

What is Badger Meter's official website?

The official website for Badger Meter is http://www.badgermeter.com.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Badger Meter (NYSE BMI)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  208 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  348 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  556
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Badger Meter and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BMI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BMI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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