Badger Meter Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.03 (-0.03 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $95.85
50-Day Range
MA: $98.65
52-Week Range
Now: $95.85
Volume143,200 shs
Average Volume213,325 shs
Market Capitalization$2.79 billion
P/E Ratio57.40
Dividend Yield0.75%
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fluid meters & counting devices
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$424.63 million
Cash Flow$2.39 per share
Book Value$11.37 per share


Net Income$47.18 million


Market Cap$2.79 billion
Next Earnings Date4/20/2021 (Confirmed)


Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) Now Covered by Morgan Stanley
March 31, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
A Look Into Badger Meter's Price Over Earnings
February 1, 2021 |  benzinga.com
Badger Meter Inc. Announces Rise In Q4 Earnings
January 29, 2021 |  nasdaq.com
Earnings Outlook for Badger Meter
January 28, 2021 |  benzinga.com
BMI May 2021 120.000 call
January 23, 2021 |  ca.finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

1.96 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

80th out of 1,551 stocks

Fluid Meters & Counting Devices Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Badger Meter a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Badger Meter in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Badger Meter wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Badger Meter?

Badger Meter saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,330,000 shares, a decrease of 16.9% from the February 28th total of 1,600,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 220,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.0 days. Currently, 4.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Badger Meter's next earnings date?

Badger Meter is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 20th 2021.
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How can I listen to Badger Meter's earnings call?

Badger Meter will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, April 20th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Badger Meter's earnings last quarter?

Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) issued its earnings results on Thursday, January, 28th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.02. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $112.33 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $107.32 million. Badger Meter had a net margin of 11.53% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.28%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.42 earnings per share.
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How has Badger Meter's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Badger Meter's stock was trading at $56.81 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BMI stock has increased by 68.7% and is now trading at $95.85.
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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, February 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 26th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, March 12th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 25th.
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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 0.75%. 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 44.72%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Badger Meter will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.89% 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 issued 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?

4 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Badger Meter's stock. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate Badger Meter's stock price to reach $76.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.9%.
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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 $1.06M)
  • Mr. Robert A. Wrocklage, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 42, Pay $478.04k)
  • Mr. Kimberly K. Stoll, VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 55, Pay $394.79k)
  • Mr. William J. Parisen, VP of Global Operations (Age 54)
  • Ms. Karen Bauer, VP of Investor Relations, Corp. Strategy & Treasurer
  • Mr. William R. A. Bergum, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Ms. Sheryl 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.

Who are some of Badger Meter's key competitors?

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.05%), Everence Capital Management Inc. (0.02%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%) and Lowe Wealth Advisors LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Badger Meter stock include Fred J Begale, Gail A Lione, Gregory M Gomez, Horst Gras, Kimberly K Stoll, Raymond G Serdynski 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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Lowe Wealth Advisors LLC, and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 Everence Capital Management Inc., and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..
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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 $95.85.

How much money does Badger Meter make?

Badger Meter has a market capitalization of $2.79 billion and generates $424.63 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $47.18 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.61 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 4/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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