NYSE:BMI - Badger Meter Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$47.20 +0.65 (+1.40 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$46.80
Today's Range$46.10 - $47.20
52-Week Range$39.10 - $52.10
Volume11,464 shs
Average Volume100,184 shs
Market Capitalization$1.36 billion
P/E Ratio39.66
Dividend Yield1.12%
Beta0.67

About Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI)

Badger Meter logoBadger 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

Industry Fluid meters & counting devices
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNYSE:BMI
CUSIP05652510
Phone414-355-0400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.88
Quick Ratio0.92

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio39.66
Forward P/E Ratio34.45
P/E Growth3.77

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$402.44 million
Price / Sales3.41
Cash Flow$2.0540 per share
Price / Cash22.98
Book Value$9.53 per share
Price / Book4.95

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.19
Net Income$34.57 million
Net Margins8.22%
Return on Equity12.11%
Return on Assets8.60%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,632
Outstanding Shares29,110,000

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, April 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 30th. View Badger Meter's Dividend History.

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

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

How will Badger Meter's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Badger Meter's earnings last quarter?

Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 17th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.11. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $105.04 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $107.17 million. Badger Meter had a net margin of 8.22% and a return on equity of 12.11%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.30 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 Wednesday, July, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Badger Meter.

What price target have analysts set for BMI?

5 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Badger Meter's shares. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Badger Meter's share price to reach $48.25 in the next twelve months. 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’s recent agreement to acquire Innovative Metering Solutions will help serve its utility customers in the southeastern United States. Further, the acquisition of D-Flow last year will enhance Badger Meter’s successful E-Series Ultrasonic product line, bring down production costs and provide a platform for further advancement of ultrasonic capabilities. The company will also gain from growing demand for E-Series meters and ORION cellular endpoints. In addition, lower corporate tax rate due to the U.S. tax reform will be beneficial for the company. Its estimates have been stable ahead of the Q1 earnings release. The stock has also outperformed the industry over the past year. However, charges related to the termination of pension plan and rising copper costs remain concerns for Badger Meter’s performance." (4/10/2018)
  • 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)

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)

Has Badger Meter been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BMI stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Badger Meter earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 47.03 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Badger Meter's major shareholders?

Badger Meter's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.88%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (5.92%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.85%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.82%), Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. (1.27%) and Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.04%). 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 William R A Bergum. 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 Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Suntrust Banks Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citadel Advisors LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Morgan Dempsey Capital Management LLC and US Bancorp DE. Company insiders that have sold Badger Meter company stock in the last year include Andrew J Policano, Beverly L P Smiley, Fred J Begale, Gale E Klappa, Kimberly K Stoll, Richard A Meeusen and Richard E Johnson. 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 Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Copeland Capital Management LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC and Eagle Asset Management Inc.. 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 $47.20.

How big of a company is Badger Meter?

Badger Meter has a market capitalization of $1.36 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.

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 (BMI)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  173 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  305 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  478
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 6/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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