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S&P 500   5,022.21
DOW   37,753.31
QQQ   425.84
ASML Fires Warning Shot For Tech Investors
Checking in with 5 Bitcoin Stocks Ahead of Bitcoin's Halving
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Lululemon’s P/E Is Back to 2017 Levels: Should You Buy the Dip?
Stock market today: Wall Street dips to send S&P 500 to its longest losing streak since January
Abbott Laboratories Outlook is Healthy: Buy the Dip
Prologis Stock Leading U.S. Logistics Boom
S&P 500   5,022.21
DOW   37,753.31
QQQ   425.84
ASML Fires Warning Shot For Tech Investors
Checking in with 5 Bitcoin Stocks Ahead of Bitcoin's Halving
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Lululemon’s P/E Is Back to 2017 Levels: Should You Buy the Dip?
Stock market today: Wall Street dips to send S&P 500 to its longest losing streak since January
Abbott Laboratories Outlook is Healthy: Buy the Dip
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Badger Meter (BMI) Competitors

$153.00
-1.09 (-0.71%)
(As of 04/17/2024 ET)

BMI vs. WK, ASGN, FIVN, AVT, BILI, SLAB, FROG, NVMI, CVLT, and VERX

Should you be buying Badger Meter stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Badger Meter include Workiva (WK), ASGN (ASGN), Five9 (FIVN), Avnet (AVT), Bilibili (BILI), Silicon Laboratories (SLAB), JFrog (FROG), Nova (NVMI), Commvault Systems (CVLT), and Vertex (VERX). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Badger Meter vs.

Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) and Workiva (NYSE:WK) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, community ranking, media sentiment, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

89.0% of Badger Meter shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.2% of Workiva shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Badger Meter shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.7% of Workiva shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Badger Meter has a beta of 0.86, meaning that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Workiva has a beta of 1.03, meaning that its stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Badger Meter presently has a consensus price target of $147.50, suggesting a potential downside of 3.59%. Workiva has a consensus price target of $113.50, suggesting a potential upside of 47.46%. Given Workiva's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Workiva is more favorable than Badger Meter.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Badger Meter
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Workiva
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83

Badger Meter has a net margin of 13.16% compared to Workiva's net margin of -20.24%. Badger Meter's return on equity of 19.07% beat Workiva's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Badger Meter13.16% 19.07% 13.72%
Workiva -20.24%N/A -12.16%

In the previous week, Badger Meter had 2 more articles in the media than Workiva. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Badger Meter and 6 mentions for Workiva. Badger Meter's average media sentiment score of 0.98 beat Workiva's score of 0.20 indicating that Badger Meter is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Badger Meter
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Workiva
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Workiva received 120 more outperform votes than Badger Meter when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.38% of users gave Workiva an outperform vote while only 52.93% of users gave Badger Meter an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Badger MeterOutperform Votes
271
52.93%
Underperform Votes
241
47.07%
WorkivaOutperform Votes
391
65.38%
Underperform Votes
207
34.62%

Badger Meter has higher revenue and earnings than Workiva. Workiva is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Badger Meter, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Badger Meter$703.59M6.38$92.60M$3.1448.73
Workiva$630.04M6.69-$127.53M-$2.37-32.48

Summary

Badger Meter and Workiva tied by winning 9 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding BMI and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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BMI vs. The Competition

MetricBadger MeterFluid meters & counting devices IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$4.49B$4.49B$19.18B$17.18B
Dividend Yield0.71%0.71%2.75%3.60%
P/E Ratio48.7348.73254.7123.89
Price / Sales6.386.38522.6510.05
Price / Cash37.2437.2427.7416.90
Price / Book8.698.696.324.85
Net Income$92.60M$92.60M$625.32M$965.88M
7 Day Performance-0.64%-0.64%-3.38%-3.84%
1 Month Performance-0.55%-0.55%-3.71%-2.73%
1 Year Performance26.53%26.53%13.85%77.97%

Badger Meter Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WK
Workiva
3.4609 of 5 stars
$84.41
+3.7%
$113.50
+34.5%
-22.6%$4.62B$630.04M-35.622,526
ASGN
ASGN
1.7523 of 5 stars
$98.87
0.0%
$93.50
-5.4%
+21.5%$4.60B$4.45B21.973,700Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
FIVN
Five9
3.2132 of 5 stars
$61.80
+3.5%
$87.80
+42.1%
-20.7%$4.56B$910.49M-54.692,684Short Interest ↑
AVT
Avnet
3.9419 of 5 stars
$49.39
+1.4%
$45.50
-7.9%
+7.1%$4.46B$26.54B6.8215,800Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
BILI
Bilibili
1.2461 of 5 stars
$11.93
+7.7%
$15.26
+27.9%
-47.4%$4.92B$3.19B-7.278,801Options Volume
SLAB
Silicon Laboratories
0.7232 of 5 stars
$135.74
+2.3%
$143.29
+5.6%
-25.7%$4.33B$782.26M-120.121,846Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
FROG
JFrog
3.3483 of 5 stars
$42.12
-2.1%
$43.46
+3.2%
+80.0%$4.29B$349.89M-70.201,400Insider Selling
NVMI
Nova
1.4306 of 5 stars
$174.95
-3.0%
$151.00
-13.7%
+84.2%$5.02B$517.92M40.883,606Analyst Report
News Coverage
CVLT
Commvault Systems
0.7734 of 5 stars
$97.43
-2.2%
$85.60
-12.1%
+56.5%$4.27B$819.43M-3,246.582,779News Coverage
VERX
Vertex
3.4119 of 5 stars
$32.57
+2.1%
$35.78
+9.8%
+32.8%$5.03B$572.39M-325.701,500Positive News

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This page (NYSE:BMI) was last updated on 4/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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