NYSE:BRC - Brady Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$41.15 -0.67 (-1.60 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$41.15
Today's Range$40.90 - $41.98
52-Week Range$35.00 - $47.35
Volume237,705 shs
Average Volume287,892 shs
Market Capitalization$2.19 billion
P/E Ratio20.17
Dividend Yield2.03%
Brady Corporation manufactures and supplies identification solutions (IDS) and workplace safety (WPS) products to identify and protect premises, products, and people in the United States and internationally. The IDS segment offers safety signs, pipe markers, labeling systems, spill control products, and lockout/tagout devices for facility identification and protection; materials and printing systems for product identification, brand protection labeling, work in process labeling, and finished product identification; and hand-held printers, wire markers, sleeves, and tags for wire identification, as well as software and services for safety compliance auditing, procedure writing, and training. Its products also comprise name tags, badges, lanyards, and access control software for people identification; wristbands and labels for tracking and enhancing the safety of patients in hospitals; and custom wristbands for use in the leisure and entertainment industry, such as theme parks, concerts, and festivals. This segment serves customers in various industries, such as industrial and electronic manufacturing, healthcare, chemical, oil, gas, automotive, aerospace, governments, mass transit, electrical contractors, leisure and entertainment, telecommunications, and others through distributors, direct sales, catalog marketing, and digital channels. The WPS segment provides workplace safety and compliance products, such as safety and compliance signs, tags, labels, informational signage, asset tracking labels, first aid products, industrial warehouse and office equipment, and labor law compliance posters for various industries, including process, government, education, construction, and utilities, as well as manufacturers through catalog and digital channels. It also offers stock and custom identification products, as well as sells related resale products. Brady Corporation was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Miscellaneous manufacturing industries
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:BRC
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.07
Current Ratio2.72
Quick Ratio2.09


Trailing P/E Ratio20.17
Forward P/E Ratio18.05
P/E Growth2.44

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.17 billion
Price / Sales1.84
Cash Flow$2.5184 per share
Price / Cash Flow16.34
Book Value$14.73 per share
Price / Book2.79


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.04
Net Income$91.06 million
Net Margins8.15%
Return on Equity15.01%
Return on Assets10.70%


Outstanding Shares52,470,000
Market Cap$2.19 billion

Brady (NYSE:BRC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Brady's stock symbol?

Brady trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BRC."

How often does Brady pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Brady?

Brady declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.2125 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $0.85 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 9th. View Brady's Dividend History.

How were Brady's earnings last quarter?

Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 15th. The industrial products company reported $0.58 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.06. The industrial products company had revenue of $293.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $295.67 million. Brady had a net margin of 8.15% and a return on equity of 15.01%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.49 EPS. View Brady's Earnings History.

When is Brady's next earnings date?

Brady is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Brady.

How can I listen to Brady's earnings call?

Brady will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 21st at 10:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What guidance has Brady issued on next quarter's earnings?

Brady issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 15th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.20-2.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.20. Brady also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.20-2.30 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for BRC?

3 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Brady's shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Brady's share price to reach $42.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Brady.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Brady?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brady in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Brady.

Has Brady been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BRC stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Brady earned a media sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Brady's key competitors?

Who are Brady's key executives?

Brady's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. J. Michael Nauman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Aaron James Pearce, CFO & Treasurer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Louis T. Bolognini, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 62)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Felmer, Sr. VP & Pres of Workplace Safety (Age 56)
  • Mr. Russell R. Shaller, Sr. VP & Pres of Identification Solutions (Age 55)

Who are Brady's major shareholders?

Brady's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.20%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.91%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.82%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (7.55%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.27%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.50%). Company insiders that own Brady stock include Bentley Curran, Bradley C Richardson, Elizabeth P Bruno, Frank W Harris, Helena Regina Nelligan, Louis T Bolognini, Russell Shaller and Thomas J Felmer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Brady.

Which major investors are selling Brady stock?

BRC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Hsbc Holdings PLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, United Services Automobile Association, Alambic Investment Management L.P., Allianz Asset Management GmbH and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Brady company stock in the last year include Bentley Curran, Bradley C Richardson, Elizabeth P Bruno, Frank W Harris, Helena Regina Nelligan, Louis T Bolognini, Russell Shaller and Thomas J Felmer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brady.

Which major investors are buying Brady stock?

BRC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Man Group plc, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and William Blair Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brady.

How do I buy shares of Brady?

Shares of BRC 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 Brady's stock price today?

One share of BRC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.15.

How big of a company is Brady?

Brady has a market capitalization of $2.19 billion and generates $1.17 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $91.06 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.04 on an earnings per share basis. Brady employs 6,200 workers across the globe.

What is Brady's official website?

The official website for Brady is http://www.bradycorp.com.

How can I contact Brady?

Brady's mailing address is 6555 West Good Hope Road, Milwaukee WI, 53223. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 414-358-6600 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Brady (NYSE BRC)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  198 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  263 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  461
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Brady and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BRC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BRC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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