Brady Corp Company Profile (NYSE:BRC)

About Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)

Brady Corp logoBrady Corporation is a manufacturer and supplier of identification solutions and workplace safety products that identify and protect premises, products and people. The Company has two segments: Identification Solutions (IDS) and Workplace Safety (WPS). The IDS segment includes identification and healthcare products, and the WPS segment includes workplace safety and compliance products. The IDS segment offers products that are manufactured under various brands, including the Brady brand, and are primarily sold through distribution to a range of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) and original equipment manufacturing (OEM) customers, and through other channels. The WPS segment offers a range of product categories, such as safety and compliance signs, tags, and labels; informational and architectural signage; industrial warehouse and office equipment, and labor law compliance posters. Its brands include Electromark, Identicard, PromoVision, Scafftag, Seton and Emedco.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Security Software & Services
  • Sub-Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Symbol: NYSE:BRC
  • CUSIP: 10467410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.91 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 51,154,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $38.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $37.63
  • 52 Week Range: $28.64 - $40.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.38
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.33
  • P/E Growth: 2.64
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.12 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.70
  • Book Value: $12.42 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.00
  • Annual Dividend: $0.82
  • Dividend Yield: 2.2%
  • EBIDTA: $156.39 million
  • Net Margins: 7.51%
  • Return on Equity: 14.14%
  • Return on Assets: 8.02%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.34%
  • Current Ratio: 2.60%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.01%
  • Average Volume: 198,794 shs.
  • Beta: 1.12
  • Short Ratio: 2.37

Frequently Asked Questions for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)

What is Brady Corp's stock symbol?

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

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

Brady Corp announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.205 per share on Friday, April 28th. This represents a $0.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.20%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 5th. View Brady Corp's Dividend History.

How were Brady Corp's earnings last quarter?

Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 23rd. The company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $268 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $262.59 million. Brady Corp had a return on equity of 14.14% and a net margin of 7.51%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.30 earnings per share. View Brady Corp's Earnings History.

When will Brady Corp make its next earnings announcement?

Brady Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Brady Corp.

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

Brady Corp issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.75-1.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.69.

Where is Brady Corp's stock going? Where will Brady Corp's stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Brady Corp's stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Brady Corp's share price to reach $37.67 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Brady Corp.

Who are some of Brady Corp's key competitors?

Who owns Brady Corp stock?

Brady Corp's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.06%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.40%), VANGUARD GROUP INC (10.03%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.42%), Ariel Investments LLC (5.14%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.32%). Company insiders that own Brady Corp stock include Bentley Curran, Frank W Harris, Paul Meyer, Russell Shaller and Thomas J Felmer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Brady Corp.

Who sold Brady Corp stock? Who is selling Brady Corp stock?

Brady Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Ariel Investments LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Central Securities Corp, AQR Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and American Century Companies Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Brady Corp stock in the last year include Bentley Curran, Frank W Harris, Paul Meyer and Thomas J Felmer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brady Corp.

Who bought Brady Corp stock? Who is buying Brady Corp stock?

Brady Corp's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Rafferty Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brady Corp.

How do I buy Brady Corp stock?

Shares of Brady Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Brady Corp stock cost?

One share of Brady Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.30.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $37.67 (0.98% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/15/2017Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$45.00N/AView Rating Details
9/13/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeReduce -> Neutral$24.00 -> $34.00N/AView Rating Details
9/12/2016Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$30.00 -> $34.00N/AView Rating Details
3/28/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuy$106.00 -> $112.00N/AView Rating Details
2/23/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingUnderperform$22.00 -> $23.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
Earnings by Quarter for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/23/2017Q217$0.35$0.40$262.59 million$268.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/16/2016Q117$0.43$0.44$277.87 million$280.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/9/2016Q416$0.37$0.49$281.80 million$282.11 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/19/2016Q316$0.34$0.42$276.06 million$286.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2016Q216$0.23$0.30$258.10 million$268.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/19/2015Q116$0.28$0.37$286.27 million$283.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/11/2015Q415$0.34$0.28$296.07 million$288.64 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/21/2015Q315$0.38$0.34$296.89 million$290.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2015Q215$0.30$0.29$294.34 million$282.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/20/2014Q115$0.39$0.36$310.30 million$310.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/11/2014Q414$0.49$0.41$318.53 million$316.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/22/2014Q314$0.38$0.43$301.62 million$309.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q214$0.38$0.25$301.03 million$291.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/21/2013Q1$0.48$0.42$309.20 million$306.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/12/2013Q4 2013$0.51$0.53$307.13 million$309.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/16/2013Q4 2013$0.60$0.55$368.38 million$305.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q2 2013$0.48$0.38$323.75 million$324.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/15/2012Q113$0.55$0.53$340.32 million$337.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/7/2012Q412$0.52$0.47$327.18 million$322.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/16/2012$0.57$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.49$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/18/2011$0.59$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/12/2011$0.60$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/18/2011$0.62$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2011$0.39$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.57
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.94
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.22$0.43$0.31
Q2 20172$0.32$0.36$0.34
Q3 20172$0.41$0.45$0.43
Q4 20172$0.47$0.51$0.49
Q1 20182$0.50$0.51$0.51
Q2 20182$0.35$0.48$0.42
Q3 20182$0.45$0.53$0.49
Q4 20182$0.51$0.54$0.53
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
Most Recent Dividend:4/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.82
Dividend Yield:2.20%
Dividend Growth:-7.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:49.70% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
45.30% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
42.49% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:31 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 77.08%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/23/2017Bentley CurranVPSell20,803$39.69$825,671.07View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Bentley CurranVPSell1,685$39.50$66,557.50View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Frank W HarrisDirectorSell2,000$38.25$76,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2016Thomas J FelmerVPSell1,901$38.02$72,276.02View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Thomas J FelmerVPSell8,099$38.00$307,762.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Frank W HarrisDirectorSell5,000$36.91$184,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Thomas J FelmerVPSell5,729$37.51$214,894.79View SEC Filing  
9/28/2016Bentley CurranVPSell6,378$34.71$221,380.38View SEC Filing  
9/22/2016Thomas J FelmerVPSell13,431$35.21$472,905.51View SEC Filing  
9/21/2016Thomas J FelmerVPSell3,395$35.01$118,858.95View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Paul MeyerVPSell9,851$32.42$319,369.42View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Frank W HarrisDirectorSell3,000$31.86$95,580.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016Bentley CurranVPSell7,000$31.29$219,030.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Paul MeyerVPSell222$25.51$5,663.22View SEC Filing  
9/29/2015Russell ShallerInsiderBuy1,000$19.90$19,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2015Thomas J FelmerVPSell4,708$28.61$134,695.88View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015Matthew O WilliamsonInsiderSell4,144$27.76$115,037.44View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015Harold L SirkinDirectorBuy3,000$26.83$80,490.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2014Paul MeyerDirectorSell180$27.26$4,906.80View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Thomas J FelmerVPSell5,000$25.61$128,050.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2014Patrick W AllenderDirectorBuy5,000$22.20$111,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Conrad G GoodkindDirectorBuy5,000$23.40$117,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2014Patrick W AllenderDirectorBuy15,000$23.38$350,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Patrick W AllenderDirectorBuy10,000$23.72$237,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/25/2014Stephen MillarInsiderSell20,000$29.32$586,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2013Matthew WilliamsonInsiderSell15,326$31.04$475,719.04View SEC Filing  
12/20/2013Stephen MillarInsiderSell7,500$29.84$223,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Frank JaehnertCEOSell30,000$34.98$1,049,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Kathleen JohnsonCAOSell4,000$34.90$139,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2013Allan J KlotscheSVPSell85,000$31.32$2,662,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2013Frank W HarrisDirectorSell3,000$30.55$91,650.00View SEC Filing  
6/26/2013Kathleen JohnsonCAOSell4,000$29.92$119,680.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013Robert TattersonVPSell33,334$31.07$1,035,687.38View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Frank M JaehnertCEOSell18,777$30.45$571,759.65View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Bentley CurranVPSell2,000$33.73$67,460.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2012Elizabeth P PungelloDirectorSell20,000$31.16$623,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
Latest Headlines for Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
DateHeadline logoBrady Corp (BRC) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - May 15 at 10:16 PM logoBrady Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BRC-US : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 10:19 AM logoBrokers Set Expectations for Brady Corp's FY2017 Earnings (BRC) - May 15 at 8:50 AM logo$278.78 Million in Sales Expected for Brady Corp (BRC) This Quarter - May 10 at 12:35 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Brady Corp (BRC) to Post $0.43 Earnings Per Share - May 8 at 10:30 AM logoBrady Corp (BRC) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows - May 3 at 10:08 PM logoBrady Corp (BRC) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 29 at 3:15 PM logoBrady Corp (BRC) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - April 26 at 10:14 PM logoBrady Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BRC-US : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 9:59 AM logoBrady Corp (BRC) Earning Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Report Shows - April 23 at 2:31 PM logoBrady Corp (BRC) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.31 - April 20 at 7:51 AM logo Brokerages Expect Brady Corp (BRC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $278.78 Million - April 19 at 12:51 PM logoBrady Corp (BRC) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of -0.01 - April 17 at 5:25 PM logo Analysts Expect Brady Corp (BRC) Will Post Earnings of $0.43 Per Share - April 17 at 8:42 AM logoBrady Corp (BRC) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.15 - April 14 at 6:23 PM logoBrady Corp. : BRC-US: Dividend Analysis : April 07th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 14, 2017 - April 14 at 4:40 PM logoBrady Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:BRC) : April 13, 2017 - April 13 at 4:08 PM logoSonoco (SON) Launches PromoPeel Integrated Label Technology - April 12 at 11:09 AM logoBrady Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BRC-US : April 12, 2017 - April 12 at 11:09 AM logoiRobot (IRBT) to Brave Headwinds on Robust Growth Drivers - April 12 at 11:09 AM logoAxon Offers Free Body Cameras: Can this Drive Subscription? - April 7 at 8:40 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: General Dynamics, Mastercard and Brady - April 3 at 4:24 PM logoSonoco (SON) Rolls Out ClearGuard See-Through Packaging - April 3 at 4:24 PM logoBrady Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BRC-US : March 30, 2017 - March 30 at 4:24 PM logoTerex To Divest India-based Compact Construction Business - March 28 at 1:01 PM logoNew Strong Buy Stocks for March 27th - March 27 at 12:20 PM logoMargaritaville Resort Biloxi Impresses Guests with PDC's Smart(R) Stretch RFID Wristband System - March 7 at 4:02 PM logoAvery Dennison (AVY) Closes Hanita Coatings Acquisition - March 3 at 3:21 PM logoBRADY CORP Financials - February 28 at 1:25 PM logoBrady Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 10:30 am ET today - February 24 at 4:11 PM logoEdited Transcript of BRC earnings conference call or presentation 23-Feb-17 3:30pm GMT - February 24 at 12:48 PM logoBrady Corporation Reports Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Results and Increases its Fiscal 2017 EPS Guidance - February 23 at 9:04 PM logo7:05 am Brady beats by $0.06, beats on revs; raises FY17 EPS guidance - February 23 at 9:04 PM logoQ2 2017 Brady Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open - February 23 at 9:04 PM logoBRADY CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Sta - February 23 at 9:04 PM logoBrady Corp. Raises FY17 Earnings Outlook - Quick Facts - February 23 at 4:00 PM logoBrady Corporation Bottom Line Advances 65% In Q2 - February 23 at 4:00 PM logoBrady Corporation's (BRC) CEO Michael Nauman on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - February 23 at 4:00 PM logoGreat Wolf Lodge(R) Colorado Springs Bolsters Guest Experience with PDC's Smart Band(R) RFID Wristband System - February 23 at 4:00 PM logoBrady Corporation declares regular dividend to shareholders - February 22 at 9:07 PM logoBrady upgraded by Northcoast - February 16 at 8:50 AM logoBrady Corporation Announces Earnings Conference Call - January 25 at 5:00 PM logoEx-Div Reminder for Brady (BRC) - January 6 at 4:20 PM logoBrady Announces "Your Next Design Success Includes the Right Label" Guidebook - January 5 at 4:25 PM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 06, - January 5 at 4:25 PM logoRobert Olstein Exits Pentair, Brady, Trims WestRock - December 20 at 4:27 PM


Brady Corp (BRC) Chart for Tuesday, May, 23, 2017

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