Brady Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:BRC)

About Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC)

Brady Corporation 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: Business Support Services
  • Sub-Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Symbol: NYSE:BRC
  • CUSIP: 10467410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.89086 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 51,382,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $33.67
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $36.00
  • 52 Week Range: $31.70 - $40.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.16
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.83
  • P/E Growth: 2.36
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.11 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.69
  • Book Value: $13.63 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.68
  • Annual Dividend: $0.82
  • Dividend Yield: 2.2%
  • EBIDTA: $158.32 million
  • Net Margins: 8.59%
  • Return on Equity: 13.93%
  • Return on Assets: 8.84%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.15%
  • Current Ratio: 2.18%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.61%
  • Average Volume: 225,520 shs.
  • Beta: 1.11
  • Short Ratio: 5.41

Frequently Asked Questions for Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC)

What is Brady Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Brady Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.83 per share on Tuesday, October 31st. This represents a $3.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 6th. This is an increase from Brady Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. View Brady Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Brady Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, September, 7th. The company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $289.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $280.47 million. Brady Corporation had a return on equity of 13.93% and a net margin of 8.59%. The business's revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.49 EPS. View Brady Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Brady Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Brady Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 15th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Brady Corporation.

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

Brady Corporation issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.85-1.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.90.

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

3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Brady Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $34.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Brady Corporation's stock price to reach $38.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Brady Corporation.

Who are some of Brady Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Brady Corporation's key executives?

Brady Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • J. Michael Nauman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Aaron J. Pearce, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Louis T. Bolognini, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Helena R. Nelligan, Senior Vice President - Human Resources
  • Thomas J. Felmer, Senior Vice President, President - Workplace Safety
  • Russell Shaller, Senior Vice President and President-Identification Solutions
  • Ann E. Thornton, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller
  • Bentley N. Curran, Chief Information Officer, Vice President - Digital Business
  • Conrad G. Goodkind, Lead Independent Director
  • Patrick W. Allender, Independent Director

Who owns Brady Corporation stock?

Brady Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.17%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.68%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (7.08%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.91%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.34%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.21%). Company insiders that own Brady Corporation stock include Bentley Curran, Frank W Harris, Paul Meyer, Russell Shaller and Thomas J Felmer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Brady Corporation.

Who sold Brady Corporation stock? Who is selling Brady Corporation stock?

Brady Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Ameriprise Financial Inc., American Century Companies Inc., ClariVest Asset Management LLC and Voya Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Brady Corporation stock in the last year include Bentley Curran, Frank W Harris and Thomas J Felmer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brady Corporation.

Who bought Brady Corporation stock? Who is buying Brady Corporation stock?

Brady Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Bank of Montreal Can, BlackRock Inc. and William Blair Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brady Corporation.

How do I buy Brady Corporation stock?

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

What is Brady Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Brady Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.55.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Brady Corporation (NYSE BRC)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  96 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  165 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  261
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Brady Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $38.33 (4.88% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/8/2017Bank of America CorporationBoost Price TargetUnderperform$33.00 -> $34.00MediumView Rating Details
8/24/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetHold$36.00LowView Rating Details
2/15/2017Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$45.00N/AView Rating Details
9/13/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeReduce -> Neutral$24.00 -> $34.00N/AView Rating Details
3/28/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuy$106.00 -> $112.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC)
Earnings by Quarter for Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Brady Corporation (NYSE BRC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/14/2017$0.48N/AView Earnings Details
9/7/20177/31/2017$0.46$0.48$280.47 million$289.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/25/2017Q3 2017$0.43$0.43$279.39 million$275.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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 Corporation (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$0.47$0.48$0.48
Q2 20182$0.41$0.43$0.42
Q3 20182$0.47$0.52$0.50
Q4 20182$0.54$0.56$0.55
Q1 20191$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q3 20191$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q4 20191$0.57$0.57$0.57
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC)
Next Dividend:10/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.82
Dividend Yield:2.24%
Dividend Growth:-7.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:44.57% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
42.71% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
40.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:31 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 75.99%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Brady Corporation (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 Corporation (NYSE:BRC)
Latest Headlines for Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC)
DateHeadline logoWhy Brady Corporation (BRC) Stock Might be a Great Pick? - September 18 at 5:03 PM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $287.25 Million - September 18 at 5:44 AM logoBrady Corp. :BRC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : September 15, 2017 - September 16 at 4:25 PM logoBrady Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for BRC - September 15 at 10:07 PM logoBrady Corp. :BRC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : September 15, 2017 - September 15 at 5:06 PM logoQ1 2018 EPS Estimates for Brady Corporation Increased by SunTrust Banks (BRC) - September 14 at 10:31 AM logoBrady Corporation Files 2017 Annual Report on Form 10-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - September 13 at 5:56 PM logoQ3 2018 EPS Estimates for Brady Corporation (BRC) Increased by Analyst - September 13 at 11:46 AM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - September 12 at 8:24 PM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.48 Per Share, Northcoast Research Forecasts - September 11 at 5:04 AM logoBrady Corp. (BRC) Tops Q4 EPS by 2c, Beats on Revenues; Offers FY18 EPS Guidance - September 8 at 10:12 PM logoBrady's (BRC) CEO Michael Nauman on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - September 8 at 10:12 PM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) PT Raised to $34.00 at Bank of America Corporation - September 8 at 5:32 PM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 8 at 4:32 PM logoEdited Transcript of BRC earnings conference call or presentation 7-Sep-17 2:30pm GMT - September 8 at 2:59 AM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Brady Corporation Q4 Earnings Report - September 7 at 9:57 PM logoBrady Corporation's (BRC) CEO Michael Nauman on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - September 7 at 9:57 PM logoBrady Corporation Reports Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter Results and Announces its Fiscal 2018 EPS Guidance - September 7 at 4:56 PM logoBrady beats Street 4Q forecasts - September 7 at 4:56 PM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance - September 7 at 9:00 AM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - September 7 at 9:00 AM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) Raises Dividend to $0.83 Per Share - September 6 at 6:52 PM logoBrady Corporation increases its dividend to shareholders for the 32nd consecutive year - September 6 at 6:52 PM logoBrady Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:BRC) : September 6, 2017 - September 5 at 11:27 PM logoBrady Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BRC-US : September 1, 2017 - September 1 at 5:00 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Brady Corporation (BRC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $280.50 Million - August 31 at 3:02 PM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday - August 31 at 1:20 AM logoAnalysts See 14% Gains Ahead For IJT - August 30 at 6:06 PM logoRobert W. Baird Analysts Give Brady Corporation (BRC) a $36.00 Price Target - August 26 at 11:10 PM logoBrady Corp. : BRC-US: Dividend Analysis : July 10th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 21, 2017 - August 22 at 10:24 PM logoCritical Survey: Brady Corporation (BRC) versus Checkpoint Systems (CKP) - August 21 at 8:09 AM logoBrady Corporation to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.48 Per Share, Northcoast Research Forecasts (BRC) - August 21 at 7:26 AM logoQ4 2018 EPS Estimates for Brady Corporation Lifted by Northcoast Research (BRC) - August 18 at 1:46 PM logoBrady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $279.98 Million - August 12 at 4:52 AM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Brady Corporation (BRC) to Sell - July 25 at 7:38 PM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $279.98 Million - July 23 at 9:18 AM logo$0.46 EPS Expected for Brady Corporation (BRC) This Quarter - July 21 at 12:28 PM logoBrady Selected by Rockwell Collins for Corporate RFID Program - July 20 at 6:20 PM logoETFs with exposure to Brady Corp. : July 13, 2017 - July 13 at 5:45 PM logo$279.98 Million in Sales Expected for Brady Corporation (BRC) This Quarter - June 29 at 11:40 AM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) & Cintas Corporation (CTAS) Head to Head Contrast - June 27 at 10:22 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Brady Corporation (BRC) to Post $0.46 EPS - June 27 at 10:08 AM logoBidaskClub Downgrades Brady Corporation (BRC) to Strong Sell - June 24 at 2:26 PM logoRelative Strength Alert For Brady - June 21 at 5:01 PM logoCYREN (CYRN) vs. Brady Corporation (BRC) Critical Review - June 21 at 12:10 PM logoHead-To-Head Survey: Brady Corporation (BRC) & Intralinks Holdings (IL) - June 13 at 2:04 PM logo$279.98 Million in Sales Expected for Brady Corp (BRC) This Quarter - June 3 at 9:48 AM logoETFs with exposure to Brady Corp. : May 30, 2017 - June 1 at 4:31 PM logo Analysts Expect Brady Corp (BRC) Will Post Earnings of $0.46 Per Share - June 1 at 8:12 AM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Brady Corp (BRC) to "Buy" - May 30 at 8:20 PM



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