NYSE:MWA - Mueller Water Products Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$10.02 -0.15 (-1.47 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 02:50 PM ET)
Previous Close$10.17
Today's Range$10.00 - $10.19
52-Week Range$9.59 - $12.96
Volume19,203 shs
Average Volume877,666 shs
Market Capitalization$1.58 billion
P/E Ratio18.89
Dividend Yield1.99%
Beta1.11
Mueller Water Products, Inc. manufactures and markets products and services for use in the transmission, distribution, and measurement of water in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Infrastructure and Technologies. The Infrastructure segment offers valves for water and gas systems, including butterfly, iron gate, tapping, check, knife, plug, automatic control, and ball valves; dry-barrel and wet-barrel fire hydrants; pipe repair products, such as clamps and couplings used to repair leaks under the Mueller and Jones brand names; and machines and tools for tapping, drilling, extracting, installing, and stopping-off. It sells its products primarily through waterworks distributors to various end user customers comprising municipalities, water and wastewater utilities, gas utilities, and fire protection and construction contractors. The Technologies segment provides residential and commercial water metering, water leak detection, and pipe condition assessment products, systems, and services directly to municipalities and waterworks distributors, as well as to end users. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Miscellaneous fabricated metal products
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:MWA
Previous Symbol
CUSIP62475810
Phone770-206-4200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.79
Current Ratio4.10
Quick Ratio3.17

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.89
Forward P/E Ratio16.16
P/E Growth1.22

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$916 million
Price / Sales1.72
Cash Flow$0.8094 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.38
Book Value$3.57 per share
Price / Book2.81

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.53
Net Income$105.60 million
Net Margins11.53%
Return on Equity15.62%
Return on Assets6.80%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,700
Outstanding Shares157,460,000
Market Cap$1.58 billion
OptionableOptionable

Mueller Water Products (NYSE:MWA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mueller Water Products' stock symbol?

Mueller Water Products trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MWA."

How often does Mueller Water Products pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mueller Water Products?

Mueller Water Products announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 9th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Tuesday, November 20th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 8th. View Mueller Water Products' Dividend History.

How will Mueller Water Products' stock buyback program work?

Mueller Water Products declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 128% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Mueller Water Products' earnings last quarter?

Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The industrial products company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.17. The industrial products company earned $254.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $239.79 million. Mueller Water Products had a return on equity of 15.62% and a net margin of 11.53%. Mueller Water Products's quarterly revenue was up 12.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.15 EPS. View Mueller Water Products' Earnings History.

When is Mueller Water Products' next earnings date?

Mueller Water Products is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mueller Water Products.

What price target have analysts set for MWA?

7 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Mueller Water Products' stock. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Mueller Water Products' stock price to reach $13.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mueller Water Products.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mueller Water Products?

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

Has Mueller Water Products been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about MWA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mueller Water Products earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Mueller Water Products' key competitors?

Who are Mueller Water Products' key executives?

Mueller Water Products' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. J. Scott Hall, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Ms. Marietta Edmunds Zakas, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Gregory S. Rogowski, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 59)
  • Mr. William A. Cofield, Sr. VP of Operations & Supply Chain (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael S. Nancarrow, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44)

Who are Mueller Water Products' major shareholders?

Mueller Water Products' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.71%), BlackRock Inc. (7.01%), Earnest Partners LLC (5.23%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.96%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (3.86%) and Brown Advisory Inc. (1.94%). Company insiders that own Mueller Water Products stock include Bernard G Rethore, Evan Hart, Gregory E Hyland, Hassan Ali, Jerry W Kolb, Lydia W Thomas, Marietta Edmunds Zakas, Michael S Nancarrow and Shirley C Franklin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mueller Water Products.

Which major investors are selling Mueller Water Products stock?

MWA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Citadel Advisors LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Gabelli Funds LLC. Company insiders that have sold Mueller Water Products company stock in the last year include Hassan Ali, Lydia W Thomas, Marietta Edmunds Zakas and Michael S Nancarrow. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mueller Water Products.

Which major investors are buying Mueller Water Products stock?

MWA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brown Advisory Inc., Morgan Stanley, Man Group plc, Walthausen & Co. LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc. and Renaissance Technologies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mueller Water Products.

How do I buy shares of Mueller Water Products?

Shares of MWA 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 Mueller Water Products' stock price today?

One share of MWA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.05.

How big of a company is Mueller Water Products?

Mueller Water Products has a market capitalization of $1.58 billion and generates $916 million in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $105.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.53 on an earnings per share basis. Mueller Water Products employs 2,700 workers across the globe.

What is Mueller Water Products' official website?

The official website for Mueller Water Products is http://www.muellerwaterproducts.com.

How can I contact Mueller Water Products?

Mueller Water Products' mailing address is 1200 Abernathy Road N.E.Suite 1200, ATLANTA GA, 30328. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 770-206-4200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Mueller Water Products (NYSE MWA)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  321 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  244 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  565
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Mueller Water Products and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MWA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MWA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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