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NYSE:MWA

Mueller Water Products - MWA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$12.11
+0.23 (+1.94%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$11.87
$12.12
50-Day Range
$10.94
$13.12
52-Week Range
$10.88
$17.37
Volume
746,041 shs
Average Volume
1.02 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.90 billion
P/E Ratio
21.63
Dividend Yield
1.94%
Price Target
$13.00

Mueller Water Products MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.3% Upside
$13.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.85% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.24
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.14mentions of Mueller Water Products in the last 14 days
Based on 17 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$324,826 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.29%
From $0.62 to $0.69 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.39 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

62nd out of 187 stocks

Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Products Industry

2nd out of 7 stocks

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About Mueller Water Products (NYSE:MWA) Stock

Mueller Water Products Inc. manufactures and markets products and services used in the transmission, distribution, and measurement of water in North America and internationally. Its products and services are used by municipalities, and the residential and non-residential construction industries. It operates through two segments, Infrastructure and Technologies. The company's Infrastructure segment manufactures and sells valves for water and gas systems, including iron gate, butterfly, tapping, check, knife, plug, automatic control, and ball valves; and dry-barrel and wet-barrel fire hydrants and service brass products, as well as a line of pipe repair products, such as clamps and couplings used to repair leaks. This segment offers its products under Canada Valve, Centurion, Ez-Max, Hydro Gate, Hydro-Guard, HYMAX, HYMAX VERSA, Jones, Krausz, Milliken, Mueller, Pratt, Pratt Industrial, Repamax, Repaflex, and Singer brands. Its Technologies segment offers residential and commercial water metering, water leak detection and pipe condition assessment products, systems, and services. It offers products under Echologics, Echoshore, ePulse, Hersey, LeakFinderRT, LeakFinderST, LeakListener, LeakTuner, Mi.Echo, Mi.Data, Mi.Hydrant, Mi.Net, Mueller Systems, and Sentryx brands. The company was founded in 1857 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on MWA shares. Northcoast Research started coverage on shares of Mueller Water Products in a research note on Friday, July 15th. They issued a "neutral" rating on the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of Mueller Water Products from a "c+" rating to a "b" rating in a research note on Tuesday. StockNews.com lowered shares of Mueller Water Products from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Cowen cut their price objective on shares of Mueller Water Products from $15.00 to $13.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Finally, Cowen cut their price objective on shares of Mueller Water Products from $15.00 to $13.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $13.00.

Mueller Water Products Stock Performance

MWA Stock traded up $0.19 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $12.07. 34,522 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 776,593. The firm has a market cap of $1.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.21, a PEG ratio of 1.58 and a beta of 1.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63, a current ratio of 3.26 and a quick ratio of 2.07. The stock's fifty day simple moving average is $11.99 and its 200-day simple moving average is $12.30. Mueller Water Products has a 1-year low of $10.88 and a 1-year high of $17.37.

Mueller Water Products (NYSE:MWA - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The industrial products company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.20 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $333.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $330.29 million. Mueller Water Products had a net margin of 7.25% and a return on equity of 13.67%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.18 EPS. On average, analysts expect that Mueller Water Products will post 0.62 earnings per share for the current year.

Mueller Water Products Dividend Announcement

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.058 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 9th. This represents a $0.23 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.92%. Mueller Water Products's dividend payout ratio is presently 41.07%.

Insider Buying and Selling at Mueller Water Products

In other Mueller Water Products news, EVP Steven S. Heinrichs sold 17,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.54, for a total transaction of $196,180.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 55,316 shares of the company's stock, valued at $638,346.64. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. In other Mueller Water Products news, Director Shirley C. Franklin sold 7,000 shares of Mueller Water Products stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.94, for a total transaction of $83,580.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 56,776 shares in the company, valued at $677,905.44. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Steven S. Heinrichs sold 17,000 shares of Mueller Water Products stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.54, for a total transaction of $196,180.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 55,316 shares of the company's stock, valued at $638,346.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 1.50% of the company's stock.

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MWA Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/20 Dividend
5/09/2022
Dividend Payable
5/20/2022
Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/22 Dividend
8/09/2022
Today
8/12/2022
Dividend Payable
8/22/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/14/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Miscellaneous fabricated metal products
Sub-Industry
Industrial Machinery
CUSIP
62475810
Employees
3,400
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$13.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$13.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$13.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+7.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$70.40 million
Pretax Margin
9.43%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.11 billion
Cash Flow
$0.97 per share
Book Value
$4.49 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
154,304,000
Market Cap
$1.90 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.26

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MWA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Mueller Water Products stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mueller Water Products in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" MWA shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MWA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Mueller Water Products' stock price forecast for 2022?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Mueller Water Products' shares. Their MWA share price forecasts range from $13.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $13.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have MWA shares performed in 2022?

Mueller Water Products' stock was trading at $14.40 at the start of the year. Since then, MWA stock has decreased by 16.0% and is now trading at $12.10.
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When is Mueller Water Products' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 14th 2022.
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How were Mueller Water Products' earnings last quarter?

Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The industrial products company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.01. The industrial products company earned $333.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $330.29 million. Mueller Water Products had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.67% and a net margin of 7.25%. Mueller Water Products's quarterly revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.18 EPS.

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

Mueller Water Products declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.058 per share on Monday, August 22nd. This represents a $0.23 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 9th.
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Is Mueller Water Products a good dividend stock?

Mueller Water Products (NYSE:MWA) pays an annual dividend of $0.23 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.98%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 7 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 41.07%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MWA will have a dividend payout ratio of 33.33% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Mueller Water Products issued on next quarter's earnings?

Mueller Water Products updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 11th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.23 billion-$1.24 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.23 billion.

What is Scott Hall's approval rating as Mueller Water Products' CEO?

14 employees have rated Mueller Water Products Chief Executive Officer Scott Hall on Glassdoor.com. Scott Hall has an approval rating of 33% among the company's employees. This puts Scott Hall in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Mueller Water Products own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Mueller Water Products investors own include Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F), AbbVie (ABBV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), OPKO Health (OPK) and Primo Water (PRMW).

What is Mueller Water Products' stock symbol?

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

Who are Mueller Water Products' major shareholders?

Mueller Water Products' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nuance Investments LLC (6.79%), Brown Advisory Inc. (1.69%), Robeco Schweiz AG (1.63%), Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (1.08%), KBC Group NV (0.98%) and Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc. (0.91%). Insiders that own company stock include Bernard G Rethore, Gregory Rogowski, Jennifer O'keefe, Jerry W Kolb, Lydia W Thomas, Marietta Edmunds Zakas, Michael S Nancarrow, Shirley C Franklin, Steven S Heinrichs, Suzanne G Smith, Thomas J Hansen and Todd P Helms.
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How do I buy shares of Mueller Water Products?

Shares of MWA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Mueller Water Products' stock price today?

One share of MWA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.10.

How much money does Mueller Water Products make?

Mueller Water Products (NYSE:MWA) has a market capitalization of $1.90 billion and generates $1.11 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $70.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.56 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Mueller Water Products have?

The company employs 3,400 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Mueller Water Products?

Mueller Water Products' mailing address is 1200 Abernathy Road N.E.Suite 1200, ATLANTA GA, 30328. The official website for the company is www.muellerwaterproducts.com. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (770) 206-4200, via email at investorrelations@muellerwp.com, or via fax at 770-206-4235.

This page (NYSE:MWA) was last updated on 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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