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

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$11.80 +0.06 (+0.51 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$11.74
Today's Range$11.76 - $11.89
52-Week Range$9.59 - $12.99
Volume375,900 shs
Average Volume946,356 shs
Market Capitalization$1.85 billion
P/E Ratio26.89
Dividend Yield1.72%
Beta1.11
Mueller Water Products logoMueller 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 through Infrastructure and Technologies segments. The Infrastructure segment offers valves for water and gas systems, including iron gate, butterfly, 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; small valves, meter bars, and line stopper fittings for use in gas systems; and machines and tools for tapping, drilling, extracting, installing, and stopping-off. This segment sells its products primarily through waterworks distributors to various end user customers, including municipalities, water and wastewater utilities, gas utilities, and fire protection and construction contractors. The Technologies segment provides residential and commercial water metering products and systems; and leak detection and pipe condition assessment products and services primarily to municipalities and waterworks distributors, as well as to end users. Mueller Water Products, Inc. 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
SymbolNYSE:MWA
CUSIP62475810
Phone770-206-4200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.83
Current Ratio5.13
Quick Ratio3.91

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio26.89
Forward P/E Ratio21.85
P/E Growth1.44

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$826 million
Price / Sales2.26
Cash Flow$0.7191 per share
Price / Cash16.41
Book Value$3.09 per share
Price / Book3.82

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.44
Net Income$123.30 million
Net Margins11.24%
Return on Equity15.67%
Return on Assets6.63%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,600
Outstanding Shares158,170,000
Market Cap$1.85 billion

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 Thursday, July 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, August 20th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 9th. View Mueller Water Products' Dividend History.

How will Mueller Water Products' stock buyback program work?

Mueller Water Products announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 128% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Mueller Water Products' earnings last quarter?

Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) issued its earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The industrial products company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.19. The industrial products company earned $250.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $246.01 million. Mueller Water Products had a net margin of 11.24% and a return on equity of 15.67%. Mueller Water Products's revenue was up 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.16 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 Wednesday, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Mueller Water Products.

What price target have analysts set for MWA?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Mueller Water Products' shares. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Mueller Water Products' share price to reach $13.3571 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mueller Water Products.

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

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mueller Water Products in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Mueller Water Products.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Mueller Water Products stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Mueller Water Products stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Mueller Water Products, Inc. manufactures and markets products and services that are used in the transmission and distribution of safe, clean drinking water and in water treatment facilities. Their broad product portfolio includes engineered valves, fire hydrants, pipe fittings, water meters and ductile iron pipe, which are used by municipalities, as well as the residential and non-residential construction industries. " (8/18/2018)
  • 2. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "We rate MWA Outperform, with our $14 target reflecting a water infrastructure peer group average forward P/E of 25 times." (11/2/2017)

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. John H. Van Gerwen, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael S. Nancarrow, VP & Chief Accounting Officer

Has Mueller Water Products been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about MWA stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mueller Water Products earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.52 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Mueller Water Products.

Who are Mueller Water Products' major shareholders?

Mueller Water Products' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.89%), Earnest Partners LLC (5.27%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (3.97%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.93%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.48%) and Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (1.45%). Company insiders that own Mueller Water Products stock include Bernard G Rethore, Evan Hart, Gregory E Hyland, Jerry W Kolb and Shirley C Franklin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mueller Water Products.

Which institutional investors are selling Mueller Water Products stock?

MWA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Bank of America Corp DE, Citadel Advisors LLC, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC and Earnest Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Mueller Water Products company stock in the last year include Evan Hart and Gregory E Hyland. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mueller Water Products.

Which institutional investors are buying Mueller Water Products stock?

MWA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brown Advisory Inc., Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., First Trust Advisors LP, BLB&B Advisors LLC, Robecosam AG and Stevens First Principles Investment Advisors. 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 $11.80.

How big of a company is Mueller Water Products?

Mueller Water Products has a market capitalization of $1.85 billion and generates $826 million in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $123.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.44 on an earnings per share basis. Mueller Water Products employs 2,600 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 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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  300 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  226 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  526
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This page was last updated on 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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