BDC:NYE-Belden Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Electrical Equipment & Parts | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 43.92

Change

+0.15 (+0.34)%

Market Cap

USD 1.99B

Volume

0.32M

Average Target Price

USD 47.67 (+8.53%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Belden Inc. operates as a signal transmission solutions company in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. It operates in two segments, Enterprise Solutions and Industrial Solutions. The Enterprise Solutions segment offers copper cable and connectivity solutions, fiber cable and connectivity solutions, racks and enclosures, and signal extension and matrix switching systems for use in applications, such as local area networks, data centers, access control, fiber, and home and building automation. It also provides power, cooling, and airflow management products for mission-critical data center operations; and end-to-end copper and fiber network systems, which include cable, assemblies, interconnect panels, and enclosures. This segment serves customers in markets comprising healthcare, education, financial, government, and corporate enterprises, as well as end-markets, including sports venues and academia. The Industrial Solutions segment offers infrastructure components and on-machine connectivity systems; and industrial Ethernet switches, network management software, routers, firewalls, gateways, input/output (I/O) connectors/systems, industrial Ethernet cables, optical fiber industrial Ethernet cables, Fieldbus cables, IP and networking cables, I/O modules, distribution boxes, and customer specific wiring solutions. This segment provides its products for use in industrial automation applications comprising network and fieldbus infrastructure; sensor and actuator connectivity; and power, control, and data transmission; and supplies heat-shrinkable tubing and wire management products to protect and organize wire and cable assemblies. It serves distributors, original equipment manufacturers, installers, and end-users. The company was formerly known as Belden CDT Inc. and changed its name to Belden Inc. in May 2007. Belden Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Electrical Equipment & Parts)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 4.82% 35% F 43% F
Dividend Return 0.12% 27% F 5% F
Total Return 4.94% 35% F 41% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 36.27% 24% F 43% F
Dividend Return 0.62% 17% F 6% F
Total Return 36.89% 24% F 40% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -30.83% 33% F 13% F
Dividend Return 1.57% 25% F 4% F
Total Return -29.26% 33% F 10% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -11.81% 24% F 10% F
Dividend Return 0.32% 8% F 8% F
Total Return -11.48% 24% F 8% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 21.80% 65% D 45% F
Risk Adjusted Return -52.66% 24% F 5% F
Market Capitalization 1.99B 33% F 60% D-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Electrical Equipment & Parts)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 43.16 50% F 18% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.70 67% D+ 39% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 11.46 56% F 40% F
EV/EBITDA 13.53 87% B+ 53% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.32% 53% F 53% F
Return on Invested Capital 4.81% 33% F 53% F
Return on Assets 2.62% 33% F 59% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 209.67% 38% F 16% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.71 19% F 13% F
Short Percent 4.51% 50% F 47% F
Beta 1.53 44% F 25% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.