BDC:NYE-Belden Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Communication Equipment | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 55.17

Change

-0.78 (-1.39)%

Market Cap

USD 2.44B

Volume

0.25M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 76.50 (+38.66%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Belden Inc (BDC) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Belden Inc stock forecasts from 3 analysts, the average analyst target price for Belden Inc is USD 76.50 over the next 12 months. Belden Inc’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Belden Inc is Bearish, which is based on 3 positive signals and 13 negative signals. At the last closing, Belden Inc’s stock price was USD 55.17. Belden Inc’s stock price has changed by -0.83% over the past week, +12.45% over the past month and +5.33% over the last year.

About

Belden Inc. provides portfolio of signal transmission solutions 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 connectivit ...Read More

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ETFs Containing BDC

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Communication Equipment)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -16.07% 67% D+ 42% F
Dividend Return 0.08% 25% F 3% F
Total Return -15.99% 67% D+ 40% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 4.45% 92% A- 82% B-
Dividend Return 0.38% 25% F 6% F
Total Return 4.83% 83% B 79% C+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -18.92% 29% F 26% F
Dividend Return 1.47% 20% F 4% F
Total Return -17.45% 14% F 17% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -0.95% 8% F 19% F
Dividend Return 0.39% 13% F 9% F
Total Return -0.56% 8% F 14% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 37.15% 50% F 29% F
Risk Adjusted Return -1.52% 8% F 16% F
Market Capitalization 2.44B 50% F 65% 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
(Communication Equipment)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 39.10 25% F 15% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.62 27% F 31% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 8.97 58% F 43% F
EV/EBITDA 12.61 42% F 42% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 7.29% 50% F 39% F
Return on Invested Capital 4.19% 42% F 43% F
Return on Assets 5.50% 75% C 74% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 152.83% 17% F 23% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 0.36% 25% F 1% F
Short Ratio 4.19 25% F 24% F
Short Percent 3.06% 50% F 54% F
Beta 1.37 17% F 27% 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:
Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

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.

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.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

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.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Poor return on equity

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

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital 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.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings 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.