BMI:NYE-Badger Meter, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Electrical Equipment & Parts | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 65.94

Change

-0.31 (-0.47)%

Market Cap

USD 1.93B

Volume

0.11M

Average Target Price

USD 61.00 (-7.49%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Badger Meter, Inc. manufactures and markets flow measurement, control, and communication solutions in the United States, Asia, Canada, Europe, Mexico, the Middle East, and internationally. It offers mechanical or static water meters, and related radio and software technologies and services to municipal water utilities. The company also provides flow instrumentation products, including meters and valves to measure and control fluids going through a pipe or pipeline, including water, air, steam, oil, and other liquids and gases to original equipment manufacturers as the primary flow measurement device within a product or system, as well as through manufacturers' representatives. Its flow instrumentation products are used in various industries, such as water/wastewater, heating, ventilating and air conditioning, oil and gas, and chemical and petrochemical. In addition, the company offers ORION Migratable for automatic meter reading; ORION (SE) for traditional fixed network applications; and ORION Cellular for infrastructure-free fixed network meter reading solution, as well as BEACON advanced metering analytics, a secure cloud-hosted software suite that establishes alerts for specific conditions and allows consumer engagement tools that permit end water customers to view and manage their water usage activity. It also serves water utilities, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers. The company sells its products directly, as well as through resellers and representatives. Badger Meter, Inc. was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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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 1.56% 82% B- 74% C
Dividend Return 0.80% 45% F 23% F
Total Return 2.36% 82% B- 72% C-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 23.95% 88% B+ 86% B
Dividend Return 1.30% 42% F 29% F
Total Return 25.24% 88% B+ 86% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 131.13% 89% B+ 90% A-
Dividend Return 9.60% 71% C- 28% F
Total Return 140.73% 89% B+ 90% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 17.44% N/A N/A 89% B+
Dividend Return 1.28% N/A N/A 39% F
Total Return 18.72% N/A N/A 88% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.24% N/A N/A 63% D
Risk Adjusted Return 152.92% N/A N/A 98% A+
Market Capitalization 1.93B 41% F 64% D
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%

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 40.42 13% F 15% F
Price/Book Ratio 5.45 23% F 13% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 23.90 6% F 11% F
EV/EBITDA 20.82 8% F 21% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 14.11% 80% B- 80% B-
Return on Invested Capital 14.52% 82% B- 85% B
Return on Assets 9.06% 94% A 94% A
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 12.66 13% F 4% F
Short Percent 8.01% 36% F 40% F
Beta 0.78 94% A 69% D+
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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Analyst Rating

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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 equity

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

Superior capital utilization

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

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.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

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.

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.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

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

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 Revenue Growth

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