Badger Meter, Inc. manufactures and markets flow measurement, quality, control, and communication solutions in the United States, Asia, Canada, Europe, Mexico, the Middle East, and internationally. More Details
No risks detected for BMI from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Badger Meter's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BMI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BMI's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BMI underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 59.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BMI exceeded the US Market which returned 44.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Badger Meter's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StReturn Trends At Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) Aren't Appealing
1 month ago | Simply Wall StBadger Meter (NYSE:BMI) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.18
1 month ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Who Bought Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) Shares Five Years Ago Are Now Up 167%
Is Badger Meter undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BMI ($94.54) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($54.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BMI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BMI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.6x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (25.9x).
PE vs Market: BMI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.6x) compared to the US market (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BMI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BMI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.5x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (3.2x).
How is Badger Meter forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BMI's forecast earnings growth (8.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: BMI's earnings (8.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BMI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BMI's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BMI's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BMI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.1%).
How has Badger Meter performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BMI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BMI's current net profit margins (11.8%) are higher than last year (11.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BMI's earnings have grown by 11.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BMI's earnings growth over the past year (6.4%) is below its 5-year average (11.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BMI earnings growth over the past year (6.4%) underperformed the Electronic industry 13.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BMI's Return on Equity (13.9%) is considered low.
How is Badger Meter's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BMI's short term assets ($204.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($71.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: BMI's short term assets ($204.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($44.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BMI is debt free.
Reducing Debt: BMI has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 25.6%.
Debt Coverage: BMI has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: BMI has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Badger Meter current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BMI's dividend (0.76%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.27%).
High Dividend: BMI's dividend (0.76%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.35%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BMI's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BMI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (40.3%), BMI's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BMI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (34.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ken Bockhorst (47 yo)
Mr. Kenneth C. Bockhorst, also known as Ken, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Badger Meter, Inc. since January 1, 2019 and has been its President since April 27, 2018. Mr. Bockhorst has been the Cha...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ken's total compensation ($USD2.06M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.22M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ken's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BMI's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BMI's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Badger Meter, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Badger Meter, Inc.
- Ticker: BMI
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1905
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$2.762b
- Shares outstanding: 29.18m
- Website: https://www.badgermeter.com
Number of Employees
- Badger Meter, Inc.
- 4545 West Brown Deer Road
- PO Box 245036
- United States
Badger Meter, Inc. manufactures and markets flow measurement, quality, control, and communication solutions in the United States, Asia, Canada, Europe, Mexico, the Middle East, and internationally. It offe...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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