EPS for Badger Meter, Inc. (BMI) Expected At $0.35

June 19, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

 EPS for Badger Meter, Inc. (BMI) Expected At $0.35
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.32 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.51, from 1.83 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 19 investors sold Badger Meter, Inc. shares while 37 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 23.43 million shares or 47.86% less from 44.93 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Price T Rowe Md owns 1.24M shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Alliancebernstein Lp holds 59,128 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ls Investment Advsrs Limited Company holds 1,014 shares. Manchester Capital Management Ltd Liability Com has invested 0% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Bokf Na holds 15,208 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Delta Lloyd Nv has 0.09% invested in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) for 80,000 shares. Kennedy Capital Mngmt invested in 0.01% or 8,113 shares. Moreover, Essex Investment Mgmt Communication Ltd has 0.14% invested in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Mairs Power reported 1% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). 7,795 were reported by Hsbc Public Limited. Amer accumulated 20,732 shares. Invesco reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys, a Louisiana-based fund reported 11,700 shares. Bbva Compass Bank & Trust reported 0.09% stake. Savings Bank Of America Corporation De owns 29,091 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Since March 6, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 17 sales for $4.42 million activity. 9,000 Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) shares with value of $354,025 were sold by GOMEZ GREGORY M. The insider JOHNSON RICHARD E sold 12,736 shares worth $525,505. On Friday, June 9 the insider DIX RONALD H sold $82,133. The insider SMILEY BEVERLY L P sold 22,100 shares worth $890,717. Stoll Kimberly K also sold $53,433 worth of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) shares. MEEUSEN RICHARD A had sold 10,699 shares worth $438,276 on Friday, June 9. 475 shares were sold by Begale Fred J, worth $16,438.

Wall Street await Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) to release earnings on July, 19. Analysts forecast EPS of $0.35, up exactly $0.03 or 9.37 % from 2014’s $0.32 EPS. The expected BMI’s profit could reach $10.10 million giving the stock 28.71 P/E in the case that $0.35 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.30 EPS for the previous quarter, Badger Meter, Inc.’s analysts now forecast 16.67 % EPS growth. About 20,367 shares traded. Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) has risen 7.67% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.03% the S&P500.

Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Badger Meter had 10 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, February 3. Sidoti initiated Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) on Tuesday, April 12 with “Neutral” rating. Gabelli initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, October 7 report. On Tuesday, July 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral”. The stock of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) earned “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, April 20. Sidoti upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 10 report. The firm has “Sell” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann given on Friday, March 18. On Thursday, May 25 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold”.

Badger Meter, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of products incorporating flow measurement, control and communication solutions, serving water utilities, municipalities, and commercial and industrial clients around the world. The company has market cap of $1.16 billion. The Company’s products measure water, oil, chemicals and other fluids, provide and communicate timely measurement data. It has a 35.35 P/E ratio. The Company’s product lines include two categories: sales of water meters and related technologies to municipal water utilities , and sales of meters to various industries for water and other fluids (flow instrumentation).

More notable recent Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) news were published by: Jsonline.com which released: “Sales fall in fourth quarter during record year for Badger Meter” on February 06, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Badger Meter: Things Are Getting Difficult” published on November 07, 2016, Jsonline.com published: “Badger Meter not planning to sell” on August 12, 2016. More interesting news about Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Badger Meter CEO Meeusen addresses reports about potential sale of company” published on July 27, 2016 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Badger Meter Inc. Reports 10% Advance In Q1 Profit” with publication date: April 20, 2017.

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