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

July 18, 2017 - By reb123z

 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 turned negative, 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.
Renaissance Technology has 13,300 shares. Sei Investments has invested 0% of its portfolio in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). North Carolina-based Bank Of America De has invested 0% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Kennedy Mngmt holds 0.01% or 8,113 shares. Natixis Asset reported 2,050 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Ameriprise Inc has 146,029 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans has 0% invested in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) for 15,640 shares. Us Fincl Bank De invested in 65,908 shares. 52,074 are held by Prudential Inc. Jpmorgan Chase & owns 131,907 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 745,815 are owned by Wells Fargo & Comm Mn. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) for 21,231 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc owns 461,522 shares. Mairs And accumulated 2.11M shares. California Pub Employees Retirement System owns 0% invested in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) for 80,100 shares.

Since March 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 17 selling transactions for $4.42 million activity. MEEUSEN RICHARD A had sold 16,912 shares worth $608,977 on Monday, March 6. 1,324 shares valued at $45,820 were sold by GRAS HORST on Thursday, March 9. $53,433 worth of stock was sold by Stoll Kimberly K on Thursday, March 9. 2,000 Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) shares with value of $82,133 were sold by DIX RONALD H. The insider Begale Fred J sold $16,438. GOMEZ GREGORY M sold $53,433 worth of stock. Another trade for 3,884 shares valued at $136,134 was sold by SMILEY BEVERLY L P.

Wall Street await Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) to release earnings on July, 19. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.35, up exactly $0.03 or 9.37 % from 2014’s $0.32 EPS. The expected BMI’s profit could reach $10.23M giving the stock 29.07 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. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.1 on July 17, reaching $40.7. About shares traded. Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) has risen 7.67% since July 18, 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 has $63 highest and $3700 lowest target. $50’s average target is 22.85% above currents $40.7 stock price. Badger Meter had 11 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of BMI in report on Thursday, May 25 with “Hold” rating. As per Friday, March 18, the company rating was downgraded by Ladenburg Thalmann. Canaccord Genuity maintained Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) on Thursday, July 13 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, February 3 by Robert W. Baird. Sidoti initiated the shares of BMI in report on Tuesday, April 12 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, July 21. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 7 by Gabelli. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Sidoti. As per Wednesday, April 20, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird.

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 $1.19 billion. The Company’s products measure water, oil, chemicals and other fluids, provide and communicate timely measurement data. It has a 35.79 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 Biztimes.com with their article: “Badger Meter puts an end to sale speculation” published on August 13, 2016, Bizjournals.com published: “Badger Meter CEO Meeusen addresses reports about potential sale of company” on July 27, 2016. More interesting news about Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Badger Meter’s (BMI) CEO Rich Meeusen on Q1 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” published on April 20, 2017 as well as Jsonline.com‘s news article titled: “Badger Meter reports record first quarter” with publication date: April 19, 2017.

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