Badger Meter, Inc. (BMI) Analysts See $0.40 EPS

June 15, 2018 - By Gloria Calhoun

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.10, from 1.34 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 9 investors sold Badger Meter, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 22.96 million shares or 4.87% less from 24.14 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Regions invested 0% of its portfolio in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Guggenheim Limited Liability Company reported 101,324 shares. Mairs Power has 0.97% invested in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Swiss National Bank invested in 0% or 50,500 shares. Jefferies Ltd Llc has 10,542 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Signature Mngmt Inc holds 7,850 shares. Mason Street Advsr Limited Company holds 0.01% or 8,077 shares. Impax Asset Mgmt Limited stated it has 1.51% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Invesco has 0.01% invested in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) for 346,998 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department accumulated 21,106 shares. D E Shaw Communication reported 4,257 shares stake. Price T Rowe Inc Md holds 742,258 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Hsbc Public Limited Com reported 0% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Advisory Net Limited Liability Com has 156 shares. Citigroup Inc stated it has 0% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI).

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 insider sales for $3.01 million activity. 500 shares valued at $21,253 were sold by Begale Fred J on Friday, May 4. 12,000 shares were sold by KLAPPA GALE E, worth $601,933 on Friday, February 23. JOHNSON RICHARD E had sold 10,000 shares worth $447,645. 1,834 shares were sold by GOMEZ GREGORY M, worth $89,454 on Wednesday, March 7. On Wednesday, March 7 Stoll Kimberly K sold $89,454 worth of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) or 1,834 shares.

Analysts expect Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) to report $0.40 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 11.11 % from last quarter’s $0.36 EPS. BMI’s profit would be $11.65M giving it 28.19 P/E if the $0.40 EPS is correct. After having $0.26 EPS previously, Badger Meter, Inc.’s analysts see 53.85 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.23% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $45.1. About 128,350 shares traded. Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) has risen 11.13% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.44% the S&P500.

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

Among 3 analysts covering Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Badger Meter had 8 analyst reports since January 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Canaccord Genuity maintained Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) on Wednesday, April 18 with “Sell” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, February 6. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 19 by Robert W. Baird. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) on Tuesday, January 16 with “Hold” rating. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 27 by Canaccord Genuity. Robert W. Baird maintained Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) on Tuesday, February 6 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 1 by Canaccord Genuity.

Badger Meter, Inc. provides flow measurement, control, and communication solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.31 billion. It offers mechanical and electronic water meters, and related technologies and services to municipal water utilities; and meters and valves to measure and control materials flowing through a pipe or pipeline, including water, air, steam, oil, and other liquids and gases, as well as for use in water/wastewater, heating, ventilating and air conditioning, gas and oil, chemical and petrochemical, test and measurement, automotive aftermarket, and the concrete construction process industries. It has a 39.22 P/E ratio. The firm provides flow instrumentation technologies to original equipment manufacturers as the primary flow measurement device within a product or system; ORION Migratable for mobile meter reading; ORION Fixed Network for traditional fixed network applications; and ORION Cellular for infrastructure-free meter reading.

More news for Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Badger Meter Announces Second Quarter Conference Call” on June 12, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Colony NorthStar, Badger Meter, Dun & Bradstreet, Ryman Hospitality …” and published on May 21, 2018 is yet another important article.

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