Technical Eye on Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI)

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) for the period of 9-Day stands at 46.26% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 63.43%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Sell”.

About Company

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 customers around the world. The Company’s products measure water, oil, chemicals and other fluids, provide and communicate timely measurement data. Its product lines include two categories: sales of water meters and related technologies to municipal water utilities (municipal water), and sales of meters to various industries for water and other fluids (flow instrumentation). The municipal water offering includes mechanical and ultrasonic (electronic) water meters and related technologies and services used by water utilities as the basis for generating water and wastewater. The flow instrumentation category includes the sale of meters and valves around the world to measure and control materials flowing through a pipe or pipeline, including air, steam, oil, and other liquids and gases.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) opened the session at $42.05 and after going down -12.2% closed at $44.6. The stock gained 2.55 points in the last trade.

Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $42.00 and $45.95 during the previous active session. Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) traded with the volume of 932717 with average volume of 100.62 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.68 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 1.45 and 31.15 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) is at 2.4% and the shares outstanding are 29.23 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) stands at 1.03% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 37.86 while Forward P/E shows the value of 31.08.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 2.38. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 3.3 and 4.79 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 93.79 and 32.03 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) stands at 0.9 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.7.

Return on Assets ROA of Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) is at 9.5% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) stand at 13.2% and 11.3% respectively.

The payout ratio of Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) stands at 38.8%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -12.81% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -3.98%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 7.73% while six month performance of the shares of Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) remained bullish with the count of 24.23%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) remained up at 35.11% and 20.7% respectively.