Badger Meter Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, April 16th. Badger Meter, Inc. manufactures and markets flow measurement and control products. The Company’s products are used to measure and control the flow of liquids and gases in a variety of applications. Badger’s products include water meters and associated systems, wastewater meters, industrial process meters, automotive fluid meters, small valves, and natural gas instruments.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Badger Meter Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.50 per share on revenues of $79.79 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 27.24.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.61 to a profit $0.63. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.31, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Badger Meter has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 279.55 250.34 276.63 262.92 319.66
Diluted EPS ($) 1.69 2.28 1.91 1.27 1.95

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 60.71 76.23 81.97 87.13 74.32
Diluted EPS ($) 0.07 0.42 0.52 0.62 0.39

Past Performance:
Badger Meter has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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