Badger Meter: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, July 18th. 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 $0.53 per share on revenues of $86.00 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 27.03.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.69 to a profit $0.64. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.84, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Badger Meter has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||280||250||277||263||320|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.69||2.28||1.91||1.27||1.95|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||81.97||87.13||74.32||71.81|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.52||0.62||0.39||0.20|
Badger Meter has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)