Discussion stirs around Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) this week; here is what analysts are saying.

May 23, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.29, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 9 investors sold Badger Meter, Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 24.14 million shares or 2.21% more from 23.62 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Sei accumulated 141 shares. Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada reported 0% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Tortoise Cap Advsrs Lc reported 53 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associates Ltd has invested 0% of its portfolio in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Moreover, Bluestein R H Com has 0.01% invested in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Mason Street Ltd Liability stated it has 7,572 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Aqr Mngmt Ltd Liability Company holds 10,162 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Profund Advsr Limited Liability owns 4,523 shares. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 30,935 shares or 0% of the stock. Bb&T Corp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) for 7,565 shares. Advisory Serv Net Ltd Liability Corp has 0% invested in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Envestnet Asset Management Inc holds 0% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) or 7,245 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 124,438 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). The Alabama-based Regions Financial Corp has invested 0% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI).

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 9 selling transactions for $2.56 million activity. On Friday, February 23 KLAPPA GALE E sold $601,933 worth of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) or 12,000 shares. MEEUSEN RICHARD A also sold $303,407 worth of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) shares. Shares for $21,253 were sold by Begale Fred J on Friday, May 4. Another trade for 1,834 shares valued at $89,454 was made by GOMEZ GREGORY M on Wednesday, March 7.

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 9 analyst reports since December 10, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Sell” on Wednesday, April 18. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold” on Thursday, February 1. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) on Tuesday, February 6 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, February 27 by Canaccord Genuity. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $41 target in Thursday, April 19 report. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, December 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. Below is a list of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) latest ratings and price target changes.

18/04/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Sell New Target: $40.0000 Maintain
19/04/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $48 New Target: $43 Maintain
19/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $49 New Target: $41 Maintain
27/02/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Sell Downgrade
06/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $48.0 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $49.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold New Target: $48.0 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $51.0 Maintain
10/12/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $45.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.69% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $43.9. About 82,363 shares traded. Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) has risen 28.41% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.86% the S&P500.

Badger Meter, Inc. provides flow measurement, control, and communication solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.28 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 36.89 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.

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