NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is Monday, August 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $32.17 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%.
The average volume for Badger Meter has been 104,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Badger Meter has a market cap of $507.9 million and is part of the
industry. Shares are down 26.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.
Badger Meter, Inc. engages in manufacturing and marketing liquid flow measurement and control technology products worldwide. Its products are used in various applications, including water, oil, and chemicals. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1, equal to the average electronics industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Badger Meter as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full