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Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI)?

Investors sentiment increased to 1.43 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.19, from 1.24 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 15 investors sold Badger Meter, Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 23.56 million shares or 2.60% more from 22.96 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership holds 1.14 million shares. Netherlands-based Shell Asset Management has invested 0.01% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Qs Limited Liability Company accumulated 0% or 10 shares. Bb&T Corp holds 7,463 shares. Proshare Limited Co stated it has 149,741 shares. Deutsche State Bank Ag invested in 0% or 123,416 shares. Pnc Financial Group holds 0% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) or 22,724 shares. Rodgers Brothers, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 106,918 shares. 8,407 are held by Mason Street Advsr Limited Com. Moreover, Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Vanguard Gru stated it has 3.03 million shares. State Teachers Retirement System holds 0% or 17,360 shares. Suntrust Banks holds 0% or 5,426 shares. California Employees Retirement owns 62,323 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bancorp Of Montreal Can invested in 0% or 11,114 shares.

Since June 6, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $3.09 million activity. $1.05 million worth of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) was sold by JOHNSON RICHARD E on Tuesday, July 24. The insider Begale Fred J sold 2,362 shares worth $129,925. On Monday, August 27 the insider Stoll Kimberly K sold $506,958. Shares for $328,944 were sold by GOMEZ GREGORY M on Monday, August 27.

Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Badger Meter had 4 analyst reports since June 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 8 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, June 15. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of BMI in report on Friday, July 20 with “Hold” rating. Below is a list of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) latest ratings and price target changes.

06/11/2018 Broker: Maxim Group Rating: Buy New Target: $65 Initiates Coverage On
08/10/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $49 New Target: $50 Maintain
20/07/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $41 New Target: $49 Maintain
15/06/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Hold Old Target: $40 New Target: $44 Upgrade

The stock decreased 1.56% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $51.75. About 83,564 shares traded. Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) has risen 20.31% since November 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.69% the S&P500.

Badger Meter, Inc. provides flow measurement, control, and communication solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.51 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 63.11 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.

Another recent and important Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) news was published by Benzinga.com which published an article titled: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For November 6, 2018” on November 06, 2018.

Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) Institutional Positions Chart

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