Belden Inc. (BDC): Price and Financial Metrics

Belden Inc. (BDC): $48.39

-0.61 (-1.24%)

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  • BDC scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 92.31% of US stocks.
  • BDC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • BDC's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 46.99% of US stocks).

BDC Stock Summary

  • Belden Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 78.61% of US listed stocks.
  • BDC's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 118.1 -- higher than 77.69% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Over the past twelve months, BDC has reported earnings growth of -119.78%, putting it ahead of only 16.91% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BDC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are VRRM, BV, ITRI, CPRI, and AA.
  • Visit BDC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BDC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, BDC's price/sales ratio is 67.65% lower, now standing at 1.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, BDC's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, BDC's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 43.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BDC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BDC 2020-06-26 0.7 1.4 -3.1 -7.9
BDC 2020-03-16 0.8 1.7 -4.1 -9.7
BDC 2010-12-30 1.1 3.0 24.7 16.6
BDC 2010-11-05 0.9 2.7 32.8 16.6
BDC 2006-11-01 1.1 2.0 33.2 15.8
BDC 2002-04-11 0.9 1.6 -81.2 183.3

BDC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BDC, see our BDC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $54.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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BDC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.39 52-week high $55.16
Prev. close $49.00 52-week low $28.55
Day low $48.19 Volume 156,800
Day high $50.33 Avg. volume 292,539
50-day MA $50.40 Dividend yield 0.41%
200-day MA $44.79 Market Cap 2.16B

Belden Inc. (BDC) Company Bio

Belden, Inc. engages in the provision of innovative signal transmission solutions. It operates through the Enterprise Solutions and Industrial Solutions segments. The Enterprise Solutions segment offers network infrastructure solutions, as well as cabling and connectivity solutions for broadcast, commercial audio/video, and security applications. The Industrial Solutions segment includes physical network and fieldbus infrastructure components and on-machine connectivity systems customized to end user, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) needs. The company was founded by Joseph C. Belden in 1902 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

BDC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$48.39$9.13 -82%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for BDC, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Belden Inc ranked in the 18th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 82.17%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Belden Inc, consider:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.77 years, is -0.05% -- higher than just 17.33% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • 60% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 22.95% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • As a business, Belden Inc experienced a tax rate of about 22% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than 85.79% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

MRCY, NL, SCS, APWC, and CFX can be thought of as valuation peers to BDC, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest BDC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Belden Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BDC as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | July 29, 2021

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Yahoo | July 28, 2021

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Jumbo News | July 24, 2021

Belden to Report Second Quarter 2021 Results on August 4

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Belden to Report Second Quarter 2021 Results on August 4

Business Wire | July 21, 2021

Belden Announces Pricing of €300 Million Private Offering of 3.375% Senior Subordinated Notes

ST. LOUIS, July 14, 2021--Belden Announces Pricing of €300 Million Private Offering of 3.375% Senior Subordinated Notes

Yahoo | July 14, 2021

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BDC Price Returns

1-mo -4.89%
3-mo 12.43%
6-mo -3.06%
1-year 53.87%
3-year -29.44%
5-year -30.22%
YTD 15.73%
2020 -23.40%
2019 32.14%
2018 -45.70%
2017 3.48%
2016 57.30%

BDC Dividends

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