With a one year PEG ratio of 149.93, Mueller Water Products Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 80.74% of US stocks.
Of note is the ratio of Mueller Water Products Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 79.74% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
In terms of volatility of its share price, MWA is more volatile than 27.86% of stocks we're observing.
Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MWA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PGTI, ALG, UVV, RBC, and AMWD.
Mueller Water Products is a manufacturer and marketer of products and services used in the transmission, distribution and measurement of water in North America. The product portfolio includes engineered valves, fire hydrants, metering products and systems, leak detection and pipe condition assessment. The company is founded in 1857 and is based in in Atlanta, Georgia.
MWA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Mueller Water Products Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Mueller Water Products Inc ranked in the 20th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for MWA, they are:
The company's balance sheet shows it gets 81% of its capital from equity, and 19% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of 56.45% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Industrials sector.
The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.79 years comes in at -0.05%; that's greater than only 18.94% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
Mueller Water Products Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than just 21.67% of tickers in our DCF set.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as MWA, try ATRO, BDC, SOTK, CP, and NNBR.
It's been a long time since I've published updated thoughts on Mueller Water (MWA). I wasn't very bullish on the shares back in 2016, largely due to what I thought were inflated expectations for municipal water investment/capex spending and the Technologies segment, as well as overly ambitious expectations for margin...
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Mueller Water Products, Inc. (MWA) Q3 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 6, 2020 9:00 A.M. ET Company Participants Whit Kincaid - Investor Relations Scott Hall - President and Chief Executive Officer Martie Zakas - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Bryan Blair - Oppenheimer Deane Dray - RBC Capital Markets...
ATLANTA, July 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE: MWA) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 5.25 cents ($0.0525) per share, payable on or about August 20, 2020, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on August 10, 2020. About Mueller Water Products, Inc.Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE: MWA) is a leading manufacturer and marketer of products and services used in the transmission, distribution and measurement of water in North America. Our broad product and service portfolio includes engineered valves, fire hydrants, pipe connection and repair products, metering products, leak detection, and pipe condition assessment. We help municipalities increase operational efficiencies, improve customer service an...