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
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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 18th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 76.5%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Mueller Water Products Inc ended up being:
The company's balance sheet shows it gets 80% of its capital from equity, and 20% of its capital from debt. Notably, its equity weight is greater than 58.91% of US equities in the Industrials sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.7 years, is -0.08% -- higher than merely 16.08% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
Mueller Water Products Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 23.23% of tickers in our DCF set.
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SAIA, TTC, ABB, RTX, and BKNG can be thought of as valuation peers to MWA, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.
Mueller Water Products (MWA) declares $0.0525/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 2.05%Payable Aug. 20; for shareholders of record Aug. 10; ex-div Aug. 7.See MWA Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....
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...
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