MUELLER WATER PRODUCTS (MWA): Price and Financial Metrics


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POWR Rating

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  • MWA scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 75.51% of US stocks.
  • MWA's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • MWA ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 30th percentile.

MWA Stock Summary

  • Mueller Water Products Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 69.24% of US listed stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 27.75, Mueller Water Products Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 68.87% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Mueller Water Products Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 79.14% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Mueller Water Products Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be OSK, FLS, THR, EAST, and PGTI.
  • Visit MWA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MWA Valuation Summary

  • MWA's price/sales ratio is 2.4; this is 33.33% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • MWA's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.4 over the prior 186 months.
  • MWA's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.4 over the prior 186 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MWA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MWA 2021-09-03 2.4 3.8 32.6 21.3
MWA 2021-09-02 2.4 3.8 33.4 21.7
MWA 2021-09-01 2.4 3.8 33.2 21.6
MWA 2021-08-31 2.4 3.9 33.5 21.8
MWA 2021-08-30 2.4 3.9 33.6 21.8
MWA 2021-08-27 2.4 3.8 33.4 21.7

MWA Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at -11.17%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -14.15%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 105.03%.
MWA's revenue has moved up $181,800,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows MWA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,145.9 142.4 73.1
2021-09-30 1,111 156.7 70.4
2021-06-30 1,080.7 185.8 78.7
2021-03-31 998.7 206.5 75.5
2020-12-31 988.9 186.8 78.4
2020-09-30 964.1 140.3 72

MWA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MWA has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 65.71% of graded US stocks.
  • MWA's asset turnover comes in at 0.757 -- ranking 36th of 60 Construction Materials stocks.
  • WTS, SSD, and LCUT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MWA.

The table below shows MWA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.757 0.339 0.133
2021-03-31 0.717 0.337 0.128
2020-12-31 0.724 0.338 0.130
2020-09-30 0.718 0.340 0.122
2020-06-30 0.727 0.335 0.139
2020-03-31 0.768 0.341 0.169

MWA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MWA, see our MWA 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 $17.11 Average Broker Recommendation 1.78 (Moderate Buy)

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MWA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $12.14 52-week high $17.37
Prev. close $11.86 52-week low $11.23
Day low $11.94 Volume 818,100
Day high $12.15 Avg. volume 1,088,603
50-day MA $12.33 Dividend yield 1.89%
200-day MA $13.94 Market Cap 1.91B


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.

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Mueller Water Products to Participate in the Gabelli 32nd Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Symposium

ATLANTA , Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE: MWA) will participate in the Gabelli 32nd Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Symposium virtually on Thursday, February 24, 2022. Mueller Water Products is scheduled to present at 10:00 a.m. ET. The presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website and will be available for 90 days. About Mueller Water Products, Inc. Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYS

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

St. James Investment Company, LLC Buys Verizon Communications Inc, Medtronic PLC, Sells SPDR ...

Dallas, TX, based Investment company St. James Investment Company, LLC (Current Portfolio) buys Verizon Communications Inc, Medtronic PLC, sells SPDR Bloomberg 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF, UnitedHealth Group Inc, Pan American Silver Corp, Mueller Water Products, during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, St.

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

Mueller Water Products (MWA) Gets a Hold Rating from Oppenheimer

In a report released today, Bryan Blair from Oppenheimer maintained a Hold rating on Mueller Water Products (MWA – Research Report). The company's shares closed last Friday at $12.85, close to its 52-week low of $12.10. According to, Blair is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 20.3% and a 57.5% success rate. Blair covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Lincoln Electric Holdings, Altra Industrial Motion, and Zurn Water Solutions. Currently, the analyst consensus on Mueller Water Products is a Hold with an average price target of $16.67.

Catie Powers on TipRanks | February 6, 2022

Mueller Water Products, Inc. 2022 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Mueller Water Products, Inc. in conjunction with their 2022 Q1 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 5, 2022

Mueller Water Products, Inc. (MWA) CEO Scott Hall on Q1 2022 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Mueller Water Products, Inc. (MWA) Q1 2022 Earnings Conference Call February 4, 2022, 9:00 AM ET Company Participants Scott Hall – President and Chief Executive Officer Martie Zakas – Chief Financial Officer Whit Kincaid – Vice President of Investor Relations Conference Call Participants Deane Dray – RBC Capital Markets Bryan...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 4, 2022

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MWA Price Returns

1-mo 0.15%
3-mo -3.18%
6-mo -12.55%
1-year -14.74%
3-year 37.31%
5-year 18.81%
YTD -14.92%
2021 18.06%
2020 5.44%
2019 34.31%
2018 -26.09%
2017 -4.59%

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