MUELLER WATER PRODUCTS (MWA): Price and Financial Metrics


-0.50 (-3.41%)

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  • MWA scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 81.05% of US stocks.
  • MWA's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 200 days.
  • MWA's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 55.36% of US stocks).

MWA Stock Summary

  • Mueller Water Products Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 67.19% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Mueller Water Products Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 79.45% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Mueller Water Products Inc's share price is greater than that of only 22.34% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Mueller Water Products Inc are UVV, EPC, GCP, B, and CW.
  • MWA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Mueller Water Products Inc's official web site, go to

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 $15.11 Average Broker Recommendation 1.78 (Moderate Buy)

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MWA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $14.16 52-week high $15.05
Prev. close $14.66 52-week low $7.32
Day low $14.10 Volume 618,455
Day high $14.66 Avg. volume 885,685
50-day MA $14.09 Dividend yield 1.5%
200-day MA $12.20 Market Cap 2.24B


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

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$14.16$11.14 -25%

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 48th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Mueller Water Products Inc ended up being:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 5.14 -- which is good for besting 53.34% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Industrials sector with positive cash flow).
  • Mueller Water Products Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than merely 24.1% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Mueller Water Products Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 17 -- greater than 65.7% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn 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 CSX, ALLE, ARCB, MG, and RRD.

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Earnings Preview: Mueller Water Products (MWA) Q2 Earnings Expected to Decline

Mueller Water Products (MWA) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | April 26, 2021

Mueller Water Products Announces Quarterly Dividend

ATLANTA, April 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE: MWA) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 5.50 cents ($0.055) per share, payable on or about May 20, 2021, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on May 10, 2021. About Mueller Water Products, Inc. Mueller Water Products, Inc. (“Mueller”) 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 and priori...

Yahoo | April 23, 2021

Jeffrey S. Sharritts Appointed to Mueller Water Products’ Board of Directors

ATLANTA, March 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE: MWA) announced today the appointment of Jeffery S. Sharritts to its Board of Directors. Mr. Sharritts is the Senior Vice President of the Americas at Cisco. Overseeing the largest of Cisco’s three geographic regions, his team is responsible for more than $29 billion in annual sales across 49 countries. During his 20-year tenure at Cisco, Mr. Sharritts has also served in several executive sales roles, including Senior Vice President, U.S. Commercial Sales, from 2014 to 2018, where he was accountable for a large portfolio of products and services, and assisted the company’s expansion of its commercial model into Latin America and Canada. In addition to his position at Cisco, Mr. Sharritts holds Advisory Board ...

Yahoo | March 24, 2021

Oppenheimer Stick to Their Buy Rating for Mueller Water Products By

Oppenheimer Stick to Their Buy Rating for Mueller Water Products | March 18, 2021

Mueller Awarded Contract for AMI Deployment in Calaveras County, CA

ATLANTA, March 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller Systems today announced that Calaveras County Water District, has selected Mueller Systems to deploy an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) network covering 1,000 square miles with 13,000 AMI endpoints. The project will replace the majority of the District’s meters and add communication capabilities to all meters. “We recognized some time ago that AMI can play a critical role in helping the District meet its goals to improve customer experience, optimize water use and remain cost-conscious,” said Damon Wyckoff, Director of Operations for Calaveras County Water District. “The Mi.Net® AMI solution provides us with a cost-effective path forward to meet these goals and enhance customer service by providing our customers with a near real...

Yahoo | March 9, 2021

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MWA Price Returns

1-mo -1.10%
3-mo 11.73%
6-mo 22.31%
1-year 76.86%
3-year 27.20%
5-year 45.33%
YTD 15.29%
2020 5.44%
2019 34.31%
2018 -26.09%
2017 -4.59%
2016 56.43%

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