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How to buy Mueller Water Products (MWA) stocks
Learn how to easily invest in Mueller Water Products stocks.
Mueller Water Products is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Mueller Water Products stocks (MWA.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $14.59 – a decrease of 0.29% over the previous week. Mueller Water Products employs 3,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.3 billion.
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- Buy the stock. Place your order. It's that simple.
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- Can I buy shares in Mueller Water Products?
- Has coronavirus impacted Mueller Water Products shares?
- Mueller Water Products shares summary
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- Is Mueller Water Products stock a buy or sell?
- Mueller Water Products performance over time
- Are Mueller Water Products shares over-valued?
- Mueller Water Products's financials
- How volatile are Mueller Water Products shares?
- Does Mueller Water Products pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Mueller Water Products stock price (NYSE:MWA)Use our graph to track the performance of MWA stocks over time.
Mueller Water Products shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$13.80|
|52-week range||$9.76 - $14.92|
|50-day moving average||$13.54|
|200-day moving average||$12.22|
|Wall St. target price||$15.69|
|Dividend yield||$0.238 (1.78%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.49|
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Mueller Water Products price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $13.8 from 2023-05-26
|1 week (2023-05-23)||-0.93%|
|1 month (2023-04-28)||2.99%|
|3 months (2023-03-01)||-0.79%|
|6 months (2022-11-26)||N/A|
|1 year (2022-05-27)||13.67%|
|2 years (2021-05-28)||-4.63%|
|3 years (2020-05-29)||47.75%|
|5 years (2018-05-30)||14.90%|
Is Mueller Water Products stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Mueller Water Products stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Mueller Water Products's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Mueller Water Products's P/E ratio
Mueller Water Products's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 28x. In other words, Mueller Water Products shares trade at around 28x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).
Mueller Water Products's PEG ratio
Mueller Water Products's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.5323. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Mueller Water Products's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Mueller Water Products's EBITDA
Mueller Water Products's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $181.3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Mueller Water Products's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Mueller Water Products financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||9.4%|
|Gross profit TTM||$364.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||5.16%|
|Return on equity TTM||11%|
|Market capitalisation||$2.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Mueller Water Products share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 43.04% of net profits
Recently Mueller Water Products has paid out, on average, around 43.04% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.78% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Mueller Water Products shareholders could enjoy a 1.78% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Mueller Water Products's case, that would currently equate to about $0.238 per share.
While Mueller Water Products's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Mueller Water Products may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Mueller Water Products's most recent dividend payout was on 22 May 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 May 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Mueller Water Products share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Mueller Water Products's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.7574 up to $14.9177. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Mueller Water Products's is 1.3026. This would suggest that Mueller Water Products's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Mueller Water Products overview
Mueller Water Products, Inc. manufactures and markets products and services for the transmission, distribution, and measurement of water used by municipalities, and the residential and non-residential construction industries in the United States, Israel, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Water Flow Solutions and Water Management Solutions. The Water Flow Solutions segment provides iron gate and specialty valves, and service brass products; and valves for water systems, such as iron gate, butterfly, tapping, check, knife, plug, and ball valves, which are used to control distribution and transmission of potable water and non-potable water, as well as in water transmission or distribution, water treatment facilities, or industrial applications. The Water Management Solutions segment offers dry-barrel and wet-barrel fire hydrants for water infrastructure development, fire protection systems, and water infrastructure repair and replacement projects; pipe repair products, such as couplings, grips, and clamps used to repair leaks; residential, fire line, and commercial water metering products, systems, and services; water leak detection and pipe condition assessment products and services; machines and tools for tapping, drilling, extracting, installing, and stopping-off; gas valve products for use in gas distribution systems; and intelligent water solutions, including pressure control valves, advanced pressure management, network analytics, event management, and date logging. It sells its products under the Canada Valve, Centurion, Ez-Max, Hydro Gate, Hydro-Guard, HYMAX, HYMAX VERSA, Jones, Krausz, Milliken, Mueller, Pratt, Pratt Industrial, Repamax, Repaflex, Singer, Echologics, Echoshore, ePulse, Hersey, i2O Water Ltd, LeakFinderRT, LeakFinderST, LeakListener, LeakTuner, Mi. Echo, Mi.
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