Mueller Industries (MLI)

Since 1917, Mueller Industries companies have built a well-earned reputation for providing high-quality products. Through its various operations and brands, the company now supplies a global audience with a broad offering of products. Mueller's companies support many different markets, industries, customers, and channels. The company's principal business segments includes Piping Systems, Climate Products, and Industrial Metals. Every day its products can be found as critical components in applications ranging from potable water distribution to automotive drive trains to household appliances to radar defense systems, and more, quietly doing their part to make life and business better.

Company profile

Gregory Christopher
Fiscal year end
ATCO Rubber Products, Inc. • Mueller Brass Holding Company, Inc. • Mueller Brass Co. • Extruded Metals, Inc. • Mueller Advanced Connections, LLC • Mueller Industrial Realty Co. • Itawamba Industrial Gas Company, Inc. • Mueller Plastics Holding Company, Inc. • Mueller Plastics Corporation, Inc. • Mueller Brass Forging Company, Inc. ...
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MLI stock data


20 Apr 22
20 May 22
31 Dec 22
Quarter (USD) Mar 22 Dec 21 Sep 21 Jun 21
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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
4 May 22 William C. Drummond Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 3,000 0 3,200
4 May 22 Herzog Charles P Jr Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 3,000 0 7,024
4 May 22 Herzog Charles P Jr Common Stock Gift Acquire G Yes No 0 2,000 0 8,000
4 May 22 Herzog Charles P Jr Common Stock Gift Dispose G No No 0 2,000 0 4,024
4 May 22 Hermanson Terry Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 3,000 0 38,126
4 May 22 Goldman Scott Jay Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 3,000 0 20,590
4 May 22 Fulvio Gennaro J Common Stock Gift Acquire G Yes No 0 2,000 0 31,199
4 May 22 Fulvio Gennaro J Common Stock Gift Dispose G No No 0 2,000 0 0
90.9% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 261 248 +5.2%
Opened positions 45 57 -21.1%
Closed positions 32 20 +60.0%
Increased positions 100 75 +33.3%
Reduced positions 85 83 +2.4%
13F shares Current Prev Q Change
Total value 2.91B 3.25B -10.4%
Total shares 51.71M 50.46M +2.5%
Total puts 103.7K 38.7K +168.0%
Total calls 49.6K 41.5K +19.5%
Total put/call ratio 2.1 0.9 +124.2%
Largest owners Shares Value Change
BLK Blackrock 8.78M $475.61M +0.7%
Vanguard 6.34M $343.51M +1.9%
Allspring Global Investments 4.09M $221.76M -1.6%
GBL Gamco Investors 3.08M $167.03M -0.5%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 2M $108.16M +1.3%
Gabelli Funds 1.95M $105.82M -0.0%
STT State Street 1.86M $101.31M +3.6%
Victory Capital Management 1.54M $83.5M -15.6%
FMR 1.31M $71.19M +195.9%
Geode Capital Management 1.01M $54.57M -5.5%
Largest transactions Shares Bought/sold Change
FMR 1.31M +870.11K +195.9%
BEN Franklin Resources 0 -642.96K EXIT
Norges Bank 0 -605.62K EXIT
Fuller & Thaler Asset Management 547.91K +547.91K NEW
Millennium Management 419.58K +333.82K +389.3%
Victory Capital Management 1.54M -284.35K -15.6%
GS Goldman Sachs 535.69K +236.06K +78.8%
LSV Asset Management 260.65K +224.25K +616.1%
Pacer Advisors 190.23K +190.23K NEW
MS Morgan Stanley 435.1K +182.8K +72.5%

Financial report summary

Management Discussion
  • Item 2.  Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
  • We are a leading manufacturer of copper, brass, aluminum, and plastic products. The range of products we manufacture is broad: copper tube and fittings; line sets; brass and copper alloy rod, bar, and shapes; aluminum and brass forgings; aluminum impact extrusions; PEX plastic tube and fittings; refrigeration valves and fittings; compressed gas valves; pressure vessels; steel nipples; and insulated flexible duct systems. We also resell brass and plastic plumbing valves, plastic fittings, malleable iron fittings, faucets, and plumbing specialty products. Our operations are located throughout the United States and in Canada, Mexico, Great Britain, South Korea, the Middle East, and China.
  • •Piping Systems: The Piping Systems segment is composed of Domestic Piping Systems Group, Great Lakes Copper, Heatlink Group, European Operations, Trading Group, Jungwoo-Mueller (our South Korean joint venture), and Mueller Middle East (our Bahraini joint venture). The Domestic Piping Systems Group manufactures and distributes copper tube, fittings, and line sets. These products are manufactured in the U.S., sold in the U.S., and exported to markets worldwide. Great Lakes Copper manufactures copper tube and line sets in Canada and sells the products primarily in the U.S. and Canada. Heatlink Group manufactures a complete line of products for PEX plumbing and radiant systems in Canada and sells these products in Canada and the U.S. European Operations manufactures copper tube in the United Kingdom, which is sold throughout Europe. The Trading Group manufactures pipe nipples and sources products for import distribution in North America. Jungwoo-Mueller manufactures copper-based joining products that are sold worldwide. Mueller Middle East manufactures copper tube and serves markets in the Middle East and Northern Africa. The Piping Systems segment sells products to wholesalers in the plumbing and refrigeration markets, distributors to the manufactured housing and recreational vehicle industries, building material retailers, and air-conditioning original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

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Automated brazing system
4 Jan 22
A system for automatically brazing joints in a manifold has a loading station, a brazing station, and a cooling station.
Sealing Member for Connecting Pipes
23 Dec 21
Disclosed is a sealing member for connecting pipes including a body portion provided between an outer surface of a pipe and an inner surface of a connector into which the pipe is inserted and formed in a ring shape by extending along a circumferential direction; and wing portions formed protruding from the body portion and contacting an area in contact with the outer surface of the pipe to be disposed spacing apart from each other on both sides along the width direction of the body portion, wherein the pipe is deformable by an external force in a state in which the wing portions are formed in line contact with the outer surface of the pipe, respectively.
Pipe connecting apparatus
16 Nov 21
A pipe connecting apparatus includes: a connector including a large diameter part having a hollow, into which a pipe is inserted, therein and in which at least any one of opposite ends of the hollow has a larger inner diameter such that an accommodation space is formed inside the one end of the hollow, and a pressing part continuously formed along a lengthwise direction of the large diameter part in a direction in which the pipe is inserted, having a smaller diameter than the large diameter part, and formed to surround an outer peripheral surface of the pipe; a ring-shaped sealing member provided in the accommodation space and surrounding the pipe on the outside of the pipe; and a grip member provided in the accommodation space to be adjacent to the sealing member.
Prep Bit
11 Nov 21
A rotary bit configured to deburr and swage an end of a tube, comprising a first end configured to deburr and swage the end of the tube, and a second end configured to be secured to a rotary device, wherein the first end includes a plurality of blades that extend axially along the first end and radially outward from the rotary bit, the plurality of blades including a plurality of leading blades and a plurality of finishing blades, the leading blades configured to initially deburr and swage the end of the tube upon insertion of the rotary bit into the end of the tube, and the finishing blades configured to complete deburring and swaging of the end of the tube, the finishing blades extending radially outward from the rotary bit to a greater extent than the leading blades.
Fitting Apparatus for Connecting Pipes
4 Mar 21
A fitting apparatus for connecting pipes according to the present invention includes a fitting unit which includes a first body into which a first pipe is inserted and a second body which is connected to the first body to form a pipe insertion space therein together with the first body and into which a second pipe is inserted, wherein in the first body and the second body, a first recessed groove and a second recessed groove spaced apart inward from the first recessed groove are formed along an inner circumferential surface thereof, respectively, a compression member which is provided in the first recessed groove to compress and fix the first pipe or the second pipe, and a sealing member which is provided in the second recessed groove to maintain airtightness between the fitting unit and the first pipe or between the fitting unit and the second pipe.