BMI Badger Meter

Badger Meter, Inc. engages in the provision of flow measurement, control products, and communications solutions that serves water utilities, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers worldwide. Its products are classified into two categories: Municipal Water and Flow Instrumentation. Municipal water products comprises of water meters and related technologies to municipal water utilities. Flow Instrumentation products includes meters and valves sold worldwide to various industries for water and other fluids. The company was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

Company profile

Kenneth Bockhorst
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28 Apr 21
14 Jun 21
31 Dec 21
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Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 51.4M 51.4M 51.4M 51.4M 51.4M 51.4M
Cash burn (monthly) 6.96M 1.58M (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn)
Cash used (since last report) 17.16M 3.9M n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cash remaining 34.24M 47.5M n/a n/a n/a n/a
Runway (months of cash) 4.9 30.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
3 May 21 Tellock Glen E Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 92.4 635 58.67K 5,314
3 May 21 Stern James F Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 92.4 635 58.67K 5,314
3 May 21 Myers Tessa M. Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 92.4 635 58.67K 2,676
3 May 21 James W McGill Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 92.4 635 58.67K 1,656
3 May 21 Lione Gail A Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 92.4 635 58.67K 17,839

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84.8% owned by funds/institutions
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Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 255 256 -0.4%
Opened positions 35 58 -39.7%
Closed positions 36 17 +111.8%
Increased positions 75 76 -1.3%
Reduced positions 106 86 +23.3%
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Total value 2.3B 2.4B -4.2%
Total shares 24.73M 25.54M -3.2%
Total puts 9.3K 6.5K +43.1%
Total calls 30.8K 34.1K -9.7%
Total put/call ratio 0.3 0.2 +58.4%
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BLK Blackrock 4.94M $459.95M +4.6%
Vanguard 3.33M $310.03M +1.3%
STT State Street 1.54M $143.18M +61.3%
IPXAF Impax Asset Management 1.04M $96.24M -48.5%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 973.95K $90.65M +5.3%
IVZ Invesco 933.03K $86.84M -7.4%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 911.43K $84.83M -6.2%
Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management 667.54K $62.13M +8.0%
Geode Capital Management 479.64K $44.64M +7.6%
GS Goldman Sachs 463.59K $43.15M +4.2%
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IPXAF Impax Asset Management 1.04M -978.21K -48.5%
STT State Street 1.54M +584.51K +61.3%
Norges Bank 0 -341.13K EXIT
BLK Blackrock 4.94M +216.65K +4.6%
Allianz Asset Management GmbH 391.8K +132.96K +51.4%
Millennium Management 119.39K +104.67K +711.3%
MNGPF Man 159.48K +96.35K +152.6%
Ergoteles 0 -81.7K EXIT
Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership 75.09K -74.48K -49.8%
IVZ Invesco 933.03K -74.26K -7.4%

Financial report summary

Management Discussion
  • With more than a century of water technology innovation, Badger Meter is a global provider of industry leading water solutions encompassing flow measurement, quality and other system parameters.  These offerings provide customers with the data and analytics essential to optimize their operations and contribute to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s most precious resource.  The Company’s flow measurement products measure water and other fluids and are known for accuracy, long-lasting durability and for providing valuable and timely measurement data through various methods.  The Company’s water quality monitoring solutions include optical sensing and electrochemical instruments that provide real-time, on-demand data parameters. The Company’s product lines fall into two categories: sales of water meters, radios and related technologies, and water quality monitoring solutions to water utilities (utility water) and sales of meters and other sensing instruments, valves and other products for industrial applications in water, wastewater, and other industries (flow instrumentation).  The Company estimates that approximately 90% of its products are used in water related applications.
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Ultrasonic Flow Meter Calibration System and Method
18 Feb 21
An ultrasonic flow meter configured to measure a flow within a conduit configured for autozeroing during active flow operation of the flow meter.
Ultrasonic Flowmeter Element
9 Dec 20
A signal path definition element defining an ultrasonic signal path for ultrasonic signals transmitted and received by an ultrasonic flow meter is provided.
System And Method For Utilizing District Metering Areas Based On Meter Designations
25 Nov 20
A computer implemented method implemented on a computer system includes non-transient memory storing instructions for configuring a plurality of district metering areas within a utility supply network.
System And Method For Outdoor Leak Detection
11 Nov 20
A computer implemented method implemented on a computer system including non-transient memory storing instructions for identifying leak locations based on environmental includes tracking a utility supply usage environment in environmental imagery captured over a period of time, identifying changes in the environmental imagery indicative of a leak location, applying a property profile to the utility supply usage environment to generate leak location property data, identifying one or more flow measurement devices based on the leak location and leak location property data, and generating a leak notification based on the leak location in the environmental imagery, the property profile data and meter data from the identified one or more flow measurement devices
System and method for correcting meter sizing
26 Oct 20
A computer implemented method for selecting an appropriately sized meter for use in a selected application implemented by a computer processor implementing instructions stored in a non-transient memory is described.