How have Mueller Water Products Inc. (MWA)’s performance and profitability changed over the time?

At the time of writing, Mueller Water Products Inc. [MWA] stock is trading at $13.71, up 1.41%. Until recently, the best way to gauge how the stock has performed was to look at its short-term value. The MWA shares have lost -0.72% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 5.87%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 8, May 2023, Mueller Water Products Reports 2023 Second Quarter Results. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Increased Net Sales 7.2 percent to $332.9 million.

From an analyst’s perspective:

For the past year, the stock price of Mueller Water Products Inc. fluctuated between $9.90 and $14.98. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $15.93 within the next 12 months. Mueller Water Products Inc. [NYSE: MWA] shares were valued at $13.71 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 16.19% based on the average MWA price forecast.

Analyzing the MWA fundamentals

According to Mueller Water Products Inc. [NYSE:MWA], the company’s sales were 332.9 billion in the recent quarter, which represents an 7.20% jump. A company’s income per employee is $21,278 while it generates $346,500 in revenue per employee. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +29.20% with Operating Margin at +10.07%, Pretax Margin comes in at +7.90%, and Net Margin reading is +6.14%. To continue investigating profitability, this company’s Return on Assets is posted at 5.08, Equity is 11.23, Total Capital is 10.86, and Invested Capital is 6.65. An extended look at the Principal structure reveals enduring liabilities to the total capital of 41.44 and enduring liabilities to assets of 31.62.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 13.55 points at the first support level, and at 13.40 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 13.79, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 13.87.

Mueller Water Products Inc. [MWA] reported earnings per share of $0.14 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 3/30/2023. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $0.15/share, meaning a difference of -$0.01 and a surprise factor of -6.70%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 12/30/2022 were $0.13 per share as compared to estimates of $0.08 per share, a difference of $0.05 representing a surprise of 62.50%.

Ratios To Look Out For

It is important to note that Mueller Water Products Inc. [NYSE:MWA] has a current ratio of 3.50. As well, the Quick Ratio is 1.67, while the Cash Ratio is 0.61. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 1.30, the price to book ratio is 2.39 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 27.87.

Transactions by insiders

Recent insider trading involved TOKARZ MICHAEL T, Director, that happened on Dec 06 when 4189.0 shares were sold. Director, THOMAS LYDIA W completed a deal on Dec 02 to sell 12578.0 shares. Meanwhile, Director HANSEN THOMAS J sold 12578.0 shares on Aug 12.