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Can Mueller Water Products Inc. (MWA) Remain Competitive?

Mueller Water Products Inc. (NYSE:MWA) went down by -0.19% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $17.37. The company’s stock price has collected -3.31% of loss in the last five trading sessions.

Is It Worth Investing in Mueller Water Products Inc. (NYSE :MWA) Right Now?

Mueller Water Products Inc. (NYSE:MWA) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 18.97 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for MWA is at 1.28.

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The average price from analysts is $12.75, which is $2.09 above the current price. MWA currently public float of 154.37M and currently shorts hold a 2.13% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of MWA was 885.83K shares.

MWA’s Market Performance

MWA stocks went down by -3.31% for the week, with a monthly drop of -10.99% and a quarterly performance of -8.91%, while its annual performance rate touched -31.18%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.42% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.26% for Mueller Water Products Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -6.25% for MWA stocks with a simple moving average of -15.46% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of MWA

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MWA stocks, with Deutsche Bank repeating the rating for MWA by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for MWA in the upcoming period, according to Deutsche Bank is $12 based on the research report published on August 18th of the current year 2022.

MWA Trading at -11.07% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought MWA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -39.38% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.26%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.42%, as shares sank -10.76% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -9.46% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, MWA fell by -3.31%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -23.75% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $11.17. In addition, Mueller Water Products Inc. saw -26.87% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MWA starting from HANSEN THOMAS J, who sale 12,578 shares at the price of $12.00 back on Aug 12. After this action, HANSEN THOMAS J now owns 82,088 shares of Mueller Water Products Inc., valued at $150,937 using the latest closing price.

FRANKLIN SHIRLEY C., the Director of Mueller Water Products Inc., sale 7,000 shares at $11.94 during a trade that took place back on Jun 01, which means that FRANKLIN SHIRLEY C. is holding 56,776 shares at $83,548 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for MWA

Equity return is now at value 12.60, with 5.80 for asset returns.