Brady (NYSE:BRC) is set to release its earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, February 22nd. Analysts expect Brady to post earnings of $0.44 per share for the quarter.

Brady (NYSE:BRC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 16th. The industrial products company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $290.15 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $286.75 million. Brady had a net margin of 8.81% and a return on equity of 13.90%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.44 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Brady to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Brady (NYSE BRC) opened at $37.50 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $1,930.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.95, a PEG ratio of 2.55 and a beta of 1.15. Brady has a 52 week low of $31.70 and a 52 week high of $40.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.62, a current ratio of 2.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13.

In related news, VP Thomas J. Felmer sold 2,649 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.52, for a total transaction of $104,688.48. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 57,668 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,279,039.36. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, VP Bentley Curran sold 21,784 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, January 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.01, for a total transaction of $849,793.84. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 52,597 shares in the company, valued at $2,051,808.97. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 59,813 shares of company stock worth $2,336,542 over the last three months. 15.60% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on BRC. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Brady from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 29th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating and set a $38.00 price target on shares of Brady in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Bank of America raised shares of Brady from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $41.00.

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Brady Company Profile

Brady Corporation is a manufacturer and supplier of identification solutions and workplace safety products that identify and protect premises, products and people. The Company has two segments: Identification Solutions (IDS) and Workplace Safety (WPS). The IDS segment includes identification and healthcare products, and the WPS segment includes workplace safety and compliance products.

Earnings History for Brady (NYSE:BRC)

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