Street Projecting 2.57% EPS Growth for Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC)

Analysts are projecting Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) to grow at an accelerated rate over the next five years.  Sell-side analysts are looking for the company to grow 2.57% over the next year and 10.16% over the next five years.

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Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC)’s trailing 12- months EPS is 3.23.  Last year, their EPS growth was -23.20% and their EPS growth over the past five years was 16.70%.  


Let’s start off by taking a look at how the stock has been performing recently.  Over the past twelve months, Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC)’s stock was 20.49%.  Last week, it was 13.89%, -20.84% over the last quarter, and  -23.22% for the past half-year. 

Over the past 50 days, Belden Inc. stock was -12.48% off of the high and 33.18% removed from the low.  Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here.  -42.24% (High), 33.18%, (Low). 


Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC)’s performance this year to date is 20.49%.  The stock has performed 13.89% over the last seven days, 10.91% over the last thirty, and -20.84% over the last three months.  Over the last six months, Belden Inc.’s stock has been -23.22% and -38.73% for the year.


Wall Street analysts are have a consensus analyst recommendation of 2.30 on the stock.  This is based on a 1-5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.  Brokerages covering the name have a $62.57 on the stock.

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