Belden Z Score

BDC Stock  USD 83.71  0.34  0.40%   
Altman Z Score is one of the simplest fundamental models to determine how likely your company is to fail. The module uses available fundamental data of a given equity to approximate the Altman Z score. Altman Z Score is determined by evaluating five fundamental price points available from the company's current public disclosure documents. Check out Belden Piotroski F Score and Belden Valuation analysis. For information on how to trade Belden Stock refer to our How to Trade Belden Stock guide.
Belden Invested Capital is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Invested Capital was at 1.95 Billion. The current year Invested Capital Average is expected to grow to about 2.3 B, whereas Capital Expenditure is forecasted to decline to (113.4 M). Belden Cost of Revenue is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Cost of Revenue was at 1.69 Billion. The current year Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is expected to grow to about 375.3 M, whereas Direct Expenses is forecasted to decline to about 1.5 B.

Belden Z Score Analysis

Belden's Z-Score is a simple linear, multi-factor model that measures the financial health and economic stability of a company. The score is used to predict the probability of a firm going into bankruptcy within next 24 months or two fiscal years from the day stated on the accounting statements used to calculate it. The model uses five fundamental business ratios that are weighted according to algorithm of Professor Edward Altman who developed it in the late 1960s at New York University..
 2020 2021 2022 2023 (projected)
Interest Expense58.9 M62.69 M43.55 M52.26 M
Gross Profit575.62 M771.84 M916.29 M939.07 M
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Current Belden Z Score

Most of Belden's fundamental indicators, such as Z Score, are part of a valuation analysis module that helps investors searching for stocks that are currently trading at higher or lower prices than their real value. If the real value is higher than the market price, Belden Inc is considered to be undervalued, and we provide a buy recommendation. Otherwise, we render a sell signal.
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Belden Z Score Driver Correlations

Understanding the fundamental principles of building solid financial models for Belden is extremely important. It helps to project a fair market value of Ford stock properly, considering its historical fundamentals such as Z Score. Since Belden's main accounts across its financial reports are all linked and dependent on each other, it is essential to analyze all possible correlations between related accounts. However, instead of reviewing all of Belden's historical financial statements, investors can examine the correlated drivers to determine its overall health. This can be effectively done using a conventional correlation matrix of Belden's interrelated accounts and indicators.
To calculate Z-Score one would need to know current working capital of the company, its total assets, and liabilities, amount of latest retained earnings as well as earnings before interest and tax. Z-Score can be used to compare the odds of bankruptcy of companies in a similar line of business or firms operating in the same industry. Companies with Z-Scores above 3.1 are generally considered to be stable and healthy with a low probability of bankruptcy. Scores that fall between 1.8 and 3.1 lie in a so-called 'grey area' with scores of less than 1, indicating the high probability of distress. Z Score is used widely by financial auditors, accountants, money managers, loan processers, wealth advisers, as well as day traders. In the last 25 years, many financial models that utilize z score has been proved to be successful as a predictor of corporate bankruptcy.

In accordance with the company's disclosures, Belden Inc has a Z Score of 1.8. This is 86.62% lower than that of the Electronic Equipment, Instruments & Components sector and 94.43% lower than that of the Information Technology industry. The z score for all United States stocks is 79.36% higher than that of the company.

Belden Z Score Peer Comparison

Stock peer comparison is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It analyses Belden's direct or indirect competition against its Z Score to detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics or determine the stocks which would be a good addition to a portfolio. Peer analysis of Belden could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Belden by comparing valuation metrics of similar companies.
Belden is currently under evaluation in z score category among related companies.

Belden Current Valuation Drivers

We derive many important indicators used in calculating different scores of Belden from analyzing Belden's financial statements. These drivers represent accounts that assess Belden's ability to generate profits relative to its revenue, operating costs, and shareholders' equity. Below are some of Belden's important valuation drivers and their relationship over time.
201820192020202120222023 (projected)
Net Income Per Employee17.12 K(52.36 K)(8.6 K)31.83 K36.61 K39.5 K
Revenue Per Employee275.04 K296.01 K290.25 K325.81 K293.23 K268.94 K
Average Assets3.73 B3.61 B3.13 B3.29 B3.04 B3.46 B
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA433.3 M(139.42 M)132.53 M242.54 M436.6 M471.07 M
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization USD433.3 M(139.42 M)132.53 M242.54 M436.6 M471.07 M
Earnings before Tax223.83 M(334.5 M)(35.06 M)91.86 M304.31 M328.33 M
Average Equity1.35 B1.24 B828.53 M900.41 M1.07 B1.15 B
Enterprise Value2.86 B3.68 B3.03 B4.03 B3.63 B4.03 B
Free Cash Flow191.37 M166.89 M83.15 M181.07 M176.2 M188.28 M
Invested Capital2.55 B2.19 B2.2 B2.49 B1.95 B2.28 B
Invested Capital Average2.3 B2.29 B2.23 B2.29 B1.96 B2.27 B
Market Capitalization1.68 B2.5 B1.87 B2.95 B3.08 B3.14 B
Tangible Asset Value2.21 B1.82 B1.6 B2.36 B2.05 B2.12 B
Working Capital541.8 M655.21 M577.64 M1.12 B896.29 M885.17 M

Belden Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Belden that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Belden's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Belden's value.
Last TransactionTypeSharesValue
Blackrock Inc2022-12-31Common Shares4.9 M354.1 M
Vanguard Group Inc2022-12-31Common Shares4.4 M318.4 M
T Rowe Price Investment Management Inc2022-12-31Common Shares1.9 M135.7 M
Victory Capital Management Inc2022-12-31Common Shares1.7 M125 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp2022-12-31Common Shares1.5 M107.3 M
Boston Partners2022-12-31Common Shares1.5 M107.3 M
Allspring Global Investments Holdings Llc2022-12-31Common Shares1.5 M104.4 M
State Street Corp2022-12-31Common Shares1.4 M103.3 M
Alliancebernstein Lp2022-12-31Common Shares1.3 M96.4 M
Pzena Investment Management Llc2022-12-31Common Shares1.1 M79.6 M
Silvercrest Asset Management Group Llc2022-12-31Common Shares879.5 K63.2 M

Belden Fundamentals

About Belden Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze Belden Inc's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of Belden using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of Belden Inc based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this company, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
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Belden Inc. provides portfolio of signal transmission solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company was formerly known as Belden CDT Inc. and changed its name to Belden Inc. in May 2007. Belden operates under Communication Equipment classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange.

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Pair Trading with Belden

One of the main advantages of trading using pair correlations is that every trade hedges away some risk. Because there are two separate transactions required, even if Belden position performs unexpectedly, the other equity can make up some of the losses. Pair trading also minimizes risk from directional movements in the market. For example, if an entire industry or sector drops because of unexpected headlines, the short position in Belden will appreciate offsetting losses from the drop in the long position's value.

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The ability to find closely correlated positions to Belden could be a great tool in your tax-loss harvesting strategies, allowing investors a quick way to find a similar-enough asset to replace Belden when you sell it. If you don't do this, your portfolio allocation will be skewed against your target asset allocation. So, investors can't just sell and buy back Belden - that would be a violation of the tax code under the "wash sale" rule, and this is why you need to find a similar enough asset and use the proceeds from selling Belden Inc to buy it.
The correlation of Belden is a statistical measure of how it moves in relation to other equities. This measure is expressed in what is known as the correlation coefficient, which ranges between -1 and +1. A perfect positive correlation (i.e., a correlation coefficient of +1) implies that as Belden moves, either up or down, the other security will move in the same direction. Alternatively, perfect negative correlation means that if Belden Inc moves in either direction, the perfectly negatively correlated security will move in the opposite direction. If the correlation is 0, the equities are not correlated; they are entirely random. A correlation greater than 0.8 is generally described as strong, whereas a correlation less than 0.5 is generally considered weak.
Correlation analysis and pair trading evaluation for Belden can also be used as hedging techniques within a particular sector or industry or even over random equities to generate a better risk-adjusted return on your portfolios.
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Check out Belden Piotroski F Score and Belden Valuation analysis. For information on how to trade Belden Stock refer to our How to Trade Belden Stock guide. Note that the Belden Inc information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other Belden's statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try Portfolio Backtesting module to avoid under-diversification and over-optimization by backtesting your portfolios.

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Is Belden's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Belden. If investors know Belden will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Belden listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of Belden Inc is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Belden that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Belden's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Belden's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Belden's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Belden's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Belden's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Belden value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Belden's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.