Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

A North American manufacturer of water infrastructure and flow control products for use in water distribution networks, water and wastewater treatment facilities, gas distribution systems and fire protection piping systems.


Player Avatar DAG1996MF (< 20) Submitted: 9/21/2012 10:50:03 AM : Outperform Start Price: $2.89 MWA Score: +171.48

Mueller Water has doubled my money in only 10 months, but the company is still in turnaround mode since becoming an independent company so it has more room to run. In order to evaluate the company's future potential, rather than just dwell on its past performance, it's important to understand why the company struggled until recently. Mueller Water is the unfortunate recipient of the most unlucky timing possible -- MWA is exactly the kind of company that is most directly impacted by macro-economic and housing market problems and was spun off from Walter Energy just in time for the worse housing and general economy collapse in many decades. So, how well MWA will do going forward depends largely on how well our housing market and entire economy continue to recover. In other words, Mueller's recovery closely tracks that of the housing market and the economy as a whole so, if Mueller's turnaround doesn't continue, that will likely mean that we'll all have far worse problems to deal with than the price of our MWA stock.

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Member Avatar DAG1996MF (< 20) Submitted: 5/3/2013 12:15:16 PM
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Look at her go!

Member Avatar DAG1996MF (< 20) Submitted: 11/13/2013 12:55:08 PM
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My full thesis is here ...

Mueller Water Products: Water Infrastructure Technology

Member Avatar DAG1996MF (< 20) Submitted: 8/9/2014 10:42:01 AM
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$MWA "Mueller Water Products: Getting Back On Track"

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