NASDAQ:BCOR - BLUCORA INC Common Stock Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$34.55 -0.40 (-1.14 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 03:32 PM ET)
Previous Close$34.55
Today's Range$34.20 - $35.10
52-Week Range$19.05 - $40.60
Volume280,794 shs
Average Volume406,607 shs
Market Capitalization$1.65 billion
P/E Ratio28.32
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta-0.14
BLUCORA INC Common Stock logoBlucora, Inc. provides technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small business owners, and tax professionals in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Wealth Management and Tax Preparation. The Wealth Management segment offers an integrated platform of brokerage, investment advisory, and insurance services to financial advisors. The Tax Preparation segment provides digital do-it-yourself tax preparation solutions for consumers and small business owners through TaxAct.com; and ancillary services, including refund payment transfer, audit defense, stored value cards, retirement investment accounts, tax preparation support services, data archive services, and e-filing services. This segment also offers professional tax preparer software. The company was formerly known as InfoSpace, Inc. and changed its name to Blucora, Inc. in June 2012. Blucora, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
SectorBusiness Services
SymbolNASDAQ:BCOR
CUSIP09522910
Phone972-870-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41
Current Ratio2.99
Quick Ratio2.99

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio28.32
Forward P/E Ratio21.46
P/E Growth1.23

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$509.56 million
Price / Sales3.23
Cash Flow$2.1301 per share
Price / Cash16.22
Book Value$11.74 per share
Price / Book2.94

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.22
Net Income$27.03 million
Net Margins13.31%
Return on Equity14.82%
Return on Assets8.47%

Miscellaneous

Employees487
Outstanding Shares47,640,000
Market Cap$1.65 billion

BLUCORA INC Common Stock (NASDAQ:BCOR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BLUCORA INC Common Stock's stock symbol?

BLUCORA INC Common Stock trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BCOR."

How were BLUCORA INC Common Stock's earnings last quarter?

BLUCORA INC Common Stock (NASDAQ:BCOR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The information services provider reported $0.97 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.11. The information services provider earned $157.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $154.46 million. BLUCORA INC Common Stock had a return on equity of 14.82% and a net margin of 13.31%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.70 EPS. View BLUCORA INC Common Stock's Earnings History.

When is BLUCORA INC Common Stock's next earnings date?

BLUCORA INC Common Stock is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for BLUCORA INC Common Stock.

What guidance has BLUCORA INC Common Stock issued on next quarter's earnings?

BLUCORA INC Common Stock issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.80-1.92 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.85. The company issued revenue guidance of $553.5-563.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $557.61 million.BLUCORA INC Common Stock also updated its Q3 guidance to ($0.23)-($0.17) EPS.

What price target have analysts set for BCOR?

6 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for BLUCORA INC Common Stock's stock. Their forecasts range from $16.23 to $47.00. On average, they expect BLUCORA INC Common Stock's share price to reach $37.4460 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BLUCORA INC Common Stock.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BLUCORA INC Common Stock?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BLUCORA INC Common Stock in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BLUCORA INC Common Stock.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about BLUCORA INC Common Stock stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about BLUCORA INC Common Stock stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Blucora, Inc. provides technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small businesses and tax professionals. The company's products and services consist of tax preparation and wealth management, through TaxAct and HD Vest. TaxAct provides digital tax preparation solution for individuals, business owners and tax professionals. HD Vest Financial Services (R) supports an independent network of tax professionals who provide comprehensive financial planning solutions. Blucora, Inc. is based in IRVING, Texas. " (8/6/2018)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We are reiterating our OUTPERFORM investment rating and raising our price target to $40 (from $30), which assumes a 19x multiple on our raised 2019 estimate for adjusted EPS and suggests nearly 20% upside from current levels." (5/15/2018)
  • 3. Benchmark Co. analysts commented, "Wealth Management also logged a strong quarter, with a record $625 million net AUA inflow, leading to results ahead of consensus and the high-end of guidance as well. It’s hard to say anything other than CEO John Clendening has rapidly righted the ship since joining the with further upside evident via what appears to be a sustainable paid unit growth strategy while maintaining a healthy pricing advantage in Tax, and early signs of organic Wealth Management efficiency gains excluding what could be material benefits from the clearing house switch expected in 3Q/4Q18." (5/10/2018)

Are investors shorting BLUCORA INC Common Stock?

BLUCORA INC Common Stock saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 956,891 shares, a decline of 29.4% from the July 13th total of 1,355,296 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 303,226 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.2 days. Approximately 2.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View BLUCORA INC Common Stock's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of BLUCORA INC Common Stock's key competitors?

Who are BLUCORA INC Common Stock's key executives?

BLUCORA INC Common Stock's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John S. Clendening, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. John Palmer, Principal Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Ann J. Bruder, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Robert David Oros, Chief Exec. Officer of HD Vest Financial Services (Age 52)
  • Mr. Davinder S. Athwal, CFO & Treasurer (Age 51)

Has BLUCORA INC Common Stock been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BCOR stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BLUCORA INC Common Stock earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the information services provider an impact score of 46.87 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for BLUCORA INC Common Stock.

Who are BLUCORA INC Common Stock's major shareholders?

BLUCORA INC Common Stock's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.49%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.31%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.15%), First Trust Advisors LP (4.91%), Glenmede Trust Co. NA (2.50%) and Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (1.71%). Company insiders that own BLUCORA INC Common Stock stock include Andrew Miles Snyder, Christopher William Walters, Eric Michael Emans, H Mcintyre Gardner, Joann Kintzel, John David Palmer, John S Clendening, Mark A Finkelstein, Mathieu Frederic Stevenson and Robert D Oros. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BLUCORA INC Common Stock.

Which institutional investors are selling BLUCORA INC Common Stock stock?

BCOR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Royce & Associates LP, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, American Century Companies Inc. and James Investment Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold BLUCORA INC Common Stock company stock in the last year include H Mcintyre Gardner, John David Palmer, John S Clendening, Mathieu Frederic Stevenson and Robert D Oros. View Insider Buying and Selling for BLUCORA INC Common Stock.

Which institutional investors are buying BLUCORA INC Common Stock stock?

BCOR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Glenmede Trust Co. NA, BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Castleark Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., EAM Investors LLC and Global X Management Co LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for BLUCORA INC Common Stock.

How do I buy shares of BLUCORA INC Common Stock?

Shares of BCOR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BLUCORA INC Common Stock's stock price today?

One share of BCOR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.55.

How big of a company is BLUCORA INC Common Stock?

BLUCORA INC Common Stock has a market capitalization of $1.65 billion and generates $509.56 million in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $27.03 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.22 on an earnings per share basis. BLUCORA INC Common Stock employs 487 workers across the globe.

How can I contact BLUCORA INC Common Stock?

BLUCORA INC Common Stock's mailing address is 6333 State Hwy 161 6th Floor, Irving TX, 75038. The information services provider can be reached via phone at 972-870-6000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for BLUCORA INC Common Stock (NASDAQ BCOR)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  243 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  230 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  473
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BLUCORA INC Common Stock and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BCOR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BCOR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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