Blucora Company Profile (NASDAQ:BCOR)

About Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)

Blucora logoBlucora, Inc. is a provider of technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small business owners and tax professionals. The Company operates through the Wealth Management and Tax Preparation segments. The Company's Wealth Management segment consists of HD Vest, which provides financial advisors with an integrated platform of brokerage, investment advisory and insurance services to assist in making each financial advisor a financial service center for his/her clients The Company's Tax Preparation segment provides digital do-it-yourself (DDIY) tax preparation solutions for consumers, small business owners and tax professionals. TaxAct, a provider of digital tax preparation solutions. HD Vest's specialized model provides an open-architecture investment platform and technology tools to help financial advisors identify investment opportunities for their clients. TaxAct offers pricing and packaging options for tax professionals.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Internet Information Providers
  • Sub-Industry: Internet Software & Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:BCOR
  • CUSIP: 09522910
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $896.11 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 42,979,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $19.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.23
  • 52 Week Range: $8.11 - $21.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.41
  • P/E Growth: 0.76
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $472.52 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.90
  • Book Value: $11.86 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.76
  • EBIDTA: $84.97 million
  • Net Margins: -27.61%
  • Return on Equity: 3.38%
  • Return on Assets: 1.33%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.99%
  • Current Ratio: 2.18%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.18%
  • Average Volume: 566,071 shs.
  • Beta: -0.31
  • Short Ratio: 6.73

Frequently Asked Questions for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)

What is Blucora's stock symbol?

Blucora trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BCOR."

How were Blucora's earnings last quarter?

Blucora Inc (NASDAQ:BCOR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $1.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $182.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $179.29 million. Blucora had a negative net margin of 27.61% and a positive return on equity of 3.38%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.94 EPS. View Blucora's Earnings History.

When will Blucora make its next earnings announcement?

Blucora is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Blucora.

What guidance has Blucora issued on next quarter's earnings?

Blucora issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.28 - $1.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.22. The company issued revenue guidance of $493 million - $506 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $486.97 million.Blucora also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.63 - $0.69 EPS.

Where is Blucora's stock going? Where will Blucora's stock price be in 2017?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Blucora's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Blucora's share price to reach $23.67 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Blucora.

Who are some of Blucora's key competitors?

Who owns Blucora stock?

Blucora's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wellington Management Group LLP (12.78%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.58%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.37%), Park West Asset Management LLC (4.65%), First Trust Advisors LP (4.21%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.81%). Company insiders that own Blucora stock include Andrew Miles Snyder, Christopher William Walters, Eric Michael Emans, Joann Kintzel, Mark A Finkelstein, Peter Mansour and William J Ruckelshaus. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Blucora.

Who sold Blucora stock? Who is selling Blucora stock?

Blucora's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pennant Capital Management LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, State Street Corp, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Globeflex Capital L P, Royce & Associates LP, Northpointe Capital LLC and Asset Management One Co. Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Blucora stock in the last year include Andrew Miles Snyder, Christopher William Walters, Eric Michael Emans, Joann Kintzel and Mark A Finkelstein. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blucora.

Who bought Blucora stock? Who is buying Blucora stock?

Blucora's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., EAM Investors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, First Trust Advisors LP and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have bought Blucora stock in the last two years include Andrew Miles Snyder and William J Ruckelshaus. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blucora.

How do I buy Blucora stock?

Shares of Blucora can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Blucora stock cost?

One share of Blucora stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.85.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $23.67 (13.51% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/4/2017Craig HallumReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
5/5/2017Benchmark Co.Boost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$19.00 -> $23.00HighView Rating Details
5/5/2017Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$20.00 -> $23.00HighView Rating Details
3/3/2017Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/12/2016WedbushLower Price TargetOutperform$16.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
Earnings by Quarter for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.95$1.04$179.29 million$182.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2017Q416($0.27)($0.18)$83.39 million$86.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316($0.36)($0.24)$78.95 million$83.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.52$0.55$123.62 million$120.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.90$0.94$163.31 million$165.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415($0.20)($0.19)$88.29 million$85.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315($0.14)($0.13)$86.05 million$84.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.42$0.48$119.01 million$119.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.91$1.03$172.68 million$174.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.01$0.05$102.23 million$108.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.09$0.15$117.15 million$114.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.43$0.55$139.66 million$141.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$1.03$1.12$216.98 million$216.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413$0.39$0.40$158.26 million$167.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.17$0.30$90.97 million$124.12 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.56$0.58$114.22 million$117.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.94$0.95$158.71 million$165.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.24$93.91 million$97.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012$0.21$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.35$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.12
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.82$0.82$0.82
Q2 20171$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q3 20171($0.19)($0.19)($0.19)
Q4 20171($0.16)($0.16)($0.16)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 10.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.04%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/23/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell27,100$20.67$560,157.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2017Eric Michael EmansCFOSell69,480$20.52$1,425,729.60View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell79,030$21.24$1,678,597.20View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Christopher William WaltersDirectorSell1,866$21.02$39,223.32View SEC Filing  
5/11/2017Christopher William WaltersDirectorSell7,403$21.13$156,425.39View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell60,000$19.89$1,193,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017Mark A FinkelsteinInsiderSell57,029$20.46$1,166,813.34View SEC Filing  
5/3/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell46,195$18.85$870,775.75View SEC Filing  
4/28/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell45,000$18.24$820,800.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell45,000$17.67$795,150.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell42,500$17.13$728,025.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell30,000$17.05$511,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/12/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell28,700$17.02$488,474.00View SEC Filing  
4/10/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell42,500$17.28$734,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/5/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell40,800$17.40$709,920.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell36,320$17.52$636,326.40View SEC Filing  
3/28/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell20,000$17.53$350,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell10,000$17.57$175,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell20,000$17.45$349,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell30,000$16.44$493,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell10,000$16.53$165,300.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell10,000$16.09$160,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell20,000$16.11$322,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell30,000$16.16$484,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell20,000$16.20$324,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell30,000$16.14$484,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2017Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell30,000$16.19$485,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Joann KintzelInsiderSell2,669$13.50$36,031.50View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016Joann KintzelInsiderSell3,538$10.54$37,290.52View SEC Filing  
6/23/2016Joann KintzelInsiderSell6,431$9.50$61,094.50View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Peter MansourInsiderSell3,813$10.49$39,998.37View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorBuy226,268$10.23$2,314,721.64View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015William J RuckelshausCEOBuy7,230$10.36$74,902.80View SEC Filing  
7/2/2015Eric Michael EmansCFOSell4,050$15.76$63,828.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2015George AllenVPSell10,000$14.00$140,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2015John E Iv CunninghamDirectorSell7,500$14.00$105,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015Joann KintzelInsiderSell1,389$13.63$18,932.07View SEC Filing  
1/5/2015Eric Michael EmansCFOSell15,000$13.42$201,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014William J RuckelshausCEOBuy2,100$15.59$32,739.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Eric Michael EmansCFOSell11,000$19.00$209,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Joann KintzelInsiderSell14,400$20.00$288,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014David ChungDirectorBuy6,000$17.40$104,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/7/2014Michael John Boyd GloverInsiderSell10,444$18.34$191,542.96View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014Eric Michael EmansCFOSell4,100$19.78$81,098.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2013George AllenVPSell20,000$28.98$579,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Andrew Miles SnyderDirectorSell1,006,093$28.50$28,673,650.50View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Eric Michael EmansCFOSell2,400$19.99$47,976.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013John Iv CunninghamDirectorSell8,500$21.05$178,925.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2012James VoelkerDirectorSell69,187$18.00$1,245,366.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
Latest Headlines for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
DateHeadline logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Director Andrew Miles Snyder Sells 27,100 Shares - May 24 at 7:41 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) CFO Eric Michael Emans Sells 69,480 Shares - May 24 at 7:20 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - May 23 at 6:04 PM logoHD Vest Appoints David L. Peavler as General Counsel - May 23 at 11:00 AM logoBlucora Announces Closing of New Credit Facility - May 23 at 11:00 AM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Director Sells $39,223.32 in Stock - May 16 at 10:17 PM logoInsider Selling: Blucora Inc (BCOR) Director Sells 79,030 Shares of Stock - May 16 at 7:15 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - May 11 at 10:16 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Director Christopher William Walters Sells 7,403 Shares - May 11 at 8:04 PM logoCraig Hallum Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Blucora Inc (BCOR) - May 11 at 7:36 AM logoETFs with exposure to Blucora, Inc. : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 8:48 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Director Sells $1,193,400.00 in Stock - May 8 at 7:17 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Insider Sells $1,166,813.34 in Stock - May 8 at 7:17 PM logoBlucora's (BCOR) CEO John Clendening on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 7 at 11:17 AM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Price Target Raised to $23.00 - May 6 at 3:56 PM logoBlucora, Inc. :BCOR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 3:52 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) PT Raised to $23.00 at Benchmark Co. - May 5 at 10:32 AM logoEdited Transcript of BCOR earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 12:30pm GMT - May 5 at 2:01 AM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.09 EPS - May 4 at 11:04 PM logoBlucora Announces First Quarter 2017 Results and Preliminary Tax Season Results - May 4 at 3:57 PM logoBlucora posts 1Q profit - May 4 at 3:57 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 4 at 11:28 AM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance - May 4 at 11:28 AM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Director Sells $870,775.75 in Stock - May 3 at 10:34 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy - May 2 at 6:26 PM logoBlucora (BCOR) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - May 2 at 3:42 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - May 2 at 11:22 AM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Blucora Inc (BCOR) to Hold - May 1 at 8:16 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Unlikely to Impact Blucora (BCOR) Stock Price - April 29 at 2:27 PM logoInsider Selling: Blucora Inc (BCOR) Director Sells 45,000 Shares of Stock - April 29 at 12:44 AM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - April 28 at 10:56 PM logoBlucora to Announce First Quarter 2017 Financial Results Thursday, May 4, 2017 - April 27 at 6:57 PM logoBlucora (BCOR) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows - April 26 at 7:14 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Director Sells $795,150.00 in Stock - April 25 at 8:42 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - April 25 at 6:14 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Now Covered by Analysts at Craig Hallum - April 22 at 9:36 PM logoBlucora (BCOR) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.07 - April 21 at 12:01 PM logoInsider Selling: Blucora Inc (BCOR) Director Sells 42,500 Shares of Stock - April 20 at 7:48 PM logoNearly Half of American Taxpayers are Saving their Tax Refund, TaxAct Survey Shows - April 19 at 11:37 AM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect Blucora (BCOR) Share Price - April 18 at 1:02 PM logoAndrew Miles Snyder Sells 30,000 Shares of Blucora Inc (BCOR) Stock - April 17 at 7:57 PM logoShort Interest in Blucora Inc (BCOR) Grows By 10.1% - April 17 at 12:38 PM logoBlucora (BCOR) Earning Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 15 at 11:21 AM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Director Sells $488,474.00 in Stock - April 13 at 7:53 PM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Director Sells $734,400.00 in Stock - April 10 at 7:51 PM logoBlucora Announces Proposed $425,000,000 Senior Secured Credit Facilities - April 7 at 8:26 AM logoBlucora’s BluVest™ Turns Tax Refund Day into Investment Day - April 7 at 8:26 AM logoTaxAct Holdings, Inc. -- Moody's assigns B1 rating to Blucora's proposed senior secured credit facility - April 7 at 8:26 AM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - April 6 at 10:58 AM logoBlucora Inc (BCOR) Director Sells $709,920.00 in Stock - April 5 at 8:01 PM



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