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 Services
  • Sub-Industry: Internet Software & Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:BCOR
  • CUSIP: 09522910
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.12103 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 44,931,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $23.11
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.34
  • 52 Week Range: $10.62 - $25.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.21
  • P/E Growth: 0.92
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $491.58 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.28
  • Book Value: $11.82 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.11
  • EBIDTA: $92.46 million
  • Net Margins: -8.03%
  • Return on Equity: 11.92%
  • Return on Assets: 5.43%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.67%
  • Current Ratio: 2.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.25%
  • Average Volume: 413,258 shs.
  • Beta: -0.18
  • Short Ratio: 4.11

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, July, 27th. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $139.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $136.07 million. Blucora had a negative net margin of 8.03% and a positive return on equity of 11.92%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 15.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.55 earnings per share. 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, October, 25th 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, July, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.25-1.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.38. The company issued revenue guidance of $500.0-506.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $499.50 million.Blucora also updated its Q3 guidance to ($0.24)-($0.14) 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 $28.00. On average, they expect Blucora's stock price to reach $25.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Blucora.

Who are some of Blucora's key competitors?

Who are Blucora's key executives?

Blucora's management team includes the folowing people:

  • William L. Atwell, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • John S. Clendening, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Eric Michael Emans, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Sanjay Baskaran, President of TaxAct, Inc
  • Robert D. Oros, Chief Executive Officer of H.D. Vest, Inc.
  • Pamela Turay, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Mathieu Stevenson, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Ann J. Bruder, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary
  • Steven Aldrich, Independent Director
  • Lance G. Dunn, Independent Director

Who owns Blucora stock?

Blucora's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.02%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.30%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.85%), First Trust Advisors LP (4.57%), Numeric Investors LLC (3.63%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.59%). 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 Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Northpointe Capital LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Permit Capital LLC, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. and Systematic Financial Management LP. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Renaissance Technologies LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Prudential Financial Inc., Koch Industries Inc., Gotham Asset Management LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. 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.

What is Blucora's stock price today?

One share of Blucora stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.95.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Blucora (NASDAQ BCOR)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  143 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  120 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  263
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Blucora and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $25.33 (1.54% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/28/2017Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$23.00 -> $28.00LowView Rating Details
5/4/2017Craig HallumReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
5/5/2017Benchmark Co.Boost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$19.00 -> $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 9/24/2015 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
10/25/2017($0.16)N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.66$0.70$136.07 million$139.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: 14.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.15%
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
6/19/2017Eric Michael EmansCFOSell89,800$21.65$1,944,170.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2017Eric Michael EmansCFOSell79,230$21.25$1,683,637.50View SEC Filing  
6/1/2017Eric Michael EmansCFOSell88,400$20.69$1,828,996.00View SEC Filing  
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 logo[$$] Court Square Capital Partners Leads $270 Million Round for System1 - September 20 at 5:11 PM logoNetflix (NFLX) & Blucora (BCOR) Financial Survey - September 20 at 6:14 AM logoCritical Survey: Connecture (CNXR) and Blucora (BCOR) - September 18 at 8:54 PM logoHead to Head Review: YY (YY) vs. Blucora (BCOR) - September 18 at 12:02 PM logoBlucora (BCOR) versus Netflix (NFLX) Head-To-Head Contrast - September 18 at 4:28 AM logoBlucora, Inc. (BCOR) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $89.30 Million - September 15 at 1:26 PM logoAnalyzing Blucora (BCOR) and Blucora (INSP) - September 13 at 8:54 PM logoBlucora (INSP) and Blucora (BCOR) Critical Survey - September 7 at 2:20 PM logoBlucora, Inc. (BCOR) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - September 2 at 6:52 PM logoBack Near The Lows, Perion Network Is Not Worth Chasing - August 31 at 9:19 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Blucora, Inc. (BCOR) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $89.30 Million - August 27 at 5:30 AM logo Brokerages Anticipate Blucora, Inc. (BCOR) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.20 Per Share - August 25 at 2:08 PM logoContrasting Blucora (BCOR) & Yirendai (YRD) - August 23 at 4:26 AM logoIf You're Waiting For Podcast's Next Good Laugh, Jack O'Brien Is Working On It - August 14 at 4:51 PM logoBlucora, Inc. (BCOR) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub - August 12 at 3:18 PM logoETFs with exposure to Blucora, Inc. : August 11, 2017 - August 11 at 9:56 PM logoBlucora, Inc. (BCOR) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - August 8 at 9:02 PM logo-$0.27 Earnings Per Share Expected for Blucora Inc (NASDAQ:BCOR) This Quarter - August 7 at 9:08 AM logoReviewing Bitauto Holdings Limited (BITA) & Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR) - August 7 at 8:54 AM logoSVB Financial Group Appoints John Clendening to its Board of Directors - August 3 at 5:52 PM logoFinancial Analysis: Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR) versus Youku Tudou (YOKU) - July 31 at 10:31 AM logoBlucora's (BCOR) CEO John Clendening on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - July 29 at 3:50 AM logoBlucora Reaches Analyst Target Price - July 29 at 3:50 AM logoBarrington Research Raises Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) Price Target to $28.00 - July 28 at 6:01 PM logoEdited Transcript of BCOR earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 12:30pm GMT - July 28 at 5:48 PM logoBlucora, Inc. :BCOR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : July 28, 2017 - July 28 at 5:48 PM logoBlucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - July 27 at 4:59 PM logoBlucora Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results - July 27 at 4:55 PM logoBlucora posts 2Q profit - July 27 at 4:55 PM logoBlucora, Inc. (BCOR) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - July 27 at 11:32 AM logoBlucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) Releases Q3 Earnings Guidance - July 27 at 11:12 AM logoBlucora to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results Thursday, July 27, 2017 - July 20 at 6:01 PM logoBlucora, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BCOR-US : July 20, 2017 - July 20 at 6:01 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $136.50 Million - July 20 at 3:22 PM logoBlucora, Inc. (BCOR) to Release Earnings on Thursday - July 20 at 7:40 AM logoBlucora, Inc. (BCOR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - July 14 at 8:32 PM logoBlucora, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:BCOR) : July 5, 2017 - July 5 at 5:03 PM logoBlucora, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BCOR-US : July 4, 2017 - July 4 at 8:12 PM logoHead-To-Head Contrast: Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR) & Leaf Group (LFGR) - July 1 at 7:42 AM logoHD Vest Brings Together Over 1,500 Independent Financial Advisors, Experts and Industry Thought Leaders at CONNECT2017 - June 27 at 4:03 PM logoETFs with exposure to Blucora, Inc. : June 26, 2017 - June 26 at 4:27 PM logo Brokerages Expect Blucora, Inc. (BCOR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $136.50 Million - June 23 at 1:40 PM logo$0.57 EPS Expected for Blucora Inc (BCOR) This Quarter - June 21 at 10:46 PM logoInsider Selling: Blucora Inc (BCOR) CFO Sells 89,800 Shares of Stock - June 21 at 7:24 PM logoBlucora Announces Appointment of Ann Bruder as Chief Legal Officer - June 20 at 12:52 AM logoBlucora, Inc. (BCOR) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - June 19 at 9:16 PM logoHD Vest Enhances Executive Team with Appointment of James T. Hickey as Chief Investment Strategist - June 15 at 5:37 PM logoBlucora, Inc. (BCOR) CFO Sells $1,683,637.50 in Stock - June 13 at 7:28 PM logoBlucora, Inc. (BCOR) Upgraded to "Buy" at ValuEngine - June 12 at 12:40 AM logoBlucora Announces New Board Members - June 1 at 9:20 PM



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