NASDAQ:BCOR - Blucora Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$33.69 +5.32 (+18.75 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.37
Today's Range$30.65 - $34.34
52-Week Range$22.95 - $41.35
Volume892,392 shs
Average Volume254,045 shs
Market Capitalization$1.62 billion
P/E Ratio22.16
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.53
Blucora, 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

Industry Nondepository credit institutions
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BCOR
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:INSP
CUSIP09522910
Phone972-870-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$560.46 million
Cash Flow$2.9947 per share
Book Value$12.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$50.63 million

Miscellaneous

Employees529
Market Cap$1.62 billion
Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR) Frequently Asked Questions

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 data on Thursday, February, 14th. The information services provider reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.02. The information services provider had revenue of $101.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $101.11 million. Blucora had a net margin of 8.98% and a return on equity of 13.95%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.12) EPS. View Blucora's Earnings History.

When is Blucora's next earnings date?

Blucora is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Blucora.

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

Blucora updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 14th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.19-1.26 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.28. The company issued revenue guidance of $213.5-218.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $218.87 million.Blucora also updated its Q1 2019 guidance to $1.19-1.26 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for BCOR?

6 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Blucora's shares. Their predictions range from $16.23 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate Blucora's share price to reach $38.0460 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Blucora.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Blucora?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Blucora in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Blucora.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Blucora stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Blucora 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. " (2/18/2019)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We believe that EPAY’s pipeline of new business opportunities remains robust and continues to build sequentially." (2/1/2019)

Has Blucora been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about BCOR stock has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Blucora earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the information services provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Blucora's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Blucora own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Blucora investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Micron Technology (MU), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Viper Energy Partners (VNOM), Caterpillar (CAT), Honda Motor (HMC) and YY (YY).

Who are Blucora's key executives?

Blucora's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John S. Clendening, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. John Palmer, VP of Accounting
  • Ms. Ann J. Bruder, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Davinder S. Athwal, CFO & Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Amit Seshan, Exec. VP of Bus. Operations

Who are Blucora's major shareholders?

Blucora's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.22%), First Trust Advisors LP (5.00%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (3.05%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (1.58%), Norges Bank (1.52%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.42%). Company insiders that own Blucora stock include Andrew Miles Snyder, Christopher William Walters, Eric Michael Emans, H Mcintyre Gardner, John David Palmer, John S Clendening, Lance G Dunn, Mark A Finkelstein, Mathieu Frederic Stevenson, Michael P Hogan and Robert D Oros. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Blucora.

Which institutional investors are selling Blucora stock?

BCOR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Prudential Financial Inc., Hillcrest Asset Management LLC, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Raymond James & Associates, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Castleark Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Blucora company stock in the last year include H Mcintyre Gardner, John David Palmer, John S Clendening, Lance G Dunn, Mathieu Frederic Stevenson and Robert D Oros. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blucora.

Which institutional investors are buying Blucora stock?

BCOR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Norges Bank, Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Natixis Advisors L.P., ClariVest Asset Management LLC and North Peak Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blucora.

How do I buy shares of Blucora?

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's stock price today?

One share of BCOR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.69.

How big of a company is Blucora?

Blucora has a market capitalization of $1.62 billion and generates $560.46 million in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $50.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.52 on an earnings per share basis. Blucora employs 529 workers across the globe.

What is Blucora's official website?

The official website for Blucora is http://www.blucora.com.

How can I contact Blucora?

Blucora's mailing address is 6333 State Hwy 161 4th 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 (NASDAQ BCOR)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  286 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  273 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  559
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Blucora 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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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