NASDAQ:BLBD - Blue Bird Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$22.30 +0.60 (+2.76 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$22.30
Today's Range$21.65 - $22.35
52-Week Range$15.66 - $24.99
Volume468,276 shs
Average Volume134,383 shs
Market Capitalization$585.89 million
P/E Ratio17.98
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.2
Blue Bird logoBlue Bird Corporation designs, engineers, manufactures, and sells school buses and aftermarket parts in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Buses and Aftermarket Parts. It offers Type C, Type D, and specialty buses, as well as Sigma, a bus for public transportation. The company sells its products through a network of dealers, as well as directly to fleet operators, the United States government, and state governments. It also distributes aftermarket parts of various makes. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Fort Valley, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Truck & bus bodies
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorAuto/Tires/Trucks
SymbolNASDAQ:BLBD
CUSIPN/A
Phone478-822-2801

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio-1.27
Current Ratio1.02
Quick Ratio0.26

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.98
Forward P/E Ratio15.27
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$990.60 million
Price / Sales0.61
Cash Flow$2.1970 per share
Price / Cash10.15
Book Value($4.07) per share
Price / Book-5.48

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.24
Net Income$28.80 million
Net Margins2.79%
Return on Equity-34.84%
Return on Assets12.41%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,311
Outstanding Shares27,000,000

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Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blue Bird's stock symbol?

Blue Bird trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BLBD."

How will Blue Bird's stock buyback program work?

Blue Bird declared that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Friday, August 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 11.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $216.63 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $219.15 million. Blue Bird had a net margin of 2.79% and a negative return on equity of 34.84%. View Blue Bird's Earnings History.

When is Blue Bird's next earnings date?

Blue Bird is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Blue Bird.

What price target have analysts set for BLBD?

2 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Blue Bird's shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Blue Bird's share price to reach $24.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Blue Bird.

Who are some of Blue Bird's key competitors?

Who are Blue Bird's key executives?

Blue Bird's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Philip Horlock, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Phil Tighe, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 64)
  • Mr. Thomas Arthur Roberts, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 66)
  • Mr. Paul Yousif, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Treasurer & Corp. Sec. (Age 43)
  • Mr. Mark Terry, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 59)

Has Blue Bird been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BLBD stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blue Bird earned a daily sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.17 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Blue Bird's major shareholders?

Blue Bird's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (2.27%), Blair William & Co. IL (0.75%), LSV Asset Management (0.81%), Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (0.67%), Engine Capital Management LLC (0.62%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.54%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Blue Bird.

Which major investors are selling Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Engine Capital Management LLC, Willis Investment Counsel, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Blair William & Co. IL, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. and Olstein Capital Management L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blue Bird.

Which major investors are buying Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Royal Bank of Canada, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Mackay Shields LLC and Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blue Bird.

How do I buy shares of Blue Bird?

Shares of BLBD 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 Blue Bird's stock price today?

One share of BLBD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.30.

How big of a company is Blue Bird?

Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $585.89 million and generates $990.60 million in revenue each year. The company earns $28.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.24 on an earnings per share basis. Blue Bird employs 2,311 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Blue Bird?

Blue Bird's mailing address is 3920 Arkwright Road 2nd Floor, Macon GA, 31210. The company can be reached via phone at 478-822-2801 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Blue Bird (BLBD)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  163 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  145 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  308
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Blue Bird and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BLBD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BLBD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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