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NASDAQ:BLBD - Blue Bird Stock Price, Forecast & News

$20.47
+0.16 (+0.79 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$20.16
Now: $20.47
$20.73
50-Day Range
$19.49
MA: $20.00
$20.57
52-Week Range
$15.67
Now: $20.47
$21.42
Volume278,252 shs
Average Volume63,551 shs
Market Capitalization$542.05 million
P/E Ratio13.74
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.02
Blue Bird Corporation designs, engineers, manufactures, and sells school buses and related parts in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Bus and Parts. The company offers Type C, Type D, and specialty buses; and alternative fuel applications through its propane-powered, gasoline-powered, compressed natural gas-powered, and electric powered school buses. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.02 billion
Cash Flow$2.31 per share
Book Value($1.39) per share

Profitability

Net Income$30.82 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,237
Market Cap$542.05 million
Next Earnings Date2/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, December, 11th. The company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.03. The business earned $343.53 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $332.50 million. Blue Bird had a negative return on equity of 55.30% and a net margin of 2.38%. 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 Wednesday, February 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Blue Bird.

What guidance has Blue Bird issued on next quarter's earnings?

Blue Bird issued an update on its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 11th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $$1.02-1.05 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $$1.03 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BLBD?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Blue Bird's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Blue Bird's stock price to reach $23.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Blue Bird.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Blue Bird?

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

Has Blue Bird been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BLBD stock have been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Blue Bird earned a daily sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Blue Bird.

Are investors shorting Blue Bird?

Blue Bird saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 330,700 shares, a decline of 6.4% from the November 14th total of 353,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 40,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.1 days. Currently, 2.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Blue Bird's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Blue Bird's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Blue Bird own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Blue Bird investors own include Canopy Growth (CGC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Tilray (TLRY), Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY), Broadcom (AVGO), Editas Medicine (EDIT), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), Stitch Fix (SFIX) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are Blue Bird's key executives?

Blue Bird's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Philip Horlock, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Phil Tighe, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 65)
  • Mr. Thomas Arthur Roberts, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 67)
  • Mr. Mark R. Benfield, Director of Investor Relations & Gov. Affairs
  • Mr. Paul Yousif, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Treasurer (Age 44)

Who are Blue Bird's major shareholders?

Blue Bird's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include North Star Investment Management Corp. (1.10%), State Street Corp (0.99%), Willis Investment Counsel (0.59%), Cadence Capital Management LLC (0.49%), Essex Investment Management Co. LLC (0.38%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.28%). Company insiders that own Blue Bird stock include Asp Bb Holdings Llc and Daniel J Hennessy. 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 Cadence Capital Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Mackay Shields LLC, Essex Investment Management Co. LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, John G Ullman & Associates Inc., Barclays PLC and North Star Investment Management Corp.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blue Bird.

Which major investors are buying Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alberta Investment Management Corp, Zebra Capital Management LLC, Willis Investment Counsel, California Public Employees Retirement System, State Street Corp and Rhumbline Advisers. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Blue Bird's stock price today?

One share of BLBD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.47.

How big of a company is Blue Bird?

Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $542.05 million and generates $1.02 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $30.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.49 on an earnings per share basis. Blue Bird employs 2,237 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Blue Bird.

What is Blue Bird's official website?

The official website for Blue Bird is http://www.blue-bird.com/.

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 (NASDAQ BLBD)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  267 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  293 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  560
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 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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