Blue Bird Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.12 (+0.48 %)
(As of 08/2/2021 10:12 AM ET)
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Volume1,083 shs
Average Volume206,442 shs
Market Capitalization$682.11 million
P/E Ratio61.27
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Blue Bird

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. Blue Bird Corporation sells its products through a network of dealers, as well as directly to fleet operators, the United States government, and state governments; and maintains a parts distribution center. Blue Bird Corporation was formerly known as Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Macon, Georgia.


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Overall MarketRank

1.78 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

82nd out of 183 stocks

Truck & Bus Bodies Industry

3rd out of 4 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Blue Bird a buy right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Blue Bird in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Blue Bird stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Blue Bird?

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When is Blue Bird's next earnings date?

Blue Bird is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 11th 2021.
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How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Co. (NASDAQ:BLBD) released its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 11th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $164.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $175 million. Blue Bird had a net margin of 1.44% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 29.68%.
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How has Blue Bird's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Blue Bird's stock was trading at $14.85 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BLBD stock has increased by 69.2% and is now trading at $25.12.
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What guidance has Blue Bird issued on next quarter's earnings?

Blue Bird updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $- for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $750 million-975 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $808.50 million.

What price target have analysts set for BLBD?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Blue Bird's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $31.00. On average, they anticipate Blue Bird's stock price to reach $28.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Blue Bird's key executives?

Blue Bird's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Philip Horlock, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 65, Pay $837.07k)
  • Mr. Thomas Arthur Roberts, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 69, Pay $409.12k)
  • Mr. Phillip Tighe, Interim Chief Financial Officer (Age 67)
  • Mr. Charles R. Jenkins, Chief Operating Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Mark R. Benfield, Exec. Director of Profitability & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Paul Yousif, Sr. VP, Corp. Sec., Gen. Counsel & Corp. Treasurer (Age 46)
  • Mr. David Bercik, Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing
  • Mr. Xi Lin, VP of HR & External Affairs (Age 31)
  • Mr. Trevor J. Rudderham, Sr. VP of Product Planning & Devel.
  • Mr. Steve Girardin, Pres & CEO of Micro Bird Inc.

What is Phil Horlock's approval rating as Blue Bird's CEO?

12 employees have rated Blue Bird CEO Phil Horlock on Phil Horlock has an approval rating of 49% among Blue Bird's employees. This puts Phil Horlock in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), AbbVie (ABBV), (CGC), Tesla (TSLA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Marvell Technology (MRVL), Netflix (NFLX) and Roku (ROKU).

What is Blue Bird's stock symbol?

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

Who are Blue Bird's major shareholders?

Blue Bird's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alliancebernstein L.P. (8.06%), North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.51%) and Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. (0.09%). Company insiders that own Blue Bird stock include Asp Bb Holdings Llc, Paul Yousif and Phil Horlock.
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Which institutional investors are buying Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., North Star Investment Management Corp., and Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Blue Bird's stock price today?

One share of BLBD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.12.

How much money does Blue Bird make?

Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $682.11 million and generates $879.22 million in revenue each year. The company earns $12.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.70 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Blue Bird have?

Blue Bird employs 1,736 workers across the globe.

What is Blue Bird's official website?

The official website for Blue Bird is

Where are Blue Bird's headquarters?

Blue Bird is headquartered at 3920 Arkwright Road 2nd Floor, Macon GA, 31210.

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]

This page was last updated on 8/2/2021 by Staff
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