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NASDAQ:BLBDBlue Bird Stock Price, Forecast & News

$9.51
-0.21 (-2.16 %)
(As of 04/8/2020 06:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$9.44
Now: $9.51
$10.27
50-Day Range
$8.87
MA: $14.65
$19.93
52-Week Range
$8.40
Now: $9.51
$23.99
Volume143,120 shs
Average Volume141,039 shs
Market Capitalization$255.25 million
P/E Ratio10.23
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.47
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. It sells its products through a network of dealers, as well as directly to fleet operators, the United States government, and state governments; and a parts distribution center. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Macon, Georgia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.76 out of 5 stars


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$2.16 per share
Book Value($2.56) per share

Profitability

Net Income$24.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,300
Market Cap$255.25 million
Next Earnings Date5/14/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Blue Bird's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Blue Bird's stock was trading at $14.85 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BLBD shares have decreased by 36.0% and is now trading at $9.51. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Blue Bird?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Blue Bird in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Blue Bird.

When is Blue Bird's next earnings date?

Blue Bird is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 14th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Blue Bird.

How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 12th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.08. The business earned $153.22 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $144.20 million. Blue Bird had a net margin of 2.47% and a negative return on equity of 60.72%. View Blue Bird's earnings history.

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

Blue Bird updated its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 12th. 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?

3 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Blue Bird's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Blue Bird's share price to reach $22.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 138.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Blue Bird.

Has Blue Bird been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about BLBD stock have been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Blue Bird earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutBlue Bird.

Are investors shorting Blue Bird?

Blue Bird saw a decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 428,300 shares, a decrease of 18.4% from the February 13th total of 525,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 148,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Editas Medicine (EDIT), Tilray (TLRY), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), Roku (ROKU), Baidu (BIDU) and Baozun (BZUN).

Who are Blue Bird's key executives?

Blue Bird's management team includes the following 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)

What is Blue Bird's stock symbol?

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

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 $9.51.

How big of a company is Blue Bird?

Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $255.25 million and generates $1.02 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $24.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.49 on an earnings per share basis. Blue Bird employs 2,300 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]

This page was last updated on 4/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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