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

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$23.45 +0.95 (+4.22 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$22.50
Today's Range$22.40 - $23.70
52-Week Range$15.66 - $24.99
Volume199,000 shs
Average Volume103,932 shs
Market Capitalization$607.49 million
P/E Ratio18.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.19
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
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 Ratio18.91
Forward P/E Ratio16.06
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$990.60 million
Price / Sales0.64
Cash Flow$2.2291 per share
Price / Cash10.52
Book Value($4.07) per share
Price / Book-5.76

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
Market Cap$607.49

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 announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Friday, August 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 11.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.05. The firm earned $216.63 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $219.15 million. Blue Bird had a negative return on equity of 34.84% and a net margin of 2.79%. 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 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Blue Bird's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Blue Bird's stock price to reach $24.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Are investors shorting Blue Bird?

Blue Bird saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 781,694 shares, an increase of 43.1% from the May 31st total of 546,411 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 147,717 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.3 days. Currently, 5.4% of the company's shares are sold short. View Blue Bird's Current Options Chain.

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?

News articles about BLBD stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blue Bird earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 43.41 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 $23.45.

How big of a company is Blue Bird?

Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $607.49 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 (NASDAQ BLBD)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  170 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  155 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  325
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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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