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NASDAQ:BLBD

Blue Bird - BLBD Stock Forecast, Price & News

$14.57
-0.20 (-1.35%)
(As of 01/27/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$14.36
$14.82
50-Day Range
$9.08
$16.00
52-Week Range
$7.14
$22.10
Volume
124,136 shs
Average Volume
137,968 shs
Market Capitalization
$466.68 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$20.50

Blue Bird MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
40.7% Upside
$20.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.87% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-3.24
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.72mentions of Blue Bird in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
396.55%
From $0.29 to $1.44 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.69 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

11th out of 100 stocks

Truck & Bus Bodies Industry

1st out of 3 stocks


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About Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) Stock

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, as well as diesel engines. 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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BLBD Stock News Headlines

The Next Big Crisis Is Here
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Time for Blue Bird to Get on the Growth Bus
Blue Bird Shares Slide as It Misses 4Q Earnings Views
The Next Big Crisis Is Here
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Blue Bird's Earnings: A Preview
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BLBD Company Calendar

Last Earnings
12/12/2022
Today
1/28/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/08/2023
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Truck & bus bodies
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:BLBD
Fax
N/A
Employees
1,596
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$20.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$29.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$14.50
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+40.7%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-45,760,000.00
Pretax Margin
-6.63%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$800.64 million
Book Value
$0.04 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
26,517,000
Market Cap
$466.68 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.31

Key Executives

  • Mr. Matthew J. Stevenson (Age 44)
    Pres, CEO & Director
  • Mr. Razvan Radulescu (Age 48)
    CFO, Principal Financial & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Mark R. Benfield
    Exec. Director of Profitability & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Ted M. Scartz
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. David Bercik
    Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing
  • Mr. Britton Smith
    Sr. VP of Electrification & Chief Strategy Officer
  • Mr. Jim Nelles
    Sr. VP of Global Supply Chain Management
  • Mr. Vijay Boova
    Sr. VP of Lean Transformation & Quality
  • Mr. Jeff Sanfrey
    Sr. VP of Engineering
  • Mr. Steve Girardin
    Pres & CEO of Micro Bird Inc.













BLBD Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Blue Bird stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Blue Bird in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" BLBD shares.
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What is Blue Bird's stock price forecast for 2023?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Blue Bird's shares. Their BLBD share price forecasts range from $14.50 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $20.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 40.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have BLBD shares performed in 2023?

Blue Bird's stock was trading at $10.71 at the beginning of the year. Since then, BLBD shares have increased by 36.0% and is now trading at $14.57.
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Are investors shorting Blue Bird?

Blue Bird saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 602,700 shares, a decrease of 9.7% from the December 31st total of 667,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 172,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.5 days. Currently, 2.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Blue Bird's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 8th 2023.
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How can I listen to Blue Bird's earnings call?

Blue Bird will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 8th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 412-317-6671 with passcode "10174816".

How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Co. (NASDAQ:BLBD) posted its earnings results on Monday, December, 12th. The company reported ($0.67) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.71. The company had revenue of $257.67 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $232 million. Blue Bird had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 181.06% and a negative net margin of 5.72%.

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

Blue Bird issued an update on its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Monday, December, 12th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $900.00M-$1.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $999.57 million.

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

25 employees have rated Blue Bird Chief Executive Officer Phil Horlock on Glassdoor.com. Phil Horlock has an approval rating of 49% among the company's employees. This puts Phil Horlock in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 56.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Blue Bird to a friend.

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), 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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. (0.61%) and North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.55%). Insiders that own company stock include Asp Bb Holdings Llc, Paul Yousif and Phil Horlock.
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How do I buy shares of Blue Bird?

Shares of BLBD stock 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 $14.57.

How much money does Blue Bird make?

Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) has a market capitalization of $466.68 million and generates $800.64 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-45,760,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.45) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Blue Bird have?

The company employs 1,596 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 official website for the company is www.blue-bird.com. The company can be reached via phone at (478) 822-2801 or via email at investors@blue-bird.com.

This page (NASDAQ:BLBD) was last updated on 1/28/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff