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NASDAQ:BLBD

Blue Bird - BLBD Stock Forecast, Price & News

$12.16
-0.35 (-2.80%)
(As of 08/18/2022 02:56 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.12
$12.49
50-Day Range
$8.51
$12.75
52-Week Range
$8.41
$25.75
Volume
1,173 shs
Average Volume
68,663 shs
Market Capitalization
$389.48 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$20.17

Blue Bird MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
65.4% Upside
$20.17 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.27% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-2.54
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.47mentions of Blue Bird in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($0.93) to $0.69 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.44 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

26th out of 112 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. 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.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on BLBD shares. Craig Hallum lowered their price target on Blue Bird to $18.00 in a report on Monday. StockNews.com downgraded shares of Blue Bird from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. TheStreet lowered shares of Blue Bird from a "c-" rating to a "d+" rating in a report on Monday, June 13th. Finally, DA Davidson raised their target price on Blue Bird to $13.50 in a research note on Monday.

Blue Bird Stock Performance

BLBD traded down $0.23 during trading on Thursday, reaching $12.28. 147 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 68,663. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.03, a current ratio of 1.43 and a quick ratio of 0.26. Blue Bird has a 1 year low of $8.41 and a 1 year high of $25.75. The company's fifty day simple moving average is $10.38 and its 200-day simple moving average is $14.85. The stock has a market capitalization of $393.33 million, a P/E ratio of -15.11 and a beta of 1.16.

Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD - Get Rating) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 10th. The company reported ($0.09) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by ($0.04). Blue Bird had a negative return on equity of 132.71% and a negative net margin of 3.41%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.18 EPS. As a group, research analysts predict that Blue Bird will post -0.93 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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BLBD Stock News Headlines

Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) Price Target Raised to $13.50
Blue Bird (BLBD) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday
Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) Cut to "Sell" at StockNews.com
Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) Stock Rating Lowered by StockNews.com
Blue Bird Expands Its Electrification Ecosystem
Blue Bird Q2 2022 Earnings Preview
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BLBD Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/10/2022
Today
8/18/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
12/21/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Truck & bus bodies
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:BLBD
Fax
N/A
Employees
1,790
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$20.17
High Stock Price Forecast
$29.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$13.50
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+65.8%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-290,000.00
Pretax Margin
-4.12%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$683.99 million
Cash Flow
$0.69 per share
Book Value
$0.69 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
26,517,000
Market Cap
$389.48 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.16

Key Executives

  • Mr. Matthew J. Stevenson (Age 43)
    Pres, CEO & Director
  • Mr. Razvan Radulescu (Age 47)
    CFO, Principal Financial & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Mark R. Benfield
    Exec. Director of Profitability & Investor Relations
  • 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. 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 year. 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 2022?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Blue Bird's stock. Their BLBD share price forecasts range from $13.50 to $29.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $20.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 61.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have BLBD shares performed in 2022?

Blue Bird's stock was trading at $15.64 at the beginning of the year. Since then, BLBD stock has decreased by 20.0% and is now trading at $12.51.
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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, December 21st 2022.
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.

How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Co. (NASDAQ:BLBD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 10th. The company reported ($0.09) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.04. Blue Bird had a negative net margin of 3.41% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 132.71%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.18 EPS.

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

Blue Bird issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Friday, August, 12th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $750.00 million-$800.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $814.63 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 investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (5.83%), Clean Energy Transition LLP (1.46%), State Street Corp (1.32%), Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC (1.24%), North Star Investment Management Corp. (1.11%) and Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (0.66%). 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 $12.51.

How much money does Blue Bird make?

Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) has a market capitalization of $400.70 million and generates $683.99 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-290,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.82) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Blue Bird have?

The company employs 1,790 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 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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