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S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
Buffett's firm reports $44B loss but its businesses thrive
Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with 'bot' info
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Senate rules referee weakens Dem drug plan in economic bill
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
Buffett's firm reports $44B loss but its businesses thrive
Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with 'bot' info
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Senate rules referee weakens Dem drug plan in economic bill
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
Buffett's firm reports $44B loss but its businesses thrive
Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with 'bot' info
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Senate rules referee weakens Dem drug plan in economic bill
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
NASDAQ:BLBD

Blue Bird (BLBD) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$11.73
+0.10 (+0.86%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$11.41
$11.77
50-Day Range
$8.51
$12.55
52-Week Range
$8.41
$25.87
Volume
40,258 shs
Average Volume
60,366 shs
Market Capitalization
$375.24 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$21.00

Blue Bird MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
79.0% Upside
$21.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.65% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-2.54
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.24mentions of Blue Bird in the last 14 days
Based on 6 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.

2.27 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

44th out of 131 stocks

Truck & Bus Bodies Industry

1st out of 5 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.

Blue Bird Price Performance

Shares of BLBD opened at $11.73 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $10.39 and a 200 day moving average price of $14.99. The company has a quick ratio of 0.23, a current ratio of 1.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.20. Blue Bird has a 52-week low of $8.41 and a 52-week high of $25.87.

Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 12th. The company reported ($0.33) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.08) by ($0.25). The business had revenue of $207.66 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $155.00 million. Blue Bird had a negative net margin of 1.97% and a negative return on equity of 6.12%. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.03 earnings per share. Equities analysts predict that Blue Bird will post -0.93 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on BLBD shares. StockNews.com downgraded Blue Bird from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday. DA Davidson started coverage on Blue Bird in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. They set a "buy" rating and a $13.00 price objective for the company. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Blue Bird from a "c-" rating to a "d+" rating in a research report on Monday, June 13th.

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BLBD Stock News Headlines

Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) Cut to "Sell" at StockNews.com
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Blue Bird Expands Its Electrification Ecosystem
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BLBD Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/12/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
8/10/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022

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
$21.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$29.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$13.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+79.0%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-290,000.00
Pretax Margin
-3.10%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$683.99 million
Cash Flow
$0.72 per share
Book Value
($1.20) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
26,489,000
Market Cap
$375.24 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 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 analysts is that investors should "buy" Blue Bird stock.
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What is Blue Bird's stock price forecast for 2022?

2 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Blue Bird's stock. Their BLBD stock forecasts range from $13.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Blue Bird's stock price to reach $21.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 79.0% from the stock's current price.
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How has Blue Bird's stock performed in 2022?

Blue Bird's stock was trading at $15.64 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, BLBD shares have decreased by 25.0% and is now trading at $11.73.
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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 10th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Blue Bird
.

How can I listen to Blue Bird's earnings call?

Blue Bird will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, August 10th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Co. (NASDAQ:BLBD) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 12th. The company reported ($0.33) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.25. The business had revenue of $207.66 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $155 million. Blue Bird had a negative net margin of 1.97% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.12%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.03 EPS.

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

Blue Bird updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, June, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $800.00 million-$900.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $751.20 million.

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

25 employees have rated Blue Bird CEO Phil Horlock on Glassdoor.com. 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. 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include North Star Investment Management Corp. (1.11%), Olstein Capital Management L.P. (0.63%), Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. (0.10%) and Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Blue Bird 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 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 $11.73.

How much money does Blue Bird make?

Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) has a market capitalization of $375.24 million and generates $683.99 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-290,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.46) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Blue Bird have?

Blue Bird 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 Blue Bird 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 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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