NASDAQ:BLBD - Blue Bird Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$20.53 -0.35 (-1.68 %)
(As of 10/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.88
Today's Range$20.50 - $21.19
52-Week Range$15.66 - $26.95
Volume181,000 shs
Average Volume128,751 shs
Market Capitalization$662.38 million
P/E Ratio17.00
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.12
Blue 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-2.56
Current Ratio1.06
Quick Ratio0.44

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.00
Forward P/E Ratio13.25
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$990.60 million
Price / Sales0.56
Cash Flow$1.7930 per share
Price / Cash11.45
Book Value($4.07) per share
Price / Book-5.04

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.24
Net Income$28.80 million
Net Margins3.02%
Return on Equity-45.73%
Return on Assets14.57%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,311
Outstanding Shares27,040,000
Market Cap$662.38 million

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 declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase 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 buy up to 11.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.26. The firm had revenue of $314.19 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $320.90 million. Blue Bird had a net margin of 3.02% and a negative return on equity of 45.73%. 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 Wednesday, December 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Blue Bird.

What price target have analysts set for BLBD?

2 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Blue Bird's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect Blue Bird's stock price to reach $23.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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." View Analyst Ratings for Blue Bird.

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. Mark R. Benfield, Director of Investor Relations & Gov. Affairs
  • Mr. Paul Yousif, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Treasurer & Corp. Sec. (Age 43)

Who are Blue Bird's major shareholders?

Blue Bird's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.84%). Company insiders that own Blue Bird stock include Coliseum Capital Management, L and Daniel J Hennessy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Blue Bird.

Which major investors are selling Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including North Star Investment Management Corp.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blue Bird.

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 $20.53.

How big of a company is Blue Bird?

Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $662.38 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.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Blue Bird (NASDAQ BLBD)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  202 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  203 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  405
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 10/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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