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

+0.01 (+0.06 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 06:56 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.93
50-Day Range
MA: $19.31
52-Week Range
Now: $17.93
Volume28,800 shs
Average Volume67,653 shs
Market Capitalization$474.79 million
P/E Ratio12.01
Dividend YieldN/A
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Truck & bus bodies
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BLBD



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.02 billion
Cash Flow$2.2812 per share
Book Value($2.31) per share


Net Income$30.82 million


Market Cap$474.79 million
Next Earnings Date12/5/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.69 by $0.03. The company earned $308.77 million during the quarter. Blue Bird had a net margin of 2.74% and a negative return on equity of 64.11%. 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, December 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Blue Bird.

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

Blue Bird updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $990M - 1.025 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.03 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BLBD?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Blue Bird's stock. Their predictions range from $22.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Blue Bird's stock price to reach $22.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.5% 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Blue Bird.

Has Blue Bird been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about BLBD stock has been trending positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Blue Bird earned a news sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Blue Bird.

Are investors shorting Blue Bird?

Blue Bird saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 541,600 shares, a drop of 18.4% from the June 30th total of 663,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 71,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.5 days. Currently, 3.7% of the company's stock are short sold. View Blue Bird's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Blue Bird's key competitors?

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 Editas Medicine (EDIT), Canopy Growth (CGC), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), General Electric (GE), Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY), Himax Technologies (HIMX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) and Raytheon (RTN).

Who are Blue Bird's key executives?

Blue Bird's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Philip Horlock, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Phil Tighe, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 65)
  • Mr. Thomas Arthur Roberts, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 67)
  • Mr. Mark R. Benfield, Director of Investor Relations & Gov. Affairs
  • Mr. Paul Yousif, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Treasurer (Age 44)

Who are Blue Bird's major shareholders?

Blue Bird's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (6.15%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (5.02%), Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ (4.55%), BlackRock Inc. (4.09%), Spitfire Capital LLC (3.58%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (2.73%). Company insiders that own Blue Bird stock include Asp Bb Holdings Llc, Coliseum Capital Management, L and Daniel J Hennessy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Blue Bird.

Which institutional investors are selling Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , Spitfire Capital LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Cortland Associates Inc. MO, Morgan Stanley and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Blue Bird company stock in the last year include Asp Bb Holdings Llc and Daniel J Hennessy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blue Bird.

Which institutional investors are buying Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including RK Capital Management LLC, Essex Investment Management Co. LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, North Star Investment Management Corp., BlackRock Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 $17.93.

How big of a company is Blue Bird?

Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $474.79 million and generates $1.02 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $30.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.70 on an earnings per share basis. Blue Bird employs 2,237 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Blue Bird.

What is Blue Bird's official website?

The official website for Blue Bird is

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  242 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  268 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  510
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 8/23/2019 by Staff

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