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NASDAQ:BLBD

Blue Bird - BLBD Stock Forecast, Price & News

$12.75
+0.34 (+2.74%)
(As of 08/15/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.13
$12.75
50-Day Range
$8.51
$12.75
52-Week Range
$8.41
$25.75
Volume
51,035 shs
Average Volume
100,514 shs
Market Capitalization
$407.89 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
64.7% Upside
$21.00 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.

2.39 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

32nd out of 111 stocks

Truck & Bus Bodies Industry

1st out of 4 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 Upgrades and Downgrades

Several research firms recently issued reports on BLBD. StockNews.com downgraded shares of Blue Bird from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. DA Davidson began coverage on shares of Blue Bird in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. They set a "buy" rating and a $13.00 price target on the stock. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Blue Bird from a "c-" rating to a "d+" rating in a research note on Monday, June 13th.

Blue Bird Price Performance

Blue Bird stock traded up $0.34 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $12.75. 51,035 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 100,514. The company has a current ratio of 1.43, a quick ratio of 0.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.03. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $10.36 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $14.90. Blue Bird has a fifty-two week low of $8.41 and a fifty-two week high of $25.75.

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

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BLBD Stock News Headlines

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BLBD Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/10/2022
Today
8/15/2022
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
+64.7%
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
$0.74 per share
Book Value
($1.20) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
26,517,000
Market Cap
$407.89 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 target prices for Blue Bird's shares. Their BLBD share price forecasts range from $13.00 to $29.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $21.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 64.7% 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 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, BLBD shares have decreased by 18.5% and is now trading at $12.75.
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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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 10th. The company reported ($0.09) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.05) by $0.04. Blue Bird had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 132.71% and a negative net margin of 3.41%. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.18 EPS.

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

Blue Bird updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Friday, August, 12th. The company provided earnings per share (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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Clean Energy Transition LLP (1.46%), Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC (1.24%), North Star Investment Management Corp. (1.11%), Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (0.66%), Olstein Capital Management L.P. (0.63%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.52%). 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 $12.75.

How much money does Blue Bird make?

Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) has a market capitalization of $407.89 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 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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