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Blue Bird Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.62 (-4.93 %)
(As of 09/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.95
50-Day Range
MA: $12.20
52-Week Range
Now: $11.95
Volume129,141 shs
Average Volume135,403 shs
Market Capitalization$323.22 million
P/E Ratio27.16
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. It sells its products through a network of dealers, as well as directly to fleet operators, the United States government, and state governments; and a parts distribution center. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Macon, Georgia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.81 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Truck & bus bodies
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BLBD



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.02 billion
Cash Flow$1.92 per share
Book Value($2.56) per share


Net Income$24.30 million


Market Cap$323.22 million
Next Earnings Date12/9/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
-0.62 (-4.93 %)
(As of 09/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Blue Bird's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Blue Bird's stock was trading at $14.85 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BLBD shares have decreased by 19.5% and is now trading at $11.95.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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."
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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, December 9th 2020.
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How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 12th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.04. The firm earned $189.18 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $225 million. Blue Bird had a net margin of 1.26% and a negative return on equity of 39.67%.
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What price target have analysts set for BLBD?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Blue Bird's stock. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Blue Bird's stock price to reach $17.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 42.3% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Blue Bird?

Blue Bird saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 382,500 shares, an increase of 8.5% from the August 15th total of 352,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 132,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 3.0% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), AbbVie (ABBV), Canopy Growth (CGC), Tesla (TSLA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Netflix (NFLX), Roku (ROKU) and Square (SQ).

Who are Blue Bird's key executives?

Blue Bird's management team includes the following 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)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include William Blair Investment Management LLC (4.51%), Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ (3.40%), Blair William & Co. IL (0.99%), North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.98%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (0.73%) and Olstein Capital Management L.P. (0.50%). Company insiders that own Blue Bird stock include Asp Bb Holdings Llc, Paul Yousif and Phil Horlock.
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Which major investors are selling Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, North Star Investment Management Corp., Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, UBS Group AG, Engineers Gate Manager LP, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Blue Bird company stock in the last year include Paul Yousif, and Phil Horlock.
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Which major investors are buying Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Blair William & Co. IL, Baird Financial Group Inc., PDT Partners LLC, LSV Asset Management, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, and Trexquant Investment LP.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Blue Bird's stock price today?

One share of BLBD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.95.

How big of a company is Blue Bird?

Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $323.22 million and generates $1.02 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $24.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.49 on an earnings per share basis. Blue Bird employs 2,300 workers across the globe.

What is Blue Bird's official website?

The official website for Blue Bird is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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