NASDAQ:BLBD - Blue Bird Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $22.65 -0.15 (-0.66 %) (As of 07/17/2018 03:18 PM ET)Previous Close$22.70Today's Range$22.65 - $23.0552-Week Range$15.66 - $24.99Volume866 shsAverage Volume119,709 shsMarket Capitalization$619.65 millionP/E Ratio18.39Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.19 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive BLBD News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BLBD and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Truck & bus bodies Sub-IndustryN/A SectorAuto/Tires/Trucks SymbolNASDAQ:BLBD CUSIPN/A Webwww.blue-bird.com Phone478-822-2801 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio-1.27 Current Ratio1.02 Quick Ratio0.26 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.39 Forward P/E Ratio15.51 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$990.60 million Price / Sales0.62 Cash Flow$2.1109 per share Price / Cash10.73 Book Value($4.07) per share Price / Book-5.57 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.24 Net Income$28.80 million Net Margins2.79% Return on Equity-34.84% Return on Assets12.41% Miscellaneous Employees2,311 Outstanding Shares27,000,000Market Cap$619.65 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 announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Friday, August 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 11.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter? Blue Bird Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $216.63 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $219.15 million. Blue Bird had a net margin of 2.79% and a negative return on equity of 34.84%. 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, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Blue Bird. What price target have analysts set for BLBD? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Blue Bird's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate Blue Bird's stock price to reach $24.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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." Are investors shorting Blue Bird? Blue Bird saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 781,694 shares, an increase of 43.1% from the May 31st total of 546,411 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 147,717 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.3 days. Currently, 5.4% of the company's stock are short sold. View Blue Bird's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Blue Bird's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Blue Bird include Cooper Standard (CPS), LCI Industries (LCII), Dorman Products (DORM), Tenneco (TEN), Fox Factory (FOXF), Meritor (MTOR), American Axle & Manufact. (AXL), SPX (SPXC), Gentherm (THRM), Cooper Tire & Rubber (CTB), Wabash National (WNC), Douglas Dynamics (PLOW), Standard Motor Products (SMP), Modine Manufacturing (MOD) and HALFORDS Grp PL/ADR (HLFDY). 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. Paul Yousif, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Treasurer & Corp. Sec. (Age 43)Mr. Mark Terry, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 59) Has Blue Bird been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about BLBD stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blue Bird earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 47.25 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. 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 $22.85. How big of a company is Blue Bird? Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $619.65 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. 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: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 170 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 151 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 321MarketBeat'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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What kind of dividend yield to CEF's pay?