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Blue Bird Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.62 (-3.23%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
85,800 shs
Average Volume
96,159 shs
Market Capitalization
$505.65 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Blue Bird

Blue Bird Corp. engages in the design and manufacture of school buses. It operates through the Bus and Parts business segments. The Bus segment includes the manufacturing and assembly of school buses to be sold to a variety of customers across the United States, Canada, and in international markets. The Parts segment provides routine maintenance, replacement of parts that are damaged in service, and replacement of parts that suffer from wear and tear. The company was founded by Albert Laurence Luce in 1927 and is headquartered in Macon, GA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Truck & bus bodies
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$879.22 million
Cash Flow
$1.26 per share
Book Value
($1.97) per share


Net Income
$12.19 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$505.65 million
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.18 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

45th out of 131 stocks

Truck & Bus Bodies Industry

1st out of 4 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Blue Bird a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Blue Bird in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Blue Bird stock.
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How has Blue Bird's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Blue Bird's stock was trading at $14.85 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BLBD shares have increased by 25.2% and is now trading at $18.59.
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Are investors shorting Blue Bird?

Blue Bird saw a drop in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 497,100 shares, a drop of 20.0% from the October 31st total of 621,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 78,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.3 days. Currently, 3.0% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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 15th 2021.
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How can I listen to Blue Bird's earnings call?

Blue Bird will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, December 15th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Co. (NASDAQ:BLBD) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 11th. The company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.24. The company earned $196.66 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $245 million. Blue Bird had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 35.68% and a net margin of 1.82%.
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What guidance has Blue Bird issued on next quarter's earnings?

Blue Bird updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $730 million-$780 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $816.80 million.

What price target have analysts set for BLBD?

2 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Blue Bird's stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $31.00. On average, they anticipate Blue Bird's share price to reach $26.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Blue Bird's key executives?

Blue Bird's management team includes the following people:
  • Matthew J. Stevenson, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Razvan Radulescu, Chief Financial Officer
  • Paul Yousif, Secretary, Treasurer & General Counsel
  • David Bercik, Senior Vice President-Sales & Marketing
  • Mark Benfield, Investor Relations Contact

What is Phil Horlock's approval rating as Blue Bird's CEO?

12 employees have rated Blue Bird CEO Phil Horlock on Glassdoor.com. Phil Horlock has an approval rating of 49% among Blue Bird's employees. This puts Phil Horlock in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), (CGC), 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Alliancebernstein L.P. (7.86%), Wellington Management Group LLP (5.67%), BlackRock Inc. (4.02%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (3.10%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (1.67%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.46%). Company insiders that own Blue Bird stock include Asp Bb Holdings Llc, Paul Yousif and Phil Horlock.
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Which institutional investors are selling Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Blue Bird company stock in the last year include Asp Bb Holdings Llc, Paul Yousif, and Phil Horlock.
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Which institutional investors are buying Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Millennium Management LLC, Olstein Capital Management L.P., Advisor Group Holdings Inc., and North Star Investment Management Corp..
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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 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 $18.59.

How much money does Blue Bird make?

Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $505.65 million and generates $879.22 million in revenue each year. The company earns $12.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.52 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Blue Bird have?

Blue Bird employs 1,736 workers across the globe.

What is Blue Bird's official website?

The official website for Blue Bird is www.blue-bird.com.

Where are Blue Bird's headquarters?

Blue Bird is headquartered at 3920 Arkwright Road 2nd Floor, Macon GA, 31210.

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 12/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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