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NASDAQ:BLBDBlue Bird Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.25 (+1.92 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $13.25
50-Day Range
MA: $13.55
52-Week Range
Now: $13.25
Volume132,035 shs
Average Volume101,621 shs
Market Capitalization$358.15 million
P/E Ratio14.10
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$2.02 per share
Book Value($2.56) per share


Net Income$24.30 million


Market Cap$358.15 million
Next Earnings Date8/12/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableNot Optionable
+0.25 (+1.92 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 (WHO). Since then, BLBD shares have decreased by 10.8% and is now trading at $13.25.
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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, August 12th 2020.
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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, August 12th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 14th. The company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.14. The company earned $255.41 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $205 million. Blue Bird had a negative return on equity of 61.92% and a net margin of 2.37%.
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What price target have analysts set for BLBD?

2 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Blue Bird's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Blue Bird's share price to reach $17.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has Blue Bird been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BLBD stock have been trending extremely negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Blue Bird earned a news impact score of -4.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting Blue Bird?

Blue Bird saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 383,300 shares, a decrease of 16.4% from the July 15th total of 458,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 143,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Approximately 3.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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 Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Canopy Growth (CGC), Roku (ROKU), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Baidu (BIDU) 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.98%), Cadence Capital Management LLC (0.44%), Mackay Shields LLC (0.37%), LSV Asset Management (0.27%), Swiss National Bank (0.11%) and Hodges Capital Management Inc. (0.07%). Company insiders that own Blue Bird stock include Asp Bb Holdings Llc, Daniel J Hennessy, 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 Mackay Shields LLC, North Star Investment Management Corp., and UBS Group AG. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Trexquant Investment LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, and Cadence Capital Management LLC.
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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 $13.25.

How big of a company is Blue Bird?

Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $358.15 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 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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