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NASDAQ:BLBD - Blue Bird Stock Price, Forecast & News

$22.03
-0.11 (-0.50 %)
(As of 01/17/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$21.97
Now: $22.03
$22.46
50-Day Range
$19.78
MA: $21.89
$23.89
52-Week Range
$16.37
Now: $22.03
$23.99
Volume159,926 shs
Average Volume132,636 shs
Market Capitalization$583.27 million
P/E Ratio14.79
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.05
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Truck & bus bodies
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorAuto/Tires/Trucks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BLBD
CUSIPN/A
Phone478-822-2801

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.02 billion
Cash Flow$2.06 per share
Book Value($2.56) per share

Profitability

Net Income$24.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,300
Market Cap$583.27 million
Next Earnings Date2/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, December, 11th. The company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.77 by $0.03. The company earned $343.53 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $332.50 million. Blue Bird had a net margin of 2.38% and a negative return on equity of 56.27%. 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 Wednesday, February 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Blue Bird.

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

Blue Bird issued an update on its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $$1.02-1.05 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $$1.03 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BLBD?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Blue Bird's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Blue Bird's share price to reach $23.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Blue Bird.

Has Blue Bird been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about BLBD stock has trended extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Blue Bird earned a media sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Blue Bird.

Are investors shorting Blue Bird?

Blue Bird saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 557,400 shares, an increase of 56.8% from the December 15th total of 355,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 97,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.7 days. Currently, 4.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Blue Bird's Current Options Chain.

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 Canopy Growth (CGC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Tilray (TLRY), Netflix (NFLX), Baidu (BIDU), Baozun (BZUN), Editas Medicine (EDIT), Intel (INTC) and Roku (ROKU).

Who are Blue Bird's key executives?

Blue Bird's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Blue Bird's major shareholders?

Blue Bird's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.46%) and Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. (0.22%). Company insiders that own Blue Bird stock include Asp Bb Holdings Llc and Daniel J Hennessy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Blue Bird.

Which major investors are selling Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tocqueville Asset Management L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blue Bird.

Which major investors are buying Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blue Bird.

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 $22.03.

How big of a company is Blue Bird?

Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $583.27 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.View Additional Information About Blue Bird.

What is Blue Bird's official website?

The official website for Blue Bird is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Blue Bird (NASDAQ BLBD)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  275 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  298 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  573
MarketBeat'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 1/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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