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NASDAQ:BLBDBlue Bird Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.19 (-1.31 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.35
50-Day Range
MA: $11.68
52-Week Range
Now: $14.35
Volume167,080 shs
Average Volume135,077 shs
Market Capitalization$387.88 million
P/E Ratio15.27
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: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.38 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$1.99 per share
Book Value($2.41) per share


Net Income$24.30 million


Market Cap$387.88 million
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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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. Since then, BLBD shares have decreased by 3.4% and is now trading at $14.35. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for Blue Bird.

When is Blue Bird's next earnings date?

Blue Bird is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Blue Bird.

How were Blue Bird's earnings last quarter?

Blue Bird Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) issued its 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 firm had revenue of $255.41 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $205 million. Blue Bird had a negative return on equity of 61.92% and a net margin of 2.37%. View Blue Bird's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for BLBD?

2 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Blue Bird's stock. 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Blue Bird.

Has Blue Bird been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BLBD stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Blue Bird earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutBlue Bird.

Are investors shorting Blue Bird?

Blue Bird saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 311,000 shares, a decline of 10.1% from the April 30th total of 346,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 141,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 2.5% of the company's shares 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 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.61%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (4.88%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.14%), North Star Investment Management Corp. (1.09%), State Street Corp (1.06%) and Engine Capital Management LP (1.02%). Company insiders that own Blue Bird stock include Asp Bb Holdings Llc, Daniel J Hennessy and Phil Horlock. 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 Deutsche Bank AG, Two Sigma Investments LP, RK Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, WINTON GROUP Ltd, UBS Group AG, Squarepoint Ops LLC, and North Star Investment Management Corp.. View insider buying and selling activity for Blue Bird.

Which major investors are buying Blue Bird stock?

BLBD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, BlackRock Inc., Engine Capital Management LP, Blair William & Co. IL, First Trust Advisors LP, Ballentine Partners LLC, and Morgan Stanley. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $14.35.

How big of a company is Blue Bird?

Blue Bird has a market capitalization of $387.88 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 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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