NASDAQ:BLUE - bluebird bio Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$117.66
-6.28 (-5.07 %)
(As of 06/17/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$115.90
Now: $117.66
$123.61
50-Day Range
$116.85
MA: $128.72
$143.32
52-Week Range
$87.49
Now: $117.66
$196.20
Volume787,026 shs
Average Volume418,506 shs
Market Capitalization$6.49 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.51
bluebird bio, Inc, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, focuses on developing transformative gene therapies for severe genetic diseases and cancer. Its product candidates in severe genetic diseases include LentiGlobin, which is in various clinical studies for the treatment of transfusion-dependent ß-thalassemia and severe sickle cell disease; and Lenti-D that is in Phase II/III clinical trials for the treatment of cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, a rare hereditary neurological disorder. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Biological products, except diagnostic
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BLUE
CUSIPN/A
Phone339-499-9300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.58 million
Book Value$34.47 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-555,630,000.00
Net Margins-1,184.01%

Miscellaneous

Employees764
Market Cap$6.49 billion
Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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bluebird bio (NASDAQ:BLUE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is bluebird bio's stock symbol?

bluebird bio trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BLUE."

How were bluebird bio's earnings last quarter?

bluebird bio Inc (NASDAQ:BLUE) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The biotechnology company reported ($2.99) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($2.79) by $0.20. The biotechnology company had revenue of $12.47 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $15.49 million. bluebird bio had a negative net margin of 1,184.01% and a negative return on equity of 34.01%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 21.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($2.31) earnings per share. View bluebird bio's Earnings History.

When is bluebird bio's next earnings date?

bluebird bio is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for bluebird bio.

What price target have analysts set for BLUE?

21 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for bluebird bio's stock. Their predictions range from $120.00 to $239.00. On average, they expect bluebird bio's share price to reach $168.8069 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 43.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for bluebird bio.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for bluebird bio?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for bluebird bio in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings, 11 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for bluebird bio.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about bluebird bio stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about bluebird bio stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "bluebird reported wider-than-expected loss in the first quarter, while revenues beat estimates.  The company has an impressive pipeline of gene therapies for genetic diseases and cancer. Zynteglo looks promising and a tentative approval in Europe is expected later this year. We are also positive about bluebird’s collaboration with Regeneron, as this provides the former with funds. The company is also developing CAR T therapies in collaboration with Celgene for myeloma. The CAR T market holds potential and the successful development of the candidates will benefit the company in the long run. However, competition is stiffening in this space. The company has no approved product in its portfolio yet and an unfavorable outcome from any of the ongoing studies will be detrimental. Shares have outperformed the industry in the past six months." (5/7/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "We rate bluebird bio Neutral. BLUE, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, focuses on developing transformative gene therapies for rare severe genetic diseases. Its product candidates include Lenti-D, which is in a pivotal clinical study for the treatment of cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy; LentiGlobin, which is in Phase 1/2 clinical studies for the treatment of beta thalassemia major and severe sickle cell disease (SCD); and bb2121 and bb21217 CAR-T, candidates in multiple myeloma. Valuation Summary We value bluebird bio based on a risk-adjusted NPV calculation of its clinical pipeline." (12/3/2018)

Has bluebird bio been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BLUE stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. bluebird bio earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the biotechnology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for bluebird bio.

Who are some of bluebird bio's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of bluebird bio own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other bluebird bio investors own include Opko Health (OPK), Celgene (CELG), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN), Puma Biotechnology (PBYI), Incyte (INCY), Medivation (MDVN), Gilead Sciences (GILD), NVIDIA (NVDA), ABIOMED (ABMD) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are bluebird bio's key executives?

bluebird bio's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Nick Leschly, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Jason F. Cole, Chief Operating & Legal Officer and Sec. (Age 46)
  • Dr. Philip D. Gregory, Chief Scientific Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Jeffrey T. Walsh, Chief Strategy Officer (Age 53)
  • Dr. David M. Davidson, Chief Medical Officer (Age 55)

Who are bluebird bio's major shareholders?

bluebird bio's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (14.95%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (8.13%), BlackRock Inc. (5.41%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.62%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.38%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.05%). Company insiders that own bluebird bio stock include Alison Cecily Finger, Daniel Lynch, David Davidson, Eric Sullivan, James Mandell, Jason Cole, Jeffrey T Walsh, John Maraganore, Kory James Wentworth, Mark Vachon, Nick Leschly, Philip D Gregory and Susanna Gatti High. View Institutional Ownership Trends for bluebird bio.

Which institutional investors are selling bluebird bio stock?

BLUE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rhenman & Partners Asset Management AB, Baillie Gifford & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., ARK Investment Management LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, BlackRock Inc., FIL Ltd and WS Management Lllp. Company insiders that have sold bluebird bio company stock in the last year include Alison Cecily Finger, David Davidson, James Mandell, Jason Cole, Jeffrey T Walsh, Kory James Wentworth, Nick Leschly, Philip D Gregory and Susanna Gatti High. View Insider Buying and Selling for bluebird bio.

Which institutional investors are buying bluebird bio stock?

BLUE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace North America L.P., Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, FMR LLC and MayTech Global Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for bluebird bio.

How do I buy shares of bluebird bio?

Shares of BLUE 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 bluebird bio's stock price today?

One share of BLUE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $117.66.

How big of a company is bluebird bio?

bluebird bio has a market capitalization of $6.49 billion and generates $54.58 million in revenue each year. The biotechnology company earns $-555,630,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($10.68) on an earnings per share basis. bluebird bio employs 764 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About bluebird bio.

What is bluebird bio's official website?

The official website for bluebird bio is http://www.bluebirdbio.com/.

How can I contact bluebird bio?

bluebird bio's mailing address is 60 BINNEY STREET, CAMBRIDGE MA, 02142. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at 339-499-9300 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for bluebird bio (NASDAQ BLUE)

Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  834 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  487 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,321
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This page was last updated on 6/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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