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Backblaze (BLZE) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.02 (+0.30%)
(As of 05/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
196,176 shs
Average Volume
370,318 shs
Market Capitalization
$281.37 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Backblaze MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
106.5% Upside
$14.00 Price Target
Short Interest
2.92% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
0.36mentions of Backblaze in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$264,088 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From ($1.09) to ($0.91) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.82 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

325th out of 604 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

111th out of 201 stocks

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About Backblaze Stock (NASDAQ:BLZE)

Backblaze, Inc., a storage cloud platform, provides businesses and consumers cloud services to store, use, and protect data in the United States and internationally. The company offers cloud services through a web-scale software infrastructure built on commodity hardware. It also provides Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage, which enables customers to store data, developers to build applications, and partners to expand their use cases. This service is offered as a consumption-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and serves use cases, such as public, hybrid, and multi-cloud data storage; application development and DevOps; content delivery and edge computing; security and ransomware protection; media management; backup, archive, and tape replacement; repository for analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning; and Internet of Things. In addition, the company offers Backblaze Computer Backup that automatically backs up data from laptops and desktops for businesses and individuals, which provides a subscription-based Software-as-a-Service and serves use cases, including computer backup, ransomware protection, theft and loss protection, and remote access. It serves the public cloud IaaS storage and Data-Protection-as-a-Service markets. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

BLZE Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Prepackaged software
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


Net Income
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$102.02 million
Book Value
$1.14 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$281.37 million
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Gleb Budman (Age 49)
    Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman
    Comp: $429.87k
  • Mr. Tim Nufire (Age 59)
  • Mr. Brian Wilson (Age 56)
    Comp: $429.87k
  • Mr. Francis P. Patchel (Age 66)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $454.15k
  • Mr. Casey Jones
  • Mr. Hang Ng Kwok
  • Mr. Nilay Patel
    Co-Founder & VP of Sales
  • Damon Uyeda
  • Ms. Anu Patil
    Vice President of Revenue Strategy & Operations
  • Mr. Brian Beach
    Chief Technology Officer

BLZE Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Backblaze stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Backblaze in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" BLZE shares.
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What is Backblaze's stock price target for 2024?

4 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Backblaze's stock. Their BLZE share price targets range from $11.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $14.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 106.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have BLZE shares performed in 2024?

Backblaze's stock was trading at $7.59 at the start of the year. Since then, BLZE shares have decreased by 10.7% and is now trading at $6.78.
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Are investors shorting Backblaze?

Backblaze saw a decline in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 811,000 shares, a decline of 30.7% from the April 30th total of 1,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 357,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 2.9% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Backblaze's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 13th 2024.
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How were Backblaze's earnings last quarter?

Backblaze, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLZE) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company reported ($0.27) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.31) by $0.04. The firm earned $29.97 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $29.75 million. Backblaze had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 105.67% and a negative net margin of 48.62%.

What guidance has Backblaze issued on next quarter's earnings?

Backblaze issued an update on its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $30.7 million-$31.1 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $30.8 million.

When did Backblaze IPO?

Backblaze (BLZE) raised $101 million in an IPO on Thursday, November 11th 2021. The company issued 6,300,000 shares at $15.00-$17.00 per share. Oppenheimer & Co., William Blair and Raymond James served as the underwriters for the IPO and JMP Securities, Lake Street and B. Riley Securities were co-managers.

Who are Backblaze's major shareholders?

Backblaze's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.53%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (1.76%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.67%), Essex Investment Management Co. LLC (0.49%), GSA Capital Partners LLP (0.22%) and Quadrature Capital Ltd (0.15%). Insiders that own company stock include Brian K Wilson, Charles J Jones, Francis P Patchel, Gleb Budman, Kwok Hang Ng, Timothy M Nufire, Tina Cessna and Tmt Investments Plc.
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How do I buy shares of Backblaze?

Shares of BLZE stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:BLZE) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by Staff

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