Blue Buffalo Pet Products Company Profile (NASDAQ:BUFF)

About Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)

Blue Buffalo Pet Products logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BBPP) is a holding company. The Company operates as a pet food company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, develops, produces, markets and sells pet food under product lines, including BLUE Life Protection Formula, BLUE Wilderness, BLUE Basics, BLUE Freedom and BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet lines. Its product lines of pet food include various product types for dogs and cats. The Company categorizes its products as dry foods, and wet foods, treats and other products. It has a product portfolio across various product types, including diet types, breed sizes for dogs, life stages, flavors, product functions, and textures and cuts for wet foods. BLUE Wilderness is a high-meat, high-protein and grain-free ancestral feeding line. BLUE Basics is a line of limited ingredient diet products for pets with food sensitivities. BLUE Freedom is a grain-free line. BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet is a line of Therapeutic diets for pets, offered through veterinarians.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Pet Food Manufacturing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:BUFF
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.bluebuffalo.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $5.47019 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 197,123,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $27.74
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $27.74
  • 52 Week Range: $21.51 - $29.44
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 39.31
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.84
  • P/E Growth: 1.94
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.18 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.66
  • Book Value: $1.21 per share
  • Price / Book: 23.07
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $280.74 million
  • Net Margins: 12.13%
  • Return on Equity: 98.02%
  • Return on Assets: 24.56%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.64%
  • Current Ratio: 5.05%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.25%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.85 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.94
  • Short Ratio: 10.91
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)

What is Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock symbol?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BUFF."

How will Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock buyback program work?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Wednesday, August 9th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 1.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Blue Buffalo Pet Products' earnings last quarter?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.21. The firm had revenue of $294.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $301.88 million. Blue Buffalo Pet Products had a return on equity of 98.02% and a net margin of 12.13%. Blue Buffalo Pet Products's quarterly revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.19 earnings per share. View Blue Buffalo Pet Products' Earnings History.

When will Blue Buffalo Pet Products make its next earnings announcement?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

What guidance has Blue Buffalo Pet Products issued on next quarter's earnings?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.91-$0.94 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.92. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.24-$1.27 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.24 billion.

Where is Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock going? Where will Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock price be in 2017?

12 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Blue Buffalo Pet Products' shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Blue Buffalo Pet Products' share price to reach $29.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

Are investors shorting Blue Buffalo Pet Products?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 15,758,867 shares, an increase of 21.9% from the September 15th total of 12,931,094 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,209,796 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.1 days. Approximately 8.7% of the company's shares are short sold.

Who are some of Blue Buffalo Pet Products' key competitors?

Who are Blue Buffalo Pet Products' key executives?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products' management team includes the folowing people:

  • William Bishop, Chairman of the Board
  • William Bishop Jr., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Michael Nathenson, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer
  • Philippe J. Amouyal, Director
  • Evren Bilimer, Director
  • Raymond Debbane, Director
  • Aflalo Guimaraes, Director
  • Michael A. Eck, Independent Director

When did Blue Buffalo Pet Products IPO?

(BUFF) raised $502 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday, July 22nd 2015. The company issued 29,500,000 shares at $16.00-$18.00 per share. J.P. Morgan and Citigroup acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Barclays, Deutsche Bank Securities, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo Securities and LOYAL3 Securities, Inc. were co-managers.

How do I buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock?

Shares of Blue Buffalo Pet Products can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock price today?

One share of Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.91.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ BUFF)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  161 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  133 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  294
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Blue Buffalo Pet Products and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.58)
Consensus Price Target: $29.00 (3.91% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
Price Target History for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
Analysts' Ratings History for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/17/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
9/27/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$25.00 -> $32.00LowView Rating Details
9/21/2017Susquehanna Bancshares IncBoost Price TargetPositive -> Positive$30.00 -> $32.00HighView Rating Details
9/16/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingTop PickLowView Rating Details
9/13/2017Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageMkt Perform -> Market Perform$29.00MediumView Rating Details
9/6/2017GabelliInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$33.00MediumView Rating Details
9/1/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$23.00LowView Rating Details
8/11/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$27.00LowView Rating Details
6/28/2017Imperial CapitalInitiated CoverageOutperform -> Outperform$30.00HighView Rating Details
6/21/2017Off Wall StreetInitiated CoverageSellHighView Rating Details
3/17/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$26.00HighView Rating Details
11/7/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$29.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$28.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
8/10/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$24.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
6/30/2016StephensReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
Earnings by Quarter for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
Earnings History by Quarter for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ BUFF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2017$0.25N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.21$0.21$301.88 million$294.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.22$0.23$300.27 million$302.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q4 2016$0.18$0.18$293.53 million$295.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2016Q3 2016$0.20$0.22$290.29 million$288.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2016Q216$0.17$0.19$281.90 million$286.85 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q1$0.18$0.19$274.63 million$279.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/8/2016Q4$0.14$0.16$259.20 million$265.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q315$0.14$0.17$258.60 million$259.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/13/2015Q215$0.13$218.70 million$254.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.90
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.05
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.21$0.23$0.22
Q2 20174$0.21$0.22$0.22
Q3 20174$0.23$0.24$0.24
Q4 20174$0.21$0.24$0.23
Q1 20182$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q2 20182$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q3 20182$0.27$0.28$0.28
Q4 20182$0.26$0.29$0.28
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.74%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/13/2017William W Bishop JrInsiderSell21,655$28.78$623,230.90View SEC Filing  
9/5/2017Michael NathensonCFOSell37,072$25.58$948,301.76View SEC Filing  
8/28/2017Michael NathensonCFOSell50,000$25.77$1,288,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2017Michael NathensonCFOSell50,000$25.00$1,250,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2017Michael NathensonCFOSell50,000$25.00$1,250,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2016Kurt SchmidtCEOSell50,000$24.83$1,241,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2016L.P. InvusDirectorSell12,512,124$24.83$310,676,038.92View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016Kurt SchmidtCEOSell150,000$21.29$3,193,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016L.P. InvusDirectorSell15,014,548$21.29$319,659,726.92View SEC Filing  
7/27/2015Christopher T BishopMajor ShareholderSell402,577$20.00$8,051,540.00View SEC Filing  
7/27/2015Kurt SchmidtCEOSell239,094$20.00$4,781,880.00View SEC Filing  
7/27/2015L.P. InvusDirectorSell28,464,603$20.00$569,292,060.00View SEC Filing  
7/27/2015Michael NathensonCFOSell63,758$20.00$1,275,160.00View SEC Filing  
7/27/2015William W Bishop JrCOOSell548,536$20.00$10,970,720.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
Latest Headlines for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 9:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 5:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$324.27 Million in Sales Expected for Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 3:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Cut to "Neutral" at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 10:24 AM
globenewswire.com logoBlue Buffalo Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - October 16 at 10:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF) Insider William W. Bishop, Jr. Sells 21,655 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 7:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Short Interest Up 21.9% in September
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 1:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 10 at 7:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. : October 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 6:02 PM
bloomberg.com logoEven Dogs Are Eating Quinoa Now - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - October 4 at 3:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEven Dogs Are Eating Quinoa Now
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 12:47 PM
nasdaq.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: BUFF) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - October 3 at 12:34 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: BUFF) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell
feeds.benzinga.com - October 2 at 11:03 AM
nasdaq.com logoBUFF Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
www.nasdaq.com - September 29 at 8:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoOppenheimer Holdings Equities Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 29 at 6:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Drops By 7.3%
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 29 at 1:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoOppenheimer Holdings Weighs in on Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc.'s FY2019 Earnings (BUFF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 3:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) to Post $0.25 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 4:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Receives Buy Rating from Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 27 at 6:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs This 2015 IPO Barking Up The Right Breakout Tree?
finance.yahoo.com - September 25 at 7:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 6:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. : September 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 3:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStocks Generating Improved Relative Strength: Blue Buffalo Pet Prods
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 11:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Given New $32.00 Price Target at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 21 at 10:54 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 8-K Blue Buffalo Pet Product For: Sep 14
www.streetinsider.com - September 18 at 5:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Earns Top Pick Rating from Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 9:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) & Petiq (PETQ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 11:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Rises By 34.7%
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 1:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSanford C. Bernstein Initiates Coverage on Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 10:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPETIQ INC (PETQ) vs. Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 4:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPETIQ INC (PETQ) & Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 4:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Contrast: Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) and Petiq (PETQ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 1:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $323.08 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 10:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. Forecasted to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $0.95 Per Share (BUFF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 4:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) and PETIQ INC (PETQ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 10 at 6:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMichael Nathenson Sells 37,072 Shares of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 7:20 PM
benzinga.com logoBenzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For September 6, 2017 - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - September 7 at 2:56 AM
fool.com logoWhy Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. Jumped 15% Last Month - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - September 7 at 2:56 AM
fool.com logoWhy Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. Jumped 15% Last Month
www.fool.com - September 6 at 6:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Research Coverage Started at Gabelli
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 9:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Petiq (PETQ) and Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 10:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) and Petiq (PETQ) Financial Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 8:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Comparison: Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) vs. PETIQ INC (PETQ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 6:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) vs. Petiq (PETQ) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 2:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Rating Reiterated by Robert W. Baird
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 9:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMichael Nathenson Sells 50,000 Shares of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 7:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 6:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Contrast: Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) versus Petiq (PETQ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 4:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Review: Petiq (PETQ) versus Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 2:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing PETIQ INC (PETQ) & Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 12:26 PM

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