Blue Buffalo Pet Products Company Profile (NASDAQ:BUFF)

About Blue Buffalo Pet Products

Blue Buffalo Pet Products logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BBPP) is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, develops, produces, markets and sells pet food under the BLUE Life Protection Formula, BLUE Wilderness, BLUE Basics, BLUE Freedom and BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet lines. Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd. (Blue), Blue Buffalo Import Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. and Blue Buffalo Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. are subsidiaries of BBPP. The Company categorizes its products as dry foods, and wet foods, treats and other products. The Company's products are produced domestically at its Heartland facility and through contract manufacturers for distribution to retailers in specialty channels throughout the United States, Canada, Japan and Mexico. It has a product portfolio across various product types, including diet types, breed sizes for dogs, life stages and flavors. BLUE Wilderness is a high-meat, high-protein, grain-free ancestral feeding line. BLUE Freedom is a grain-free line.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Food - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: BUFF
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $24.95
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $24.98
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $24.72
  • 52-Week Range: $196,515,000.00 - $17.61
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 46.99
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 27.72
  • P/E Growth: 2.06
  • Market Cap: $4.90B
  • Outstanding Shares: 196,515,000
  • Beta: 2.04
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 9.38%
  • Return on Equity: 242.34%
  • Return on Assets: 27.42%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.47%
  • Current Ratio: 4.39%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.71%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $29.43 (17.95% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/9/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$29.00View Rating Details
11/8/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncReiterated RatingBuy$29.00View Rating Details
11/7/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$29.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweight$28.00 -> $33.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$28.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$30.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$24.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
6/30/2016StephensReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
10/12/2015Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$24.00View Rating Details
9/15/2015Wells Fargo & CoUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
8/17/2015Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageOverweight$34.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/28/2017ListenView 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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.90 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q2 20161$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q3 20163$0.19$0.20$0.20
Q4 20164$0.17$0.18$0.18
Q1 20172$0.21$0.23$0.22
Q2 20172$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q3 20172$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q4 20172$0.21$0.22$0.22
(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 History for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 10.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.79%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
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What is Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock symbol?

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

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

8 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Blue Buffalo Pet Products' shares. Their predictions range from $25.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect Blue Buffalo Pet Products' share price to reach $29.43 in the next year.

When will Blue Buffalo Pet Products announce their earnings?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March, 1st 2017.

Who owns Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Artal Group S.A. (44.51%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.71%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.14%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.72%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (0.68%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.60%). Company insiders that own Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock include Christopher T Bishop, Kurt Schmidt, LP Invus, Michael Nathenson and William W Bishop Jr.

Who sold Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock? Who is selling Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Ellington Management Group LLC, Fortaleza Asset Management Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Gabelli Funds LLC and RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock in the last year include Kurt Schmidt and LP Invus.

Who bought Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock? Who is buying Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Allianz Asset Management AG, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. and DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main.

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.

How much does a share of Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock cost?

One share of Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.95.

Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF) Chart for Sunday, February, 26, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)

Earnings History Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)

Dividend History Chart

Dividend Payments by Quarter for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)

Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff