NASDAQ:BUFF - Blue Buffalo Pet Products Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$40.00 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$40.00
Today's Range$40.00 - $40.00
52-Week Range$21.51 - $40.15
VolumeN/A
Average Volume2.98 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.91 billion
P/E Ratio42.11
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.38
Blue Buffalo Pet Products logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc., through its subsidiary, Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., operates as a pet food company in the United States, Canada, Japan, and Mexico. It develops, produces, markets, and sells dog and cat food under the BLUE Life Protection Formula, BLUE Wilderness, BLUE Basics, BLUE Freedom, and BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet lines. The company sells its products to retail partners and distributors in specialty channels, including national pet superstore chains, regional pet store chains, neighborhood pet stores, farm and feed stores, e-commerce retailers, military outlets, hardware stores, and veterinary clinics and hospitals. Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Food & kindred products
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNASDAQ:BUFF
CUSIPN/A
Phone203-762-9751

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.30
Current Ratio3.74
Quick Ratio3.17

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio42.11
Forward P/E Ratio33.90
P/E Growth1.41

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.27 billion
Price / Sales6.14
Cash Flow$1.0256 per share
Price / Cash39.00
Book Value$1.53 per share
Price / Book26.14

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.95
Net Income$193.52 million
Net Margins15.18%
Return on Equity77.83%
Return on Assets24.37%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares195,640,000

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

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 has approved a stock buyback program on Wednesday, August 9th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 1.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally 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 (NASDAQ:BUFF) issued its earnings results on Friday, February, 23rd. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.06. The firm earned $336.96 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $320.58 million. Blue Buffalo Pet Products had a net margin of 15.18% and a return on equity of 77.83%. Blue Buffalo Pet Products's quarterly revenue was up 14.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.18 EPS. View Blue Buffalo Pet Products' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for BUFF?

14 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Blue Buffalo Pet Products' shares. Their predictions range from $29.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect Blue Buffalo Pet Products' share price to reach $34.6364 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

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:
  • Mr. William Bishop Sr., Founder & Chairman (Age 79)
  • Mr. William W. Bishop Jr., CEO, Pres & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Michael Nathenson, Exec. VP, CFO, Treasurer & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Lawrence Miller, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
  • Phil Cheevers, VP of Communications

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 a price of $16.00-$18.00 per share. J.P. Morgan and Citigroup served as the underwriters for the IPO and Barclays, Deutsche Bank Securities, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo Securities and LOYAL3 Securities, Inc. were co-managers.

Has Blue Buffalo Pet Products been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about BUFF stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Blue Buffalo Pet Products earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.59 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Blue Buffalo Pet Products' major shareholders?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (1.89%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.07%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (1.01%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.71%), Glazer Capital LLC (0.71%) and Gabelli Funds LLC (0.67%). Company insiders that own Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock include Kurt Schmidt, LP Invus, Michael Nathenson and William W Bishop Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

Which major investors are selling Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock?

BUFF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Echo Street Capital Management LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. Company insiders that have sold Blue Buffalo Pet Products company stock in the last year include Michael Nathenson and William W Bishop Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

Which major investors are buying Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock?

BUFF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Glazer Capital LLC, Vivaldi Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Gabelli Funds LLC, Water Island Capital LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. and UBS Group AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

How do I buy shares of Blue Buffalo Pet Products?

Shares of BUFF 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 Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock price today?

One share of BUFF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.00.

How big of a company is Blue Buffalo Pet Products?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products has a market capitalization of $7.91 billion and generates $1.27 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $193.52 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.95 on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Blue Buffalo Pet Products?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products' mailing address is 11 RIVER ROAD, WILTON CT, 06897. The company can be reached via phone at 203-762-9751 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  216 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  186 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  402
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 BUFF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BUFF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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