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

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$40.00 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 04:06 AM 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
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
Market Cap$7,910.67

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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 of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, August 9th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 1.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans 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 (NASDAQ:BUFF) issued its earnings results on Friday, February, 23rd. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating 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 return on equity of 77.83% and a net margin of 15.18%. The business's revenue was up 14.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.18 earnings per share. View Blue Buffalo Pet Products' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for BUFF?

12 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock price to reach $35.10 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.3%. View Analyst Ratings for Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Blue Buffalo Pet Products?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Blue Buffalo Pet Products in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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 acted 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?

Media coverage about BUFF stock has trended somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blue Buffalo Pet Products earned a daily sentiment score of -0.03 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 41.57 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 (NASDAQ BUFF)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  220 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  193 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  413
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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