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: $4.55 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 196,815,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $23.21
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $23.97
  • 52 Week Range: $21.60 - $27.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.00
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.81
  • P/E Growth: 1.42
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.17 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.89
  • Book Value: $0.98 per share
  • Price / Book: 23.59
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $273.36 million
  • Net Margins: 11.69%
  • Return on Equity: 122.62%
  • Return on Assets: 25.78%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.96%
  • Current Ratio: 4.97%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.22%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.37 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.97
  • Short Ratio: 6.7
 
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 were Blue Buffalo Pet Products' earnings last quarter?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $302 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $300.27 million. Blue Buffalo Pet Products had a net margin of 11.69% and a return on equity of 122.62%. Blue Buffalo Pet Products's quarterly revenue was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. 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, August, 8th 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 issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.91-0.94 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.92. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.24-1.27 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.25 billion.

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

10 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock. Their predictions range from $25.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate Blue Buffalo Pet Products' share price to reach $28.56 in the next year. 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:

  • 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 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.

Who owns Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Marathon Asset Management LLP (0.47%), Vigilant Capital Management LLC (0.19%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.03%), BB&T Corp (0.02%), Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.02%) and First Quadrant L P CA (0.01%). Company insiders that own Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock include Christopher T Bishop, Kurt Schmidt, LP Invus, Michael Nathenson and William W Bishop Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

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 First Quadrant L P CA and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock in the last year include Kurt Schmidt and LP Invus. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

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

Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marathon Asset Management LLP, Vigilant Capital Management LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., CrestPoint Capital Management LLC, US Bancorp DE, BB&T Corp and Gradient Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

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 $23.12.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ BUFF)
Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  126 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  95 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  221
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, 2 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.70)
Consensus Price Target: $28.56 (23.51% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/28/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweight$28.00 -> $25.00LowView Rating Details
6/28/2017Imperial CapitalInitiated CoverageOutperform -> Outperform$30.00HighView Rating Details
6/21/2017Off Wall StreetInitiated CoverageSellHighView Rating Details
5/25/2017Susquehanna Bancshares IncSet Price TargetBuy$32.00LowView Rating Details
4/18/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeBuy -> Top PickHighView Rating Details
3/17/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$26.00HighView Rating Details
2/9/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$29.00N/AView 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
9/15/2015Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
8/17/2015Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageOverweight$34.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/23/2015 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
8/8/2017$0.21N/AView 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: $1.02
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$0.26$0.25
Q4 20174$0.21$0.23$0.22
Q1 20182$0.24$0.25$0.25
Q2 20182$0.24$0.25$0.25
Q3 20182$0.26$0.27$0.27
Q4 20182$0.26$0.27$0.27
(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: 10.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.38%
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
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
finance.yahoo.com logo10 High-Quality Stocks That Play Defense
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 6:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF) & Freshpet (FRPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 12:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$302.48 Million in Sales Expected for Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 3:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.21 Earnings Per Share Expected for Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 12 at 8:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF) to Strong Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 7:14 PM
nasdaq.com logoBlue Buffalo Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 11 at 5:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlue Buffalo Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 5:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 6:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Imperial Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 8:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF) Receives Overweight Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 6:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalysts Set Expectations for Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (BUFF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 8:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFreshpet (FRPT) & Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 8:08 AM
nasdaq.com logoInitiating Research Reports on Food Equities -- Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Kraft Heinz, Pilgrim's Pride, and Lamb Weston
www.nasdaq.com - June 28 at 4:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Review: Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) vs. Freshpet (FRPT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 12:10 AM
nasdaq.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products is Now Oversold (BUFF)
www.nasdaq.com - June 22 at 11:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoOff Wall Street Begins Coverage on Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 21 at 11:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:BUFF) : June 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 9:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $303.09 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 18 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BUFF-US : June 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 4:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) to Announce $0.21 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 8:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. : June 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 5:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 6:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) Short Interest Down 12.1% in May
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 12 at 7:18 AM
nasdaq.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for BUFF
www.nasdaq.com - June 8 at 5:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo2 Top Growth Stocks You Can't Afford to Miss
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 5:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BUFF-US : May 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 29 at 10:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF) Given a $32.00 Price Target at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 7:58 PM
prnewswire.com logoResearch Reports on Food Equities -- Kraft Heinz, Pilgrim's Pride, Lamb Weston, and Blue Buffalo - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 25 at 5:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 7:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF) to Post $0.21 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 1:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BUFF-US : May 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. : May 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 4:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. :BUFF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 3:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 10:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.21 Per Share, Oppenheimer Holdings Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 9:12 AM
globenewswire.com logoBlue Buffalo Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - May 10 at 9:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of BUFF earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. -- Moody's upgrades Blue Buffalo to Ba2 from Ba3; assigns Ba2 to proposed bank facility
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 4:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 9:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlue Buffalo beats Street 1Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 5:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 4:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlue Buffalo Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 4:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 7:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BUFF-US : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 10:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.27
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 9:17 AM
prnewswire.com logoPaws Firmly Planted for Growth in Multibillion-dollar Pet Health Market - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 3 at 1:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.20
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 2:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $299.39 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 9:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBlue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.22 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 11:38 AM

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