About Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF)
Blue 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Food & kindred products
Trailing P/E Ratio42.11
Forward P/E Ratio33.90
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
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.95
Net Income$193.52 million
Return on Equity77.83%
Return on Assets24.37%
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 initiated a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, August 9th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 1.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Blue Buffalo Pet Products' earnings last quarter?
Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 23rd. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.06. The company 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%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 14.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.18 EPS. View Blue Buffalo Pet Products' Earnings History.
What price target have analysts set for BUFF?
14 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Blue Buffalo Pet Products' shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock price to reach $34.6364 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Blue Buffalo Pet Products.
Who are some of Blue Buffalo Pet Products' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Blue Buffalo Pet Products include Conagra Brands (CAG), Campbell Soup (CPB), PINNACLE FOODS INC Common Stock (PF), Flowers Foods (FLO), Tate & Lyle (TATYY), Nomad Foods (NOMD), Hain Celestial Group (HAIN), B&G Foods (BGS), Simply Good Foods (SMPL), Amira Nature Foods (ANFI), TDH (PETZ), Zivo Bioscience (ZIVO) and Nutrastar International (NUIN).
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 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.
Has Blue Buffalo Pet Products been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about BUFF stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Blue Buffalo Pet Products earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.05 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
Who are Blue Buffalo Pet Products' major shareholders?
Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock?
BUFF stock was bought 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]
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