NASDAQ:BUFF - Blue Buffalo Pet Products Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$40.00 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$40.00
Today's Range$40.00 - $40.00
52-Week Range$21.51 - $40.15
Average Volume2.98 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.91 billion
P/E Ratio42.11
Dividend YieldN/A
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
SectorConsumer Staples


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


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


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


Outstanding Shares195,640,000
Market Cap$7.91 billion

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 plan on Wednesday, August 9th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 1.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 23rd. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.06. The firm earned $336.96 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 was up 14.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.18 earnings per share. View Blue Buffalo Pet Products' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for BUFF?

12 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $41.00. On average, they anticipate 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 Price Targets 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." 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 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 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 headlines about BUFF stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Blue Buffalo Pet Products earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 47.51 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

Who are Blue Buffalo Pet Products' major shareholders?

Blue Buffalo Pet Products' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alps Advisors Inc. (0.01%), Alps Advisors Inc. (0.01%) and Alps Advisors Inc. (0.01%). 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 buying Blue Buffalo Pet Products stock?

BUFF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alps Advisors Inc., Alps Advisors Inc. and Alps Advisors Inc.. 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 (NASDAQ BUFF)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  231 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  206 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  437
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 8/18/2018 by Staff

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