Blue Nile Company Profile (NASDAQ:NILE)

About Blue Nile

Blue Nile logoBlue Nile, Inc. (Blue Nile) is a United States-based company, which operates as an online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry. The Company's merchandise consists of engagement and non-engagement products. The engagement product category includes gold or platinum engagement rings with a diamond center stone and loose diamonds. Its non-engagement product category includes rings, wedding bands, earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets, gifts and accessories containing precious metals, diamonds, gemstones, or pearls. It offers various types of women's wedding rings, including Eternity, Signature Diamond, White Gold, Yellow Gold and Rose Gold. It also offers various types of men's wedding rings, such as Palladium, Tungsten, Tantalum and Titanium. In addition to sales of diamonds and fine jewelry, the Company provides education, guidance and support to enable customers to learn about and purchase diamonds and fine jewelry. It offers its products for sale through the Blue Nile Website.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Jewelry Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Internet Retail
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: NILE
  • CUSIP: 09578R10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $40.71
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $40.69
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $37.34
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 43.77
  • P/E Growth: 2.31
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Beta: 0.07
  • Net Margins: 2.02%
  • Return on Equity: 59.32%
  • Return on Assets: 8.14%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.02%
  • Current Ratio: 1.05%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.54%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/9/2016William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
2/13/2016StephensReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/13/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/11/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeBuy -> Underperform$21.00View Rating Details
12/8/2015Pacific CrestInitiated CoverageSector WeightView Rating Details
11/2/2015Wells Fargo & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
11/2/2015Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$40.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
8/10/2015B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$42.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2016Q316$0.12$0.11$107.75 million$105.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q2$0.21$0.18$113.95 million$113.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.09$0.09$103.35 million$103.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.43$0.43$164.54 million$150.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.16$0.17$111.08 million$109.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q215$0.19$0.20$111.52 million$113.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2015Q115$0.08$0.10$108.60 million$106.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2015Q414$0.44$0.41$164.39 million$157.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.14$0.14$105.36 million$105.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.19$0.18$111.31 million$106.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.08$0.08$105.44 million$103.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.42$0.38$153.40 million$164.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.16$0.15$99.82 million$98.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.15$0.17$103.40 million$108.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.06$0.07$96.89 million$97.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.47$0.39$145.62 million$136.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.13$0.14$88.99 million$89.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.07$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.06$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$0.43$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011$0.17$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.20$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.16$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2011$0.43$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.88 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.93 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.09$0.12$0.10
Q2 20164$0.17$0.21$0.19
Q3 20164$0.12$0.20$0.16
Q4 20164$0.46$0.51$0.48
Q1 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q2 20171$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q3 20171$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q4 20171$0.48$0.48$0.48
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.78%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/2/2016Jon SainsburyCROSell190$35.50$6,745.00View SEC Filing  
7/13/2016Jon SainsburyCROSell100$30.00$3,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Michael J PotterDirectorBuy4,000$25.55$102,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Schoonenberg Robert G. VanDirectorBuy1,000$27.22$27,220.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Jon SainsburyInsiderSell100$30.43$3,043.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2016Jon SainsburyInsiderSell100$34.88$3,488.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Jon SainsburyInsiderSell100$35.89$3,589.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2015Jon SainsburyInsiderSell100$31.70$3,170.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Julie YoakumInsiderSell1,450$27.67$40,121.50View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Jon SainsburyInsiderSell1,000$36.12$36,120.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Dwight GastonVPSell15,000$35.72$535,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Mary Alice TaylorDirectorSell20,000$35.55$711,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Dwight GastonVPSell10,000$35.33$353,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2014Dwight GastonVPSell1,000$40.49$40,490.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2014Dwight GastonVPSell2,000$45.94$91,880.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2013Dwight GastonVPSell2,000$45.85$91,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell4,845$46.01$222,918.45View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Lauren NeiswenderGeneral CounselSell8,000$46.00$368,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell24,218$44.06$1,067,045.08View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Mark C VadonDirectorSell14,400$40.96$589,824.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Dwight GastonVPSell1,000$41.39$41,390.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Mark C VadonDirectorSell14,400$41.19$593,136.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Mark C VadonDirectorSell21,600$40.41$872,856.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2013Mark C VadonDirectorSell36,697$40.15$1,473,384.55View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Mark C VadonDirectorSell34,687$38.40$1,331,980.80View SEC Filing  
10/15/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell18,041$37.30$672,929.30View SEC Filing  
10/10/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell14,400$37.19$535,536.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell37,416$38.93$1,456,604.88View SEC Filing  
10/3/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell43,600$39.70$1,730,920.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2013Dwight GastonVPSell1,000$39.63$39,630.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell69,298$40.21$2,786,472.58View SEC Filing  
9/20/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell67,902$39.71$2,696,388.42View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell27,400$38.71$1,060,654.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell15,695$37.23$584,324.85View SEC Filing  
8/27/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell9,301$37.39$347,764.39View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Dwight GastonVPSell4,913$37.40$183,746.20View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell23,843$38.29$912,948.47View SEC Filing  
8/21/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell11,843$38.49$455,837.07View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Mark VadonDirectorSell34,378$38.51$1,323,896.78View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE)
DateHeadline logo6:41 am Index Changes Reminder: Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 23 at 9:00 AM logoBlue Nile, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NILE-US : February 21, 2017 (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 21 at 6:03 PM logoBlue Nile, Inc.: Leads amongst peers with strong fundamentals (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 20 at 6:10 PM logoBlue Nile, Inc. (NASDAQ:NILE) Files An 8-K Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 20 at 9:50 AM logoBRIEF-Blue Nile enters into credit agreements - SEC filing (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 19 at 9:44 AM logo[$$] Deal Close Announcements: Feb. 13-17 (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 18 at 11:57 AM logoInvestor Group Completes Acquisition of Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 17 at 4:30 PM logoBLUE NILE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligati (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 17 at 4:30 PM logoBlue Nile delists from the Nasdaq exchange Tuesday after closing $500M sale (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 17 at 4:30 PM logoBRIEF-Blue Nile says Delaware Court dismissed action filed against company (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 16 at 6:22 PM logoBRIEF-Blue Nile says Delaware Court dismissed action filed against company (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 16 at 6:22 PM logoBLUE NILE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 16 at 6:22 PM logoBLUE NILE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 16 at 6:22 PM
News IconBlue Nile Inc (NILE): Financial Strength Analysis (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 14 at 9:38 PM
News IconBlue Nile Shareholders OK Acquisition (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 7 at 9:26 AM logoBlog Coverage Shareholders of Online Jeweler Blue Nile Approve the Takeover by Bain Capital (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 6 at 9:34 AM logo6:07 pm Blue Nile stockholders approved previously announced merger by Bain Capital/Bow Street for $40.75/share - expected to close in second half of February 2017 (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 3 at 5:48 AM logoBlue Nile shareholders agree to $500M acquisition (NASDAQ:NILE) - February 2 at 7:44 PM logoShareholder files lawsuit to block Blue Nile's $500M sale (NASDAQ:NILE) - January 25 at 9:04 PM logoBRIEF-Blue Nile says class action lawsuit filed by purported stockholder on BC Cyan Parent merger (NASDAQ:NILE) - January 24 at 8:26 AM
News IconBlue Nile Gets Into Diamond Buybacks (NASDAQ:NILE) - January 23 at 7:09 PM
News IconRetailers Snatch Up E-Commerce Sites that Deliver Customized Services (NASDAQ:NILE) - January 19 at 11:05 PM logoMondiamo partners with Blue Nile to revolutionize the way consumers sell their diamond jewelry (NASDAQ:NILE) - January 19 at 11:05 PM logoBlue Nile Investor Sues To Stop $500M Bain Capital Buyout (NASDAQ:NILE) - January 13 at 8:11 PM
News IconSmart & Final Stores, Inc. elects Elaine Rubin to its board of directors (NASDAQ:NILE) - January 12 at 7:28 PM logoBlog Coverage Signet's Sales Declined in the Holiday Season; Cuts Same-Store Sales Outlook (NASDAQ:NILE) - January 12 at 7:28 PM logoBuyout firms’ flexibility is the key to a busy 2017 (NASDAQ:NILE) - January 8 at 6:34 PM logoPrivate Equity: Let's Get Flexible (NASDAQ:NILE) - January 6 at 7:33 PM logoBlue Nile was shopping for suitors two years prior to announced sale (NASDAQ:NILE) - December 28 at 6:42 PM logoForm DEFM14A BLUE NILE INC (NASDAQ:NILE) - December 28 at 10:05 AM logoBLUE NILE INC : Other Events (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:NILE) - December 17 at 12:32 AM logoBRIEF-Blue nile says Austrian regulator provided clearance for deal with Bain Capital (NASDAQ:NILE) - December 17 at 12:32 AM
News IconIs Blue Nile Inc (NILE) Right for Your Portfolio? (NASDAQ:NILE) - December 14 at 1:13 AM logoBRIEF-Blue Nile says no third party submitted an alternative acquisition proposal (NASDAQ:NILE) - December 7 at 11:52 PM logoBLUE NILE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events (NASDAQ:NILE) - December 7 at 9:40 AM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Blue Nile - NILE (NASDAQ:NILE) - December 2 at 6:31 PM logoForm DEFA14A BLUE NILE INC (NASDAQ:NILE) - December 1 at 9:10 AM
News IconBlue Nile Inc (NASDAQ:NILE) Investor Notice: Investigation of Takeover for $40.75 per share (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 30 at 11:38 AM logoBlue Nile CEO: Webrooms resonating well with Millenials (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 29 at 2:34 PM logoBlue Nile CEO Sees Changing Shoppers, Smarter Consumers (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 28 at 8:00 PM logoSignet: A Diamond In The Rough Or A Hunk Of Coal? (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 22 at 10:41 AM logoBlue Nile, Inc. :NILE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 22 at 10:41 AM logoBlue Nile Opens Webroom in Seattle Area (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 22 at 10:41 AM logoForm 4 BLUE NILE INC For: Nov 15 Filed by: KANTER HARVEY S (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 19 at 9:04 AM logoSHAREHOLDER UPDATE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Blue Nile, Inc. -NILE (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 18 at 9:39 AM logoBLUE NILE INC Financials (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 17 at 6:05 PM logoBlue Nile : Acquisition of Blue Nile Inc (NILE) Under Investigation for Investors (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 16 at 6:46 PM logoBlue Nile, Rent the Runway bet on shoppers wanting stores (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 16 at 6:46 PM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Concerning Whether the Sale of Blue Nile Inc. to a Consortium for $40.75 Per Share is Fair to Shareholders -- NILE (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 14 at 6:44 PM
News IconINVESTOR ALERT: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Blue Nile Inc. And Encourages Shareholders ... (NASDAQ:NILE) - November 12 at 8:59 AM


What is Blue Nile's stock symbol?

Blue Nile trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NILE."

When will Blue Nile announce their earnings?

Blue Nile is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 15th 2017.

Who owns Blue Nile stock?

Blue Nile's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.23%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.21%), State Street Corp (2.60%), Gardner Lewis Asset Management L P (2.03%), CNH Partners LLC (1.43%) and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS (1.25%). Company insiders that own Blue Nile stock include Jon Sainsbury, Julie Yoakum, Michael J Potter and Schoonenberg Robert G Van.

Who sold Blue Nile stock? Who is selling Blue Nile stock?

Blue Nile's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Archon Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY.

Who bought Blue Nile stock? Who is buying Blue Nile stock?

Blue Nile's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gardner Lewis Asset Management L P, CNH Partners LLC, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Marshall Wace LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC and GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC.. Company insiders that have bought Blue Nile stock in the last two years include Michael J Potter and Schoonenberg Robert G Van.

How do I buy Blue Nile stock?

Shares of Blue Nile can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Blue Nile stock cost?

One share of Blue Nile stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.71.

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Last Updated on 2/28/2017 by Staff