Blue Bird Stock Today

BLBD -  USA Stock  

USD 26.10  0.19  0.73%

Blue Bird is trading at 26.10 as of the 18th of June 2021, a 0.73 percent up since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 25.45. Blue Bird has less than a 14 % chance of experiencing some financial distress in the next two years of operation, but did not have a good performance during the last 90 trading days. Equity ratings for Blue Bird Corp are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 20th of March 2021 and ending today, the 18th of June 2021. Please note, there could be an existing legal relationship between Blue Bird Corp (BLBD) and Blue Bird Corp (HCACU). Click here to learn more.
 Market Performance
2 of 100
  Odds Of Distress
Less than 14

Blue Bird Stock Profile

The next fiscal quarter end is expected on the 30th of June 2021. Blue Bird Corporation designs, engineers, manufactures, and sells school buses and related parts in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Macon, Georgia. Blue Bird operates under Auto Manufacturers classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. It employs 1736 people. more on Blue Bird
The company currently holds 181.22 M in liabilities. Blue Bird Corp has a current ratio of 0.95, indicating that it has a negative working capital and may not be able to pay financial obligations when due.
Over 94.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Exercise or conversion by Horlock Phil of 5000 shares of Blue Bird subject to Rule 16b-3
Blue Bird Fama & French Automobiles and Trucks
Automobiles and Trucks
Fama & French Classification
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Legal NameBlue Bird Corp
Related EntityHCACU (Blue Bird Corp)
CEO and President and DirectorPhilip Horlock  (View All)
Thematic Classification
Currently Active Investing Idea (view all)
  Automobiles and Trucks
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Blue Bird report their recommendations after researching Blue Bird's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Blue Bird's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Blue Bird Corp. The Blue Bird consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Blue Bird.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Blue Bird Corp based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. it is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Blue Bird Corp financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
 5 - HealthyDetails
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares25.9 M23.3 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted27.5 M24.9 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations39.6 M47.6 M
Significantly Down
Very volatile
Total Assets331.2 M295.8 M
Moderately Up
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities348.1 M354.3 M
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Current Assets146.1 M160.4 M
Significantly Down
Current Liabilities132.7 M138.8 M
Sufficiently Down
Total Debt153.2 M151.2 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets0.06210.06
Sufficiently Up
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.120.129
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover3.03.222
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Blue Bird's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Cautious HoldFairly Valued
Financial Strength
Blue Bird's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Blue Bird's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Blue Bird's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Blue Bird's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Blue Bird's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Blue Bird deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Blue Bird cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company currently holds 181.22 M in liabilities. Blue Bird Corp has a current ratio of 0.95, indicating that it has a negative working capital and may not be able to pay financial obligations when due.

Operating Cash Flow

39.59 MillionShare
Blue Bird Corp (BLBD) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA. It is located in 3920 Arkwright Road and employs 1,736 people. Blue Bird is listed under Automobiles and Trucks category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 707.63 M. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Blue Bird's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Blue Bird's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Blue Bird Corp conducts business under Consumer Cyclical sector and is part of Auto Manufacturers industry. The entity has 27.11 M outstanding shares of which 606.6 K shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 2.68 trading days to cover. Blue Bird Corp currently holds about 23.92 M in cash with 77.95 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.88.
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Blue Bird Corp retains a total of 27.11 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Blue Bird Corp outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Blue Bird Corp to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Blue Bird. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Blue Bird Corp as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Blue Bird Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Blue Bird's target price odds to finish over the current price? Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Blue Bird jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 49.25%. The Blue Bird Corp probability density function shows the probability of Blue Bird stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days the stock has a beta coefficient of 2.5124 suggesting as the benchmark fluctuates upward, the company is expected to outperform it on average. However, if the benchmark returns are projected to be negative, Blue Bird will likely underperform. Additionally, the company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. Blue Bird Corp is significantly underperforming DOW.
 Odds Down 26.1HorizonTargetOdds Up 26.1 
50.46%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Blue Bird to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 49.25 (This Blue Bird Corp probability density function shows the probability of Blue Bird stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Blue Bird Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Blue Bird that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Blue Bird's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Blue Bird's value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
American Securities LlcCommon Shares9.5 M238.5 M
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon SharesM51.3 M
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Blue Bird Historical Income Statement

Blue Bird Corp Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Blue Bird's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Blue Bird Corp revenue and expense. Blue Bird Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
The current year Preferred Dividends Income Statement Impact is expected to grow to about 12.8 M, whereas Net Loss Income from Discontinued Operations is forecasted to decline to (38.8 K). View More Fundamentals

Blue Bird Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Blue Bird stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Blue Bird stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Blue Bird is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Blue Bird Corp at a given time.

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Blue Bird Corporate Directors

Blue Bird corporate directors refer to members of a Blue Bird board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Blue Bird's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Blue Bird's board members must vote for the resolution. The Blue Bird board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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The market value of Blue Bird Corp is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Blue Bird that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Blue Bird's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Blue Bird's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Blue Bird's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Blue Bird Corp underlying business (such as pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Blue Bird's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Blue Bird value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Blue Bird's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.