Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD): Price and Financial Metrics

Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD): $12.38

0.18 (+1.48%)

POWR Rating

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  • BLBD scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 93.41% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BLBD is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • BLBD ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

BLBD Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for BLBD is 17.75 -- better than 98.42% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Blue Bird Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • BLBD's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of only 1.46% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BLBD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are STKL, RSI, SFT, CVGI, and ALTO.
  • Visit BLBD's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BLBD Valuation Summary

  • BLBD's price/sales ratio is 0.8; this is 42.86% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • BLBD's price/earnings ratio has moved up 53.4 over the prior 76 months.
  • Over the past 76 months, BLBD's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BLBD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BLBD 2021-08-27 0.8 -12.4 41.4 28.4
BLBD 2021-08-26 0.7 -12.1 40.4 27.8
BLBD 2021-08-25 0.7 -12.0 40.0 27.6
BLBD 2021-08-24 0.7 -12.0 40.0 27.6
BLBD 2021-08-23 0.7 -11.9 39.7 27.5
BLBD 2021-08-20 0.7 -12.0 40.1 27.7

BLBD Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 19.12%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -33.34%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 43.33%.
Over the past 70 months, BLBD's revenue has gone down $210,034,000.

The table below shows BLBD's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 682.784 -75.821 -2.757
2021-09-30 683.995 -54.241 -0.289
2021-06-30 773.202 67.526 14.04
2021-03-31 765.724 40.47 10.994
2020-12-31 856.438 77.95 10.974
2020-09-30 879.221 3.459 12.185

BLBD's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BLBD has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 63.71% of graded US stocks.
  • BLBD's asset turnover comes in at 2.354 -- ranking 1st of 68 Automobiles and Trucks stocks.
  • CPS, HY, and MPAA are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BLBD.

The table below shows BLBD's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-03 2.354 0.115 0.094
2021-04-03 2.284 0.109 0.071
2021-01-02 2.427 0.104 0.078
2020-10-03 2.401 0.109 0.077
2020-07-04 2.489 0.120 0.087
2020-04-04 2.772 0.126 0.146

BLBD Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BLBD, see our BLBD price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $25.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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BLBD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $12.38 52-week high $28.12
Prev. close $12.20 52-week low $11.43
Day low $12.23 Volume 70,100
Day high $12.71 Avg. volume 110,940
50-day MA $16.68 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $18.63 Market Cap 396.05M

Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD) Company Bio

Blue Bird Corporation designs, engineers, manufactures, and sells school buses and aftermarket parts in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Fort Valley, Georgia.

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Shareholders have faith in loss-making Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) as stock climbs 30% in past week, taking five-year gain to 22%

It hasn't been the best quarter for Blue Bird Corporation ( NASDAQ:BLBD ) shareholders, since the share price has...

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

Vermont School District First to Receive Electric School Buses in the State

FAIRFAX, Vt., February 15, 2022--Fairfax School District introduced two zero-emissions Blue Bird school buses to its fleet this school year. The school district’s Blue Bird electric school buses were purchased from the Agency of Natural Resources Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund. This pilot program is managed by the Vermont Energy Investment corporation, which is testing how well electric school buses work in Vermont’s climate and terrain.

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

Blue Bird Corporation 2022 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

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Seeking Alpha | February 9, 2022

Blue Bird GAAP EPS of -$0.15 beats by $0.17, revenue of $129.22M beats by $19.37M

Blue Bird press release (BLBD): Q1 GAAP EPS of -$0.15 beats by $0.17.Revenue of $129.22M (-0.9% Y/Y) beats by $19.37M.

Seeking Alpha | February 9, 2022

Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD) CEO Matthew Stevenson on Q1 2022 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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Seeking Alpha | February 9, 2022

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BLBD Price Returns

1-mo -22.77%
3-mo -41.91%
6-mo -38.83%
1-year -52.68%
3-year -35.01%
5-year -31.41%
YTD -20.84%
2021 -14.35%
2020 -20.33%
2019 26.00%
2018 -8.59%
2017 28.80%

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