Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD): Price and Financial Metrics

Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD): $19.60

0.52 (+2.73%)

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BLBD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $19.60 52-week high $28.80
Prev. close $19.08 52-week low $8.91
Day low $19.09 Volume 481,551
Day high $19.99 Avg. volume 282,788
50-day MA $19.08 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $20.62 Market Cap 630.43M

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  • Growth is the dimension where BLBD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.31% of US stocks.
  • BLBD's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • BLBD ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 12th percentile.

BLBD Stock Summary

  • BLUE BIRD CORP's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 99.78% of US listed stocks.
  • BLBD's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 100% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -37.45%, BLUE BIRD CORP's debt growth rate surpasses only 8.62% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BLBD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are RRGB, BSIG, EAST, FTNT, and NCLH.
  • BLBD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit BLUE BIRD CORP's official web site, go to

BLBD Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, BLBD's EV/EBIT ratio is 1491.01% lower, now standing at -185.7.
  • BLBD's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 96.3 over the prior 103 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BLBD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BLBD 2023-10-20 0.5 56.7 -33.1 -185.7
BLBD 2023-10-19 0.5 56.8 -33.1 -185.7
BLBD 2023-10-18 0.5 56.8 -33.1 -185.7
BLBD 2023-10-17 0.6 58.5 -34.1 -190.7
BLBD 2023-10-16 0.6 58.1 -33.9 -189.7
BLBD 2023-10-13 0.5 55.3 -32.3 -181.6

BLBD Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -258.9%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 25.2%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 1475.12%.
BLBD's revenue has moved down $153,789,000 over the prior 34 months.

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
2022-12-31 907.146 28.566 -52.971
2022-09-30 800.637 -24.437 -45.759
2022-06-30 735.169 -94.454 -25.052
2022-03-31 725.745 -54.453 -14.285
2021-12-31 682.784 -75.821 -2.757
2021-09-30 683.995 -54.241 -0.289

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)

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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Latest BLBD News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about BLUE BIRD CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BLBD as an investment opportunity.

Blue Bird Announces Refinancing of Term Loan and Revolving Credit Facility

MACON, Ga., November 17, 2023--Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, today announced that on November 17, 2023 the Company completed the refinancing of its credit facilities and entered into a new five-year credit agreement with a syndicate of financial institutions as lenders, led by BMO Capital Markets with Joint Lead Arranger partners, including Bank of America.

Yahoo | November 17, 2023

Blue Bird Appoints Two Vice Presidents Amid Company’s Continued Growth

MACON, Ga., November 01, 2023--Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, today announced the appointment of two new vice presidents with immediate effect. Blue Bird expanded its leadership ranks as it continues to grow its zero- and low-emissions product portfolio and strategic supplier base.

Yahoo | November 1, 2023

Why Is Nuvve (NVVE) Stock Up 50% Today?

NVVE stock is surging higher after Nuvve announced it had provided charging services to the Martinsville Independent School District.

Eddie Pan on InvestorPlace | October 25, 2023

Nuvve and Blue Bird Equip First All-Electric School Fleet in Texas

Nuvve Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: NVVE), a global technology leader accelerating the electrification of transportation through its proprietary vehicle-to-grid (V2G) platform, and Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, have replaced the Martinsville Independent School District (ISD)'s diesel fleet with five Blue Bird Vision electric buses, five Nuvve Level II chargers and the innovative AI-powered Nuvve FleetBox 2.0 charge management software.

Yahoo | October 25, 2023

Blue Bird Delivers Its 1500th Electric School Bus

MACON, Ga., October 24, 2023--Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, has delivered its 1,500th electric, zero-emission school bus marking an industry-leading milestone. Modesto City Schools in California received Blue Bird’s 1500th electric vehicle (EV) to help the district transition its school bus fleet to clean student transportation and further lower its carbon footprint.

Yahoo | October 24, 2023

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BLBD Price Returns

1-mo 8.05%
3-mo -12.15%
6-mo -24.67%
1-year 64.71%
3-year 19.88%
5-year 2.46%
YTD 83.01%
2022 -31.52%
2021 -14.35%
2020 -20.33%
2019 26.00%
2018 -8.59%

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