Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD): Price and Financial Metrics

Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD): $11.52

0.21 (+1.86%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where BLBD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 65.26% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BLBD is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • BLBD's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 20.2% of US stocks).

BLBD Stock Summary

  • BLUE BIRD CORP's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 99.29% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of BLUE BIRD CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.63% 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 98.58% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to BLUE BIRD CORP are SEE, BCO, CWH, MDWT, and WTER.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 72.22% lower, now standing at 0.5.
  • BLBD's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 63.4 over the prior 92 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BLBD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BLBD 2022-11-23 0.5 16.5 -14.5 -26.0
BLBD 2022-11-22 0.5 16.9 -14.8 -26.3
BLBD 2022-11-21 0.5 16.7 -14.7 -26.2
BLBD 2022-11-18 0.5 17.0 -15.0 -26.5
BLBD 2022-11-17 0.5 16.3 -14.3 -25.7
BLBD 2022-11-16 0.5 16.3 -14.3 -25.8

BLBD Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 906.38%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -56.38%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -32.07%.
BLBD's revenue has moved down $270,881,000 over the prior 49 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
2022-06-30 735.169 -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
2021-06-30 773.202 67.526 14.04
2021-03-31 765.724 40.47 10.994

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 $11.52 52-week high $22.74
Prev. close $11.31 52-week low $7.14
Day low $11.24 Volume 81,000
Day high $11.67 Avg. volume 101,262
50-day MA $9.35 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $13.03 Market Cap 368.93M

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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Omor Ibne Ehsan on InvestorPlace | October 27, 2022

Blue Bird Commends EPA’s Clean School Bus Rebate Funding Awards to Accelerate Adoption of Zero-Emission Student Transportation

MACON, Ga., October 26, 2022--Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, applauds today’s announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to award landmark funding for over 2,400 clean school buses to school districts spanning all 50 U.S. states, several Tribes and U.S. territories. 95 percent of the buses will be electric, zero-emission vehicles.

Yahoo | October 26, 2022

San Diego County's Ramona Unified School District, Blue Bird and Nuvve Unveil 8 New V2G-Enabled and Qualified Electric School Buses

Nuvve Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: NVVE), a global cleantech company electrifying the planet through its intelligent energy platform, along with Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, and the Ramona Unified School District in California's San Diego County, today announced the unveiling of eight electric, zero-emission school buses powered by DC fast chargers supplied by Nuvve and enabled with Nuvve's GIVe™ vehicle-to-grid (V2G) energy aggregation pl

Yahoo | October 11, 2022

Blue Bird Stock: Ugly Numbers Mask Still-Attractive Long-Term Case (NASDAQ:BLBD)

Amid a second leg of the market sell-off, BLBD is threatening to hit an all-time low. With normalcy likely on the horizon, BLBD has big potential upside.

Seeking Alpha | October 3, 2022

Blue Bird Applauds EPA Doubling its Clean School Bus Rebate Awards to Nearly $1 Billion

Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, lauds yesterday’s announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to double the funding awarded for clean school buses to nearly $1 billion this year. The rebate program accelerates the replacement of diesel-powered school buses with zero- and low-emission school buses. The funds will also

Wallstreet:Online | September 30, 2022

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BLBD Price Returns

1-mo 25.63%
3-mo -0.52%
6-mo -6.04%
1-year -43.08%
3-year -43.39%
5-year -40.47%
YTD -26.34%
2021 -14.35%
2020 -20.33%
2019 26.00%
2018 -8.59%
2017 28.80%

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