Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD): Price and Financial Metrics

Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD): $20.51

0.17 (+0.84%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where BLBD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 74.41% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BLBD is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • BLBD ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 22nd percentile.

BLBD Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for BLBD is -98.65 -- better than only 0.22% of US stocks.
  • BLBD's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 99.07% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, BLUE BIRD CORP is reporting a growth rate of -983.12%; that's higher than merely 1.92% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to BLUE BIRD CORP are ATTO, CAH, MCK, AMPY, and SUP.
  • Visit BLBD's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BLBD Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, BLBD's price/sales ratio is 60% lower, now standing at 0.7.
  • BLBD's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 74 over the prior 95 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BLBD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BLBD 2023-03-22 0.7 -67.7 -11.8 -15.4
BLBD 2023-03-21 0.7 -71.5 -12.4 -16.1
BLBD 2023-03-20 0.7 -66.7 -11.6 -15.2
BLBD 2023-03-17 0.7 -67.4 -11.7 -15.3
BLBD 2023-03-16 0.7 -70.9 -12.3 -16.0
BLBD 2023-03-15 0.7 -69.7 -12.1 -15.8

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)

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BLBD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $20.51 52-week high $23.13
Prev. close $20.34 52-week low $7.14
Day low $20.16 Volume 114,000
Day high $20.76 Avg. volume 195,602
50-day MA $18.55 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $12.49 Market Cap 656.98M

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.

Here's What Could Help Blue Bird (BLBD) Maintain Its Recent Price Strength

Blue Bird (BLBD) made it through our "Recent Price Strength" screen and could be a great choice for investors looking to make a profit from stocks that are currently on the move.

Yahoo | March 28, 2023

Ford (F) Expects Its EV Business to Incur $3B Loss in 2023

While Ford's (F) Model e unit is expected to incur a pretax loss of $3 billion this year, Ford Blue and Ford Pro segments are likely to post pretax profits of $7 billion and $6 billion, respectively.

Yahoo | March 24, 2023 featured highlights Blue Bird, Employers Holdings, CNA Financial, Oil States International and Archrock

Blue Bird, Employers Holdings, CNA Financial, Oil States International and Archrock have been highlighted in this Screen of The Week article.

Yahoo | March 9, 2023

New Analysts Initiate Coverage: 5 Top Stocks to Buy Now

More analyst coverage over the past few weeks may lead to price appreciation for stocks like Blue Bird (BLBD), Employers (EIG), CNA, Oil States (OIS) and Archrock (AROC).

Yahoo | March 8, 2023

Blue Bird (BLBD) is on the Move, Here's Why the Trend Could be Sustainable

Blue Bird (BLBD) could be a solid choice for shorter-term investors looking to capitalize on the recent price trend in fundamentally sound stocks. It is one of the many stocks that passed through our shorter-term trading strategy-based screen.

Yahoo | March 8, 2023

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BLBD Price Returns

1-mo 0.98%
3-mo 91.50%
6-mo 145.63%
1-year 3.32%
3-year 89.21%
5-year -13.46%
YTD 91.50%
2022 -31.52%
2021 -14.35%
2020 -20.33%
2019 26.00%
2018 -8.59%

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