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Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD)

NASDAQ: BLBD · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
22.14
-0.82 (-3.57%)
At close: Nov 26, 2021 1:00 PM
22.30
0.16 (0.72%)
After-hours:Nov 26, 2021 1:14 PM EST
Market Cap602.31M
Revenue (ttm)773.20M
Net Income (ttm)14.04M
Shares Out27.20M
EPS (ttm)0.52
PE Ratio42.91
Forward PE35.21
Dividendn/a
Ex-Dividend Daten/a
Volume60,930
Open24.74
Previous Close22.96
Day's Range21.34 - 22.50
52-Week Range15.60 - 28.90
Beta1.23
AnalystsBuy
Price Target25.50 (+15.2%)
Earnings Daten/a

About BLBD

Blue Bird Corporation designs, engineers, manufactures, and sells school buses and related parts in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Bus and Parts. The company offers Type C, Type D, and specialty buses; and alternative fuel applications through its propane-powered, gasoline-powered, compressed natural gas-powered, and electric powered school buses. Blue Bird Corporation sells its products through a network of dealers, as well as directly to fleet operators, the United States government, and stat...

IndustryMachinery
Founded1927
CEOPhilip Horlock
Employees1,736
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolBLBD
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, Blue Bird's revenue was $879.22 million, a decrease of -13.71% compared to the previous year's $1.02 billion. Earnings were $12.19 million, a decrease of -49.86%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 2 analysts, the average rating for Blue Bird stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 25.50, which is an increase of 15.18% from the latest price.

Price Target
$25.50
(15.18% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy

News

Blue Bird Corporation Announces Filing of Form S-3 Shelf Registration Statement

FORT VALLEY, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Bird Corporation (NASDAQ: BLBD) announced today that it has filed a "universal shelf" registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commissi...

1 week ago - Business Wire

New Legislation Funds Major Deployment of Zero and Low-Emissions School Buses

FORT VALLEY, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With over 20,000 clean fuel buses in operation, Blue Bird is committed to the advancement of emissions-reducing school transportation in the United States. The newly p...

1 week ago - Business Wire

New Strong Sell Stocks for September 27th

APOG, BLBD, CDK, DZSI and TEO have been added to the Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) List on September 27, 2021.

Other symbols:APOGCDKDZSITEO
1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Bear of the Day: Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD)

Most U.S. schools are back in person and the company could rebound in the next few years. However, its near-term outlook is hardly strong and its stock is down 25% in the last three months.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Blue Bird Names Former Daimler Trucks Executive As Finance Chief

Blue Bird Corp (NASDAQ: BLBD) has appointed Razvan Radulescu as Chief Financial Officer.  Razvan has over 20 years of financial and operating experience at Daimler AG's (OTC: DDAIF) Daimler Trucks.

2 months ago - Benzinga

Blue Bird Appoints Razvan Radulescu Chief Financial Officer Effective October 1, 2021

MACON, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Bird Corporation (“Blue Bird”) (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced today that it has appointed Razvan Radulescu...

2 months ago - Business Wire

New Strong Sell Stocks for September 3rd

BLBD, DY, FARM, ITRG, and NBHC have been added to the Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) List on September 3, 2021

Other symbols:DYFARMITRGNBHC
2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Blue Bird (BLBD) Lags Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Blue Bird (BLBD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -58.70% and -19.73%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Blue Bird Reports Fiscal 2021 Third Quarter Results Focused on Margin Expansion and EV Growth Impacted by Supply Chai...

MACON, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Bird Corporation (“Blue Bird”) (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced today its fiscal 2021 third quarter results....

3 months ago - Business Wire

Micro Bird Acquires Controlling Interest in Ecotuned, Electric Vehicle Drivetrain Integrator

DRUMMONDVILLE, Quebec--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Micro Bird Holdings (Micro Bird), a Blue Bird and Girardin joint venture and North American market leader in the Type A school bus market, has acquired a controll...

3 months ago - Business Wire

Nuvve and Blue Bird Announce Plans to Expand Partnership and Utilize Levo's Fleet-as-a-Service Leasing Model to Make ...

SAN DIEGO and FORT VALLEY, Ga., Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuvve Holding Corp. (Nuvve) (Nasdaq: NVVE), a global technology leader accelerating the electrification of transportation through its propri...

Other symbols:NVVE
3 months ago - PRNewsWire

Blue Bird (BLBD) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

Blue Bird (BLBD) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Blue Bird to Report Fiscal 2021 Third Quarter Results on August 12, 2021

MACON, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, will release its fiscal 2021 third quarter financial results on Augu...

3 months ago - Business Wire

Blue Bird Corporation Announces Leadership Changes

MACON, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Bird Corporation (“Blue Bird” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced today that it has appointed Mat...

5 months ago - Business Wire

School Buses Are Going Electric, Blue Bird Says

Electrifying school buses is good for the environment and good for growth.

5 months ago - The Motley Fool

Blue Bird Charges Ahead with 500 Electric School Buses in North America

FORT VALLEY, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--During an annual dealer meeting in late May, school bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation announced the milestone of 500 electric-powered school buses delivered or on...

5 months ago - Business Wire

Blue Bird Reports Fiscal 2021 Second Quarter Results; Focused on Margin Expansion, EV Growth and Industry Recovery; F...

MACON, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Bird Corporation (“Blue Bird”) (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced today its fiscal 2021 second quarter results...

6 months ago - Business Wire

U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock Tours Blue Bird School Bus Plant, Experiences Electric School Bus

FORT VALLEY, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The legislation provides $25 billion over the next decade to begin replacing aging diesel buses with zero-emission electric school buses.

6 months ago - Business Wire

Blue Bird to Report Fiscal 2021 Second Quarter Results on May 12, 2021

MACON, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, will release its fiscal 2021 second quarter financial results on May...

6 months ago - Business Wire

Blue Bird Delivers North America's First-Ever Commercial Application of Vehicle-to-Grid Technology in Electric School...

PEKIN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At a press event held at the Pekin Transportation Department, school bus industry leader Blue Bird Corporation delivered the first operational DC fast charge V2G (vehicle-t...

8 months ago - Business Wire

Blue Bird Delivers Colorado's First Electric School Bus

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Colorado is the latest state to add a zero-emissions school bus to its fleet. Blue Bird Corporation, the #1 provider of electric-powered school buses, delivered the stat...

8 months ago - Business Wire

400 Electric-Powered Blue Bird School Buses Roll into North America

FORT VALLEY, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--School bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation, with its commitment to move bus fleets to clean-power solutions, has now exceeded 400 electric-powered school buses deli...

8 months ago - Business Wire

Blue Bird (BLBD) Reports Break-Even Earnings for Q1

Blue Bird (BLBD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -100.00% and 0.33%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

9 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Blue Bird (BLBD) Reports Next Week: What to Expect

Blue Bird (BLBD) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

9 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Blue Bird to Report Fiscal 2021 First Quarter Results on February 10, 2021

MACON, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, will release its fiscal 2021 first quarter financial results on Febr...

9 months ago - Business Wire