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How to buy Blue Bird stock

Learn how to easily invest in Blue Bird stock.

Blue Bird Corp is an auto manufacturers business based in the US. Blue Bird shares (BLBD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Blue Bird employs 1,702 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $735.2 million.

How to buy shares in Blue Bird

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  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – BLBD – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
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Blue Bird stock price (NASDAQ: BLBD)

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Blue Bird shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-18.
Latest market close$8.65
52-week range$8.41 - $25.76
50-day moving average $10.87
200-day moving average $14.71
Wall St. target price$20.17
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.50

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Is it a good time to buy Blue Bird stock?

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Blue Bird price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $8.65 from 2022-09-23

1 week (2022-09-16) -14.61%
1 month (2022-08-25) -29.96%
3 months (2022-06-24) -18.24%
6 months (2022-03-25) -59.06%
1 year (2021-09-24) -57.22%
2 years (2020-09-25) -24.12%
3 years (2019-09-25) 18.97
5 years (2017-09-25) 18.65

Is Blue Bird stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Blue Bird stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Blue Bird's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Blue Bird's PEG ratio

Blue Bird's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.13. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Blue Bird's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Blue Bird financials

Revenue TTM $735.2 million
Gross profit TTM $72.1 million
Return on assets TTM -2.42%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -3.41%
Book value $0.69
Market capitalisation $324.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Blue Bird share dividends

We're not expecting Blue Bird to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Blue Bird share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Blue Bird's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.41 up to $25.755. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BLBD.US volatility(beta: 1.12)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Blue Bird's is 1.1235. This would suggest that Blue Bird's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Blue Bird overview

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 state governments; and maintains a parts distribution center. Blue Bird Corporation was formerly known as Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Macon, Georgia. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Blue Bird is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.74% of Blue Bird shares are held by insiders and 97.457% by institutions.
How many people work for Blue Bird?
Latest data suggests 1,702 work at Blue Bird.
When does the fiscal year end for Blue Bird?
Blue Bird's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is Blue Bird based?
Blue Bird's address is: 3920 Arkwright Road, Macon, GA, United States, 31210
What is Blue Bird's ISIN number?
Blue Bird's international securities identification number is: US0953061068
What is Blue Bird's CUSIP number?
Blue Bird's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 095306106

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