Blue Bird (BLBD) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media coverage about Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Blue Bird earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.6655542560105 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Separately, Roth Capital set a $22.00 target price on Blue Bird and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th.

Blue Bird (NASDAQ:BLBD) opened at $19.35 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.32, a quick ratio of 0.51 and a current ratio of 1.17. The firm has a market capitalization of $468.93, a P/E ratio of 26.51, a PEG ratio of 0.83 and a beta of 1.67. Blue Bird has a 52 week low of $15.35 and a 52 week high of $21.90.

In other news, Director Coliseum Capital Management, L sold 742,566 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Saturday, September 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.65, for a total transaction of $13,848,855.90. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 16.70% of the company’s stock.

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About Blue Bird

Blue Bird Corporation designs, engineers, manufactures, and sells school buses and aftermarket parts in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It offers Type C, Type D, and specialty buses, as well as Sigma, a bus for public transportation. The company sells its products through a network of dealers, as well as directly to fleet operators, the United States government, and state governments.

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