Blue Bird Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1927

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 1,830


  • Stock Symbol
  • BLBD

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Share Price
  • $33.60
  • (As of Thursday Closing)

Blue Bird General Information


Blue Bird Corp is an American bus manufacturing company. It has its operations in two segments. The Bus segment involves the design, engineering, manufacture and sales of school buses and extended warranties; and the Parts segment which includes the sales of replacement bus parts. It carries its operations in the United States, Canada, and the rest of the world. The majority of its sales are derived from the United States through its bus manufacturing business.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 3920 Arkwright Road
  • Macon, GA 31210
  • United States
+1 (478) 000-0000

Blue Bird Timeline

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Blue Bird Stock Performance

(As of Thursday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$33.60 $34.22 $17.37 - $39.01 $1.14B 32.2M 517K $1.90

Blue Bird Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Dec-2023 FY 2023 30-Sep-2023 FY 2022 30-Sep-2022 FY 2021 30-Sep-2021
EV 920,100 772,895 459,369 729,069
Revenue 1,214,721 1,132,793 800,637 683,995
EBITDA 104,373 58,791 (24,335) 21,146
Net Income 61,256 23,812 (45,759) (289)
Total Assets 431,278 417,766 366,126 356,020
Total Debt 136,131 131,914 172,330 215,288
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Blue Bird Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Blue Bird Comparisons

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Blue Bird Competitors (11)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Lion Electric Formerly PE-Backed Saint-Jérôme, Canada 0000 00000 00000000 00000
NFI Group Formerly PE-Backed Winnipeg, Canada 0000 00000 000000000 00000
BMW Group Corporation Munich, Germany 000000 0000
Western Star Trucks Sales Corporate Backed or Acquired Portland, OR 0000 000000&0
Navistar (Automotive) Corporate Backed or Acquired Lisle, IL 00000 0000 000000&0 0000
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Blue Bird Executive Team (19)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Philip Horlock Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Britton Smith President
Razvan Radulescu Chief Financial Officer
Phillip Tighe Co-Chief Financial Officer
Andy Moore Director of EV Strategy & Operations
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Blue Bird Board Members (13)

Name Representing Role Since
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00000 0000 American Securities Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
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Blue Bird Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Blue Bird Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Clean Bus Solutions 07-Dec-2023 00000 0000 Road 000000 00
Hennessy Capital Acquisition 24-Feb-2015 0000000000 Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC)
Micro Bird 01-Jan-2009 Joint Venture Road
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Blue Bird ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated May, 11, 2023

35.04 | High Risk

Risk Scale

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Peers Analysis

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Blue Bird FAQs

  • When was Blue Bird founded?

    Blue Bird was founded in 1927.

  • Who is the CEO of Blue Bird?

    Philip Horlock is the CEO of Blue Bird.

  • Where is Blue Bird headquartered?

    Blue Bird is headquartered in Macon, GA.

  • What is the size of Blue Bird?

    Blue Bird has 1,830 total employees.

  • What industry is Blue Bird in?

    Blue Bird’s primary industry is Automotive.

  • Is Blue Bird a private or public company?

    Blue Bird is a Public company.

  • What is Blue Bird’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Blue Bird is BLBD.

  • What is the current stock price of Blue Bird?

    As of 18-Apr-2024 the stock price of Blue Bird is $33.60.

  • What is the current market cap of Blue Bird?

    The current market capitalization of Blue Bird is $1.14B.

  • What is Blue Bird’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Blue Bird is $1.21B.

  • Who are Blue Bird’s competitors?

    Lion Electric, NFI Group, BMW Group, Western Star Trucks Sales, and Navistar (Automotive) are some of the 11 competitors of Blue Bird.

  • What is Blue Bird’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Blue Bird’s EPS for 12 months was $1.90.

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