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Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD) Breaks into New 52-Week High

February 2, 2017
equities.com Staff

Shares of Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD) broke into a new 52-week high yesterday, hitting a peak of $18.15. Shares closed at $17.05 after opening at $16.90 for a move of 1.19%. The company now has a market cap of $385.43 million.

Investors and traders can learn a lot about a stock’s momentum when it sets a new 52-week high. As an example, bullish investors view a company hitting its highest price in a year as a sign of momentum and may interpret it as a signal to buy. On the other hand, bearish investors could view a new 52-week high as a signal of the end of a strong run, with the stock possibly peaking out before an impending period of decline.

For Blue Bird Corporation, the new 52-week high came on volume of 58,551. The stock has a float of 22.61 million shares and average daily volume of $49,491. It has a 50-day SMA of $16.32 and a 200-day SMA of $13.87.

Blue Bird Corporation now has a P/E ratio of 117.1.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Blue Bird Corporation, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for BLBD.

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Blue Bird Corp designs & manufactures school buses. It provides alternative fuel applications with propane-powered & compressed natural gas-powered school buses. It offers a line of Type A, C and D school buses in a variety of options and configurations.

Blue Bird Corporation is based out of Fort Valley, GA and has some 2,160 employees. Its CEO is Phil Horlock.

Blue Bird Corporation is also a component of the Russell 2000 Index, which is an invaluable tool for any small-cap investor. Consisting of the smaller 2,000 publicly traded companies of the 3,000 largest companies in America by market cap (which combine to make the broader Russell 3000 index), the Russell 2000 gives the most comprehensive snapshot of the small-cap market of any index out there.

What's more, the Russell 2000 is maintained by Russell Investments, a company committed to using rules-based methodologies to construct unbiased indices that differ from the committee-selected Dow Jones Industrial Average or S&P 500.

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