In last trading session, bluebird bio Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) saw 1.68 million shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 1.56. Company’s recent per share price level of $8.52 trading at -$0.4 or -4.48% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $613.01M. That closing price of BLUE’s stock is at a discount of -302.46% from its 52-week high price of $34.29 and is indicating a premium of 4.69% from its 52-week low price of $8.12. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume of 2.21 million if we extend that period to 3-months.
For bluebird bio Inc. (BLUE), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of a Hold while assigning it a mean rating of 3.00. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 14 analysts covering the stock, 2 rated the stock as a Sell while 0 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 10 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 2 see the stock as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of -$1.92 in the current quarter.
bluebird bio Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) trade information
Upright in the red during last session for losing -4.48%, in the last five days BLUE remained trading in the red while hitting it’s week-highest on Friday, 01/07/22 when the stock touched $8.52 price level, adding 15.39% to its value on the day. bluebird bio Inc.’s shares saw a change of -14.71% in year-to-date performance and have moved -13.06% in past 5-day. bluebird bio Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) showed a performance of -6.99% in past 30-days.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $11.66 to the stock, which implies a rise of 26.93% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $9.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $16.18. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -89.91% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -5.63% for stock’s current value.
bluebird bio Inc. (BLUE) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that bluebird bio Inc. is scoring comparatively lower than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company lost -50.85% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of -17.79% while that of industry is 7.90. Apart from that, the company came lowering its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2022. The company is estimating its revenue growth to increase by 36.20% in the current quarter and calculating 42.30% increase in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to fall -80.60% from the last financial year’s standing.
10 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $4.57 million for the same. And 6 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $5.6 million in the next quarter that will end on Mar 2022. Company posted $10.71 million and $12.79 million of sales in current and next quarters respectively a year earlier. Analysts are expecting this quarter sales to shrink by -57.30% while estimating it to be -56.20% for the next quarter.
Weighing up company’s earnings over the past 5-year and in the next 5-year periods, we find the company posting an annual earnings growth rate of -15.60% during past 5 years.
bluebird bio Inc. is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report between February 21 and February 25 and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt.
bluebird bio Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 2.54% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 82.31 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 84.44%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 82.31% institutions for bluebird bio Inc. that are currently holding shares of the company. Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) is the top institutional holder at BLUE for having 7.09 million shares of worth $135.47 million. And as of Sep 29, 2021, it was holding 10.11% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Wellington Management Group, LLP, which was holding about 6.92 million shares on Sep 29, 2021. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 9.87% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $132.22 million.
On the other hand, Vanguard Specialized-Health Care Fund and SPDR (R) Ser Tr-SPDR (R) S&P (R) Biotech ETF are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Oct 30, 2021, the former fund manager was holding 6.14 million shares of worth $143.74 million or 8.76% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 3.07 million shares on Sep 29, 2021, making its stake of worth around $58.61 million in the company or a holder of 4.37% of company’s stock.