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Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 26, 2023

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Blue Bird Corporation in Oct 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $20,489 for a total return of roughly 104.89%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

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Blue Bird Corporation


Blue Bird Corporation had a return of 84.03% year-to-date (YTD) and -6.50% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Blue Bird Corporation had an annualized return of 8.69%, outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark which had an annualized return of 8.21%.

1 month-0.66%-0.66%
6 months122.71%5.67%
1 year-6.50%-10.89%
5 years (annualized)-3.29%8.95%
10 years (annualized)8.69%8.21%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


Sharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Blue Bird Corporation Sharpe ratio is -0.09. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

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Dividend History

Blue Bird Corporation doesn't pay dividends

Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

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Worst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Blue Bird Corporation. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Blue Bird Corporation is 74.16%, recorded on Oct 20, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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-74.16%Apr 28, 2021375Oct 20, 2022
-65.42%Sep 19, 2018388Apr 3, 2020224Feb 24, 2021612
-36.85%Jul 24, 2015147Feb 23, 2016104Jul 21, 2016251
-23.78%Apr 20, 201827May 29, 201876Sep 14, 2018103
-17.09%Oct 26, 201730Dec 7, 201741Feb 7, 201871
-15.65%Mar 10, 202114Mar 29, 202119Apr 26, 202133
-13.7%May 12, 201732Jun 27, 201764Sep 27, 201796
-10.95%Dec 14, 201612Dec 30, 201664Apr 4, 201776
-10.36%Feb 23, 201512Mar 10, 20159Mar 23, 201521
-10.22%Sep 9, 20168Sep 20, 201642Nov 17, 201650

Volatility Chart

Current Blue Bird Corporation volatility is 60.38%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

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