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Consumer Goods Led by 3.23% Climb for Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD) at Lunch Break on September 23

Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD) has been a solid gainer for NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies trading in the consumer goods sector in morning action on September 23. At the lunch break, shares of BLBD have risen 3.23% to $14.68 after closing the day prior at $14.22. In the first two and a half hours of trading, the stock has gone as high as $14.68 and as low as $14.17. Today’s rise has come with about 18,022 shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 84,784 for Blue Bird Corporation. The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $14.5 for BLBD.

The share appreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $317.59 million based upon 22.33 million shares outstanding. It also means that BLBD has a price-to-book ratio of 49.25:1.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of BLBD have traded as low as $7.61 and as high as $15.23. Technical traders will take note that at $14.68, shares of BLBD are trading above their 200-day MA at $11.33 and above their 50-day MA at $14.24. Technical analysts pay close attention to these key moving averages because they often serve as technical support and resistance levels and because a move through or holding above them is typically regarded as bullish.

Who is BLBD?

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. The company’s 1762 employees are led by CEO Phil Horlock from the corporate headquarters at 402 Blue Bird Boulevard in Fort Valley, GA.

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