Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ: BUFF):

  • 9/6/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products is now covered by analysts at Gabelli. They set a “buy” rating and a $33.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/1/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $23.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/22/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 8/21/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products had its price target raised by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from $26.00 to $29.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 8/11/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a $27.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/11/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating.
  • 8/10/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.. They now have a $25.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $29.00.
  • 8/10/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. develops, produces, markets and sells pet food primarily in the United States. The Company’s product lines include BLUE Life Protection Formula, BLUE Wilderness, BLUE Basics, BLUE Freedom and BLUE Naturally Fresh line. It offers dry foods, wet foods as well as treats for puppies, adult dogs, senior dogs and litters for kittens, adult cats and mature cats. Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. is headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut. “
  • 8/9/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products had its price target raised by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from $25.00 to $26.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 8/7/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $32.00.
  • 7/31/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 7/24/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products is now covered by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They set a “neutral” rating and a $23.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/24/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 7/11/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 7/11/2017 – Blue Buffalo Pet Products was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. develops, produces, markets and sells pet food primarily in the United States. The Company’s product lines include BLUE Life Protection Formula, BLUE Wilderness, BLUE Basics, BLUE Freedom and BLUE Naturally Fresh line. It offers dry foods, wet foods as well as treats for puppies, adult dogs, senior dogs and litters for kittens, adult cats and mature cats. Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. is headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut. “

Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ BUFF) traded up 0.27% on Friday, hitting $26.07. 893,544 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average is $24.00 and its 200-day moving average is $23.76. Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. has a 52 week low of $21.51 and a 52 week high of $26.50. The company has a market cap of $5.14 billion, a PE ratio of 36.72 and a beta of 1.91.

Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.21. The firm had revenue of $294.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $301.88 million. Blue Buffalo Pet Products had a return on equity of 98.02% and a net margin of 12.13%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.19 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. will post $0.92 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, CFO Michael Nathenson sold 37,072 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.58, for a total value of $948,301.76. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 37,072 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $948,301.76. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Over the last three months, insiders sold 187,072 shares of company stock valued at $4,736,802. Company insiders own 7.70% of the company’s stock.

Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc (BBPP) is a holding company. The Company operates as a pet food company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, develops, produces, markets and sells pet food under product lines, including BLUE Life Protection Formula, BLUE Wilderness, BLUE Basics, BLUE Freedom and BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet lines.

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