Barclays lifts bluebird bio Inc. [BLUE] price estimate. Who else is bullish?

bluebird bio Inc. [NASDAQ: BLUE] stock went on an upward path that rose over 2.38% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 7.03%. The company report on September 12, 2022 that Jason Cole, Chief Strategy and Financial Officer, to Depart bluebird bio This Fall.

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Company has initiated an external search for its next CFO.

bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLUE) today announced that Jason Cole, Chief Strategy and Financial Officer, plans to leave bluebird bio to pursue new career opportunities.​.

Over the last 12 months, BLUE stock dropped by -36.81%. The one-year bluebird bio Inc. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 0.27. The average equity rating for BLUE stock is currently 3.20, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $561.33 million, with 77.12 million shares outstanding and 76.22 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 10.16M shares, BLUE stock reached a trading volume of 7269053 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on bluebird bio Inc. [BLUE]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BLUE shares is $7.33 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BLUE stock is a recommendation set at 3.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Barclays have made an estimate for bluebird bio Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Equal Weight, with their previous recommendation back on August 05, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on August 02, 2022, representing the official price target for bluebird bio Inc. stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for bluebird bio Inc. is set at 0.65, with the Price to Sales ratio for BLUE stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 92.02. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.00, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.73.

BLUE Stock Performance Analysis:

bluebird bio Inc. [BLUE] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 7.03. With this latest performance, BLUE shares gained by 15.85% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 51.03% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -36.81% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for BLUE stock in for the last two-week period is set at 65.38, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 69.20, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 63.03 for bluebird bio Inc. [BLUE]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 5.52, while it was recorded at 6.96 for the last single week of trading, and 6.03 for the last 200 days.

Insight into bluebird bio Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and bluebird bio Inc. [BLUE] shares currently have an operating margin of -15322.36 and a Gross Margin at -1000.66. bluebird bio Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -15364.23.

Return on Equity for this stock declined to -65.07, with Return on Assets sitting at -47.38.

bluebird bio Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Current Ratio set at 1.10.

bluebird bio Inc. [BLUE] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $407 million, or 73.70% of BLUE stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BLUE stocks are: WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP with ownership of 6,140,000, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 1.20% of the total institutional ownership; TANG CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC, holding 5,910,687 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $43.21 million in BLUE stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $42.5 million in BLUE stock with ownership of nearly -0.407% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in bluebird bio Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 85 institutional holders increased their position in bluebird bio Inc. [NASDAQ:BLUE] by around 15,692,480 shares. Additionally, 92 investors decreased positions by around 22,573,137 shares, while 28 investors held positions by with 17,389,695 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 55,655,312 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BLUE stock had 28 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,810,822 shares, while 46 institutional investors sold positions of 2,239,245 shares during the same period.


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