Blucora Stock Quote Today


USD 18.35  0.41  2.19%   

Market Performance
1 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 47
Blucora is selling at 18.35 as of the 6th of July 2022; that is -2.19 percent decrease since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 16.89. Blucora has 47 percent odds of going through some form of financial distress in the next two years and did not have a very good performance for investor during the last 90 trading days. Equity ratings for Blucora are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 7th of January 2022 and ending today, the 6th of July 2022. Click here to learn more.
Fiscal Year End
Business Domain
Diversified Financials
IPO Date
15th of December 1998
Financial Services
Blucora, Inc. provides technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small business owners, tax professionals, financial advisors, and certified public accounting firms in the United States. Blucora, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The company has 48.72 M outstanding shares of which 1.25 M shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 3.3 trading days to cover. More on Blucora

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Blucora Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. If you consider yourself one of those investors, make sure you clearly understand your entering position. Blucora's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Blucora or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
Blucora has very high historical volatility over the last 90 days
Blucora was previously known as Inspire Medical Systems and was traded on New York Stock Exchange under the symbol INSP.
Blucora has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
Over 98.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Payment of 264 shares by Stacy Murray of Blucora subject to Rule 16b-3
Older SymbolINSP
CEOWilliam Ruckelshaus
SEC FilingsBlucora Security & Exchange Commission EDGAR Reports
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Fama & French Classification
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Blucora report their recommendations after researching Blucora's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Blucora's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Blucora. The Blucora consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Blucora.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Blucora based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Blucora financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares50.8 M48.6 M
Sufficiently Up
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted51.8 M49.5 M
Sufficiently Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations56.5 M36.8 M
Way Up
Total Assets1.1 B1.1 B
Sufficiently Up
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities661 M730.3 M
Moderately Down
Slightly volatile
Current Assets202.9 M200.3 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities100.8 M111.7 M
Moderately Down
Very volatile
Total Debt531.7 M593.1 M
Moderately Down
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets0.00760.007
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.480.458
Sufficiently Up
Very volatile
Asset Turnover0.70.795
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Blucora's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
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Financial Strength
Blucora's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Blucora's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Blucora's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Blucora's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Blucora's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Blucora deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Blucora cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company currently holds 593.11 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 1.74, which is about average as compared to similar companies. Blucora has a current ratio of 1.75, which is within standard range for the sector. Debt can assist Blucora until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Blucora's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Blucora sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Blucora to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Blucora's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

Operating Cash Flow

56.48 Million
Blucora (BCOR) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA. It is located in 3200 Olympus Blvd, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75019, United States and employs 1,100 people. Blucora was previously known as Inspire Medical Systems and was traded on New York Stock Exchange under the symbol INSP. Blucora is listed under Banking category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 916.4 M. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Blucora's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Blucora's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Blucora conducts business under Financial Services sector and is part of Asset Management industry. The entity has 48.72 M outstanding shares of which 1.25 M shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 3.3 trading days to cover. Blucora currently holds about 134.82 M in cash with 36.83 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 2.78.
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Blucora retains a total of 48.72 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Blucora outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Blucora to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Blucora. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Blucora as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Blucora Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Blucora's target price odds to finish over the current price? In regard to a normal probability distribution, the odds of Blucora jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 37.11%. The Blucora probability density function shows the probability of Blucora stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days Blucora has a beta of 0.64 suggesting as returns on the market go up, Blucora average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Blucora will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.0851, implying that it can generate a 0.0851 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 18.76HorizonTargetOdds Above 18.76
62.74%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Blucora to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 37.11 (This Blucora probability density function shows the probability of Blucora Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Blucora Historical Income Statement

Blucora Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Blucora's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Blucora revenue and expense. Blucora Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Blucora Operating Income is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Blucora reported last year Operating Income of 30.62 Million. As of 07/06/2022, Weighted Average Shares is likely to grow to about 50.8 M, while Gross Profit is likely to drop slightly above 339.5 M. View More Fundamentals

Blucora Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Blucora stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Blucora stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Blucora is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Blucora at a given time.

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Blucora Corporate Directors

Blucora corporate directors refer to members of a Blucora board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Blucora's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Blucora's board members must vote for the resolution. The Blucora board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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Investing Blucora

You need to understand the risk of investing before taking a position in Blucora. The danger of trading Blucora is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Blucora is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Blucora. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Blucora is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Is Blucora's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Blucora. If investors know Blucora will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Blucora listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
Market Capitalization
888.7 M
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
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Return On Equity
The market value of Blucora is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Blucora that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Blucora's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Blucora's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Blucora's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Blucora's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Blucora's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Blucora value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Blucora's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.