Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY)

66.81 -1.61%
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Pros
Stock price low relative to the 52-week range
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/B ratio low relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio low relative to industry peers
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is declining
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. BBY stock price ($63.34) is at the 52-week low. Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See BBY price chart.
  2. BBY forward dividend yield is 5.12%, higher than the industry (0.47%) and sector (0.70%) forward dividend yields. See BBY forward dividend chart.
  3. BBY Price/Book ratio is 4.93, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See BBY forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  4. BBY Price/Sales ratio is 0.29, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See BBY forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  5. BBY average analyst price target ($79.08) is above its current price ($63.34). See BBY price target chart.

Cons

  1. BBY quarterly revenue growth was -12.80%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (5.79% and 11.06%, respectively). See BBY revenue growth chart.
  2. BBY profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.26 percentage points. See BBY profitability chart.
  3. BBY short share of float is 5.78%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See BBY short share of float chart.
  4. BBY short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 3.41. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See BBY short interest ratio chart.