NASDAQ:BBBY - Bed Bath & Beyond Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$14.75 +0.02 (+0.14 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 01:55 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.73
Today's Range$14.63 - $14.82
52-Week Range$10.46 - $24.08
Volume262,202 shs
Average Volume10.74 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.03 billion
P/E Ratio4.72
Dividend Yield4.34%
Beta0.9
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail stores. It sells a range of domestics merchandise, including bed linens and related items, bath items, and kitchen textiles; and home furnishings, such as kitchen and tabletop items, fine tabletop, basic housewares, general home furnishings, consumables, and various juvenile products. It also provides various textile products, amenities, and other goods to institutional customers in the hospitality, cruise line, healthcare, and other industries. As of March 3, 2018, the company had a total of 1,552 stores, includes 1,017 Bed Bath & Beyond stores in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Canada; 276 stores under the names of World Market, Cost Plus World Market, or Cost Plus; 119 buybuy BABY stores; 83 stores under the Christmas Tree Shops, Christmas Tree Shops andThat! or andThat! names; and 57 stores under the Harmon, Harmon Face Values, or Face Values. It also offers products through various Websites and applications, such as bedbathandbeyond.com, bedbathandbeyond.ca, harmondiscount.com, facevalues.com, christmastreeshops.com, andthat.com, buybuybaby.com, buybuybaby.ca, harborlinen.com, t-ygroup.com, worldmarket.com, ofakind.com, onekingslane.com, personalizationmall.com, chefcentral.com, and decorist.com. In addition, the Company operates Of a Kind, an e-commerce Website that features specially commissioned limited edition items from emerging fashion and home designers; One Kings Lane, an authority in home décor and design that offers a collection of selected home goods, and designer and vintage items; PersonalizationMall.com, an online retailer of personalized products; Chef Central, an online retailer of kitchenware, cookware, and homeware items catering to cooking and baking enthusiasts; and Decorist, an online interior design platform that provides personalized home design services. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. was founded in 1971 and is based in Union, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Home furniture, furnishings & equipment stores
Sub-IndustryHomefurnishing Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BBBY
CUSIP07589610
Phone908-688-0888

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.35 billion
Cash Flow$5.2679 per share
Book Value$20.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$424.85 million

Miscellaneous

Employees65,000
Market Cap$2.03 billion
OptionableOptionable

Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bed Bath & Beyond's stock symbol?

Bed Bath & Beyond trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BBBY."

How often does Bed Bath & Beyond pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bed Bath & Beyond?

Bed Bath & Beyond declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Tuesday, April 16th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. View Bed Bath & Beyond's Dividend History.

How were Bed Bath & Beyond's earnings last quarter?

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 9th. The retailer reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.01. The retailer had revenue of $3.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.04 billion. Bed Bath & Beyond had a net margin of 2.50% and a return on equity of 11.08%. Bed Bath & Beyond's quarterly revenue was up 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.44 EPS. View Bed Bath & Beyond's Earnings History.

When is Bed Bath & Beyond's next earnings date?

Bed Bath & Beyond is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 10th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Bed Bath & Beyond.

What guidance has Bed Bath & Beyond issued on next quarter's earnings?

Bed Bath & Beyond issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of approx $2.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.59. Bed Bath & Beyond also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $2.00-2.00 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for BBBY?

17 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Bed Bath & Beyond's stock. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Bed Bath & Beyond's stock price to reach $13.8462 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Bed Bath & Beyond.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bed Bath & Beyond?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bed Bath & Beyond in the last year. There are currently 8 sell ratings and 9 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Bed Bath & Beyond.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Bed Bath & Beyond stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Bed Bath & Beyond stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Bed Bath & Beyond outperformed the industry in the past month, thanks to progress on reaching its long-term financial targets. The company expects moderating operating profit and earnings per share declines in fiscal 2018 and 2019. It also anticipates witnessing earnings per share growth by fiscal 2020. Further, the company boasts a solid surprise trend, with earnings beat in four of the last five quarters, including the third quarter of fiscal 2018. Though sales missed estimates for the second straight quarter, it grew year over year due to gains from transformation efforts and other customer-centric initiatives. The company’s store-growth initiatives and shareholder-friendly moves are also commendable. However, the company is witnessing soft comps for a while now, which is expected to inch down 1% in fiscal 2018. Also, the company's long trend of strained margins, owing to higher spending, is likely to persist in fiscal 2018." (1/14/2019)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We model +1.8% sales growth, or below BBBY’s +MSD guidance, based on – 0.3% comps (vs. -0.6% in +2.2% calendar shift contribution that adds an extra week of holiday sales in the quarter (vs. +3.3% Street). This calendar shift reverses in Q4 and BBBY laps a 53rd week (in Q4 FY17), which drives our -8.1% Q4 sales estimate (vs. guide of -HSD) despite what appears to be a solid holiday season for the industry. We expect Q3 gross margin pressure of – 100bps (28th straight declining quarter) driven by high couponing, expansion of loyalty initiatives (BEYOND+, and higher mix of lower margin online sales. While cost reduction efforts are underway, we model higher Q3 ad spend and ongoing SG&A deleverage to drive -205bps of EBIT margin contraction (26th straight declining quarter)." (1/7/2019)

Has Bed Bath & Beyond been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BBBY stock have trended very positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Bed Bath & Beyond earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the retailer a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Bed Bath & Beyond?

Bed Bath & Beyond saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 31,541,026 shares, an increase of 4.2% from the December 14th total of 32,911,621 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,788,227 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.4 days. Currently, 23.8% of the company's stock are short sold. View Bed Bath & Beyond's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Bed Bath & Beyond's key competitors?

Who are Bed Bath & Beyond's key executives?

Bed Bath & Beyond's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Warren Eisenberg, Co-Founder & Co-Chairman (Age 88)
  • Mr. Leonard Joseph Feinstein, Co-Founder & Co-Chairman (Age 80)
  • Mr. Steven H. Temares, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Eugene A. Castagna, COO & Pres (Age 53)
  • Ms. Susan E. Lattmann, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 51)

Who are Bed Bath & Beyond's major shareholders?

Bed Bath & Beyond's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Shah Capital Management (0.13%), Greylin Investment Mangement Inc. (0.03%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.02%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Bed Bath & Beyond stock include Arthur Stark, Eugene A Castagna, Jordan Heller, Matthew Fiorilli and Steven H Temares. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bed Bath & Beyond.

Which major investors are selling Bed Bath & Beyond stock?

BBBY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Greylin Investment Mangement Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Bed Bath & Beyond company stock in the last year include Eugene A Castagna and Jordan Heller. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bed Bath & Beyond.

Which major investors are buying Bed Bath & Beyond stock?

BBBY stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shah Capital Management, Virtu Financial LLC and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bed Bath & Beyond.

How do I buy shares of Bed Bath & Beyond?

Shares of BBBY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Bed Bath & Beyond's stock price today?

One share of BBBY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.75.

How big of a company is Bed Bath & Beyond?

Bed Bath & Beyond has a market capitalization of $2.03 billion and generates $12.35 billion in revenue each year. The retailer earns $424.85 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.12 on an earnings per share basis. Bed Bath & Beyond employs 65,000 workers across the globe.

What is Bed Bath & Beyond's official website?

The official website for Bed Bath & Beyond is http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com.

How can I contact Bed Bath & Beyond?

Bed Bath & Beyond's mailing address is 650 LIBERTY AVENUE, UNION NJ, 07083. The retailer can be reached via phone at 908-688-0888.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ BBBY)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  676 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,155 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,831
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bed Bath & Beyond and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BBBY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BBBY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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