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NYSE:BBY

Best Buy - BBY Stock Forecast, Price & News

$82.42
+0.16 (+0.19%)
(As of 08/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$80.90
$82.45
50-Day Range
$65.19
$84.95
52-Week Range
$64.29
$141.97
Volume
1.28 million shs
Average Volume
2.86 million shs
Market Capitalization
$18.56 billion
P/E Ratio
9.15
Dividend Yield
4.28%
Price Target
$87.25

Best Buy MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.44 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.9% Upside
$87.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
6.00% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.79
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.37mentions of Best Buy in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$19.90 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
19.69%
From $6.50 to $7.78 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.18 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

6th out of 218 stocks

Radio, Television, & Electronic Stores Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

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About Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) Stock

Best Buy Co., Inc. retails technology products in the United States and Canada. The company operates in two segments, Domestic and International. Its stores provide computing products, such as desktops, notebooks, and peripherals; mobile phones comprising related mobile network carrier commissions; networking products; tablets covering e-readers; smartwatches; and consumer electronics consisting of digital imaging, health and fitness, home theater, portable audio comprising headphones and portable speakers, and smart home products. The company's stores also offer appliances, such as dishwashers, laundry, ovens, refrigerators, blenders, coffee makers, and vacuums; entertainment products consisting of drones, peripherals, movies, music, and toys, as well as gaming hardware and software, and virtual reality and other software products; and other products, such as baby, food and beverage, luggage, outdoor living, and sporting goods. In addition, it provides consultation, delivery, design, health-related, installation, memberships, repair, set-up, technical support, and warranty-related services. The company offers its products through stores and websites under the Best Buy, Best Buy Ads, Best Buy Business, Best Buy Health, CST, Current Health, Geek Squad, Lively, Magnolia, Best Buy Mobile, Pacific Kitchen, Home, and Yardbird, as well as domain names bestbuy.com, currenthealth.com, lively.com, yardbird.com, and bestbuy.ca. As of January 30, 2022, it had 1,144 stores. The company was formerly known as Sound of Music, Inc. The company was incorporated in 1966 and is headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

BBY has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Telsey Advisory Group lowered their target price on Best Buy from $88.00 to $82.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, July 28th. TheStreet downgraded Best Buy from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a report on Tuesday, July 5th. Piper Sandler dropped their price objective on Best Buy from $91.00 to $84.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research note on Monday, August 8th. The Goldman Sachs Group reissued a "sell" rating and set a $82.00 price target (down from $96.00) on shares of Best Buy in a report on Tuesday, June 7th. Finally, Guggenheim reduced their target price on Best Buy from $100.00 to $85.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Monday, August 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $87.25.

Best Buy Stock Performance

Shares of Best Buy stock traded up $0.16 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $82.42. 1,285,339 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,219,548. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $73.60 and a 200 day moving average price of $86.14. The firm has a market capitalization of $18.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.13, a P/E/G ratio of 0.74 and a beta of 1.50. Best Buy has a one year low of $64.29 and a one year high of $141.97. The company has a quick ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42.

Best Buy (NYSE:BBY - Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 24th. The technology retailer reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.59 by ($0.02). Best Buy had a return on equity of 63.39% and a net margin of 4.33%. The firm had revenue of $10.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.43 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.23 earnings per share. The firm's revenue was down 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that Best Buy will post 6.5 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Best Buy Dividend Announcement

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 14th were paid a $0.88 dividend. This represents a $3.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, June 13th. Best Buy's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 39.07%.

Insider Activity

In other news, insider Allison Peterson sold 1,646 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.68, for a total value of $132,799.28. Following the sale, the insider now owns 39,030 shares in the company, valued at $3,148,940.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. In related news, insider Allison Peterson sold 1,646 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.68, for a total transaction of $132,799.28. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 39,030 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,148,940.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Chairman Richard M. Schulze purchased 250,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 25th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $79.60 per share, for a total transaction of $19,900,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chairman now directly owns 20,464,051 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,628,938,459.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have sold 63,011 shares of company stock valued at $5,036,334 over the last ninety days. 0.44% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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BBY Stock News Headlines

US retail sales were flat in July as inflation takes a toll
The pace of sales at U.S. retailers was unchanged last month as persistently high inflation and rising interest rates forced many households to spend more cautiously
Best Buy cuts jobs after it cuts sales and profit outlook
Best Buy, the nation’s largest consumer electronics chain, is trimming jobs in an effort to adjust to new changes in consumer behavior as the virus wanes
Inflation weighs on back-to-school buying for many families
This back-to-school shopping season, parents are focusing on the basics while also trading down to cheaper stores as surging inflation takes a toll on their household budgets
Inflation and wage data suggest US prices will keep climbing
Inflation surged in June and workers’ average wages accelerated in the spring — signs that Americans won’t likely feel any relief from rising prices anytime soon and that the Federal Reserve will feel compelled to further raise borrowing costs
Best Buy cuts sales forecast as inflation tempers spending
Best Buy has cut its annual sales and profit forecast, citing surging inflation that has dampened consumer spending on gadgets
Best Buy earnings: What to expect
Best Buy cuts store jobs amid lower electronic sales
Best Buy cuts staff as consumers curb spending - WSJ
Best Buy cuts store jobs to shave costs - WSJ
Best Buy cutting 'hundreds' of store jobs: WSJ
Best Buy Cuts Store Jobs to Help Boost Profits
Piper Sandler Lowers Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) Price Target to $84.00
What 19 Analyst Ratings Have To Say About Best Buy
Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) Price Target Cut to $85.00
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BBY Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/24/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/5 Dividend
6/13/2022
Dividend Payable
7/05/2022
Today
8/19/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
8/30/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Radio, television, & electronic stores
Sub-Industry
Computer & Electronics Retail
CUSIP
08651610
Employees
105,000
Year Founded
1966

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$87.25
High Stock Price Forecast
$147.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$65.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+5.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.44
Research Coverage
16 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.45 billion
Pretax Margin
5.34%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$51.76 billion
Cash Flow
$14.02 per share
Book Value
$12.55 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
224,177,000
Market Cap
$18.56 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.50

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Key Executives

  • Ms. Corie Sue BarryMs. Corie Sue Barry (Age 47)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $6.03M
  • Mr. Matthew M. BilunasMr. Matthew M. Bilunas (Age 49)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $3.02M
  • Ms. Kamy Scarlett (Age 58)
    Chief HR Officer
    Comp: $3.29M
  • Mr. Jason J. Bonfig (Age 45)
    Exec. VP & Chief Merchandising Officer
    Comp: $2.48M
  • Mr. Damien HarmonMr. Damien Harmon (Age 44)
    Exec. VP of Omnichannel
    Comp: $2.37M
  • Mr. Richard M. SchulzeMr. Richard M. Schulze (Age 81)
    Founder & Chairman Emeritus
  • Mr. Mathew Raymond Watson (Age 51)
    Sr. VP of Fin., Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Brian A. TilzerMr. Brian A. Tilzer (Age 51)
    Chief Digital, Analytics & Technology Officer
  • Ms. Mollie O'Brien
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Todd Gregory Hartman (Age 55)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Chief Risk Officer













BBY Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Best Buy stock right now?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Best Buy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" BBY shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BBY, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Best Buy's stock price forecast for 2022?

16 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Best Buy's stock. Their BBY share price forecasts range from $65.00 to $147.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $87.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have BBY shares performed in 2022?

Best Buy's stock was trading at $101.60 at the beginning of the year. Since then, BBY shares have decreased by 18.9% and is now trading at $82.42.
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When is Best Buy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 30th 2022.
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How can I listen to Best Buy's earnings call?

Best Buy will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, August 30th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Best Buy's earnings last quarter?

Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 24th. The technology retailer reported $1.57 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.59 by $0.02. The technology retailer earned $10.65 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.43 billion. Best Buy had a net margin of 4.33% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 63.39%. The business's revenue was down 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.23 earnings per share.
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How often does Best Buy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Best Buy?

Best Buy announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 24th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 14th will be given a dividend of $0.88 per share on Tuesday, July 5th. This represents a $3.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.27%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 13th.
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Is Best Buy a good dividend stock?

Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) pays an annual dividend of $3.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.28%. BBY has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 20 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 39.07%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BBY will have a dividend payout ratio of 45.24% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Best Buy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Best Buy updated its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 21st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.40-$9.00 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.90. The company issued revenue guidance of $48.30 billion-$49.90 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $50.12 billion.

What is Corie Barry's approval rating as Best Buy's CEO?

1,251 employees have rated Best Buy Chief Executive Officer Corie Barry on Glassdoor.com. Corie Barry has an approval rating of 75% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Best Buy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Best Buy investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Home Depot (HD), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), Bank of America (BAC), Walt Disney (DIS), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

What is Best Buy's stock symbol?

Best Buy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BBY."

Who are Best Buy's major shareholders?

Best Buy's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.08%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.15%), Northern Trust Corp (1.66%), FMR LLC (1.48%), UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.80%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.80%). Insiders that own company stock include Allison Peterson, Brian A Tilzer, Brian A Tilzer, Corie S Barry, Corie S Barry, Damien Harmon, Deborah Disanzo Eldracher, Hubert Joly, Kathleen Scarlett, Lisa Caputo, Mario Jesus Marte, Mathew Watson, Matthew M Bilunas, Matthew M Bilunas, Matthew M Furman, Rajendra M Mohan, Rajendra M Mohan, Richard M Schulze, Richard M Schulze, Robert L Bass, Todd G Hartman, Todd G Hartman, Whitney L Alexander and Whitney L Alexander.
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How do I buy shares of Best Buy?

Shares of BBY stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Best Buy's stock price today?

One share of BBY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $82.42.

How much money does Best Buy make?

Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) has a market capitalization of $18.56 billion and generates $51.76 billion in revenue each year. The technology retailer earns $2.45 billion in net income (profit) each year or $9.01 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Best Buy have?

The company employs 105,000 workers across the globe.

Does Best Buy have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Best Buy: Current Health Inc. , Prospero II Master Tenant LLC, Lily Solar Lessee LLC, Little Bear Master Tenant LLC, Nichols Distribution LLC, Best Buy Stores Puerto Rico LLC, BBC Investment Co., BBC Property Co., BBY Canada Finance LLC, BBY Holdings International Inc., BBY Mauritius I Ltd., BBY Mauritius II Ltd., BBY Mauritius III Ltd., BBY Networks Inc., BBY Services Inc., BBY Solutions Inc., Best Buy AsiaPacific Limited, Best Buy Canada Ltd. / Magasins Best Buy LTEE , Best Buy China, Best Buy China Holdings Ltd., Best Buy China Ltd., Best Buy Distributions Limited, Best Buy Enterprise Services Inc., Best Buy Enterprises S. de R.L. de C.V., Best Buy Finance Inc., Best Buy Health Inc, Best Buy Imports S. de R.L. de C.V., Best Buy International Finance S.à r.l., Best Buy Product Protection Inc., Best Buy Puerto Rico Holdings LLC, Best Buy Purchasing LLC , Best Buy Shanghai Ltd., Best Buy Stores L.P. , Best Buy Stores S. de R.L. de C.V., Best Buy Texas.com LLC, Best Buy Warehousing Logistics LLC, BestBuy.com LLC, CCL Insurance Company, CP Gal Richfield LLC, Critical Signal Technologies, Current Health Limited, Current Health Ltd., Dealtree, ExB Hong Kong Limited, Five Star Appliance, GC Buyer Inc, GTL Incorporated , Geek Squad, Jiangsu Five Star Appliance, Lively, Magnolia Hi-Fi, Magnolia Hi-Fi LLC , Musicland Stores Corporation, Napster, Pacific Sales, Pacific Sales Kitchen and Bath Centers LLC, Partsearch Technologies Inc., ProTheo III LLC, ProTheo IV LLC, ProTheo Inc., ProTheo V LLC, Speakeasy, Swirl Networks, Two Peaks LLC 3, Two Peaks LLC d/b/a Yardbird Furniture, USB RETC Fund 2019-7 LLC, USB RETC Fund 2020-12 LLC, USB RETC Fund 2020-19 LLC, and mindSHIFT Technologies.
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When was Best Buy founded?

Best Buy was founded in 1966.

How can I contact Best Buy?

Best Buy's mailing address is 7601 PENN AVE SOUTH, RICHFIELD MN, 55423. The official website for the company is www.bestbuy.com. The technology retailer can be reached via phone at (612) 291-1000, via email at investorrelations@bestbuy.com, or via fax at 612-292-4001.

This page (NYSE:BBY) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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