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NYSE:BBYBest Buy Competitors & Alternatives

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$85.40
Now: $85.60
$88.33
50-Day Range
$76.43
MA: $82.49
$87.70
52-Week Range
$48.10
Now: $85.60
$91.99
Volume1.87 million shs
Average Volume2.70 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.04 billion
P/E Ratio15.74
Dividend Yield2.59%
Beta1.48

Competitors

Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) Vs. SBUX, CVS, BKNG, TJX, TGT, and MELI

Should you be buying BBY stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" are considered alternatives and competitors to Best Buy, including Starbucks (SBUX), CVS Health (CVS), Booking (BKNG), TJX Companies (TJX), Target (TGT), and Mercadolibre (MELI).

Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) and Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and risk.

Dividends

Best Buy pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Starbucks pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Best Buy pays out 36.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Starbucks pays out 58.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Best Buy has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years and Starbucks has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years. Best Buy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility & Risk

Best Buy has a beta of 1.48, indicating that its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Starbucks has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Best Buy and Starbucks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Best Buy3.33%45.89%9.67%
Starbucks12.71%-50.19%13.08%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Best Buy and Starbucks, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Best Buy071202.63
Starbucks0171302.43

Best Buy presently has a consensus price target of $88.1579, indicating a potential upside of 2.99%. Starbucks has a consensus price target of $82.4167, indicating a potential upside of 13.44%. Given Starbucks' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Starbucks is more favorable than Best Buy.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.4% of Best Buy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.5% of Starbucks shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Best Buy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Starbucks shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Best Buy and Starbucks' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Best Buy$43.64 billion0.51$1.54 billion$6.0714.10
Starbucks$26.51 billion3.20$3.60 billion$2.8325.67

Starbucks has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Best Buy. Best Buy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Starbucks, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Best Buy beats Starbucks on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) and CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and risk.

Dividends

Best Buy pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. CVS Health pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Best Buy pays out 36.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. CVS Health pays out 28.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Best Buy has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years. CVS Health is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility & Risk

Best Buy has a beta of 1.48, indicating that its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CVS Health has a beta of 0.76, indicating that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Best Buy and CVS Health's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Best Buy3.33%45.89%9.67%
CVS Health2.76%15.17%4.32%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Best Buy and CVS Health, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Best Buy071202.63
CVS Health031422.95

Best Buy presently has a consensus price target of $88.1579, indicating a potential upside of 2.99%. CVS Health has a consensus price target of $80.3529, indicating a potential upside of 28.32%. Given CVS Health's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CVS Health is more favorable than Best Buy.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.4% of Best Buy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.0% of CVS Health shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Best Buy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of CVS Health shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Best Buy and CVS Health's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Best Buy$43.64 billion0.51$1.54 billion$6.0714.10
CVS Health$256.78 billion0.32$6.63 billion$7.088.84

CVS Health has higher revenue and earnings than Best Buy. CVS Health is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Best Buy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Booking (NASDAQ:BKNG) and Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Booking has a beta of 1.05, meaning that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Best Buy has a beta of 1.48, meaning that its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Booking and Best Buy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Booking23.43%78.22%20.00%
Best Buy3.33%45.89%9.67%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Booking and Best Buy's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Booking$15.07 billion4.58$4.87 billion$102.5716.44
Best Buy$43.64 billion0.51$1.54 billion$6.0714.10

Booking has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Best Buy. Best Buy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Booking, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Booking and Best Buy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Booking0161202.43
Best Buy071202.63

Booking currently has a consensus target price of $1,723.5385, indicating a potential upside of 2.18%. Best Buy has a consensus target price of $88.1579, indicating a potential upside of 2.99%. Given Best Buy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Best Buy is more favorable than Booking.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.8% of Booking shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.4% of Best Buy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Booking shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Best Buy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Booking beats Best Buy on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) and Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings and risk.

Volatility and Risk

TJX Companies has a beta of 0.72, meaning that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Best Buy has a beta of 1.48, meaning that its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares TJX Companies and Best Buy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
TJX Companies4.57%31.29%6.97%
Best Buy3.33%45.89%9.67%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares TJX Companies and Best Buy's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
TJX Companies$41.72 billion1.47$3.27 billion$2.6719.13
Best Buy$43.64 billion0.51$1.54 billion$6.0714.10

TJX Companies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Best Buy. Best Buy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than TJX Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for TJX Companies and Best Buy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
TJX Companies012313.00
Best Buy071202.63

TJX Companies currently has a consensus target price of $64.80, indicating a potential upside of 26.88%. Best Buy has a consensus target price of $88.1579, indicating a potential upside of 2.99%. Given TJX Companies' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe TJX Companies is more favorable than Best Buy.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.3% of TJX Companies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.4% of Best Buy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of TJX Companies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Best Buy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

TJX Companies beats Best Buy on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Target (NYSE:TGT) and Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings.

Dividends

Target pays an annual dividend of $2.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Best Buy pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Target pays out 41.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Best Buy pays out 36.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Target has raised its dividend for 52 consecutive years and Best Buy has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years. Best Buy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility & Risk

Target has a beta of 0.79, meaning that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Best Buy has a beta of 1.48, meaning that its share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

81.0% of Target shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.4% of Best Buy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Target shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Best Buy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Target and Best Buy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Target3.46%24.17%6.49%
Best Buy3.33%45.89%9.67%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Target and Best Buy's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Target$78.11 billion0.76$3.28 billion$6.3918.58
Best Buy$43.64 billion0.51$1.54 billion$6.0714.10

Target has higher revenue and earnings than Best Buy. Best Buy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Target, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Target and Best Buy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Target061822.85
Best Buy071202.63

Target currently has a consensus target price of $128.9565, indicating a potential upside of 8.62%. Best Buy has a consensus target price of $88.1579, indicating a potential upside of 2.99%. Given Target's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Target is more favorable than Best Buy.

Summary

Target beats Best Buy on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) and Mercadolibre (NASDAQ:MELI) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Best Buy and Mercadolibre's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Best Buy$43.64 billion0.51$1.54 billion$6.0714.10
Mercadolibre$2.30 billion21.26$-172,000,000.00($1.68)-584.51

Best Buy has higher revenue and earnings than Mercadolibre. Mercadolibre is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Best Buy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Best Buy has a beta of 1.48, indicating that its share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mercadolibre has a beta of 1.7, indicating that its share price is 70% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Best Buy and Mercadolibre's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Best Buy3.33%45.89%9.67%
Mercadolibre-8.28%-5.29%-2.33%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

77.4% of Best Buy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.5% of Mercadolibre shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Best Buy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Mercadolibre shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Best Buy and Mercadolibre, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Best Buy071202.63
Mercadolibre061402.70

Best Buy presently has a consensus price target of $88.1579, indicating a potential upside of 2.99%. Mercadolibre has a consensus price target of $771.1579, indicating a potential downside of 21.47%. Given Best Buy's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Best Buy is more favorable than Mercadolibre.

Summary

Best Buy beats Mercadolibre on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Starbucks logo
SBUX
Starbucks
2.7$72.65+2.3%$86.79 billion$26.51 billion25.85
CVS Health logo
CVS
CVS Health
2.6$62.62+0.0%$81.89 billion$256.78 billion11.34Dividend Announcement
Booking logo
BKNG
Booking
1.7$1,686.76+1.2%$69.89 billion$15.07 billion21.43
TJX Companies logo
TJX
TJX Companies
3.2$51.07+2.1%$61.18 billion$41.72 billion37.28
Target logo
TGT
Target
2.7$118.72+0.1%$59.48 billion$78.11 billion21.99
Mercadolibre logo
MELI
Mercadolibre
1.3$981.97+5.5%$51.49 billion$2.30 billion-233.80
Dollar General logo
DG
Dollar General
1.7$186.45+1.0%$47.38 billion$27.75 billion24.12
eBay logo
EBAY
eBay
1.9$58.30+1.7%$41.65 billion$10.80 billion9.67Analyst Report
Walgreens Boots Alliance logo
WBA
Walgreens Boots Alliance
2.5$39.58+1.4%$34.77 billion$136.87 billion48.27Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Revision
O'Reilly Automotive logo
ORLY
O'Reilly Automotive
1.4$419.79+0.2%$31.23 billion$10.15 billion23.57
Chipotle Mexican Grill logo
CMG
Chipotle Mexican Grill
1.5$1,091.21+2.5%$31.18 billion$5.59 billion91.39Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
Ross Stores logo
ROST
Ross Stores
2.7$84.82+2.3%$30.89 billion$16.04 billion32.88
Yum! Brands logo
YUM
Yum! Brands
2.2$87.24+1.0%$26.26 billion$5.60 billion24.37
Kroger logo
KR
Kroger
2.2$33.28+0.5%$26.01 billion$122.29 billion12.75
AutoZone logo
AZO
AutoZone
1.5$1,108.33+0.5%$26.01 billion$11.86 billion17.41
Fastenal logo
FAST
Fastenal
2.3$43.38+0.8%$24.65 billion$5.33 billion31.21
Carvana logo
CVNA
Carvana
1.3$126.55+8.6%$23.42 billion$3.94 billion-37.55
Dollar Tree logo
DLTR
Dollar Tree
1.7$92.31+0.5%$21.79 billion$23.61 billion27.15
Wayfair logo
W
Wayfair
1.3$210.80+6.1%$21.17 billion$9.13 billion-18.33
Yum China logo
YUMC
Yum China
1.7$50.71+1.3%$19.34 billion$8.78 billion35.46
Restaurant Brands International logo
QSR
Restaurant Brands International
1.9$55.05+1.1%$16.52 billion$5.60 billion23.73
Tractor Supply logo
TSCO
Tractor Supply
2.0$135.58+2.1%$16.01 billion$8.35 billion28.60
Domino's Pizza logo
DPZ
Domino's Pizza
1.9$401.38+0.8%$15.58 billion$3.62 billion38.48Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Ctrip.Com International logo
CTRP
Ctrip.Com International
1.9$26.80+0.4%$14.82 billion$4.52 billion28.51
Tiffany & Co. logo
TIF
Tiffany & Co.
2.2$121.20+0.1%$14.72 billion$4.42 billion41.79
CarMax logo
KMX
CarMax
1.9$87.27+1.1%$14.38 billion$20.32 billion23.15
Expedia Group logo
EXPE
Expedia Group
2.2$81.58+2.4%$11.78 billion$12.07 billion-17.00
Burlington Stores logo
BURL
Burlington Stores
1.6$175.00+2.0%$11.75 billion$7.29 billion253.63
Ulta Beauty logo
ULTA
Ulta Beauty
2.1$192.71+1.7%$11.04 billion$7.40 billion25.66
Advance Auto Parts logo
AAP
Advance Auto Parts
1.9$135.13+0.5%$9.29 billion$9.71 billion24.61
Darden Restaurants logo
DRI
Darden Restaurants
2.4$72.89+1.1%$8.71 billion$7.81 billion-182.23Analyst Upgrade
Match Group logo
MTCH
Match Group
1.0$96.92+3.6%$8.54 billion$4.76 billion88.11Analyst Report
Farfetch logo
FTCH
Farfetch
1.3$20.11+6.0%$7.24 billion$1.02 billion-17.49
Herbalife Nutrition logo
HLF
Herbalife Nutrition
1.3$51.64+11.6%$6.74 billion$4.88 billion28.07High Trading Volume
Heavy News Reporting
Williams-Sonoma logo
WSM
Williams-Sonoma
2.1$82.91+2.5%$6.61 billion$5.90 billion19.37
Casey's General Stores logo
CASY
Casey's General Stores
2.0$153.69+0.4%$5.68 billion$9.18 billion21.65
Five Below logo
FIVE
Five Below
1.6$98.61+2.6%$5.64 billion$1.85 billion56.35
Dunkin Brands Group logo
DNKN
Dunkin Brands Group
2.2$64.58+1.0%$5.36 billion$1.37 billion22.35
Tech Data logo
TECD
Tech Data
1.3$144.90+0.0%$5.17 billion$37.00 billion14.25
Restoration Hardware logo
RH
Restoration Hardware
1.3$258.43+1.1%$5.04 billion$2.65 billion34.37
LEVI
Levi Strauss & Co.
1.8$12.39+1.7%$4.99 billion$5.76 billion-1,239.00Earnings Announcement
Wendys logo
WEN
Wendys
1.9$21.43+2.6%$4.90 billion$1.71 billion42.02Analyst Report
L Brands logo
LB
L Brands
2.5$16.39+2.8%$4.41 billion$12.91 billion-6.45Heavy News Reporting
GAP logo
GPS
GAP
1.9$11.19+4.1%$4.35 billion$16.38 billion-5.11
Wingstop logo
WING
Wingstop
1.4$129.70+6.0%$4.07 billion$199.68 million175.27Analyst Revision
QRTEB
Qurate Retail Inc Series B
0.6$9.64+3.7%$4.02 billion$13.46 billion-7.53Heavy News Reporting
Qurate Retail Inc Series A logo
QRTEA
Qurate Retail Inc Series A
2.2$9.50+1.2%$4.00 billion$13.46 billion-7.42Analyst Downgrade
Heavy News Reporting
Tempur Sealy International logo
TPX
Tempur Sealy International
1.7$72.04+1.7%$3.78 billion$3.11 billion18.01
Lithia Motors logo
LAD
Lithia Motors
2.1$160.87+2.4%$3.75 billion$12.67 billion14.45
AutoNation logo
AN
AutoNation
1.4$41.07+1.6%$3.64 billion$21.34 billion29.76
This page was last updated on 7/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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