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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY

Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Electronics Stores in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY  has a market cap of 12226.84. Since its IPO date on the 4/19/1985, Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY performance year to date is 27.93%. Today Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY has gained 0.48%, with a current price of 37.47.

Ownership of the company is 0.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 90.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 32.90%. Return of assets are at 7.50%, with return on investment at 14.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.31. While Total debt/equity is 0.32. With a profit margin of 2.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 23.50%, and operating margin of 4.20%. Best Buy Co., Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY has seen a EPS growth of -34.70%. A performance for the year of 1.99%. The 52-week high is -6.98%, and the 52-week low is 53.90%. The average volume for Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY is 6176100.

With a target price of 38.21, can Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY. Best Buy Co., Inc. has a P/E of 12.41 and a forward P/E of 11.67. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.11. Best Buy Co., Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.31 and 2.78 respectively. For P/cash, Best Buy Co., Inc. has a value of 3.54, while it is 10.33 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 37.47, Best Buy Co., Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.99%. We see a return on equity of 23.20%.

Looking more long-term Best Buy Co., Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.15%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 5.48% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -34.70% for this year and for the last five years a -7.70% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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