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Dominating the Market Today: Best Buy Co., Inc., (BBY)

Friday February 24th 2017: 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 16.46 B. Since its IPO date on the 4/19/1985, Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY performance year to date is 24.91%. Today Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY has gained 2.13%, with a current price of 54.44.

Ownership of the company is 1.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 95.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 29.70%. Return of assets are at 8.70%, with return on investment at 20.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.29. While Total debt/equity is 0.3. With a profit margin of 3.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 23.60%, and operating margin of 4.50%. Best Buy Co., Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY has seen a EPS growth of 62.60%. A performance for the year of 69.05%. The 52-week high is -12.13%, and the 52-week low is 75.97%. The average volume for Best Buy Co., Inc., BBY is 1597775.

With a target price of 60.39, 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 14.56 and a forward P/E of 12.98. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.26. Best Buy Co., Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.42 and 3.66 respectively. For P/cash, Best Buy Co., Inc. has a value of 4.57, while it is 12.34 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 54.44, Best Buy Co., Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.33%. We see a return on equity of 26.70%.

Looking more long-term Best Buy Co., Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.59%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 5.44% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 62.60% for this year and for the last five years a -0.70% growth has been seen.

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