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Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 12384.38. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Best Buy Co., Inc. is 39.75 (with a change from open of 0.71%), this in conjunction with a target price of 38.21. Volume today has so far reached 3307694, with an average volume of about 5469.82. The GAP for this stock, is -0.75%.

The P/E ratio is 13.17, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 12.37. The current EPS for Best Buy Co., Inc., is 3.02, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -34.70%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 35.78%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Best Buy Co., Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 5.41% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 11.30%. Quarter over quarter is 21.60% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 0.10%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -7.70%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -4.50%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.40% and institutional ownership is 90.20%. Shares outstanding is 311.4, while shares float is at a value of 270.91. Float short for Best Buy Co., Inc. is 14.37% and the short ratio is 7.12.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.31, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.32. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 0.7. The most recent gross margin is 23.50% and their operating margin is 4.20%. The profit margin is 2.60%.

Best Buy Co., Inc. has seen returns on assets of 7.50%, and on investment, 14.30%. Return on equity is 23.20%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.17. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.31, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.95 and Price/cash is 3.59, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 10.46.

The simple moving averages are 7.74% and 24.21% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -1.32% and the 52 week low is 63.27%.

Best Buy Co., Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.82%, with a current price of 39.75. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 32.90%. This is in an industry, Electronics Stores, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. Best Buy Co., Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Electronics Stores industry means that Best Buy Co., Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 4.96%, with performance for the month coming to 6.14%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 26.15%, and for the half year the performance is 12.46%. Volatility for this week is 2.44% and for the month this is 1.95%.

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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