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Is Best Buy Co., Inc.(NYSE: BBY), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 4/19/1985. Best Buy Co., Inc. is in the Electronics Stores industry and Services sector. Average volume for Best Buy Co., Inc., is 5354.75, and so far today it has a volume of 3650700. Performance year to date since the 4/19/1985 is 30.35%.

To help you determine whether Best Buy Co., Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 12.64 and forward P/E is 11.87. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Best Buy Co., Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.12. P/S ratio is 0.3 and the P/B ratio is 2.84. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 3.44 and 10.02 respectively.

At the current price Best Buy Co., Inc. is trading at, 38.18 (0.77% today), Best Buy Co., Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.93%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 32.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.02, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 5.41% after growing -34.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 21.60%, and 0.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 310.87, and the number of shares float is 270.9. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.40%, and institutional ownership is at 90.30%. The float short is 14.37%, with the short ratio at a value of 7.27. Management has seen a return on assets of 7.50%, and also a return on investment of 14.30%.

The ability for Best Buy Co., Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.4, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.31 and total debt/equity is 0.32. In terms of margins, Best Buy Co., Inc. has a gross margin of 23.50%, with its operating margin at 4.20%, and Best Buy Co., Inc. has a profit margin of 2.60%.

The 52 week high is -5.21%, with 56.82% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.13% and the 200 day simple moving average is 20.22%.

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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