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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 5124.22, and so far today it has a volume of 453866. Performance year to date since the 4/19/1985 is 16.27%.

To help you determine whether Best Buy Co., Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 11.75 and forward P/E is 11.15. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Best Buy Co., Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.07. P/S ratio is 0.28 and the P/B ratio is 2.51. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 3.6 and 16.28 respectively.

At the current price Best Buy Co., Inc. is trading at, 33.04 (-3.71% today), Best Buy Co., Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.26%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 32.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.92, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 6.62% after growing -34.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 568.60%, and -1.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 321.76, and the number of shares float is 277.7. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.00%, and institutional ownership is at 88.80%. The float short is 11.59%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.28. Management has seen a return on assets of 7.20%, 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 1.5, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.3 and total debt/equity is 0.31. In terms of margins, Best Buy Co., Inc. has a gross margin of 23.60%, with its operating margin at 4.20%, and Best Buy Co., Inc. has a profit margin of 2.50%.

The 52 week high is -12.16%, with 34.70% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.22% and the 200 day simple moving average is 7.33%.

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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