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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY)?

The company in question is, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) currently with a stock price of 41.38 (-0.67% today). The market cap for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is 6539.37, and is in the sector Services, and Home Furnishing Stores industry. The target price for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is 42.94. Currently Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is trading with a P/E of 8.49, and a forward P/E of 8.5. Average volume for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is 2148.32 and so far today it is 865876.

Performance in the last year for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has been -26.93%. For EPS growth, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has seen a growth of 0.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 3.53%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 10.70% over the last five years and could be 4.92% for the next five years. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -0.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -8.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.61%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -8.60%.

Since the IPO date for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. on the 06/05/1992, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -13.15%. With Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. trading at 41.38, the dividend yield is 1.20%, and the EPS is 4.91.

So could Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 8.49. The PEG is 1.72, P/S is 0.54 and the P/B is at 2.42. The P/cash is 11.32, with P/free cash flow at 9.1.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2, and the quick ratio is 0.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.58, and total debt/equity at 0.58.

In terms of margins, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has a gross margin of 37.80%, an operating margin of 10.60% and a profit margin of 6.40%.Payout ratio for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is 5.00%. Return on assets come to 11.60% with return on investment coming to 22.90%.

Insider ownership for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., is at 1.70% and institutional ownership comes to 100.00%. Outstanding shares are at 156.97. While shares float is 152. The float short is currently 9.50%, and short ratio is 6.72.

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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