Best Buy Co. -- The Essentials

Best Buy Co. logged a 0.4% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $82.36 per share. The S&P 500 index moved -0.3%. BBY's trading volume is 239,502 compared to the stock's average volume of 3,037,817.

Best Buy Co. trades 5.41% away from its average analyst target price of $78.13 per share. The 20 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $56 to $110, and on average have given Best Buy Co. a rating of hold.

If you are considering an investment in BBY, you'll want to know the following:

  • Best Buy Co.'s current price is 56.3% above its Graham number of $52.68, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 6.84, Best Buy Co. has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 12.0 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • BBY has a forward P/E ratio of 10.4 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $7.95 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.32 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Best Buy Co. is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 4.6 compared to its sector average of 3.11

  • Best Buy Co., Inc. retails technology products in the United States and Canada.

  • Based in Richfield, the company has 57,750 full time employees and a market cap of $19,812,603,904. Best Buy Co. currently returns an annual dividend yield of 2.9%.

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