Why Are People Talking About Investing in Best Buy Co. (BBY)?

Large-cap consumer discretionary company Best Buy Co. has moved -1.3% this evening, reaching $69.49 per share. In contrast, the average analyst target price for the stock is $81.52.

Best Buy Co., Inc. engages in the retail of technology products in the United States and Canada. The company is based in the United States. Best Buy Co. currently returns an annual dividend yield of 5.1%.

Make Sure to Consider the Following Before Buying Best Buy Co.:

  • Best Buy Co. has moved 11.0% over the last year.

  • BBY has a forward P/E ratio of 10.3 based on its EPS guidance of 6.73.

  • Over the last 6 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of 11.6%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 3.33.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 5.34

Best Buy Co. Has Irregular Cash Flows

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023-03-17 1,824,000 -930,000 2,754,000 -30.96
2022-03-18 3,252,000 -737,000 3,989,000 -29.27
2021-03-19 4,927,000 -713,000 5,640,000 70.5
2020-03-23 2,565,000 -743,000 3,308,000 2.51
2019-03-28 2,408,000 -819,000 3,227,000 14.15
2018-01-31 2,141,000 -686,000 2,827,000

Best Buy Co.'s free cash flows have a decent average of $3.62 Billion over the last 6 years, but they are highly variable since their coefficient of variability is 24093421484.0%. The compounded average growth rate over this period is 0.0%.

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