Best Buy Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Best Buy Co Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Best Buy positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Best Buy Co Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Best Buy buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Best Buy Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Best Buy Co Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 73.17  1.88  2.64%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Best Buy Co Inc is 'Strong Sell'.
For the selected time horizon Best Buy Co Inc has a mean deviation of 1.78, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 2.3, variance of 5.3, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Best Buy Co that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Best Buy Co Inc. Our buy or sell advice engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Best Buy is not overpriced, please confirm all Best Buy Co fundamentals including its Book Value Per Share, Working Capital and the relationship between Cash and Equivalents and Number of Employees . Given that Best Buy Co has Price to Earning of 18.38 times, we suggest you validate Best Buy Co Inc market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.19Value At Risk4.23
Potential Upside3.35Standard Deviation2.30
 Return Density 

Best Buy Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.28
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0084

Best Buy Volatility Alert

Best Buy Co Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.18 and kurtosis of -0.56. However, we advise investors to further study Best Buy Co Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsBest BuyPeer Average
Return On Equity29.53 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset7.92 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin3.09 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin6.26 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation19.21 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding292.33 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders14.81 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions87.85 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted33.93 M3.24 M
Price to Earning18.38 times40.69 times
Price to Book5.22 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.53 times17.81 times
Revenue40.27 B9.85 B
Gross Profit9.44 B21.75 B
EBITDA2.52 B1.41 B
Net Income1.24 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents3.51 B3.89 B
Cash per Share12.01 times5.17 times
Total Debt1.33 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity32.00 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.25 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share14.03 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations1.6 B1.25 B
Short Ratio10.33 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share3.98 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.03 times1.22 times
Number of Employees125 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization21.39 B29.78 B
Total Asset13.52 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings4.13 B38.24 B
Working Capital2.96 B3.58 B
Current Asset9.89 B36.8 B
Strong Sell

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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Joyce Joseph M of 5000 shares of Best Buy subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.15
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.7384
Mean Deviation1.78
Coefficient Of Variation1,188
Standard Deviation2.3
Information Ratio0.0084
Jensen Alpha0.27
Total Risk Alpha0.0843
Treynor Ratio0.7284
Maximum Drawdown6.82
Value At Risk4.23
Potential Upside3.35

Current Valuation

Best Buy Current Valuation Analysis
Best Buy Co Inc is rated fourth in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry is currently estimated at about 348.33 Billion. Best Buy holds roughly 19.21 Billion in current valuation claiming about 6% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.