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 74.26  2.6  3.38%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Best Buy Co Inc is 'Strong Buy'.
For the selected time horizon Best Buy Co Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.2192, jensen alpha of 0.3465, total risk alpha of (0.032073), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.495
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 18.65 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 Return0.63Value At Risk1.64
Potential Upside2.57Standard Deviation1.32
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Schwab Charles Investment Management IncCommon Shares1.6 M107.3 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares348.4 K23.9 M
National Pension ServiceCommon Shares311.2 K21.3 M
Oregon Public Employees Retirement FundCommon Shares211.7 K14.5 M
Sit Investment Associates IncCommon Shares188 K12.9 M
Gulf International Bank Uk LtdCommon Shares87.8 K6 M
Nisa Investment Advisors LlcCommon Shares72.3 K5 M

Best Buy Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.26
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.31

Best Buy Volatility Alert

Best Buy Co Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.16 and kurtosis of -0.53. However, we advise investors to further study Best Buy Co Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
 Better Than Average     
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FundamentalsBest BuyPeer Average
Return On Equity29.53 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset7.92 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin3.09 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin4.62 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation19.23 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding292.33 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders14.81 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions92.19 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted33.93 M3.24 M
Price to Earning18.65 times40.69 times
Price to Book5.29 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.54 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 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.25 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share14.03 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations2.34 B1.25 B
Short Ratio10.33 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share3.98 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.13 times1.22 times
Number of Employees125 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization21.71 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 Buy


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Financial Leverage

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Risk Adjusted Performance0.2192
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.505
Mean Deviation1.03
Coefficient Of Variation208.09
Standard Deviation1.32
Information Ratio0.3062
Jensen Alpha0.3465
Total Risk Alpha(0.032073)
Treynor Ratio0.495
Maximum Drawdown3.52
Value At Risk(1.64)
Potential Upside2.57

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 364.39 Billion. Best Buy holds roughly 19.23 Billion in current valuation claiming about 5% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.