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

Investment Horizon


Risk Tolerance

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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 1.08, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 1.37, variance of 1.87, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell suggestion module provides unbiased buy, hold, or sell recommendation that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Best Buy Co Inc. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine ##verb4## current market data to analyse the corporation potential to grow from the prospective of investors 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 3.75 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 Return-0.37Value At Risk-1.7375
Potential Upside1.5322Standard Deviation1.3684
 Return Density 

Best Buy Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=(2.63) 
Overall volatility
= 1.16 
 IrInformation ratio =(0.33) 

Best Buy Volatility Alert

Best Buy Co Inc exhibits ver low volatility with skewness of -0.35 and kurtosis of 0.26. 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     
 Worse Than Average Compare Best Buy to competition
FundamentalsBest BuyPeer Average
Return On Equity26.20 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset8.70 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin3.01 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin4.56 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation9.51 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding304.96 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders13.81 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions89.20 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted37.37 M3.24 M
Price to Earning3.75 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.39 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.43 times17.81 times
Revenue39.49 B9.85 B
Gross Profit9.44 B21.75 B
EBITDA2.45 B1.41 B
Net Income1.17 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents3.76 B3.89 B
Cash per Share12.34 times5.17 times
Total Debt1.35 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity29.90 times0.72 times
Current Ratio1.49 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share14.70 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations2.3 B1.25 B
Short Ratio6.77 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share3.72 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.23 times1.22 times
Number of Employees125 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization16.83 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


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Best Buy exotic insider transaction detected [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance(0.07)
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.1563
Mean Deviation1.08
Coefficient Of Variation(365.77)
Standard Deviation1.37
Information Ratio(0.33)
Jensen Alpha(0.19)
Total Risk Alpha(0.73)
Treynor Ratio0.1463
Maximum Drawdown3.72
Value At Risk(1.74)
Potential Upside1.53

Current Valuation

Best Buy Current Valuation Analysis
Best Buy Co Inc is rated fifth 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 263.55 Billion. Best Buy holds roughly 9.51 Billion in current valuation claiming about 4% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.