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 56.57  0.22  0.39%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Best Buy Co Inc is 'Sell'.
For the selected time horizon Best Buy Co Inc has a mean deviation of 1.18, semi deviation of 1.89, standard deviation of 1.55, variance of 2.39, downside variance of 4.85 and semi variance of 3.58
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 14.91 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 Return0.053641Value At Risk2.63
Potential Upside2.37Standard Deviation1.55
 Return Density 

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Best Buy Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=0.41
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.0095

Best Buy Volatility Alert

Best Buy Co Inc currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.2. It has Information Ratio of 0.01 and Jensen Alpha of 0.06. However, we do advice investors to further question Best Buy Co Inc expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
 Better Than Average     
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FundamentalsBest BuyPeer Average
Return On Equity27.6 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset8.57 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin3 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin4.59 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation14.4 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding299.18 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders14.48 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions89.64 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted39.5 M3.24 M
Price to Earning14.91 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.89 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.42 times17.81 times
Revenue39.89 B9.85 B
Gross Profit9.44 B21.75 B
EBITDA2.49 B1.41 B
Net Income1.2 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents3.65 B3.89 B
Cash per Share12.21 times5.17 times
Total Debt1.35 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity31.1 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.42 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share14.49 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations1.94 B1.25 B
Short Ratio7.26 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share3.78 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.01 times1.22 times
Number of Employees125 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization16.86 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


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Financial Leverage

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Risk Adjusted Performance0.0209
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.097755)
Mean Deviation1.18
Semi Deviation1.89
Downside Deviation2.2
Coefficient Of Variation2884.07
Standard Deviation1.55
Information Ratio0.0095
Jensen Alpha0.0553
Total Risk Alpha(0.071645)
Sortino Ratio0.0067
Treynor Ratio(0.11)
Maximum Drawdown6.15
Value At Risk(2.63)
Potential Upside2.37
Downside Variance4.85
Semi Variance3.58
Expected Short fall(0.98)

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 305.49 Billion. Best Buy holds roughly 14.4 Billion in current valuation claiming about 5% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.