Best Buy Short Ratio

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Short Ratio Analysis

Short Ratio is typically used by traders and speculators to identify trends in current market sentiment for a particular equity instrument. In its simple terms this ratio shows how many days it will take all current short sellers to cover their positions if the price of a stock begins to rise.
Best Buy 
Short Ratio 
 = 
Short Interest 
Average Trading Volume 
 = 
4.66 times

Distress Driver Correlations

About Short Ratio

The higher the Short Ratio, the longer it would take to buy back the borrowed shares. In theory, the more short positions are currently outstanding, the faster it will be to cover shorted positions.Compare to competition

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Based on latest financial disclosure Best Buy Co has Short Ratio of 4.66 times. This is much higher than that of the Consumer Cyclical sector, and significantly higher than that of Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry, The Short Ratio for all stocks is over 1000% lower than the firm.

Peer Comparison

Best Buy Short Ratio Comparison
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      Best Buy Comparables 
Best Buy is currently under evaluation in short ratio category among related companies.

Current Best Buy financial ratios

Return On Equity25.74 %
Return On Asset9.77 %
Profit Margin2.39 %
Operating Margin6.21 %
Current Valuation19.57 B
Shares Outstanding279.39 M
Shares Owned by Insiders14.19 %
Shares Owned by Institutions91.52 %
Number of Shares Shorted21.36 M
Price to Earning22.33 times
Price to Book6.23 times
Price to Sales0.50 times
Revenue42.73 B
Gross Profit9.88 B
EBITDA2.66 B
Net Income1.02 B
Cash and Equivalents2.8 B
Cash per Share10.01 times
Total Debt1.36 B
Debt to Equity39.60 %
Current Ratio1.27 times
Book Value Per Share12.17 times
Cash Flow from Operations1.13 B
Short Ratio4.66 times
Earnings Per Share3.40 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.17 times
Number of Employees125 K
Beta0.04
Market Capitalization21.2 B
Total Asset13.52 B
Retained Earnings4.13 B
Working Capital2.96 B
Current Asset9.89 B
Current Liabilities6.92 B
Z Score12.0
Five Year Return2.35 %
Last Dividend Paid1.8


 
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