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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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 0.1983, jensen alpha of 0.3596, total risk alpha of 0.3166, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 1.99
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell recommendation tool can be used to complement Best Buy buy or sell advice provided by experts. It analyzes the organization potential to grow against your specific risk preferences and investment horizon. To make sure Best Buy is not overpriced, please confirm all Best Buy Co fundamentals including its Price to Sales, Book Value Per Share, Working Capital, as well as the relationship between Cash and Equivalents and Number of Employees . Given that Best Buy Co has Price to Earning of 13.40 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 Return0.37Value At Risk-1.2614
Potential Upside1.7725Standard Deviation0.9546
 Return Density 
Benchmark  Embed    Distribution 

Best Buy Greeks

Alpha over NYSE
= 0.36 
βBeta against NYSE= 0.18 
Overall volatility
= 0.95 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.36 

Best Buy Volatility Alert

Best Buy Co Inc exhibits ver low volatility with skewness of 0.01 and kurtosis of -0.07. 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 Equity0.24 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.08 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin0.03 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin4.62 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation9.51 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding346.5 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders13.81 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions89.20 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted33.11 M3.24 M
Price to Earning13.40 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.22 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.35 times17.81 times
Revenue39.53 B9.85 B
Gross Profit9.19 B21.75 B
EBITDA2.58 B1.41 B
Net Income897 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.98 B3.89 B
Cash per Share10.46 times5.17 times
Total Debt1.73 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity0.32 times0.72 times
Current Ratio1.35 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share12.90 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations1.32 B1.25 B
Short Ratio6.33 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share3.35 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.08 times1.22 times
Number of Employees125 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization9.57 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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Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

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Risk Adjusted Performance0.1983
Market Risk Adjusted Performance2.0
Mean Deviation0.7195
Coefficient Of Variation255.2
Standard Deviation0.9546
Information Ratio0.3557
Jensen Alpha0.3596
Total Risk Alpha0.3166
Treynor Ratio1.99
Maximum Drawdown3.11
Value At Risk(1.26)
Potential Upside1.77

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 232.96 Billion. Best Buy holds roughly 9.51 Billion in current valuation claiming about 4% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.