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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc is a specialty retail business based in the US. Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares (BBBY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Bed Bath-and-Beyond employs 55,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$9.9 billion.

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How has coronavirus impacted Bed Bath-and-Beyond's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Bed Bath-and-Beyond's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$24.89, which is 49.98% up on its pre-crash value of USD$12.45 and 507.07% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$4.1.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$299.62 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,672.11.

Bed Bath-and-Beyond share price

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Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market closeUSD$24.89
52-week rangeUSD$3.43 - USD$26.16
50-day moving average USD$16.2874
200-day moving average USD$10.5235
Wall St. target priceUSD$20.29
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD$0.68 (17.94%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-5.723

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Is it a good time to buy Bed Bath-and-Beyond stock?

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Bed Bath-and-Beyond price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $24.89 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-10-23) -1.85%
1 month (2020-10-01) 32.75%
3 months (2020-07-30) 127.10%
6 months (2020-04-30) 302.10%
1 year (2019-10-30) 75.28%
2 years (2018-10-30) 73.09%
3 years (2017-10-30) 24.89%
5 years (2015-10-30) -58.26%

Is Bed Bath-and-Beyond under- or over-valued?

Valuing Bed Bath-and-Beyond stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Bed Bath-and-Beyond's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's EBITDA

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$182 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Bed Bath-and-Beyond's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Bed Bath-and-Beyond financials

Revenue TTM USD$9.9 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$3.5 billion
Return on assets TTM -1.31%
Return on equity TTM -10.46%
Profit margin -1.91%
Book value $13.634
Market capitalisation USD$3.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares

There are currently 67.8 million Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares held short by investors – that's known as Bed Bath-and-Beyond's "short interest". This figure is 6.6% down from 72.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares can be evaluated.

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares traded daily (recently around 8.3 million). Bed Bath-and-Beyond's SIR currently stands at 8.21. In other words for every 100,000 Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8210 shares are currently held short.

However Bed Bath-and-Beyond's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares, or, against the total number of tradable Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Bed Bath-and-Beyond's short interest could be expressed as 0.54% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares in existence, roughly 540 shares are currently held short) or 0.7084% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares, roughly 708 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Bed Bath-and-Beyond.

Find out more about how you can short Bed Bath-and-Beyond stock.

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Bed Bath-and-Beyond.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 25.71

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Bed Bath-and-Beyond's overall score of 25.71 (as at 10/01/2020) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 23rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Bed Bath-and-Beyond is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's environmental score

Environmental score: 8/100

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's environmental score of 8 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Bed Bath-and-Beyond is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's social score

Social score: 8/100

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's social score of 8 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Bed Bath-and-Beyond is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's governance score

Governance score: 8/100

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Bed Bath-and-Beyond is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Bed Bath-and-Beyond scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Bed Bath-and-Beyond has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2020-10-01.

Total ESG score 25.71
Total ESG percentile 22.76
Environmental score 8
Environmental score percentile 8
Social score 8
Social score percentile 8
Governance score 8
Governance score percentile 8
Level of controversy 2

Bed Bath-and-Beyond share dividends

We're not expecting Bed Bath-and-Beyond to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Bed Bath-and-Beyond's shares ever split?

Bed Bath-and-Beyond's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 14 August 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Bed Bath-and-Beyond shares which in turn could have impacted Bed Bath-and-Beyond's share price.

Bed Bath-and-Beyond share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Bed Bath-and-Beyond's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.43 up to $26.16. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BBBY.US volatility(beta: 2.39)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Bed Bath-and-Beyond's is 2.3944. This would suggest that Bed Bath-and-Beyond's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Bed Bath-and-Beyond overview

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail stores. The company sells a range of domestics merchandise, including bed linens and related items, bath items, and kitchen textiles; and home furnishings, such as kitchen and tabletop items, fine tabletop, basic housewares, general home furnishings, consumables, and various juvenile products. It also provides various textile products, amenities, and other goods to institutional customers in the hospitality, cruise line, healthcare, and other industries. As of February 29, 2020, the company had 1,500 stores, including 976 Bed Bath & Beyond stores in the United States and Canada; 261 stores under the names of World Market, Cost Plus World Market, or Cost Plus; 126 Buy Buy BABY stores; 81 stores under the Christmas Tree Shops, Christmas Tree Shops andThat! Names; and 53 stores under the Harmon, Harmon Face Values, or Face Values names. It also offers products through various Websites and applications, such as bedbathandbeyond.com, bedbathandbeyond.ca, harmondiscount.com, facevalues.com, christmastreeshops.com, andthat.com, buybuybaby.com, buybuybaby.ca, harborlinen.com, t-ygroup.com, worldmarket.com, personalizationmall.com, and decorist.com. In addition, it operates PersonalizationMall.com, an online retailer of personalized products; and Decorist, an online interior design platform. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Union, New Jersey.

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