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How to buy Best Buy CoInc (BBY) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Best Buy CoInc stocks.

Best Buy CoInc is a specialty retail business based in the US. Best Buy CoInc stocks (BBY.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $103.92 – a decrease of 3.93% over the previous week. Best Buy CoInc employs 61,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $52.3 billion.

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Is it a good time to buy Best Buy CoInc stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Best Buy CoInc's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Best Buy CoInc's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $98.64, which is 8.50% up on its pre-crash value of $90.26 and 105.05% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $48.105.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Best Buy CoInc stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $594.59 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 $1,157.05.

Best Buy CoInc stock price (NYSE:BBY)

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Best Buy CoInc shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$98.64
52-week range$93.52 - $141.01
50-day moving average $111.25
200-day moving average $113.69
Wall St. target price$126.89
PE ratio 9.6722
Dividend yield $2.8 (2.8%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $10.34

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Best Buy CoInc price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $98.64 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-12) -3.93%
1 month (2021-12-17) -1.39%
3 months (2021-10-19) -13.43%
6 months (2021-07-19) -9.07%
1 year (2021-01-19) -11.63%
2 years (2020-01-17) 9.67%
3 years (2019-01-18) 68.01%
5 years (2017-01-19) 126.08%

Is Best Buy CoInc under- or over-valued?

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

Best Buy CoInc's P/E ratio

Best Buy CoInc's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Best Buy CoInc shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Best Buy CoInc's PEG ratio

Best Buy CoInc's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.5662. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Best Buy CoInc's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Best Buy CoInc's EBITDA

Best Buy CoInc's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $4.2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Best Buy CoInc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Best Buy CoInc financials

Revenue TTM $52.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.42%
Gross profit TTM $10.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 10.16%
Return on equity TTM 63.22%
Profit margin 5.05%
Book value $17.55
Market capitalisation $24.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Best Buy CoInc'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 Best Buy CoInc.

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

Best Buy CoInc's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 16.47

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Best Buy CoInc's overall score of 16.47 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 10th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Best Buy CoInc 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.).

Best Buy CoInc's environmental score

Environmental score: 9.12/100

Best Buy CoInc's environmental score of 9.12 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Best Buy CoInc is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Best Buy CoInc's social score

Social score: 9.67/100

Best Buy CoInc's social score of 9.67 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Best Buy CoInc is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Best Buy CoInc's governance score

Governance score: 8.68/100

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

Best Buy CoInc's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

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

Best Buy CoInc share dividends

30%

Dividend payout ratio: 29.88% of net profits

Recently Best Buy CoInc has paid out, on average, around 29.88% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.8% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Best Buy CoInc shareholders could enjoy a 2.8% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Best Buy CoInc's case, that would currently equate to about $2.8 per share.

While Best Buy CoInc's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Best Buy CoInc may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Best Buy CoInc's most recent dividend payout was on 4 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Best Buy CoInc's shares ever split?

Best Buy CoInc's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 4 August 2005. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Best Buy CoInc shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Best Buy CoInc shares which in turn could have impacted Best Buy CoInc's share price.

Best Buy CoInc share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Best Buy CoInc's shares have ranged in value from as little as $93.5184 up to $141.0127. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BBY.US volatility(beta: 1.56)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Best Buy CoInc's is 1.5601. This would suggest that Best Buy CoInc's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Best Buy CoInc overview

Best Buy Co. , Inc. retails technology products in the United States and Canada. The company operates in two segments, Domestic and International. Its stores provide computing and mobile phones, such as computing covering desktops, notebooks, and peripherals; mobile phones comprising related mobile network carrier commissions, networking products, tablets covering e-readers, and wearables, such as smartwatches; and consumer electronics consisting of digital imaging, health and fitness, home theater, portable audio comprising headphones and portable speakers, and smart home products. The company's stores also offer appliances, such as dishwashers, laundry appliances, ovens, refrigerators, blenders, coffee makers, and vacuums; entertainment products consisting of drones, peripherals, movies, music, and toys, as well as gaming hardware and software, and virtual reality and other software products; and other products, such as beverages, snacks, and sundry items, as well as baby products, furniture, luggage, and sporting goods. In addition, it provides consultation, delivery, design, installation, memberships, protection plans, repair, set-up, and technical support services, as well as connected health services for aging consumers.

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