How to buy Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Bed Bath & Beyond shares.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc
NASDAQ: BBBY - USD
SPECIALTY RETAIL
$24.14
+ $0.68 ( + 2.90%)

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY) is a leading specialty retail business based in the US. In the week up to 8 September Bed Bath & Beyond shares plunged 12.51% to a closing position of $24.27. However, over the last 12 months, Bed Bath & Beyond's share price has risen by a staggering 132.52% from $12.73. Bed Bath & Beyond is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 37,600 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Bed Bath & Beyond

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: BBBY in this case.
  5. Research Bed Bath & Beyond shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Bed Bath & Beyond shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

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

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Bed Bath & Beyond's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $23.46, which is 46.93% up on its pre-crash value of $12.45 and 472.20% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $4.1.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Bed Bath & Beyond shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $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 $1,576.04.

Bed Bath & Beyond share price (NASDAQ:BBBY)

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Bed Bath & Beyond shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open$29.05
High$29.95
Low$29
Close$29.6
Previous close$28.45
Change$1.15
Change %4.0422%
Volume2,526,623
Information last updated 2021-09-10.
52-week range$12.07 - $53.9
50-day moving average$27.7529
200-day moving average$28.2119
Wall St. target price$30.93
PE ratio28.6518
Dividend yield$0.17 (0.67%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$0.853
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Fees for buying 20x Bed Bath & Beyond shares with popular platforms

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Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
Freetrade logo £0 No minimum £1.94
£433.09 total
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£433.31 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.92
£432.07 total
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£433.37 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £16.32
£447.47 total
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£445.67 total
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£435.47 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £14.95
£446.10 total
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Is it a good time to buy Bed Bath & Beyond stock?

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Bed Bath & Beyond price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $29.6

1 week (2021-09-10) 21.11%
1 month (2021-08-18) 13.76%
3 months (2021-06-18) 8.11%
6 months (2021-03-18) -3.24%
1 year (2020-09-17) 132.52%
2 years (2019-09-17) 190.77%
3 years (2018-09-17) 54.57%
5 years (2016-09-16) -31.48%

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

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

P/E ratio

Bed Bath & Beyond's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 29x. In other words, Bed Bath & Beyond shares trade at around 29x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

PEG ratio

Bed Bath & Beyond's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.6092. A PEG ratio below 1 can be interpreted as meaning the shares are not overvalued given the current rate of growth.

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

EBITDA

Bed Bath & Beyond's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $780 million (£568 million).

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

Financials

Revenue TTM $9.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.6%
Gross profit TTM $3.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.13%
Return on equity TTM 7.84%
Profit margin 1.02%
Book value $10.653
Market capitalisation $2.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Bed Bath & Beyond shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "BBBY.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 22.1 million Bed Bath & Beyond shares held short by investors – that's known as the "short interest". This figure is 6% up from 20.8 million last month.

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

Short interest ratio (SIR)

Bed Bath & Beyond's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Bed Bath & Beyond shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Bed Bath & Beyond shares traded daily (recently around 2.2 million). Bed Bath & Beyond's SIR currently stands at 9.87. In other words for every 100,000 Bed Bath & Beyond shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9870 shares are currently held short.

However Bed Bath & Beyond's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Bed Bath & Beyond shares, or, against the total number of tradable Bed Bath & 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 & Beyond's short interest could be expressed as 0.21% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Bed Bath & Beyond shares in existence, roughly 210 shares are currently held short) or 0.2255% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Bed Bath & Beyond shares, roughly 226 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 & Beyond.

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

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 & Beyond.

Total ESG risk score

Bed Bath & Beyond's total ESG risk: 25.71

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Bed Bath & Beyond's overall score of 25.71 (as at 01/01/2019) 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 & 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.).

Environmental score

Bed Bath & Beyond's environmental score: 8/100

Bed Bath & 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 & Beyond is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Social score

Bed Bath & Beyond's social score: 8/100

Bed Bath & 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 & Beyond is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Governance score

Bed Bath & Beyond's governance score: 8/100

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

Controversy score

Bed Bath & Beyond's controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Bed Bath & Beyond scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Bed Bath & 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: 2019-01-01.

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 & Beyond share dividends

0.7%

Dividend yield: 0.67% of stock value

19.1%

Forward annual dividend yield: 19.1% of stock value

Bed Bath & Beyond has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 0.67% of its share value annually.

Bed Bath & Beyond's most recent dividend payout was on 14 April 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Bed Bath & Beyond's shares ever split?

Bed Bath & 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 & Beyond shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Bed Bath & Beyond shares which in turn could have impacted Bed Bath & Beyond's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Bed Bath & Beyond's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.07 up to $53.9. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BBBY.US volatility(beta: 1.85)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 & Beyond's is 1.8537. This would suggest that Bed Bath & Beyond's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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