Analysts Expected a Profit of 0.08 Per Share For Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY)

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Leonard Feinstein Co-Chairman Emeritus with 953,429 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Warren Eisenberg Co-Chairman Emeritus, with 936,846 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 163,934 shares of BBBY is Mary A. Winston Interim Chief Executive Officer and Director.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 15.85 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is Fidelity Management & Research Co. with 15.61 million shares. In the third-place spot with 14.28 million shares is BlackRock Fund Advisors.

This company’s stock price was $10.92 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 7,747,990. Compare that to its average daily volume of 7.04M. Given the fact that this stock has 125.05M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $1.37B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 1.24. Its Price to Sales ratio is 0.12, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 1.51, and its Price to Book ratio is 0.68.

BBBY stock has achieved a 5-day range of $9.63 to $11.04, with a total performance of +15.43% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $7.31 to $11.04, generating a +29.08% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by -11.58%, trading in the range of $7.31 to $12.39.

In the past 5 days, shares of BBBY have made a new high 5 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 8 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 1 time.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 5/30/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.12. This is a 0.04 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.08, amounting to an earnings surprise of 50.00%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 5/30/2019, the consensus estimate was 1.11, making for an earnings surprise of 8.10%. For the quarter ending 11/29/2018, EPS was reported at 0.18, generating a 5.90% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 02-2019, was $-137.22 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $424.86 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $918.28 million for the year, compared to $859.69 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$325.37 million, compared to -$375.79 million, and Free Cash flow was $592.91 million compared to the prior year’s $483.9 million.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 5.3/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.25, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.26, a Debt to Equity ratio of 1.78 and a Debt to EBITDA of 5.41. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 4.89, its Piotroski F-Score is 3, its Altman Z-Score is 3.43 and its Beneish M-Score is -3.03.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 6/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 2.84, a Net Margin of -4.66, a ROE of -20.7, and a ROC of 10.85.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for BBBY, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 0.73, its Price to Median PS Value is 0.11. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 32.73.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for BBBY is sitting at 0.48, while its Current Ratio is 1.52. This stock’s PB Ratio is 0.72, its PS Ratio is 0.11, its Forward PE Ratio is 5.44. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 3.05,, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 3.11 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 1.94.