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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.33
BBBY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BBBY: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BBBY' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.33
Equity to Asset 0.38
BBBY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BBBY: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BBBY' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.38
0.38
0.71
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.82
M-Score: -2.65
WACC vs ROIC
9.22%
26.67%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.05
BBBY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. BBBY: 12.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BBBY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.35  Med: 13.74 Max: 16.51
Current: 12.05
9.35
16.51
Net-margin (%) 7.14
BBBY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. BBBY: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BBBY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 8.94 Max: 10.42
Current: 7.14
5.9
10.42
ROE (%) 31.54
BBBY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. BBBY: 31.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BBBY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.29  Med: 24.70 Max: 28.65
Current: 31.54
15.29
28.65
ROA (%) 12.56
BBBY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. BBBY: 12.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BBBY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.48  Med: 15.42 Max: 17.41
Current: 12.56
10.48
17.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 48.23
BBBY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.73 vs. BBBY: 48.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBBY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.27  Med: 61.67 Max: 81.75
Current: 48.23
33.27
81.75
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.30
BBBY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. BBBY: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBBY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.9  Med: 16.90 Max: 29.7
Current: 17.3
8.9
29.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.80
BBBY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. BBBY: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBBY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 21.70 Max: 31.4
Current: 9.8
-0.4
31.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
BBBY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BBBY: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBBY' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5  Med: 25.50 Max: 35.1
Current: 7.7
-5
35.1
» BBBY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

BBBY Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Hussman 150,000 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 3,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,300 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 119,574 sh (+22.92%)
Pioneer Investments 520,180 sh (+17.41%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,013,237 sh (+15.59%)
Westport Asset Management 100,000 sh (+11.11%)
David Dreman 1,995 sh (+9.68%)
John Rogers 87,725 sh (+2.00%)
First Eagle Investment 1,785,827 sh (+0.18%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,474,556 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 6,075 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 354,000 sh (-2.24%)
Chuck Royce 2,740,035 sh (-12.37%)
Robert Olstein 80,000 sh (-22.33%)
Mario Gabelli 120,075 sh (-23.89%)
Richard Snow 18,500 sh (-26.00%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,478,920 sh (-36.28%)
Joel Greenblatt 262,526 sh (-62.36%)
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Q2 2015

BBBY Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 723,260 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 600,932 sh (+128.90%)
David Dreman 2,903 sh (+45.51%)
Robert Olstein 115,000 sh (+43.75%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 6,187,726 sh (+23.43%)
John Hussman 185,000 sh (+23.33%)
John Rogers 98,330 sh (+12.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,600 sh (+9.09%)
Pioneer Investments 533,083 sh (+2.48%)
First Pacific Advisors 354,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 6,075 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 100,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 4,462,856 sh (-0.26%)
First Eagle Investment 1,774,198 sh (-0.65%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,365,018 sh (-7.70%)
Chuck Royce 2,452,400 sh (-10.50%)
Ray Dalio 94,474 sh (-20.99%)
Richard Snow 9,000 sh (-51.35%)
Mario Gabelli 49,700 sh (-58.61%)
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Q3 2015

BBBY Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 330,074 sh (+249.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,648 sh (+195.78%)
Jim Simons 2,026,360 sh (+180.17%)
David Dreman 7,673 sh (+164.31%)
Joel Greenblatt 842,579 sh (+40.21%)
Robert Olstein 126,000 sh (+9.57%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,453,793 sh (+6.50%)
Pioneer Investments 565,720 sh (+6.12%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 6,486,590 sh (+4.83%)
Westport Asset Management 100,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 6,075 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 2,447,600 sh (-0.20%)
First Eagle Investment 1,759,634 sh (-0.82%)
John Rogers 96,230 sh (-2.14%)
Mario Gabelli 47,300 sh (-4.83%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,230,256 sh (-5.21%)
First Pacific Advisors 242,600 sh (-31.47%)
Richard Snow 4,000 sh (-55.56%)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (-59.46%)
» More
Q4 2015

BBBY Guru Trades in Q4 2015

John Hussman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 45,300 sh (-4.23%)
» More
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 8.60
BBBY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. BBBY: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BBBY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.58  Med: 15.88 Max: 26.87
Current: 8.6
8.58
26.87
Forward P/E 8.15
BBBY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. BBBY: 8.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.60
BBBY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
87% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. BBBY: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BBBY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.58  Med: 15.89 Max: 26.9
Current: 8.6
8.58
26.9
P/B 2.77
BBBY's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. BBBY: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BBBY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 3.67 Max: 5.86
Current: 2.77
1.6
5.86
P/S 0.61
BBBY's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. BBBY: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BBBY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.65
Current: 0.61
0.61
2.65
PFCF 9.14
BBBY's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.25 vs. BBBY: 9.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BBBY' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.09  Med: 17.06 Max: 44.61
Current: 9.14
9.09
44.61
POCF 6.42
BBBY's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. BBBY: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BBBY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.39  Med: 13.00 Max: 22.28
Current: 6.42
6.39
22.28
EV-to-EBIT 5.60
BBBY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. BBBY: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BBBY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 9.10 Max: 15.8
Current: 5.6
5.6
15.8
EV-to-EBITDA 4.77
BBBY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. BBBY: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BBBY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 7.90 Max: 14
Current: 4.77
4.7
14
PEG 0.54
BBBY's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. BBBY: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BBBY' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.87 Max: 4.92
Current: 0.54
0.55
4.92
Shiller P/E 12.29
BBBY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.82 vs. BBBY: 12.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BBBY' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.16  Med: 24.22 Max: 45.36
Current: 12.29
12.16
45.36
Current Ratio 1.91
BBBY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. BBBY: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BBBY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 2.24 Max: 3.11
Current: 1.91
1.78
3.11
Quick Ratio 0.44
BBBY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. BBBY: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BBBY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.44
0.12
1.59
Days Inventory 145.45
BBBY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 86.03 vs. BBBY: 145.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BBBY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 126.91  Med: 133.93 Max: 138.2
Current: 145.45
126.91
138.2
Days Payable 69.23
BBBY's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.74 vs. BBBY: 69.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BBBY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.34  Med: 50.80 Max: 59.37
Current: 69.23
43.34
59.37

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.42
BBBY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. BBBY: 3.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BBBY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 5.25 Max: 11.72
Current: 3.42
1.84
11.72
Price/Projected FCF 0.47
BBBY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BBBY: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BBBY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.38 Max: 9.49
Current: 0.47
0.59
9.49
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.48
BBBY's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
92% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BBBY: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.45
BBBY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. BBBY: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BBBY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.53
Current: 0.45
0.53
2.53
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.71
BBBY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. BBBY: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BBBY' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.19 Max: 3.6
Current: 0.71
0.56
3.6
Price/Graham Number 1.15
BBBY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
62% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. BBBY: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BBBY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.94 Max: 5.09
Current: 1.15
0.97
5.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 17.90
BBBY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. BBBY: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBBY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 10.90 Max: 17.9
Current: 17.9
6.3
17.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 21.40
BBBY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. BBBY: 21.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BBBY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 21.30 Max: 31.9
Current: 21.4
7.4
31.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $12023
EPS $ 5.03
Beta1.11
Short Percentage of Float10.53%
52-Week Range $41.26 - 79.36
Shares Outstanding(Mil)163.59

Analyst Estimate

Feb16 Feb17 Feb18 Feb19
Revenue(Mil) 12,062 12,372 12,703 12,802
EPS($) 5.07 5.33 5.57 6.10
EPS without NRI($) 5.07 5.33 5.57 6.10

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:BBY.Germany, BBBY.Mexico,
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc was founded in 1971. The Company and subsidiaries operate a chain of retail stores under the names Bed Bath & Beyond (BBB), Christmas Tree Shops (CTS), Harmon and Harmon Face Values (Harmon), buybuy BABY and World Market or Cost Plus World Market. In addition, the Company is a partner in a joint venture which operates three retail stores in Mexico under the name Bed Bath & Beyond. The Company operates in two business segments: North American Retail and Institutional Sales. It sells an assortment of domestics merchandise and home furnishings. Domestics merchandise includes categories such as bed linens and related items, bath items and kitchen textiles. Home furnishings include categories such as kitchen and tabletop items, fine tabletop, basic housewares, general home furnishings, consumables and certain juvenile products. The Company also operates Linen Holdings, a provider of a variety of textile products, amenities and other goods to institutional customers in the hospitality, cruise line, food service, healthcare and other industries. The Company competes with department stores; specialty stores, discount and mass merchandise stores, national chains and internet online. The Company is subject to numerous statutory, regulatory and legal requirements at a local, state or provincial and national level.
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