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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 2.40
BBY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 1450 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. BBY: 2.40 )
BBY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 24.49
Current: 2.4

0.25
24.49
Equity to Asset 0.33
BBY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 1406 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. BBY: 0.33 )
BBY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.33

0.23
0.46
Interest Coverage 16.11
BBY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 31.39 vs. BBY: 16.11 )
BBY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 908
Current: 16.11

1.06
908
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.41
M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
22.72%
45.11%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.59
BBY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. BBY: 3.59 )
BBY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 5.56
Current: 3.59

0.68
5.56
Net-margin (%) 3.06
BBY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. BBY: 3.06 )
BBY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.43   Max: 3.83
Current: 3.06

-2.43
3.83
ROE (%) 27.40
BBY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.24 vs. BBY: 27.40 )
BBY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -23.79   Max: 32.59
Current: 27.4

-23.79
32.59
ROA (%) 8.41
BBY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. BBY: 8.41 )
BBY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.27   Max: 12.56
Current: 8.41

-7.27
12.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 53.10
BBY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.48 vs. BBY: 53.10 )
BBY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.11   Max: 96.15
Current: 53.1

11.11
96.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.50
BBY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1187 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BBY: -1.50 )
BBY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.5   Max: 20.3
Current: -1.5

-1.5
20.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.60
BBY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. BBY: -9.60 )
BBY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.1   Max: 62
Current: -9.6

-10.1
62
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 0.90
BBY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BBY: 0.90 )
BBY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.4   Max: 467.2
Current: 0.9

-13.4
467.2
» BBY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

BBY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 442,400 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 85,540 sh (+906.35%)
Paul Tudor Jones 28,900 sh (+275.32%)
Joel Greenblatt 399,234 sh (+93.52%)
Jim Simons 1,218,704 sh (+78.43%)
David Dreman 3,900 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 254,000 sh (-2.68%)
Jeremy Grantham 90,174 sh (-72.75%)
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Q2 2014

BBY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Caxton Associates 985,000 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 994,631 sh (+124.83%)
David Dreman 7,269 sh (+86.38%)
Joel Greenblatt 707,968 sh (+77.33%)
Caxton Associates 175,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 85,540 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 254,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 172,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,014 sh (-58.43%)
Jeremy Grantham 16,000 sh (-82.26%)
Jim Simons 139,300 sh (-88.57%)
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Q3 2014

BBY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 944,843 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 10,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,918,700 sh (+1012.94%)
Caxton Associates 1,770,000 sh (+79.70%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,749 sh (+47.74%)
Mario Gabelli 96,010 sh (+12.24%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 998,835 sh (+0.42%)
Caxton Associates 175,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 532,162 sh (-24.83%)
David Dreman 3,900 sh (-46.35%)
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Q4 2014

BBY Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 38,325 sh (+115.93%)
Joel Greenblatt 547,403 sh (+2.86%)
David Dreman 3,900 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 956,606 sh (-4.23%)
Mario Gabelli 89,700 sh (-6.57%)
Caxton Associates 1,190,000 sh (-32.77%)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (-89.58%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.20
BBY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 30.40 vs. BBY: 10.20 )
BBY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.43   Max: 76.6
Current: 10.2

6.43
76.6
Forward P/E 14.41
BBY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 37.59 vs. BBY: 14.41 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.40
BBY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 30.40 vs. BBY: 10.40 )
BBY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.48   Max: 91.83
Current: 10.4

6.48
91.83
P/B 2.60
BBY's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. BBY: 2.60 )
BBY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 6.14
Current: 2.6

1.09
6.14
P/S 0.31
BBY's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. BBY: 0.31 )
BBY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.31

0.08
0.95
PFCF 9.20
BBY's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 92.27 vs. BBY: 9.20 )
BBY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.52   Max: 39.41
Current: 9.2

3.52
39.41
POCF 6.71
BBY's POCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.59 vs. BBY: 6.71 )
BBY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 106.39
Current: 6.71

2.7
106.39
EV-to-EBIT 7.32
BBY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.26 vs. BBY: 7.32 )
BBY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 23.2
Current: 7.32

4.5
23.2
Shiller P/E 21.50
BBY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBY: 21.50 )
BBY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.07   Max: 40.31
Current: 21.5

6.07
40.31
Current Ratio 1.51
BBY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. BBY: 1.51 )
BBY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.51

0.97
1.69
Quick Ratio 0.84
BBY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. BBY: 0.84 )
BBY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.84

0.31
0.84
Days Inventory 65.99
BBY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
80% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 103.76 vs. BBY: 65.99 )
BBY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 40.73   Max: 64.94
Current: 65.99

40.73
64.94
Days Sales Outstanding 11.58
BBY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 27.09 vs. BBY: 11.58 )
BBY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.74   Max: 17.23
Current: 11.58

3.74
17.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.20
BBY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. BBY: 2.20 )
BBY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 5.76
Current: 2.2

0.53
5.76
Dividend Payout 0.20
BBY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. BBY: 0.20 )
BBY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.2

0.13
0.44
Dividend growth (3y) 7.50
BBY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
74% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. BBY: 7.50 )
BBY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 20.7
Current: 7.5

0
20.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.97
BBY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. BBY: 2.97 )
BBY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 7.78
Current: 2.97

0.72
7.78
Share Buyback Rate 5.30
BBY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. BBY: 5.30 )
BBY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.7   Max: -7.7
Current: 5.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.80
BBY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. BBY: 2.80 )
BBY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 12.31
Current: 2.8

0.93
12.31
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
BBY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. BBY: 0.80 )
BBY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 3.39
Current: 0.8

0.4
3.39
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
BBY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BBY: 0.90 )
BBY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 2.7
Current: 0.9

0.08
2.7
Price/Graham Number 1.10
BBY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
87% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BBY: 1.10 )
BBY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 4.21
Current: 1.1

1.05
4.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.10
BBY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1435 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. BBY: 14.10 )
BBY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 22.1
Current: 14.1

4.3
22.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -5.46
BBY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
59% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. BBY: -5.46 )
BBY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.1   Max: 28.2
Current: -5.46

-8.1
28.2

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 40,168 40,412 40,842
EPS($) 2.46 2.95 3.21
EPS without NRI($) 2.46 2.95 3.21

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:BUY.Germany, BBY.Mexico,
Best Buy Co Inc was incorporated in the state of Minnesota in 1966 as Sound of Music, Inc. The Company is a retailer of technology products products, services and solutions. Its segments include Domestic and International. The Domestic segment is comprised of the operations in all states, districts and territories of the U.S., operating e-commerce, retail store and call center operations under various brand names including, Best Buy (bestbuy.com), Best Buy Mobile, Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video and Pacific Sales. It operates Best Buy Mobile stores-within-a-store and offer Geek Squad services in all of its U.S. Best Buy stores. In addition, it operates Magnolia Home Theater, Magnolia Design Center and Pacific Kitchen and Home store-within-a-store experiences in select U.S. Best Buy stores. The International segment is comprised of: all Canada operations, operating e-commerce and retail store operations under the brand names Best Buy (bestbuy.ca), Best Buy Mobile, Cell Shop, Future Shop (futureshop.ca) and Geek Squad; and all Mexico operations, operating under the brand names Best Buy (bestbuy.com.mx), Best Buy Express and Geek Squad. It operates Best Buy Mobile store-within-a-store concepts in all Best Buy branded stores in Canada. Its Domestic and International segments have offerings in six revenue categories: Consumer Electronics, Computing and Mobile Phones, Entertainment, Appliances, Services and Other. U.S. Best Buy online merchandise sales generally are either picked up at U.S. Best Buy stores or delivered directly to customers from a distribution center or retail store. Canada's online merchandise sales are picked up at its stores, delivered directly to customers from a distribution center or retail store, or delivered directly to the customer from the vendor. Its Canada stores' merchandise is shipped directly from its suppliers to its Canadian distribution centers. In order to meet release dates for certain products, merchandise may also be shipped directly to its stores from suppliers. Its Domestic and International segments purchase merchandise from a variety of suppliers. Its trademarks include Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile, Dynex, Future Shop, Geek Squad, Init, Insignia, Magnolia, Modal, My Best Buy, Pacific Sales, Rocketfish, and its Yellow Tag logo. The Company's competitors are traditional store-based retailers, multi-channel retailers, internet-based businesses and vendors and mobile network carriers who offer their products directly to the consumer. The Company is subject to the reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act and its rules and regulations.
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