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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 1.92
BBY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. BBY: 1.92 )
BBY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 29.34
Current: 1.92

0.04
29.34
Equity to Asset 0.29
BBY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. BBY: 0.29 )
BBY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.29

0.15
0.48
Interest Coverage 11.40
BBY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 28.65 vs. BBY: 11.40 )
BBY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 908
Current: 11.4

1.06
908
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.14
M-Score: -2.57
WACC vs ROIC
22.28%
36.13%
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 (%) 2.62
BBY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. BBY: 2.62 )
BBY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 5.56
Current: 2.62

0.68
5.56
Net-margin (%) 2.41
BBY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. BBY: 2.41 )
BBY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.43   Max: 3.83
Current: 2.41

-2.43
3.83
ROE (%) 23.70
BBY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.78 vs. BBY: 23.70 )
BBY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -23.79   Max: 32.59
Current: 23.7

-23.79
32.59
ROA (%) 6.89
BBY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. BBY: 6.89 )
BBY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.27   Max: 12.56
Current: 6.89

-7.27
12.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 37.92
BBY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1289 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.75 vs. BBY: 37.92 )
BBY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.64   Max: 96.15
Current: 37.92

5.64
96.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.60
BBY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BBY: 1.60 )
BBY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 20.3
Current: 1.6

1.6
20.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.10
BBY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 910 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. BBY: -10.10 )
BBY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.1   Max: 62
Current: -10.1

-10.1
62
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -13.70
BBY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. BBY: -13.70 )
BBY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 467.2
Current: -13.7

-13.7
467.2
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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)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Charles Brandes 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)
Steven Cohen 172,400 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 254,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 85,540 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 (+79.7%)
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)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Jim Simons 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%)
Caxton Associates 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 3,900 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BBY

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.24%$29.72 - $39.69 $ 38.39%0
Ruane Cunniff 2014-12-31 Sold Out $29.72 - $39.69 $ 38.39%0
George Soros 2014-09-30 New Buy0.24%$29.03 - $34.96 $ 38.322%944843
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -24.83%0.07%$29.03 - $34.96 $ 38.322%532162
David Dreman 2014-09-30 Reduce -46.35%0.01%$29.03 - $34.96 $ 38.322%3900
Ruane Cunniff 2014-09-30 New Buy$29.03 - $34.96 $ 38.322%10000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 77.33%0.12%$24.12 - $31.04 $ 38.342%707968
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 Add 124.83%0.06%$24.12 - $31.04 $ 38.342%994631
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Add 86.38%0.01%$24.12 - $31.04 $ 38.342%7269
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 93.52%0.08%$22.72 - $40.68 $ 38.338%399234
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 New Buy0.04%$22.72 - $40.68 $ 38.338%442400
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Add 906.35%0.01%$22.72 - $40.68 $ 38.338%85540
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$22.72 - $40.68 $ 38.338%0
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Sold Out $22.72 - $40.68 $ 38.337%0
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 13.20
BBY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 27.40 vs. BBY: 13.20 )
BBY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.43   Max: 76.6
Current: 13.2

6.43
76.6
Forward P/E 15.60
BBY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 24.27 vs. BBY: 15.60 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.20
BBY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 27.00 vs. BBY: 13.20 )
BBY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.48   Max: 91.83
Current: 13.2

6.48
91.83
P/B 2.90
BBY's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BBY: 2.90 )
BBY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 6.14
Current: 2.9

1.09
6.14
P/S 0.30
BBY's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BBY: 0.30 )
BBY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.3

0.08
0.95
PFCF 13.40
BBY's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 43.69 vs. BBY: 13.40 )
BBY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.52   Max: 39.41
Current: 13.4

3.52
39.41
POCF 8.76
BBY's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.22 vs. BBY: 8.76 )
BBY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 106.39
Current: 8.76

2.7
106.39
EV-to-EBIT 9.93
BBY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. BBY: 9.93 )
BBY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 23.2
Current: 9.93

4.5
23.2
Shiller P/E 26.40
BBY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 49.81 vs. BBY: 26.40 )
BBY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 40.31
Current: 26.4

6.1
40.31
Current Ratio 1.40
BBY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. BBY: 1.40 )
BBY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 1.96
Current: 1.4

0.93
1.96
Quick Ratio 0.60
BBY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. BBY: 0.60 )
BBY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.6

0.24
0.82
Days Inventory 67.26
BBY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
80% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 100.44 vs. BBY: 67.26 )
BBY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 40.73   Max: 64.08
Current: 67.26

40.73
64.08
Days Sales Outstanding 9.31
BBY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 22.85 vs. BBY: 9.31 )
BBY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.74   Max: 17.23
Current: 9.31

3.74
17.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.90
BBY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. BBY: 1.90 )
BBY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 5.76
Current: 1.9

0.53
5.76
Dividend Payout 0.24
BBY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BBY: 0.24 )
BBY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 4
Current: 0.24

0.06
4
Dividend growth (3y) 6.70
BBY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. BBY: 6.70 )
BBY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 20.7
Current: 6.7

0
20.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.52
BBY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
54% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. BBY: 2.52 )
BBY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 7.64
Current: 2.52

0.7
7.64
Share Buyback Rate 6.70
BBY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. BBY: 6.70 )
BBY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.7   Max: -7.7
Current: 6.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.20
BBY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. BBY: 3.20 )
BBY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 12.31
Current: 3.2

0.93
12.31
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
BBY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. BBY: 1.00 )
BBY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 8.74
Current: 1

0.33
8.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
BBY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. BBY: 0.90 )
BBY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 3.82
Current: 0.9

0.08
3.82
Price/Graham Number 1.40
BBY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. BBY: 1.40 )
BBY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 6.12
Current: 1.4

0.91
6.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.30
BBY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. BBY: 10.30 )
BBY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 22.1
Current: 10.3

4.3
22.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.93
BBY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
58% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.36 vs. BBY: -7.93 )
BBY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.1   Max: 28.2
Current: -7.93

-8.1
28.2

Analyst Estimate

Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 41,477 40,130 40,966 41,427
EPS($) 2.44 2.45 2.93 3.34
EPS without NRI($) 2.44 2.45 2.93 3.34

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, including tablets and computers, televisions, mobile phones, large and small appliances, entertainment products, digital imaging and related accessories. It also offers technology services - including technical support, repair and installation - under the Geek Squad brand. It operates e-commerce operations, retail stores and call centers and conduct operations under a variety of names, such as Best Buy (BestBuy.com, BestBuy.ca), Best Buy Mobile, Five Star, Future Shop (FutureShop.ca), Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video and Pacific Sales. It operates two reportable segments: Domestic and International. The Domestic segment is comprised of the operations in all states, districts and territories of the U.S., operating under various brand names including, but not limited to, Best Buy, 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, which it believes further enhance the unique product offerings and high-touch customer service provided in the stand-alone stores. The International segment is comprised of: all Canada operations, operating under the brand names Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile, Cell Shop, Connect Pro, Future Shop and Geek Squad; all China operations, operating under the brand names Five Star and Best Buy Mobile and all Mexico operations, operating under the brand names Best Buy, Best Buy Express and Geek Squad. It operates Best Buy Mobile store-within-a-store concepts in all Best Buy branded stores in Canada, as well as in select Five Star stores. Its competitors are traditional store-based retailers, multi-channel retailers, internet-based businesses and vendors who offer their products directly to the consumer. The Company's trademarks includes Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile, Dynex, Five Star, Future Shop, Geek Squad, Init, Insignia, Magnolia, Pacific Sales, Rocketfish, and its Yellow Tag logo. The Company is subject to the reporting requirements of the Exchange Act and its rules and regulations.
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