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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.86
BBY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 1128 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BBY: 1.86 )
BBY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 29.34
Current: 1.86

0.04
29.34
Equity to Asset 0.32
BBY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. BBY: 0.32 )
BBY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.32

0.15
0.48
Interest Coverage 11.40
BBY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 34.51 vs. BBY: 11.40 )
BBY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 937
Current: 11.4

1.06
937
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.56
M-Score: -2.62
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.69
BBY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. BBY: 2.69 )
BBY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 5.56
Current: 2.69

0.68
5.56
Net-margin (%) 1.25
BBY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. BBY: 1.25 )
BBY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.43   Max: 3.83
Current: 1.25

-2.43
3.83
ROE (%) 13.35
BBY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. BBY: 13.35 )
BBY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -32.87   Max: 31.67
Current: 13.35

-32.87
31.67
ROA (%) 3.80
BBY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. BBY: 3.80 )
BBY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.69   Max: 11.59
Current: 3.8

-7.69
11.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 40.85
BBY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.04 vs. BBY: 40.85 )
BBY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.55   Max: 86.05
Current: 40.85

5.55
86.05
Revenue Growth (%) 1.60
BBY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BBY: 1.60 )
BBY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 23.9
Current: 1.6

1.6
23.9
EBITDA Growth (%) -10.10
BBY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. BBY: -10.10 )
BBY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.1   Max: 63.7
Current: -10.1

-10.1
63.7
EPS Growth (%) -13.70
BBY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. BBY: -13.70 )
BBY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 467.2
Current: -13.7

-13.7
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

Q3 2013

BBY Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Charles Brandes 6,950 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 6,496 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 247,500 sh (+350%)
Steven Cohen 2,508,844 sh (+36.1%)
Jeremy Grantham 334,429 sh (+1.99%)
Columbia Wanger 281,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 33,500 sh (-22.99%)
NWQ Managers 37,724 sh (-69.06%)
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Q4 2013

BBY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 3,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 683,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 206,299 sh (+3075.79%)
Louis Moore Bacon 312,000 sh (+26.06%)
Charles Brandes 6,950 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 330,974 sh (-1.03%)
NWQ Managers 36,598 sh (-2.98%)
Columbia Wanger 261,000 sh (-7.12%)
Steven Cohen 705,928 sh (-71.86%)
Mario Gabelli 8,500 sh (-74.63%)
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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)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
NWQ Managers 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%)
Columbia Wanger 254,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 172,400 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 175,000 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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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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 77.33%0.12%$24.12 - $31.04 $ 29.811%707968
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Add 86.38%0.01%$24.12 - $31.04 $ 29.811%7269
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 93.52%0.08%$22.72 - $40.68 $ 29.87%399234
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Add 906.35%0.01%$22.72 - $40.68 $ 29.87%85540
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Sold Out $22.72 - $40.68 $ 29.87%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 3075.79%0.19%$35.67 - $44.33 $ 29.8-28%206299
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Reduce -74.63%0.01%$35.67 - $44.33 $ 29.8-28%8500
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$35.67 - $44.33 $ 29.8-28%3900
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$28.47 - $39.1 $ 29.8-10%6496
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 New Buy$28.47 - $39.1 $ 29.8-10%6950
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Reduce -22.99%$28.47 - $39.1 $ 29.8-10%33500
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out $28.47 - $39.1 $ 29.8-10%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.70
BBY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 23.10 vs. BBY: 9.70 )
BBY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.43   Max: 76.6
Current: 9.7

6.43
76.6
P/B 2.34
BBY's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. BBY: 2.34 )
BBY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 6.68
Current: 2.34

1.09
6.68
P/S 0.25
BBY's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. BBY: 0.25 )
BBY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.25

0.08
0.95
PFCF 11.42
BBY's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 41.96 vs. BBY: 11.42 )
BBY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.52   Max: 41.96
Current: 11.42

3.52
41.96
EV-to-EBIT 7.68
BBY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.38 vs. BBY: 7.68 )
BBY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 22.7
Current: 7.68

5.1
22.7
Shiller P/E 19.98
BBY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 121.82 vs. BBY: 19.98 )
BBY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.04   Max: 49.8
Current: 19.98

6.04
49.8
Current Ratio 1.47
BBY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BBY: 1.47 )
BBY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 1.96
Current: 1.47

0.93
1.96
Quick Ratio 0.71
BBY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. BBY: 0.71 )
BBY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.71

0.17
0.82

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.28
BBY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. BBY: 2.28 )
BBY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 5.76
Current: 2.28

0.48
5.76
Dividend Payout 0.22
BBY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. BBY: 0.22 )
BBY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.08
Current: 0.22

0.06
1.08
Dividend growth (3y) 6.70
BBY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 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) 2.92
BBY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
64% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. BBY: 2.92 )
BBY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 7.64
Current: 2.92

0.64
7.64
Share Buyback Rate 6.70
BBY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 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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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.65
BBY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. BBY: 2.65 )
BBY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 12.31
Current: 2.65

0.93
12.31
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.88
BBY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. BBY: 0.88 )
BBY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 8.74
Current: 0.88

0.33
8.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.63
BBY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BBY: 0.63 )
BBY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 3.53
Current: 0.63

0.08
3.53
Price/Graham Number 1.08
BBY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. BBY: 1.08 )
BBY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 6.12
Current: 1.08

0.94
6.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 13.00
BBY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. BBY: 13.00 )
BBY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 19.5
Current: 13

4.4
19.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.79
BBY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.98 vs. BBY: -6.79 )
BBY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.4   Max: 31.7
Current: -6.79

-7.4
31.7

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Best Buy Co. Inc., was incorporated in the state of Minnesota in 1966 as Sound of Music, Inc. In 1983, it changed its name to Best Buy Co., Inc. The Company is a multi-national retailer of consumer electronics, computing and mobile phone products, entertainment products, appliances and related services. The company operates retail stores and call centers and conduct online retail operations under a variety of brand names such as Best Buy (BestBuy.com, BestBuy.ca), Best Buy Mobile (BestBuyMobile.com), The Carphone Warehouse (CarphoneWarehouse.com), Five Star, Future Shop (FutureShop.ca), Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video, Pacific Sales and The Phone House (PhoneHouse.com). 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. 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 Europe operations, operating under the brand names The Carphone Warehouse, The Phone House and Geek Squad; all China operations, operating under the brand name Five Star and all Mexico operations, operating under the brand names Best Buy and Geek Squad. The Company's main competitors are consumer electronics retailers including vendors who offer their products direct to the consumer, internet-based businesses, wholesale clubs, discount chains and home-improvement superstores. The Company is subject to the reporting requirements of the Exchange Act and its rules and regulations.
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