Analyst Ratings for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for BBBY last month.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 16 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 5 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BBBY. The most optimistic price target was 40, implying potential capital gains of 36.52 percent. The lowest price target was 26, which equates to a potential downside of -11.26 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -7.31 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.86 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.94 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BBBY to grow at a rate of -10.33 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. BBBY has a PEG ratio of -0.66.

In the trailing 52-weeks, BBBY hit 48.83 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 27.99. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 4.68 percent, and 40 percent lower than its 52-week high. BBBY has a price/earnings ratio of 6.77. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BBBY value stock report compares BBBY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BBBY is $4.38 billion. BBBY is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.