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.

BBBY was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 40, implying a possible profit of 36.52 percent. The minimum price target given was 26, implying a possible loss of -11.26 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -7.31 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.86 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.94 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

BBBY has an estimated earnings growth rate of -10.33 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. BBBY has a PEG ratio of -0.66.

In the last 52-weeks, BBBY has achieved a high of 48.83 and a low of 27.99. Currently the stock is 4.68 percent higher than its low, and 40 percent lower than its 52-week high. BBBY has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $4.38 billion. BBBY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.