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 lowest price target was 26, which equates to a potential downside 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.

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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.94 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of BBBY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -10.33 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 4.68 percent, and 40 percent below the 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.