Wolfe Research Downgrades Bed Bath & Beyond to Underperform (BBBY)
Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) traded down 1.45% on Tuesday, hitting $61.25. 2,139,332 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Bed Bath & Beyond has a 1-year low of $60.29 and a 1-year high of $80.82. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $61. and its 200-day moving average is $68.12. The company has a market cap of $12.340 billion and a P/E ratio of 12.97.
Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 9th. The company reported $1.60 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.60. The company had revenue of $3.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.22 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.68 earnings per share. Bed Bath & Beyond’s revenue was down 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Bed Bath & Beyond will post $5.05 EPS for the current fiscal year.
BBBY has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Wolfe downgraded shares of Bed Bath & Beyond to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Bed Bath & Beyond in a research note on Thursday, April 24th. They now have a $66.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Williams Capital cut their price target on shares of Bed Bath & Beyond from $94.00 to $78.00 in a research note on Monday, April 14th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $73.10.
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc is a chain of retail stores, operating under the names Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY), Christmas Tree Shops (CTS), Harmon and Harmon Face Values (Harmon), buybuy BABY and World Market or Cost Plus World Market (World Market).
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