The Union, New Jersey-based Bed Bath & Beyond Inc’s (NASDAQ:BBBY) stock tumbled in extended trading after estimating fiscal Q2 profit that was below analysts’ forecasts amid slowing same-store sales.
Shares of the Bed Bath & Beyond plunged 11% to settle at $65.63 at 5:27 PM, after ending at $73.67. The corporation had climbed 27% current year through the close of regular trading on Wednesday.
The company reported in a statement that profit per share in the three months period ending in August may be 97 cents to $1.03. Bloomberg gathered 24 analysts’ average forecasts were $1.08.
Bed Bath & Beyond reported that sales at same stores in the first three months moved up 3% evaluated against 7% previous year.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) increased +0.94% to settle at $55.64, Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) moved up +0.40% to end at $20.31 while Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) jumped +1.05% to finish on Wednesday at $68.52.
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) last session volume of 5.05 million shares was higher than its average volume of 2.73 million shares. The stock after opening at $75.05 hit high price of $75.08 and then closed at $73.67 by scoring -1.41%.
BBBY generated revenue of 9.50 billion in the following twelve months and earned $989.54 million. The Company showed a positive 10.42% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 16.51%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 7.50%.
The BBBY past twelve months price to sales ratio was 1.80 and price to cash ratio remained 9.73. As far as the returns are concern, the BBBY return on equity was recorded as 25.20% and increased 22.72% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at +17.40%.
The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of +4.26% which was maintained for the month at +5.56%. Likewise the positive performance for the quarter was recorded as +11.22% and for the year was +36.27% while the YTD performance remained at +27.08%.
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