Founder of Richfield, Minnesota-based Best Buy Co, Inc (NYSE:BBY) Richard Schulze, who quitted as chairman in June, offered to take the company private at $24 to $26 per share. Shares of the electronics retailer marked the major gain in over 3 years.
Schulze’s financial adviser Credit Suisse Group AG (ADR) (NYSE:CS) is confident that it can get financing for a bid, as mentioned in a letter sent to the company’s board on Monday. The bid is almost 36% over Best Buy’s ending price on Aug 3 and the midpoint of the range gives the corporation an equity value of $8.5 billion.
The letter shows that Schulze, who held over 20 percent of Best Buy as of June, aims to contribute $1 billion in equity from that stake.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. CONN’S, Inc (NASDAQ:CONN) rose +2.17% to settle at $18.35, RadioShack Corporation (NYSE:RSH) moved up +1.09% to end at $2.78 while GameStop Corp (NYSE:GME) jumped +0.69% to finish on Monday at $16.01.
Best Buy Co., Inc (NYSE:BBY) last session volume of 49.68 million shares was higher than its average volume of 9.69 million shares. The stock after opening at $21.60 hit high price of $21.60 and then closed at $19.99 by scoring +13.32%.
BBY generated revenue of 51.38 billion in the following twelve months and earned $-1032.00 million. The Company showed a positive 0.65% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 2.07%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 7.13%.
The BBY past twelve months price to sales ratio was +0.13 and price to cash ratio remained 4.90. As far as the returns are concern, the BBY return on equity was recorded as -20.66% and increased 4.28% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 1.92%.
The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of +10.69% which was maintained for the month at -7.41%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -2.25% and for the year was -19.36% while the YTD performance remained at -13.12%.
DO NOT TRADE ANY STOCK WITHOUT LEVEL 2 STOCK QUOTES! QuoteDaddy.com delivers it's user with the most in-depth Level 2 Quotation System available on the Planet! NO Downloads, NO Widgets, NO Plugins required! Stay on TOP of your trades with QuoteDaddy.com! CLICK HERE TO START YOUR FREE 30-DAY TRIAL