Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY) an electronics retailer with its share price close to a nine-year low – postponed profit estimations and share repurchases for the remaining year on Tuesday to provide its recently named chief executive time to build his personal turnaround plan.
The plan arrives jointly with lower-than-predicted quarterly earnings and highlighted the challenges witnessing Hubert Joly in revitalizing the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer.
Further increasing the company’s sadness was amazingly weak demand for electronics in major markets, especially in China where retailers have been affected by the country’s weak economic growth in three years.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. CONN’S, Inc (NASDAQ:CONN) fell -0.41% to settle at $21.84, RadioShack Corporation (NYSE:RSH) moved down -7.96% to end at $2.66 while hhgregg, Inc.(NYSE:HGG) plunged -2.56% to finish on Tuesday at $6.84.
Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) last session volume of 42.31 million shares was higher than its average volume of 10.16 million shares. The stock after opening at $16.38 hit high price of $18.34 and then closed at $17.91 by scoring -1.38%.
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 +0.12 and price to cash ratio remained 4.39. 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 downbeat performance of -7.44% which was maintained for the month at -4.12%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -2.18% and for the year was -23.00% while the YTD performance remained at -22.16%.
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