As of Friday close, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.’s (NASDAQ:BBBY) stock was up $0.24, moving up 2.55 percent to $9.64. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 5,660,260 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$2.43 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 4,942,605, while in the previous 50 days, it was 7,736,938.
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Since last month, BBBY stock retreated -45.72%. Shares of the company fell to $8.80 on 05/12/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $44.51 was reached on 03/07/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $8.80. Since the beginning of this year, BBBY’s stock price has dropped by -33.88% or -$4.94, and marked a new high 5 times. However, the stock has declined by -78.34% since its 52-week high.
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) last reported insider trading activity 116 days ago on Jan 18. Hartmann John R., the EVP, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER of the company, purchased of 6,667 shares for $15.00 on Jan 18. It resulted in a $100,005 investment by the insider. Melnick Gregg A added 7,195 shares at an average price of $13.82 on Jan 12. The insider now owns 104,069 shares following the transaction. On Jan 07, EVP, CFO Arnal Gustavo bought 15,000 shares at $13.81 apiece. The transaction was valued at $207,150.
The stock’s beta is 1.80. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.10, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 4.92.
The latest dividend of $0.17 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.17.
In the three months ended August 30, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 0.30, while its current ratio was 1.10, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending August 30 was 6.98, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 6.99. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 33.30% percent. In the year ended August 30, operating margins totaled -5.20%. Based on annual data, BBBY earned $2.48 billion in gross profit and brought in $7.87 billion in revenue.
A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was -36.90%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was -80.80%.
In Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for August 30, it reported total debt of $1.18 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. BBBY’s revenue fell -27.68% to $1.88 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $2.05 billion. While analysts expected Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. to report $0.52 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.04 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -92.30%. During the quarter, the company generated -$68.54 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. were 4.96 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended August 30, and its total debt was $3.06 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $79.85 million.
This quick technical analysis looks at Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.’s (BBBY) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 80.77%, the RSI 9-day stood at 18.20% on 13 May.
With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. price is down by -20.13% percent or -$2.43. At present, BBBY shares trade -44.36% below its 20-day simple moving average and -36.24% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -42.45% below its SMA50 and -66.46% below its SMA200.
Stochastic coefficient K was 6.17% and Stochastic coefficient D was 3.99%, while ATR was 1.31. Given the Stochastic reading of 9.94% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 22.95%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -1.96, while the 14-day reading stands at -3.06.
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. downgraded its rating on Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) to a Market perform in a note to investors on April 14, 2022. The analysts firm previously had an Outperform rating on the stock.