You Should Know These Things About Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI)


As of Friday close, Bath & Body Works Inc.’s (NYSE:BBWI) stock was down -$0.82, moving down -2.33 percent to $34.43. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,707,820 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$2.85 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 3,801,895, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,926,154.

Since last month, BBWI stock retreated -20.37%. Shares of the company fell to $33.77 on 03/16/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $58.17 was reached on 02/02/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $25.75. Since the beginning of this year, BBWI’s stock price has dropped by -18.30% or -$7.71, and marked a new high 5 times. However, the stock has declined by -40.81% since its 52-week high.

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BBWI stock investors should be aware that Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 295 days ago on May 27. Mazurek Thomas E., the Chief Supply Chain Officer of the company, disposed of 16,338 shares for $42.25 on May 27. It resulted in a $690,315 divestment by the insider. Arlin Wendy C. sold 6,000 shares at an average price of $55.00 on Apr 19. The insider now owns 98,888 shares following the transaction.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI) has a P/E ratio of about 10.08. The stock’s beta is 1.75.

The latest dividend of $0.20 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.20. On Wednesday February 2 2022, a $0.05 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended January 30, Bath & Body Works Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 0.50, while its current ratio was 1.30, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 43.10% percent. In the year ended January 30, operating margins totaled 22.80%. Based on annual data, BBWI earned $3.25 billion in gross profit and brought in $7.56 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 43.90%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was -40.50%.

In Bath & Body Works Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for January 30, it reported total debt of $4.86 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. BBWI’s revenue fell -4.8% to $1.62 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $1.6 billion. While analysts expected Bath & Body Works Inc. to report $1.62 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.86 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 14.80%. The liabilities of Bath & Body Works Inc. were 7.7 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended January 30, and its total debt was $6.05 billion.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Bath & Body Works Inc.’s (BBWI) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 13.69%, the RSI 9-day stood at 14.82% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Bath & Body Works Inc. price is down by -7.64% percent or -$2.85. At present, BBWI shares trade -19.76% below its 20-day simple moving average and +2.14% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -27.87% below its SMA50 and -16.07% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 8.76% and Stochastic coefficient D was 7.38%, while ATR was 1.58. Given the Stochastic reading of 7.76% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 22.15%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -1.88, while the 14-day reading stands at -2.95.

Analyst Ratings

Bath & Body Works Inc. downgraded its rating on Bath & Body Works Inc. (NYSE: BBWI) to a Hold in a note to investors on March 17, 2023. The analysts firm previously had a Buy rating on the stock.Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, BBWI is a sell, and 7 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 2 analysts rate Bath & Body Works Inc. stock as buy, with 11 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $50.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $40.00 – $76.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI) will achieve an average price target of $50.83.


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