Best Buy Co (BBY)

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36.50 -0.08  -0.22% NYSE Apr 21, 4:59PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Best Buy Co Price to Book Value:

2.574 for April 21, 2015

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April 21, 2015 2.574
April 20, 2015 2.579
April 17, 2015 2.571
April 16, 2015 2.622
April 15, 2015 2.648
April 14, 2015 2.665
April 13, 2015 2.703
April 10, 2015 2.720
April 9, 2015 2.729
April 8, 2015 2.705
April 7, 2015 2.684
April 6, 2015 2.694
April 2, 2015 2.695
April 1, 2015 2.624
March 31, 2015 2.664
March 30, 2015 2.732
March 27, 2015 2.713
March 26, 2015 2.708
March 25, 2015 2.779
March 24, 2015 2.880
March 23, 2015 2.881
March 20, 2015 2.870
March 19, 2015 2.927
March 18, 2015 2.939
March 17, 2015 2.93
March 16, 2015 2.929
   
March 13, 2015 2.852
March 12, 2015 2.874
March 11, 2015 2.83
March 10, 2015 2.812
March 9, 2015 2.803
March 6, 2015 2.794
March 5, 2015 2.788
March 4, 2015 2.800
March 3, 2015 2.757
March 2, 2015 2.718
Feb. 27, 2015 2.681
Feb. 26, 2015 2.642
Feb. 25, 2015 2.695
Feb. 24, 2015 2.692
Feb. 23, 2015 2.744
Feb. 20, 2015 2.764
Feb. 19, 2015 2.753
Feb. 18, 2015 2.753
Feb. 17, 2015 2.764
Feb. 13, 2015 2.752
Feb. 12, 2015 2.758
Feb. 11, 2015 2.691
Feb. 10, 2015 2.679
Feb. 9, 2015 2.608
Feb. 6, 2015 2.629

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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BBY Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Amazon.com 16.84
Staples 1.944
eBay 3.408

BBY Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.088 Dec 28 2012
Maximum 4.094 Nov 11 2013
Average 2.315

BBY Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("BBY", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("BBY", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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