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Best Buy (BBY) Company Profile

Updated May 3, 2019
Best Buy has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Best Buy Co. Inc.
Short Name:Best Buy
Trading Ticker Symbol:BBY
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Richfield, Minnesota
Primary Industry Sector:Consumer Services
Seconday Sub-sector:Consumer Electronics Video
Main Business Areas: Consumer Services, Consumer Electronics Video, Consumer Electronics - Video, Consumer Cyclical, Specialty Retail
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Best Buy

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Best Buy as of writing:
Current Share Price:$75.03
Previous Year's Closing Price:$52.96
Percentage Price Change (YTD):41.67%
Market Cap:$20.1 billion
52-week Price Range:$47.72 - $84.37
Dividend Per Share:$1.8
EPS (TTM):5.2
Price-Earnings (Trailing):14.43
Price-Earnings (Forward):12.51

Company Profile and Business Description for Best Buy

Best Buy Co., Inc., incorporated on October 20, 1966, is a provider of technology products, services and solutions. The Company offers products and services to the customers visiting its stores, engaging with Geek Squad agents, or using its Websites or mobile applications. It has operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Company operates through two segments: Domestic and International. The Domestic segment consists of the operations in all states, districts and territories of the United States, under various brand names, including Best Buy, bestbuy.com, Best Buy Mobile, Best Buy Direct, Best Buy Express, Geek Squad, Magnolia Home Theater, and Pacific Kitchen and Home. The International segment consists of all operations in Canada and Mexico under the brand names, Best Buy, bestbuy.com.ca, bestbuy.com.mx, Best Buy Express, Best Buy Mobile and Geek Squad. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated 1,200 large-format and 400 small-format stores throughout its Domestic and International segments. It has a global sourcing operation to design, develop, test and contract-manufacture its brand products.

The Company's Domestic and International segments have offerings in six categories, such as consumer electronics, computing and mobile phones, entertainment, appliances, services and other. Its consumer electronics category includes home theater, home automation, digital imaging, health and fitness, and portable audio. Its computing and mobile phones category consists of computing and peripherals; networking; tablets; mobile phones, which include related mobile network carrier commissions; wearables, which include smart watches, and e-readers. The entertainment category includes gaming hardware and software, movies, music, technology toys and other software. It offers appliances, such as refrigeration, dishwashers, ovens, laundry, coffee makers and blenders. It offers services, such as consultation, design, delivery, installation, set-up, protection plans, repair, technical support and educational classes. Its other category includes snacks, beverages and other sundry items. The Company's retail stores have procedures for inventory management, asset protection, transaction processing, customer relations, store administration, product sales and services, staff training and merchandise display that are standardized within each store brand.

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Peer / Competitor Companies of Consumer Electronics Video Sector

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▶ Trans World Entertainment (TWMC): Trans World Entertainment Corporation, incorporated on February 7, 1972, is a specialty retailer of entertainment products, including trend, video, music, electronics and related products in the United States. The Company ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

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