Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY)

14.72
NASDAQ
Prev Close 13.99
Day Low/High 13.76 / 15.13
52 Wk Low/High 13.92 / 53.90
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 101.06B
Market Cap 1.41B
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Takeaways and Observations

My thoughts as we enter the last half-hour of trading: "Who's on First?"  -- damned if I know! The market trended higher from the get go. Machines and algos in full gear. At 230 p.m. ET the S&P was at its high, with a gain of  nearly 35 handles on l...

Focusing Longs on 3 Sectors

While my short book consists of bottoms-up individual equities ideas, my long exposure is concentrated into three market sectors -- banks, retail and biotech. Banks continue the strong rally that began on Friday morning. I believe there is more to c...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

Chuck (Judge Smails) thoroughly embarrassed me into making a day's end post, noting that when I was younger I had the energy to still complete Takeaways. He went on to write that my current age is slowing me down. I know (hope!) you were kidding and...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

My thoughts as we approach the closing bell: The day started much weaker, testing some key support levels -- and back to my buy levels. I moved from market-neutral at day's end on Monday to above small net long in exposure today. For the first time ...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

At 2:15 p.m. things appeared quite panicky. Just look at iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond (TLT), which was up $2.75 with the yield on the 10- and 30-year bonds down by another 12 basis points; the drop in crude oil, which was down $1 to under $30 a ba...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

My thoughts on the day: I outlined my near- and intermediate-term outlook in parts one and two of this morning's opening salvo. I moved in dramatic fashion from a relatively large net long exposure taken on a week ago Wednesday and Thursday to a sma...

Bed Bath & Beyond downgraded at Keybanc

There Will Be Growth in the Spring

"In the garden, growth has it season. First comes spring and summer, but then we have fall and winter. And then we get spring and summer again." -- Chance the Gardener, Being There CNBC's Kelly Evans conducted an interview yesterday with former Fede...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

Here are my thoughts on the day: The last became the first today.  I outlined my technical rationale for thinking that yesterday's "noon swoon" might be an important market bottom.  History is my guide, not anecdotes.  An abundance of uncreative, co...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

Let's start with my observation that everyone should beware of instant earnings analysis in the business media. It's superficial -- three miles wide and an inch deep. Typically talking heads look at First Call estimates, then see the earnings result...

Looking to Add to My Bank and Retail Longs

The market's move higher has met with resistance and a rather sharp pullback among some individual stocks from their early highs. As such, I'm currently bidding for Bank of America (BAC), Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), Best Buy (BBY) and Citibank (C) at ...

I'm Still Bullish on Banks and Retailers

I continue to favor banks and retail on the long side and have been adding to both throughout the last two weeks of market weakness. On retail, I expect private equity to meet up with this space in 2016, while cooler weather and continued job growth...

Is Bed Bath & Beyond a Bargain, or Just Cheap?

Is Bed Bath & Beyond a Bargain, or Just Cheap?

The stock is near a 52-week low, but operational metrics look mixed.

U.S. Stocks Soar on December Jobs Numbers; Bed Bath & Beyond’s Profit Falls

U.S. Stocks Soar on December Jobs Numbers; Bed Bath & Beyond’s Profit Falls

U.S. stocks moved higher at the opening bell on Friday, following a stellar December jobs report.

Just Call It Long Addition

With buys today in Twitter (TWTR), Potash (POT), Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C), JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Macy's (M), Best Buy (BBY), Bed Bath and Beyond (BBBY) and Wal-Mart (WMT), among others, I have edged back to ever so  net long just now. Mo...

What to Watch Thursday: Will Finish Line End Q3 on a Positive Note?

What to Watch Thursday: Will Finish Line End Q3 on a Positive Note?

In 'What to Watch on Wall Street' for Thursday January 7, earnings season is picking up again and investors will hear from a number of companies.

Today's Trades

My trades so far today include: Small shorts of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) at $199.29 and the PowerShares QQQ ETF (QQQ) at $108.51. Small additions to the following bank/financial longs: Bank of America (BAC) at $15.12, Citibank (C) at $50.10, JPMor...

Grandma Koufax Was Right!

I've been adding to my retail-sector long positions over the last week. Yesterday, I noted the following: "While one day does not an investment market make, here is an old investment saw from Grandma Koufax: 'Dougie, on down days, trade green stocks...

Today's Takeaways and Observations (Early Edition)

I have about a two-hour conference call shortly on a potential "home-run" stock that I've been working on for a month, so I'm delivering today's Takeaways and Observations earlier than usual. Here they are: I think a confluence of: 1) a sell-off of ...

My Outlook for the Market's Major Sectors

This is the second installment of my view of the market's major sectors, in which I'll periodically offer my short-term price outlook for each of the market's major groups. As I did in my initial "Sectors" column, I plan to be succinct rather than e...

What to Watch in the Week: Can Bed Bath & Beyond Meet Expectations?

What to Watch in the Week: Can Bed Bath & Beyond Meet Expectations?

In 'What to Watch on Wall Street' for the week of January 4, investors will get a mix of both earnings and economic reports to start off the new year.

My Latest Trades

I'm buying some market laggards this morning, including Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), Best Buy (BBY), Macy's (M), Radian (RDN), Potash Corp. (POT) and Twitter (TWTR). By contrast, I'm shorting the market's leaders by shorting the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY).

Bull Market Has Been Tough to Corral

Bull Market Has Been Tough to Corral

Stocks were the best house in a bad investment neighborhood in 2015.

Will Private Equity Buy Retail in 2016?

Carl Icahn looks like he's acquiring Pep Boys. Who's next?

Will 2016 Be the Year Private Equity Buys Retail?

The proposed takeout transaction of Pep Boys (PBY) highlights the valuation inconsistencies that now prevail in the retail sector. PBY undoubtedly has unique strategic merit to the parties bidding for it. But the fact remains that it's a pretty poor...

Look Beyond Bed Bath & Beyond's Lower Guidance

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) has had a long list of lower earnings revisions. BBBY lowered guidance yet again this week, reporting that comps were about 1.5% below plan during the company's fiscal third-quarter (which ended with Black Friday weekend). T...

Is Anyone Throwing in the Towel on Bed Bath & Beyond?

Is Anyone Throwing in the Towel on Bed Bath & Beyond?

It hasn't bottomed yet.

Midday Report: Bed, Bath & Beyond Disappoints; Stocks Rally

Midday Report: Bed, Bath & Beyond Disappoints; Stocks Rally

U.S. stocks extended gains after an unexpected decline in crude inventories pushed oil prices higher.

Bed, Bath & Beyond Repair?

Bed, Bath & Beyond Repair?

New buyers should wait for two out of three indicators to turn.