(NASDAQ:BBBY), CIGNA Corporation (NYSE:CI)

07 April, 2017, 07:59 | Author: Leticia Walters
  • Bed Bath & Beyond

(BBBY - Free Report) reverted to reporting positive earnings and sales surprise in fourth-quarter fiscal 2016. Citigroup Maintains the stock to Sell on 9/22/16 by stationing a price target of $37.

The company had reported the adjusted revenue growth of 3.4 percent to $3.5 billion in the fourth quarter 2016, slightly missing the analysts' estimates for revenue of $3.51 billion.

Bed, Bath & Beyond's gross profit improved 1.8% to $1,343.1 million in the reported quarter, while the gross profit margin contracted 60 basis points (bps) to 38%.

Among 4 analysts covering Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold.

-Earnings (Q4): $268.73 Mln. vs. $303.54 Mln. a year ago. Therefore, the stated figure displays a quarterly performance of -3.04% and year to date performance of -3.04%. The increased quarterly dividend is payable on July 18th, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 16th, 2017. This is the price at which the trader or investor wants to exit his existing position so he can realize the most reward. The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, June 8. Bed Bath & Beyond's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 10.71%.

In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. Cleveland Research lowered shares of Bed Bath & Beyond from a "neutral" rating to an "underperform" rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 20th.

Previously on 3/31/2017, Loop Capital reported about Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.

There are 8 sell ratings, 14 hold ratings, 1 buy rating on the stock. BBBY has an average price target of $40, which is a further upside of 5.82%.

Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) has insider ownership of 4.70% and institutional ownership of 93.69%. Global X Mgmt Llc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. The equity has slowed down in recent weeks, with shares lower about -10.01% in the past three months.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Bed Bath & Beyond Inc". The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Outperform and their mean rating for the stock is 2.23 on scale of 1-5. New purchased a new position in shares of Bed Bath & Beyond during the fourth quarter valued at about $224,000. Finally, BlackRock Group LTD increased its stake in Bed Bath & Beyond by 10.0% in the third quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 1,014,516 shares of the retailer's stock worth $41,229,000 after buying an additional 398,345 shares during the period.

On 4/18/2016 Matthew Fiorilli, VP, sold 41,029 with an average share price of $49.79 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,042,833.91. The relative volume of the stock is 3.6, while its market cap is $5.68 Billion.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was reported by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc is a retailer, which operates under the names Bed Bath & Beyond (BBB), Christmas Tree Shops, Christmas Tree Shops andThat! or andThat!

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