Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) stock has declined by more than 90% from its peak. The question is, will BBBY stock rebound again? In this analysis, we will look at their business model, fundamentals, opportunities, and risks to help determine the outlook for this company and if it is a good investment.
Bed Bath & Beyond is a retail company in the USA with about 950 stores in North America. They have several brands including Bed Bath & Beyond, buy buy Baby, and Harmon and also have websites related to these brands. Consumers can choose to buy online or in their stores. They purchase their products from various suppliers for $2.1 billion and sell them to consumers for $2.9 billion. They sell domestics merchandise and home furnishings, products for bath, kitchen, dining, and more. 61% of their revenue comes from stores and 39% from their websites.
BBBY has a market cap of about $300 million at the current price and pays no dividend. The revenue is expected to decline even more and that’s why the stock price has declined so much. They had $9 billion in revenue in 2020 and it’s expected around $6 billion for 2022. The earnings are expected to be negative. However, they might decline even more in the future, as the company might issue new shares which will create more dilution. The revenue is declining because they’ve lost a lot of market share and face intense competition from other retailers.
Opportunities and Risks
The management said that they want to regain market share. They launched a new brand UGG, a new website where they sell different items. However, it may take some time for people to get familiar with this brand. They also started creating new programs like Welcome Rewards to attract more customers. They’re also trying to do more activities with the other brands such as buy buy Baby, to offer unique products and services. However, their expenses are a problem. Their total liabilities are $5.2 billion of which debt is $1.7 billion. The value of their assets is negative when you subtract all liabilities from them.
Bed Bath & Beyond has a lot of potential to turn their business around and make it profitable. However, it will take time and they face intense competition from other retailers. Based on the information provided, it may be a risky investment. It is important to do your own research and consult with a financial advisor before making any investment decisions