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How Does Bed Bath & Beyond Compare to Its Peers?

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Bed Bath & Beyond and its peers

An analysis of Bed Bath & Beyond’s income statement in 2Q15 follows:

  • The gross profit margins of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), Macy’s (M), Target (TGT), Kohl’s (KSS), and Restoration Hardware Holdings (RH) are 38.09%, 40.86%, 30.85%, 38.95%, and 38.32%, respectively.
  • The EPS (earnings per share) of Bed Bath & Beyond, Macy’s, Target, Kohl’s, and Restoration Hardware are $1.21, $0.64, $1.21, $1.07, and $0.71, respectively.

An analysis of Bed Bath & Beyond’s balance sheet in 2Q15 follows:

  • The current ratios of Bed Bath & Beyond, Macy’s, Target, Kohl’s, and Restoration Hardware are 1.99, 1.49, 1.15, 1.77, and 3.03, respectively.

An analysis of Bed Bath & Beyond’s valuation follows:

  • The PE (price-to-earnings) ratios of Bed Bath & Beyond, Macy’s, Target, Kohl’s, and Restoration Hardware are 11.57x, 12.83x, 17.49x, 12.52x, and 42.40x, respectively.
  • The PBV (price-to-book value) ratios of Bed Bath & Beyond, Macy’s, Target, Kohl’s, and Restoration Hardware are 3.92x, 3.61x, 3.61x, 1.65x, and 4.98x, respectively.

According to the above findings, the peers are way ahead of Bed Bath & Beyond based on the gross profit margin and PE ratio. Based on EPS, the current ratio, and the PBV ratio, Bed Bath & Beyond outperformed its peers.

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ETFs that invest in Bed Bath & Beyond

The SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (XHB) invests 3% of its holdings in Bed Bath & Beyond. XHB tracks a broad-based, equal-weighted index of US companies involved in the homebuilding industry.

The First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (QQXT) invests 1.52% of its holdings in Bed Bath & Beyond. QQXT tracks an equal-weighted index of NASDAQ-100 stocks that excludes technology companies.

The Market Vector Retail ETF (RTH) invests 1.34% of its holdings in Bed Bath & Beyond. RTH tracks a market-cap-weighted index of the 25 largest US-listed companies that derive most of their revenue from retail.

Comparing Bed Bath & Beyond and its ETFs

An analysis of Bed Bath & Beyond’s price movement follows:

  • The YTD (year-to-date) price movements of Bed Bath & Beyond, XHB, QQXT, and RTH are -22.11%, 5.33%, -0.59%, and 4.82%, respectively.

An analysis of Bed Bath & Beyond’s valuation follows:

  • The PE ratios of Bed Bath & Beyond, XHB, QQXT, and RTH are 11.57x, 21.79x, 23.81x, and 26.20x, respectively.
  • The PBV ratios of Bed Bath & Beyond, XHB, QQXT, and RTH are 3.92x, 2.95x, 4.99x, and 5.46x, respectively.

According to the above findings, the ETFs outperformed Bed Bath & Beyond based on the price movement, PE ratio, and PBV ratio.

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