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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY)

  • Mon, Jan. 5, 8:50 AM
    • The PetSmart LBO strategy could be utilized again in the retail sector amid the current low interest rate environment, note analysts.
    • Bloomberg picks some top candidates to see a LBO play this year.
    • GameStop (NYSE:GME): Valuation has been driven down to a level that could attract P-E firms.
    • Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY): Spinoff opportunities and a lagging stock price make BBBY a LBO natural, note sector watchers.
    • Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR): A buyer would have plenty of opportunities to cut costs and set a turnaround strategy.
    • Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS): Perhaps the surprise in the bunch, but analysts see upside potential in a LBO scenario as a shift in focus is enacted.
    • Previous on LBOs in retail: Retail trends to watch
  • Jun. 4, 2012, 7:00 AM
    Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) acquires Linen Holdings for $105M in a deal slated to close in FQ2. The company says the deal won't have a material impact on FY12 earnings.
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  • May. 9, 2012, 9:09 AM
    Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) acquires Cost Plus (CPWM) in all-cash transaction for $22 a share. The company says the addition will be "slightly" accretive to FY12 earnings. Shares of BBBY -2.2% premarket.
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Company Description
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc operates a chain of retail stores. It operates under the names Bed Bath & Beyond, Christmas Tree Shops, Harmon and Harmon Face Values, buybuy BABY & World Market or Cost Plus World Market.
Sector: Services
Country: United States