Best Buy Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (BBY)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 28.2 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading down $1.80 (-13.1%) at $11.95 as of 2:30 p.m. ET.

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Best Buy has a market cap of $4.63 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 41.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Best Buy Co., Inc. operates as a retailer of consumer electronics, computing and mobile phone products, entertainment products, appliances, and related services primarily in the United States, Europe, Canada, and China. The company has a P/E ratio of -4.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Best Buy as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its a solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have looked at. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full Best Buy Ratings Report.

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