Best Buy: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

RICHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — RICHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Best Buy Co. (BBY) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $246 million.

The Richfield, Minnesota-based company said it had profit of $1.13 per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs and amortization costs, came to $1.20 per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.07 per share.

The consumer electronics retailer posted revenue of $8.85 billion in the period, which fell short of Street forecasts. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $8.96 billion.

Best Buy expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.75 to $6.20 per share, with revenue in the range of $41.3 billion to $42.6 billion.

Best Buy shares have decreased 8% since the beginning of the year, while the S&P’s 500 index has climbed 10%. The stock has dropped 2% in the last 12 months.


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