Market Resilience: Bath & Body Works Inc (BBWI) Finishes Strong/Weak at 47.551, Down -2.08

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Bath & Body Works Inc (NYSE: BBWI) closed the day trading at $47.55 down -2.08% from the previous closing price of $48.56. In other words, the price has decreased by -$2.08 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.7 million shares were traded. BBWI stock price reached its highest trading level at $49.13 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $47.41.


For a better understanding of BBWI, let’s look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 9.87 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 16.30. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.09 and its Current Ratio is at 1.64.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Telsey Advisory Group on March 01, 2024, Reiterated its Outperform rating but revised its target price to $53 from $50 previously.

On January 04, 2024, Barclays Downgraded its rating to Equal Weight which previously was Overweight and also upped its target price recommendation from $37 to $45.

Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its Outperform rating for the stock on November 17, 2023, while the target price for the stock was revised from $52 to $42.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 27 ’24 when Mazurek Thomas E. sold 4,285 shares for $48.89 per share. The transaction valued at 209,515 led to the insider holds 45,992 shares of the business.

Rosen Julie sold 12,361 shares of BBWI for $566,476 on Mar 01 ’24. The President, Retail now owns 12,361 shares after completing the transaction at $45.83 per share.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, BBWI now has a Market Capitalization of 10693852160 and an Enterprise Value of 15183828992. As of this moment, Bath’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 12.33, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 12.73. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 2.46. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.44. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 2.044 whereas that against EBITDA is 9.771.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for BBWI is 1.90, which has changed by 0.41433668 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.26265144 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, BBWI has reached a high of $50.34, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $27.30. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 3.28%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 20.39%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, BBWI traded about 2.69M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, BBWI traded about 2673680 shares per day. A total of 225.00M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 222.29M. Insiders hold about 1.16% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 96.20% stake in the company. Shares short for BBWI as of 1714435200 were 6609629 with a Short Ratio of 2.46, compared to 1711584000 on 5226274. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 6609629 and a Short% of Float of 3.32.

Dividends & Splits

BBWI’s forward annual dividend rate is 0.80, up from 0.8 a year ago. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.016474465The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 5.47. The current Payout Ratio is 20.87% for BBWI, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-02-22 with an ex-dividend date of 1708560000. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 2021-08-03 when the company split stock in a 1237:1000 ratio.

Earnings Estimates

The current market rating for Bath & Body Works Inc (BBWI) reflects the collective analysis of 17.0 analysts closely monitoring its performance.On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.32 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.38 and a low estimate of $0.29, while EPS last year was $0.33. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.38, with high estimates of $0.5 and low estimates of $0.34.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $3.46 and $3.05 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $3.29. EPS for the following year is $3.73, with 20.0 analysts recommending between $4.19 and $3.38.

Revenue Estimates

For the next quarter, 16 analysts are estimating revenue of $1.53B. There is a high estimate of $1.55B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $1.5B.

A total of 20 analysts have provided revenue estimates for BBWI’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $7.54B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $7.29B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $7.39B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $7.43BBased on 20 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $7.69B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $7.96B and the low estimate is $7.44B.

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