Investopedia: Q1 Results Highlight The Risks At Bed Bath & Beyond
Occasionally, companies report earnings
that really can be read and interpreted in opposite, but equally valid,
ways. That seems to be the case with housewares superstore operator Bed Bath & Beyond (Nasdaq:BBBY).
Pessimists can point to weak comp growth despite promotions as proof of
weakening fundamentals, while optimists can argue that this quarter's
weakness was as expected and the company's recent acquisitions show a prudent aggression towards building the business.