Time to Buy This Hot Retail Stock?
The following video is from Tuesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Jeff Fischer discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.
Shares of Best Buy fell on Tuesday after mixed first-quarter results. Earnings came in higher than expected but sales were lower. Shares of Best Buy are up around 50% of the past year. Best Buy's online sales increased 15% but the retailer faces stiff competition from Amazon.com . In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discuss the future of Best Buy.
The brick-and-mortar vs. e-commerce battle wages on, with Best Buy caught in the middle. After what might have been its most tumultuous year in history, there are now even more unanswered questions about the future for the big-box electronics retailer. How will new leadership perform? Will a smaller store format work out for both the company and its brave investors? Should you be one such brave investor? To help answer all these questions, The Motley Fool has released a premium research report detailing the opportunities -- and the risks -- in store for Best Buy. Simply click here now to claim your comprehensive report today.
The relevant video segment can be found between 6:24 and 12:31.
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