Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, electronics retailer Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Best Buy and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Best Buy facts



Headquarters (founded)

Richfield, Minn. (1966)

Market Cap

$9.3 billion


Computer and electronics retail

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$48.2 billion


CEO Hubert Joly (since 2012)

CFO Sharon McCollam (since 2012)

Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity



$908.0 million/$1.7 billion

Dividend Yield





Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 23% of the 3,453 members who have rated Best Buy believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, dhudson2427, succinctly summed up the Best Buy bear case for our community:

The current hype will wear off after all of the "changes" prove to be window dressing. I respect their effort to keep the brick and mortar presence, but unless they can find a way to make legitimate profits from products with profit margin, they will be forced to move to a model that consists of tiny [Best Buy] mobile stores and a website.

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