Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) Sees Positive Same Store Sales – Cycles Point Higher Near-Term

Steve Miller

This morning, Bed Bath & Beyond NASDAQ: BBBY released their 8-K.

In the 8-K, the company announced they had reopened almost all retail stores after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For the month of June, Bed Bath & Beyond’s (BBBY) total comparable sales were positive and the company generated positive cash flow.

As part of the company’s restructuring plan, Bed Bath & Beyond expects to generate between $350M – $450M in asset sales.

In addition, they are in the process of reducing inventory at retail stores by up to $1B. As of the end of fiscal Q1, the inventory reduction program is more than halfway complete.

Bed Bath & Beyond’s stock price is up over 6.5% midway through Tuesday’s trading session. Let’s review our weekly cycle analysis.

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) Weekly Chart

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At askSlim we use technical analysis to evaluate price charts of stocks, futures, and ETF’s. We use a combination of cycle, trend and momentum chart studies, on multiple timeframes, to present a “sum of the evidence” directional outlook in time and price.

askSlim Technical Briefing:

The weekly cycle analysis suggests that BBBY is due to form a mid-cycle low in an overall negative pattern. The mid-cycle low is due to form in the middle-to-end of July. The next dominant cycle low is due between the end of October and early November.

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On the upside, there intermediate-term resistances from 10.61  12.30.

On the downside, there are intermediate-term supports from 8.39 – 7.44.

For the bulls to regain control of the intermediate-term, we would need to see a weekly close above 14.71.
askSlim Sum of the Evidence:

BBBY is due to form a short-term low in the middle-to-end of July. There is a likelihood that the stock retests the intermediate-term resistance zone beginning at 10.61 by the end of August. After that, risks increase for another move back on the downside.

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