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Hedge Fund Trade of the Week: Best Buy

Where’s the fast money finding opportunity? In this regular feature Anthony Scaramucci aka The Hedge reveals his latest greatest pick!

This week’s trade is long Best Buy, the electronics retail giant that sells TVs, mobile phones, computers and more.

(Yes, the same Best Buy that reported weaker than expected sales and profits on June 15th - the same Best Buy that Street analysts caution could be constrained by margins as they wage battle with Walmart and Amazon.)

Before we get to Scaramucci’s trading thesis, take a look at some of the stats.

Name: Best Buy (BBY)
Sector: Services
Industry: Retail
Based in: Richfield, MN
Market Cap: $12.3 billion
52-week high: $45.63
52-week low: $31.76

Anthony Scaramucci selected this stock as his hedge fund trade of the week because he thinks the Street doesn’t really understand the company.

For example, he says those analysts think Best Buy can’t compete with rivals don’t know what they’re talking about. “They are delivering the best price in the market place,” Sacaramucci says.

Scaramucci’s firm did its own price tests, looking at a Samsung 32' screen TV, a Frigidaire air conditioner and black ink cartridge, and he says versus Walmat and Amazon, “Best Buy had the best price!”

Also, Scaramucci thinks the Street is missing the fact that Best Buy has a strong balance sheet and generates a great deal of cash. “With a free cash flow yield of 19% and a dividend yield of 1.9% I like this name a great deal,” he says.

And Scaramucci isn’t the only top hedgie who likes this stock. Greenlight Capital, SAC and Citadel also hold long positions in Best Buy.

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* Anthony Scaramucci runs SkyBridge Capital, a leading alternative asset manager with more than $7 billion under management. Every week on Fast Money, Scaramucci, aka 'The Hedge', takes you behind the hedges, giving you an unprecedented look at the names getting the most chatter amongst the hedge fund community.



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