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BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (BJ) Stock: A Study of the Market Performance

In the past week, BJ stock has gone down by -10.97%, with a monthly decline of -17.76% and a quarterly plunge of -13.63%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.94%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 2.55% for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc.. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -12.68% for BJ’s stock, with a -13.09% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BJ) Right Now?

The price-to-earnings ratio for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BJ) is above average at 16.86x, while the 36-month beta value is 0.49.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 11 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 9 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price point forecasted by analysts for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (BJ) is $79.28, which is $21.48 above the current market price. The public float for BJ is 133.64M, and currently, short sellers hold a 2.77% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of BJ on May 25, 2023 was 1.62M shares.

BJ) stock’s latest price update

The stock of BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BJ) has decreased by -1.60 when compared to last closing price of 64.55.Despite this, the company has seen a loss of -10.97% in its stock price over the last five trading days. The Wall Street Journal reported on 08/21/22 that More Stocks Are Taking Part in Bounceback Rally

BJ Trading at -14.74% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought BJ to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -21.00% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.55%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.94%, as shares sank -16.51% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -15.15% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, BJ fell by -10.97%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -10.51% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $72.12. In addition, BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. saw -3.99% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at BJ starting from Desroches Jeff, who sale 7,059 shares at the price of $77.09 back on Mar 09. After this action, Desroches Jeff now owns 84,822 shares of BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc., valued at $544,149 using the latest closing price.

Desroches Jeff, the EVP, Chief Operations Officer of BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc., sale 1,716 shares at $74.83 during a trade that took place back on Feb 13, which means that Desroches Jeff is holding 91,881 shares at $128,408 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for BJ

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +4.01 for the present operating margin
  • +17.72 for the gross margin

The net margin for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. stands at +2.66. The total capital return value is set at 19.94, while invested capital returns managed to touch 14.58. Equity return is now at value 57.60, with 8.10 for asset returns.

Based on BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (BJ), the company’s capital structure generated 297.69 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 74.85. Total debt to assets is 49.08, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 242.07. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 60.87.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.60, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.25. The receivables turnover for the company is 93.38 and the total asset turnover is 3.21. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.67.


In a nutshell, BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (BJ) has experienced a bad performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.