The Stuff of Nightmares

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) is set to report earnings on Wednesday after the close, and judging from the run up in the stock, it seems investors are anticipating a solid quarter. However, I would be surprised if Bed and Bath met expectations for the quarter. In the past, the company has had difficultly during the May and August quarters and I don't think it will be any different this time.

The first and second quarters of Bed and Bath's fiscal year always seem to give investors night sweats. If you look back, the company has missed estimates for the first quarters in 2010, 2011 and 2013, and I think that will happen when it reports on Wednesday as well....355 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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