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Best Buy to pay $3.8M penalty for distributing previously recalled products

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that Best Buy has agreed to pay a $3.8M civil penalty for distributing and selling previously recalled consumer products. Federal law prohibits the sale, offer for sale, or distribution in commerce of a consumer product that is subject to voluntary corrective action, such as a recall, that has been publicly announced and taken in consultation with CPSC. The agreement settles charges that the firm knowingly sold and distributed 16 different recalled products during a five year period from 2010 through 2015. CPSC staff charged that Best Buy failed to implement adequate procedures to accurately identify, quarantine, and prevent the sales of the recalled products across all of its supply channels. Staff also charged that Best Buy, in some cases, failed to permanently block product codes due to inaccurate information that signaled that the recalled product was not in inventory. At other times, the blocked codes were reactivated prematurely, and in a few cases, overridden. Sales of recalled products continued even after Best Buy told CPSC that the firm had put measures into place to reduce the risk of sales of recalled products.Between September 2010 and October 2015, Best Buy sold about 600 recalled items, including more than 400 Canon cameras, to consumers. In addition to paying a $3.8M civil penalty, Best Buy has agreed to maintain a compliance program that is designed to ensure compliance with the Consumer Product Safety Act, including a program for the appropriate disposal of recalled products. The firm has also agreed to maintain a system of internal controls and procedures. Best Buy's settlement of this matter does not constitute an admission of CPSC staff's charges.

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Best Buy top line growth likely to remain challenging, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Scot Ciccarelli says that Best buy continued to gain share in Q2, while its e-commerce results were "strong." However, the analyst notes that 70% of the company's profits are generated in the second half of the year, and he expects the company's revenue growth to "remain challenging." The analyst raised his price target on the name to $42 from $36 but keeps a Sector Perform rating on the shares.
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SunTrust sees reasons to be positive on Best Buy 2H16 outlook
SunTrust analyst David Magee says that Best Buy's Q2 results show that its investments of the last two years are paying off. The analyst thinks that the company will have several positive catalysts in the second half of the year, including new virtual reality and gaming product introductions, along with appliance share gains. These catalysts should enable Best Buy's momentum to continue, according to Magee, who raised his price target on the stock to $45 from $39 and keeps a Buy rating.
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Target $41
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Best Buy price target raised to $41 from $32 at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Mike Baker attributes Best Buy's better than expected comparable sales to share gains, which are likely due to leveraging its scale to form strong vendor partnerships, but he also notes that most indicators keep pointing to a weak consumer electronics industry. Baker raised his price target on Best Buy shares to $41 from $32 but keeps a Hold rating on the stock.
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Best Buy likely to return to comp sales declines, says Wedbush
Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter says that Best Buy's Q2 results were bolstered by the company's control of promotional activity and by its share repurchases. However, the analyst expects the company's comps to begin to decline persistently due to "a lack of compelling new products" for the holiday season. He thinks that the company's cost cutting is approaching its limit, and he keeps an Underperform rating on the shares.

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