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Update: Bed Bath & Beyond Jumps 7.4% in Pre-Market Trading; Interim CEO Sue Gove Buys Additional 50,000 Shares

(Updates with insider share purchases and the stock move from the first paragraph.)

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) Interim CEO and director Sue Gove on July 1 acquired 50,000 shares of the company at a weighted average price of $ 4.61.

Shares of the company were up 7.4% in the most recent pre-market trading on Thursday.

As per a Form 4 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 6, Gove has control over a total of 105,587 shares of the company, with 105,587 shares held directly.

On July 1, Harriet Edelman acquired 10,000 shares of the company at a weighted average price of $4.94 apiece, bringing the number of shares beneficially owned directly to 73,789, as per a separate Form 4 filing on July 6.

On July 1, Jeff Kirwan acquired 10,000 shares of the company for $4.90 apiece, bringing the number of shares beneficially owned directly to 43,455, as per a separate Form 4 filing on July 6.