Barnes & Noble Company Profile (NYSE:BKS)

About Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble logoBarnes & Noble, Inc. is a bookseller. The Company is a content and commerce company, which provides access to trade books and other content across its multi-channel distribution platform. It operates in two segments: Barnes & Noble Retail (B&N Retail) and NOOK. The Company is engaged in the sale of trade books (generally hardcover and paperback consumer titles), mass market paperbacks (such as mystery, romance, science fiction and other fiction), children's books, eBooks and other digital content, textbooks and course-related materials, NOOK and related accessories, bargain books, magazines, gifts, cafe products and services, educational toys and games, music and movies direct to customers through its bookstores or on The Company also offers a textbook rental option to its customers through The Company offers its customers a suite of textbook options-new, used, digital and rental.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Specialty Retail, Other
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Stores
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BKS
  • CUSIP: 06777410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $10.99
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $11.53
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $11.86
  • 52-Week Range: C$7.25 - C$13.89
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.70
  • P/E Growth: 2.11
  • Market Cap: $826.63M
  • Outstanding Shares: 73,153,000
  • Beta: 1.61
  • Net Margins: -0.10%
  • Return on Equity: 6.07%
  • Return on Assets: 1.67%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.11%
  • Current Ratio: 0.98%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.19%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: C$17.88 (58.19% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/18/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutral$13.00View Rating Details
8/17/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
12/4/2015Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuy$17.50View Rating Details
12/4/2015Craig HallumLower Price Target$21.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
9/4/2015Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/26/2015Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$36.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/1/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/8/2016Q117($0.09)($0.07)$959.65 million$913.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/22/2016Q4 16($0.24)($0.42)$876.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2016Q316$1.03$1.04$1.43 billion$1.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/3/2015Q216($0.31)($0.28)$917.83 million$894.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/9/2015Q116$0.12($0.68)$999.25 million$1.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/25/2015Q415($0.39)($0.37)$1.17 billion$1.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2015Q315$1.19$0.93$1.92 billion$1.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/4/2014Q215$0.31$0.12$1.69 billion$1.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/9/2014Q115($0.63)($0.56)$1.28 billion$1.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/25/2014Q414($0.59)($0.72)$1.19 billion$1.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q314$0.61$0.86$2.04 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/26/2013Q2($0.03)$0.15$1.77 billion$1.73 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/20/2013Q1 2014($0.74)($0.86)$1.32 billion$1.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/25/2013Q4 2013($1.05)($2.11)$1.33 billion$1.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q3 2013$0.54($0.18)$2.40 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/29/2012-0.04($0.04)$1.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/21/2012($0.98)($0.78)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/19/2012($0.95)($0.98)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2012$0.96$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/1/2011$0.05($0.11)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/30/2011($0.92)($0.94)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/21/2011($0.91)($1.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$1.13$1.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.65 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.89 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161($0.24)($0.24)($0.24)
Q4 20161($0.34)($0.34)($0.34)
Q1 20171$1.12$1.12$1.12
Q2 20171($0.27)($0.27)($0.27)
Q3 20171$1.18$1.18$1.18
Q1 20181($0.14)($0.14)($0.14)
Q2 20181($0.21)($0.21)($0.21)
Q3 20181$1.22$1.22$1.22
Q4 20181($0.09)($0.09)($0.09)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS)
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:5.31%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-599.94% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
92.31% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
67.42% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 19.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 75.59%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/9/2016Frederic ArgirInsiderSell17,377C$11.59C$201,399.43View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Matt WayrynenDirectorBuy21,000C$0.05C$1,050.00
2/8/2016Abrams Capital Management, L.PMajor ShareholderBuy56,365C$8.23C$463,883.95View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016Abrams Capital Management, L.PMajor ShareholderBuy1,694,503C$8.00C$13,556,024.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016Scott S CowenDirectorBuy5,000C$8.28C$41,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2015Matt WayrynenDirectorBuy45,000C$0.05C$2,250.00
11/27/2015Matt WayrynenDirectorBuy11,000C$0.08C$880.00
9/15/2015Scott S CowenDirectorBuy5,000C$13.08C$65,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2015Leonard Riggiomajor shareholderBuy1,000,000C$12.59C$12,590,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2015Matt WayrynenDirectorBuy2,600C$0.07C$182.00
8/17/2015Matt WayrynenDirectorBuy1,500C$0.07C$105.00
7/9/2015Jaime CareyCOOSell25,000C$26.83C$670,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2015Scott S CowenDirectorBuy3,000C$25.77C$77,310.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015Paul B GuentherDirectorBuy4,000C$26.11C$104,440.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015Matt WayrynenDirectorBuy7,000C$0.07C$490.00
5/26/2015Matt WayrynenDirectorBuy6,000C$0.05C$300.00
5/22/2015Matt WayrynenDirectorBuy2,000C$0.06C$120.00
5/19/2015Matt WayrynenDirectorBuy16,000C$0.06C$960.00
4/29/2015Matt WayrynenDirectorBuy3,000C$0.06C$180.00
4/27/2015Matt WayrynenDirectorBuy1,000C$0.06C$60.00
4/15/2015Christopher TroiaVPSell27,271C$23.51C$641,141.21View SEC Filing  
4/6/2015Matt WayrynenDirectorBuy3,000C$0.06C$180.00
3/16/2015Mitchell S KlipperCEOSell77,276C$23.58C$1,822,168.08View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015David S DeasonVPSell15,191C$23.60C$358,507.60View SEC Filing  
1/9/2015Mark BottiniDirectorSell7,500C$24.59C$184,425.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2014Mark BottiniDirectorSell1,575C$22.81C$35,925.75View SEC Filing  
7/3/2014Mary Ellen KeatingVPSell11,199C$22.88C$256,233.12View SEC Filing  
7/2/2014Christopher TroiaVPSell20,918C$22.51C$470,864.18View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Mitchell S KlipperCEOSell88,000C$22.81C$2,007,280.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Scott S CowenDirectorBuy4,500C$22.26C$100,170.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2014Bradley A FeuerVPSell1,875C$23.06C$43,237.50View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014George Campbell JrDirectorSell10,000C$23.35C$233,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/16/2014Leonard Riggiomajor shareholderSell3,700,000C$17.30C$64,010,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2014Peter HerpichVPSell3,165C$18.36C$58,109.40View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014David DeasonVPSell10,000C$20.34C$203,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Mark BottiniDirectorSell34,281C$20.27C$694,875.87View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Michelle SmithVPSell5,000C$19.86C$99,300.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2014Kanuj MalhotraCFOSell1,575C$15.72C$24,759.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Leonard RiggioChairmanSell2,000,000C$13.81C$27,620,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Mary Ellen KeatingVPSell10,006C$16.26C$162,697.56View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Jaime CareyVPSell15,000C$13.50C$202,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Jamie IannoneInsiderSell5,000C$13.49C$67,450.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Mitchell KlipperCEOSell400,000C$14.30C$5,720,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2013David DeasonVPSell4,166C$14.75C$61,448.50View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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