NYSE:BKS - Barnes & Noble Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $5.40 -0.17 (-3.05 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$5.57Today's Range$5.36 - $5.6452-Week Range$4.45 - $7.81Volume1.23 million shsAverage Volume1.69 million shsMarket Capitalization$395.25 millionP/E Ratio13.26Dividend Yield10.77%Beta0.67 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Barnes & Noble, Inc. primarily operates as a bookseller in the United States. The company operates through two segments, B&N Retail and NOOK. It sells trade books, including hardcover and paperback titles; mass market paperbacks, such as mystery, romance, science fiction, and other fiction; and children's books, eBooks and other digital content, NOOK and related accessories, bargain books, magazines, gifts, café products and services, educational toys and games, and music and movies. The company also offers a suite of new, used, and digital textbooks, as well as textbooks rentals. As of April 28, 2018, it operated 630 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and a NOOK, a digital bookstore, as well as BN.com and barnesandnoble.com Websites. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York. Receive BKS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BKS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Miscellaneous shopping goods stores Sub-IndustrySpecialty Stores SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNYSE:BKS Previous Symbol CUSIP06777410 CIK890491 Webwww.barnesandnobleinc.com Phone212-633-3300Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27 Current Ratio1.12 Quick Ratio0.14Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.26 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.66 billion Price / Sales0.11 Cash Flow$1.9926 per share Price / Cash Flow2.71 Book Value$6.47 per share Price / Book0.83Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$-125,480,000.00 Net Margins0.04% Return on Equity7.09% Return on Assets1.72%Miscellaneous Employees23,000 Outstanding Shares73,195,000Market Cap$395.25 million Next Earnings Date6/20/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) Frequently Asked Questions What is Barnes & Noble's stock symbol? Barnes & Noble trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BKS." How often does Barnes & Noble pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Barnes & Noble? Barnes & Noble announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 13th. Investors of record on Friday, April 5th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, May 3rd. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 11.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 4th. View Barnes & Noble's Dividend History. How will Barnes & Noble's stock buyback program work? Barnes & Noble announced that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 83% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Barnes & Noble's earnings last quarter? Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 7th. The specialty retailer reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.14. The specialty retailer had revenue of $1.23 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.24 billion. Barnes & Noble had a return on equity of 7.09% and a net margin of 0.04%. The firm's revenue was up .0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.87) earnings per share. View Barnes & Noble's Earnings History. When is Barnes & Noble's next earnings date? Barnes & Noble is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Barnes & Noble. What price target have analysts set for BKS? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Barnes & Noble's stock. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $7.00. On average, they expect Barnes & Noble's share price to reach $7.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Barnes & Noble. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Barnes & Noble? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Barnes & Noble in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Barnes & Noble. Has Barnes & Noble been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about BKS stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Barnes & Noble earned a news sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Barnes & Noble's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Barnes & Noble include Dicks Sporting Goods (DKS), Office Depot (ODP), Hibbett Sports (HIBB), Sportsman's Warehouse (SPWH), Barnes & Noble Education (BNED) and Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV). What other stocks do shareholders of Barnes & Noble own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Barnes & Noble investors own include Ford Motor (F), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), General Electric (GE), AT&T (T), Macy's (M), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Starbucks (SBUX), Rite Aid (RAD) and Micron Technology (MU). Who are Barnes & Noble's key executives? Barnes & Noble's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Leonard Riggio, Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 78)Mr. Allen W. Lindstrom, CFO & Member of the Office of CEO (Age 53)Ms. Mary Ellen Keating, Sr. VP of Corp. Communications & Public Affairs (Age 61)Mr. William Earl Wood, Chief Digital Officer (Age 48)Mr. Peter M. Herpich, VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 49) Who are Barnes & Noble's major shareholders? Barnes & Noble's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.33%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.16%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.20%), Northern Trust Corp (1.01%) and Norges Bank (0.98%). Company insiders that own Barnes & Noble stock include Abrams Capital Management, LP, Frederic Argir, Leonard Riggio and Peter Jensen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Barnes & Noble. Which major investors are selling Barnes & Noble stock? BKS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, KBC Group NV, Ibex Investors LLC, Coatue Management LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Barnes & Noble. Which major investors are buying Barnes & Noble stock? BKS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Norges Bank, Millennium Management LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have bought Barnes & Noble stock in the last two years include Leonard Riggio and Peter Jensen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Barnes & Noble. How do I buy shares of Barnes & Noble? Shares of BKS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Barnes & Noble's stock price today? One share of BKS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.40. How big of a company is Barnes & Noble? Barnes & Noble has a market capitalization of $395.25 million and generates $3.66 billion in revenue each year. Barnes & Noble employs 23,000 workers across the globe. What is Barnes & Noble's official website? The official website for Barnes & Noble is http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com. How can I contact Barnes & Noble? Barnes & Noble's mailing address is 122 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10011. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 212-633-3300 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Barnes & Noble (NYSE BKS)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 290 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 302 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 592MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Barnes & Noble and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BKS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BKS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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