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About Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates as a content and commerce company in the United States. Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates as a retailer of books, content, digital media, and educational products. 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 June 22, 2017, it operated through 633 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, as well as BN.com, nook.com, and barnesandnoble.com Websites. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Miscellaneous shopping goods stores
Trailing P/E Ratio12.56
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Price / Sales0.10
Cash Flow$2.1260 per share
Price / Cash2.54
Book Value$7.93 per share
Price / Book0.68
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.43
Net Income$22.02 million
Return on Equity6.72%
Return on Assets1.79%
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 6th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, April 27th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 11.11%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 5th. View Barnes & Noble's Dividend History.
How will Barnes & Noble's stock buyback program work?
Barnes & Noble announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 83% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Barnes & Noble's earnings last quarter?
Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 1st. The specialty retailer reported $1.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.26. The specialty retailer had revenue of $1.23 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.21 billion. Barnes & Noble had a positive return on equity of 6.72% and a negative net margin of 3.19%. Barnes & Noble's revenue for the quarter was down 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.96 earnings per share. View Barnes & Noble's Earnings History.
When is Barnes & Noble's next earnings date?
Who are some of Barnes & Noble's key competitors?
Who are Barnes & Noble's key executives?
Barnes & Noble's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Leonard Riggio, Founder & Non-Exec. Chairman (Age 77)
- Mr. Demos H. Parneros, CEO & Director (Age 56)
- Mr. Allen W. Lindstrom, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52)
- Mr. William Earl Wood, Chief Information Officer (Age 47)
- Mr. David S. Deason, Consultant (Age 59)
Has Barnes & Noble been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about BKS stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Barnes & Noble earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.86 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
Who are Barnes & Noble's major shareholders?
Barnes & Noble's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.37%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (1.56%), Northern Trust Corp (0.96%), Gendell Jeffrey L (0.62%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.60%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.60%). Company insiders that own Barnes & Noble stock include Abrams Capital Management, LP, David S Deason, Frederic Argir, Leonard Riggio, Peter Jensen and Peter M Herpich. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Barnes & Noble.
Which institutional investors are selling Barnes & Noble stock?
BKS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gendell Jeffrey L, Northern Trust Corp, California State Teachers Retirement System, S. Muoio & CO. LLC, KBC Group NV, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Prudential Financial Inc. and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Barnes & Noble.
Which institutional investors are buying Barnes & Noble stock?
BKS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., UBS Group AG, Spark Investment Management LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Lido Advisors LLC and Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC. 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 $385.81 million and generates $3.89 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $22.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.43 on an earnings per share basis. Barnes & Noble employs 26,000 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Barnes & Noble?
Barnes & Noble's mailing address is 122 FIFTH AVE, NEW YORK NY, 10011. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 212-633-3300 or via email at [email protected]
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Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) Dividend Information
Barnes & Noble pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share, with a dividend yield of 11.11%. BKS's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Friday, April 27. Barnes & Noble pays out 139.53% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Most Recent Dividend:||4/27/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||0.00% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio(s):||139.53% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
28.22% (Based on Cash Flow)
Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Barnes & Noble (NYSE BKS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 19.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 58.10%
Barnes & Noble (NYSE BKS) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|12/1/2017||Frederic Argir||VP||Sell||21,148||$6.90||$145,921.20||70,213|| |
|12/1/2017||Leonard Riggio||Chairman||Buy||1,000,000||$6.80||$6,800,000.00||8,594,491|| |
|4/18/2017||Abrams Capital Management, L.P||Major Shareholder||Sell||4,500,000||$8.58||$38,610,000.00|| |
|11/23/2016||Peter M Herpich||VP||Sell||16,369||$12.85||$210,341.65||21,931|| |
|10/10/2016||David S Deason||VP||Sell||9,620||$10.79||$103,799.80||96,297|| |
|9/9/2016||Frederic Argir||Insider||Sell||17,377||$11.59||$201,399.43||73,154|| |
|2/8/2016||Abrams Capital Management, L.P||Major Shareholder||Buy||56,365||$8.23||$463,883.95|| |
|2/5/2016||Abrams Capital Management, L.P||Major Shareholder||Buy||1,694,503||$8.00||$13,556,024.00|| |
|1/15/2016||Scott S Cowen||Director||Buy||5,000||$8.28||$41,400.00||32,097|| |
|9/15/2015||Scott S Cowen||Director||Buy||5,000||$13.08||$65,400.00||17,895|| |
|9/11/2015||Leonard Riggio||major shareholder||Buy||1,000,000||$12.59||$12,590,000.00||8,594,491|| |
|7/9/2015||Jaime Carey||COO||Sell||25,000||$26.83||$670,750.00|| |
|7/8/2015||Scott S Cowen||Director||Buy||3,000||$25.77||$77,310.00|| |
|7/7/2015||Paul B Guenther||Director||Buy||4,000||$26.11||$104,440.00|| |
|4/15/2015||Christopher Troia||VP||Sell||27,271||$23.51||$641,141.21|| |
|3/16/2015||Mitchell S Klipper||CEO||Sell||77,276||$23.58||$1,822,168.08|| |
|3/13/2015||David S Deason||VP||Sell||15,191||$23.60||$358,507.60|| |
|1/9/2015||Mark Bottini||Director||Sell||7,500||$24.59||$184,425.00|| |
|7/7/2014||Mark Bottini||Director||Sell||1,575||$22.81||$35,925.75|| |
|7/3/2014||Mary Ellen Keating||VP||Sell||11,199||$22.88||$256,233.12|| |
|7/2/2014||Christopher Troia||VP||Sell||20,918||$22.51||$470,864.18|| |
|7/1/2014||Mitchell S Klipper||CEO||Sell||88,000||$22.81||$2,007,280.00|| |
|7/1/2014||Scott S Cowen||Director||Buy||4,500||$22.26||$100,170.00|| |
|6/30/2014||Bradley A Feuer||VP||Sell||1,875||$23.06||$43,237.50|| |
|6/27/2014||George Campbell Jr||Director||Sell||10,000||$23.35||$233,500.00|| |
|4/16/2014||Leonard Riggio||major shareholder||Sell||3,700,000||$17.30||$64,010,000.00||7,594,491|| |
|4/4/2014||Peter Herpich||VP||Sell||3,165||$18.36||$58,109.40||25,000|| |
|3/5/2014||David Deason||VP||Sell||10,000||$20.34||$203,400.00||80,001|| |
|3/4/2014||Mark Bottini||Director||Sell||34,281||$20.27||$694,875.87||74,083|| |
|3/3/2014||Michelle Smith||VP||Sell||5,000||$19.86||$99,300.00||42,654|| |
|1/10/2014||Kanuj Malhotra||CFO||Sell||1,575||$15.72||$24,759.00||25,000|| |
|12/10/2013||Leonard Riggio||Chairman||Sell||2,000,000||$13.81||$27,620,000.00||10,159,931|| |
|12/3/2013||Mary Ellen Keating||VP||Sell||10,006||$16.26||$162,697.56||25,859|| |
|9/17/2013||Jaime Carey||VP||Sell||15,000||$13.50||$202,500.00||47,020|| |
|9/13/2013||Jamie Iannone||Insider||Sell||5,000||$13.49||$67,450.00||219,001|| |
|8/26/2013||Mitchell Klipper||CEO||Sell||400,000||$14.30||$5,720,000.00||196,136|| |
|8/21/2013||David Deason||VP||Sell||4,166||$14.75||$61,448.50||31,184|| |
Barnes & Noble (NYSE BKS) News Headlines
|Barnes & Noble Names Lem Andrews National Winner of the 2018 “My Favorite Teacher Contest” and “Teacher of the Year”|
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 8:45 AM
|Barnes & Noble Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BKS)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 6:46 AM
|Barnes & Noble Launches Dedicated YA Podcast|
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 9:08 AM
|Barnes & Noble Announces 22nd Annual Summer Reading Campaign Encouraging Kids to Read All Summer Long|
finance.yahoo.com - May 14 at 10:28 AM
|Barnes & Noble (BKS) & Hibbett Sports (HIBB) Critical Contrast|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 1:33 PM
|Comparing Barnes & Noble (BKS) and Hibbett Sports (HIBB)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 5:25 PM
|Wall Street Gives ‘Save Barnes & Noble’ a Thumbs-Down|
www.barrons.com - May 9 at 9:06 AM
|Head to Head Survey: Hibbett Sports (HIBB) vs. Barnes & Noble (BKS)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 11:43 AM
|Support your local corporate behemoth bookstore|
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 9:04 AM
|Financial Review: Barnes & Noble (BKS) versus Barnes & Noble Education (BNED)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 5:09 AM
|Critical Survey: Barnes & Noble Education (BNED) and Barnes & Noble (BKS)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 5:09 AM
|Office Depot (ODP) & Barnes & Noble (BKS) Head to Head Analysis|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 5:20 PM
|Star-Studded Author Events at Barnes & Noble in May: Mayim Bialik, David Duchovny, Marcia Gay Harden, Jesmyn Ward, Meg Wolitzer and Many More Big Names|
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 9:01 AM
|Analyzing Hibbett Sports (HIBB) & Barnes & Noble (BKS)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 5:14 PM
|James Comey faces the public's questions at New York book event|
www.cnn.com - April 19 at 9:21 AM
|New Research Coverage Highlights Barnes & Noble, The Blackstone Group, Hill-Rom, UGI, Fortive, and LightPath ...|
globenewswire.com - April 19 at 9:21 AM
|New Research Coverage Highlights Barnes & Noble, The Blackstone Group, Hill-Rom, UGI, Fortive, and LightPath Technologies — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2018|
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 9:21 AM
|James Comey’s A Higher Loyalty Hits #1 on Barnes & Noble’s Bestseller List|
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 4:49 PM
|Barnes & Noble: How We Manufactured 7% In A Month|
seekingalpha.com - April 17 at 4:55 PM
|Barnes & Noble (BKS) Rating Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 11:04 AM
|This Retailer Could Fill the Void Left By Toys R Us|
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 4:52 PM
|Head to Head Survey: Barnes & Noble (BKS) vs. Barnes & Noble Education (BNED)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 11:19 PM
|Barnes & Noble must face renewed data breach lawsuit: U.S. appeals court|
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 9:51 AM
|Kohl's Houses Aldi Groceries, Nordstrom Adds Anthropologie Home: Are Retailers Becoming Mini Malls?|
finance.yahoo.com - April 4 at 9:03 AM
|Office Depot (ODP) vs. Barnes & Noble (BKS) Head-To-Head Review|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 3:06 AM
|What does Barnes & Noble Inc’s (NYSE:BKS) Balance Sheet Tell Us About Its Future?|
finance.yahoo.com - April 1 at 4:56 PM
|Barnes & Noble Announces Educator Appreciation Days Every Saturday & Sunday in April to Celebrate Pre-K-12 Teachers & Administrators|
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:55 PM
|Barnes & Noble Launches Browsery™ — The First Mobile App to Talk About Books the Way Readers Do|
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 8:56 AM
|High-Profile Events at Barnes & Noble in April: Madeleine Albright, David Baldacci, James Comey, Lisa Scottoline and Many More Big Names|
finance.yahoo.com - March 26 at 9:57 AM
|Barnes & Noble (BKS) Downgraded to "D" at TheStreet|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 11:25 AM
|Barnes & Noble, Williams-Sonoma, and Noodles & Company shares rally|
finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 4:59 PM
|Barnes & Noble shoots higher after guidance update - Seeking Alpha|
seekingalpha.com - March 17 at 10:00 AM
|Barnes & Noble Jumps After Updated Guidance|
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 9:50 AM
|Toys ‘R’ Us store closures will hurt toy makers like Hasbro and Mattel|
www.marketwatch.com - March 15 at 4:52 PM
|Updated Guidance Gives Barnes & Noble, Inc. Stock a Big Boost|
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 4:52 PM
|Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) to Issue $0.15 Quarterly Dividend|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 4:58 PM
|Barnes & Noble Must Now Look To Indie Bookstores For Inspiration|
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 10:19 AM
|Barnes & Noble Launches a Book Club|
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 4:47 PM
|Barnes & Noble Announces New Book Club in Stores Nationwide|
finance.yahoo.com - March 5 at 10:01 AM
|Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC Has $8.76 Million Holdings in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 2:49 PM
|Maverick Capital Ltd. Raises Holdings in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 1:40 PM
|Barnes & Noble's (BKS) CEO Demos Parneros on Q3 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha|
seekingalpha.com - March 3 at 4:49 PM
|Barnes & Noble Reports Fiscal 2018 Third Quarter Financial Results - Business Wire (press release)|
www.businesswire.com - March 2 at 4:50 PM
|Barnes & Noble shares slide after quarterly loss - MarketWatch|
www.marketwatch.com - March 2 at 4:50 PM
|Barnes & Noble Had a Difficult Third Quarter|
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 4:50 PM
|Is This the Last Chapter for Barnes & Noble?|
www.msn.com - March 1 at 4:58 PM
|[$$] Barnes & Noble: death by a thousand paper cuts|
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 4:58 PM
|Should You Sell Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS) At This PE Ratio?|
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 4:58 PM
|Barnes & Noble (BKS) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $1.84 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 12:50 PM
|Barnes & Noble Posts Q3 Loss; Outlines Elements Of Strategic Turnaround Plan|
www.finanznachrichten.de - March 1 at 9:15 AM
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Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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