NYSE:BKS - Barnes & Noble Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$6.45 +0.25 (+4.03 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.20
Today's Range$6.25 - $6.75
52-Week Range$4.10 - $8.41
Volume1.85 million shs
Average Volume783,953 shs
Market Capitalization$451.32 million
P/E Ratio11.32
Dividend Yield9.68%
Barnes & Noble logoBarnes & 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous shopping goods stores
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Stores


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39
Current Ratio1.05
Quick Ratio0.14


Trailing P/E Ratio11.32
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.66 billion
Price / Sales0.13
Cash Flow$4.0313 per share
Price / Cash1.60
Book Value$5.66 per share
Price / Book1.14


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.57
Net Income$22.02 million
Net Margins-3.43%
Return on Equity7.29%
Return on Assets1.83%


Outstanding Shares72,790,000

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, June 13th. Investors of record on Friday, July 6th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, July 27th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 5th. View Barnes & Noble's Dividend History.

How will Barnes & Noble's stock buyback program work?

Barnes & Noble declared that its board has approved a share buyback plan 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 shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Barnes & Noble's earnings last quarter?

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June, 21st. The specialty retailer reported ($0.29) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.09. The specialty retailer had revenue of $786.08 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $774.71 million. Barnes & Noble had a positive return on equity of 7.29% and a negative net margin of 3.43%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.19) 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, September, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Barnes & Noble.

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 headlines about BKS stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Barnes & Noble earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.07 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Barnes & Noble's major shareholders?

Barnes & Noble's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail 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 acquired 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 $6.45.

How big of a company is Barnes & Noble?

Barnes & Noble has a market capitalization of $451.32 million and generates $3.66 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $22.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.57 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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Barnes & Noble (BKS)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  229 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  234 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  463
MarketBeat'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. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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