NYSE:BKS - Barnes & Noble Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$6.15 -0.25 (-3.91 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 08:59 AM ET)
Previous Close$6.40
Today's Range$6.1050 - $6.46
52-Week Range$4.10 - $7.81
Volume1.53 million shs
Average Volume2.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$468.29 million
P/E Ratio14.55
Dividend Yield9.38%
Beta1.18
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous shopping goods stores
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Stores
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP06777410
Phone212-633-3300

Debt

Current Ratio1.18
Quick Ratio0.14

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.66 billion
Price / Sales0.12
Cash Flow$1.9775 per share
Price / Cash Flow3.11
Book Value$5.66 per share
Price / Book1.09

Profitability

Net Income$-125,480,000.00
Net Margins-3.60%
Return on Assets1.75%

Miscellaneous

Employees23,000
Market Cap$468.29 million
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 Thursday, December 6th. Investors of record on Friday, January 4th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Saturday, January 26th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.76%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 3rd. View Barnes & Noble's Dividend History.

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

Barnes & Noble declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 83% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Barnes & Noble's earnings last quarter?

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 20th. The specialty retailer reported ($0.38) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.41) by $0.03. The specialty retailer had revenue of $771.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $772.03 million. Barnes & Noble had a positive return on equity of 7.32% and a negative net margin of 3.60%. The company's revenue was down 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.41) EPS. 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, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Barnes & Noble.

What price target have analysts set for BKS?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Barnes & Noble's stock. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Barnes & Noble's stock price to reach $10.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 62.6% 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?

Media headlines about BKS stock have been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Barnes & Noble earned a media sentiment score of 3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 & 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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%). 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 institutional investors are selling Barnes & Noble stock?

BKS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 $6.15.

How big of a company is Barnes & Noble?

Barnes & Noble has a market capitalization of $468.29 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  276 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  291 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  567
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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