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

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(As of 08/18/2019 11:19 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $6.49
50-Day Range
MA: $6.58
52-Week Range
Now: $6.49
Average Volume946,401 shs
Market Capitalization$475.13 million
P/E Ratio19.12
Dividend Yield9.23%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous shopping goods stores
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Stores



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.55 billion
Cash Flow$1.7684 per share
Book Value$6.07 per share


Net Income$3.77 million


Market Cap$475.13 million
Next Earnings Date9/5/2019 (Estimated)

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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 Monday, June 10th. Investors of record on Friday, July 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, August 2nd. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.24%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 3rd. View Barnes & Noble's Dividend History.

How were Barnes & Noble's earnings last quarter?

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, June, 19th. The specialty retailer reported ($0.26) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.24) by $0.02. The specialty retailer had revenue of $755.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $759.05 million. Barnes & Noble had a net margin of 0.11% and a return on equity of 5.76%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.29) 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 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Barnes & Noble.

What price target have analysts set for BKS?

2 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Barnes & Noble's shares. Their forecasts range from $6.71 to $7.00. On average, they anticipate Barnes & Noble's stock price to reach $6.8550 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.6% 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 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Barnes & Noble.

Has Barnes & Noble been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BKS stock have been trending negative on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Barnes & Noble earned a coverage optimism score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Barnes & Noble.

Are investors shorting Barnes & Noble?

Barnes & Noble saw a drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,873,100 shares, a drop of 30.1% from the June 15th total of 6,966,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,420,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Approximately 9.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Barnes & Noble's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Barnes & Noble's key competitors?

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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Barnes & Noble Education (BNED), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), Rite Aid (rad), GoPro (GPRO), Boeing (BA) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Barnes & Noble's key executives?

Barnes & Noble's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Leonard Riggio, Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 78)
  • Ms. Mary Ellen Keating, Sr. VP of Corp. Communications & Public Affairs (Age 61)
  • Mr. William Earl Wood, Exec. VP & Pres of Digital (Age 48)
  • Mr. Joseph Charles Gorman, Exec. VP of Operations (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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.24%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.83%), UBS Group AG (3.61%), Alpine Associates Management Inc. (2.56%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.31%) and Paulson & CO. Inc. (2.05%). Company insiders that own Barnes & Noble stock include 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 BlackRock Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Vanguard Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Bank of America Corp DE and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Barnes & Noble.

Which major investors are buying Barnes & Noble stock?

BKS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpine Associates Management Inc., Paulson & CO. Inc., Morgan Stanley, UBS Group AG, Polar Asset Management Partners Inc., Invesco Ltd., DLD Asset Management LP and GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC.. 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 $6.49.

How big of a company is Barnes & Noble?

Barnes & Noble has a market capitalization of $475.13 million and generates $3.55 billion in revenue each year. Barnes & Noble employs 24,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Barnes & Noble.

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:  321 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  335 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  656
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 8/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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