NYSE:BKS - Barnes & Noble Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $6.40 +0.07 (+1.11 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$6.33Today's Range$6.35 - $6.4352-Week Range$4.10 - $7.81Volume43,980 shsAverage Volume999,157 shsMarket Capitalization$468.29 millionP/E Ratio14.39Dividend Yield9.48%Beta0.89 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 Ratio0.67 Current Ratio1.18 Quick Ratio0.14Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.39 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.66 billion Price / Sales0.13 Cash Flow$2.0779 per share Price / Cash Flow3.08 Book Value$5.66 per share Price / Book1.13Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$-125,480,000.00 Net Margins-3.60% Return on Equity7.32% Return on Assets1.75%Miscellaneous Employees23,000 Outstanding Shares73,170,000Market Cap$468.29 million Next Earnings Date3/7/2019 (Confirmed) 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 6th. Shareholders 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 9.38%. 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 of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 83% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Barnes & Noble's earnings last quarter? Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) issued its earnings results on Thursday, September, 6th. The specialty retailer reported ($0.23) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $0.14. The specialty retailer earned $794.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $832.40 million. Barnes & Noble had a positive return on equity of 7.32% and a negative net margin of 3.60%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($0.15) 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. How can I listen to Barnes & Noble's earnings call? Barnes & Noble will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, March 7th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What price target have analysts set for BKS? 2 analysts 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 share price to reach $10.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 56.3% 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 headlines about BKS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Barnes & Noble earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Barnes & Noble's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Barnes & Noble include Office Depot (ODP), Barnes & Noble Education (BNED), Hibbett Sports (HIBB), Sportsman's Warehouse (SPWH) 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 Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Macy's (M), Kinder Morgan (KMI), AT&T (T), Starbucks (SBUX), Chesapeake Energy (CHK) and Hanesbrands (HBI). 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%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.20%), Northern Trust Corp (1.01%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.89%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.69%). 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, Bank of America Corp DE and Arlington Capital Management 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 $6.40. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 286 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 298 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 584MarketBeat'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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