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

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$5.92 -0.03 (-0.50 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$5.95
Today's Range$5.88 - $5.95
52-Week Range$4.10 - $8.00
Volume13,191 shs
Average Volume922,254 shs
Market Capitalization$436.76 million
P/E Ratio10.44
Dividend Yield10.00%
Barnes & Noble logoBarnes & 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Miscellaneous shopping goods stores
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Stores


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39
Current Ratio1.05
Quick Ratio0.13


Trailing P/E Ratio10.44
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.66 billion
Price / Sales0.12
Cash Flow$2.0274 per share
Price / Cash2.92
Book Value$5.66 per share
Price / Book1.05


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.57
Net Income$-125,480,000.00
Net Margins-3.43%
Return on Equity7.29%
Return on Assets1.83%


Outstanding Shares72,790,000
Market Cap$436.76 million

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, June 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, July 27th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 10.14%. The ex-dividend date 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 of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 83% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally 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) released its earnings results on Thursday, June, 21st. The specialty retailer reported ($0.29) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.09. The specialty retailer had revenue of $786.08 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $774.71 million. Barnes & Noble had a positive return on equity of 7.29% and a negative net margin of 3.43%. Barnes & Noble's revenue for the quarter was down 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.19) 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, September, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Barnes & Noble.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Barnes & Noble?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Barnes & Noble in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings 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 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?

News headlines about BKS stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Barnes & Noble earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 47.31 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Barnes & Noble.

Who are Barnes & Noble's major shareholders?

Barnes & Noble's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.99%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.33%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.49%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (1.91%), Royce & Associates LP (0.78%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (0.52%). 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 Caption Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, OppenheimerFunds Inc., S. Muoio & CO. LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Radnor Capital Management LLC and Bank of America Corp DE. 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 BlackRock Inc., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Price Capital Management Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Mackay Shields LLC, KBC Group NV and PEAK6 Investments L.P.. 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 $5.92.

How big of a company is Barnes & Noble?

Barnes & Noble has a market capitalization of $436.76 million and generates $3.66 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $-125,480,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.57 on an earnings per share basis. Barnes & Noble employs 23,000 workers across the globe.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  247 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  256 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  503
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 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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