NYSE:BKS - Barnes & Noble Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $5.50 +0.05 (+0.92 %) (As of 07/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$5.50Today's Range$5.42 - $5.6552-Week Range$4.10 - $8.41Volume737,000 shsAverage Volume1.09 million shsMarket Capitalization$396.73 millionP/E Ratio9.65Dividend Yield11.01%Beta1.93 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 SymbolNYSE:BKS CUSIP06777410 Webwww.barnesandnobleinc.com Phone212-633-3300 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39 Current Ratio1.05 Quick Ratio0.13 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.65 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.66 billion Price / Sales0.11 Cash Flow$2.0755 per share Price / Cash2.65 Book Value$5.66 per share Price / Book0.97 Profitability 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% Miscellaneous Employees23,000 Outstanding Shares72,790,000Market Cap$396.73 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 10.91%. 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 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 usually an indication 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 quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June, 21st. The specialty retailer reported ($0.29) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.09. The specialty retailer earned $786.08 million during 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%. The firm's revenue was down 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter 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." Who are some of Barnes & Noble's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Barnes & Noble include Office Depot (ODP), Hibbett Sports (HIBB), Barnes & Noble Education (BNED), Sportsman's Warehouse (SPWH) and Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV). 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? Headlines about BKS stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Barnes & Noble earned a news sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 47.74 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are Barnes & Noble's major shareholders? Barnes & Noble's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.19%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.13%) and Radnor Capital Management LLC (0.09%). 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 major investors are selling Barnes & Noble stock? BKS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Radnor Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Barnes & Noble. Which major investors are buying Barnes & Noble stock? BKS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors 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 $5.50. How big of a company is Barnes & Noble? Barnes & Noble has a market capitalization of $396.73 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 236 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 245 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 481MarketBeat'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 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How do investors use RSI to grade stocks?