NYSE:BNED - Barnes & Noble Education Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$5.37 -0.16 (-2.89 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$5.53
Today's Range$5.33 - $5.59
52-Week Range$4.99 - $9.10
Volume339,900 shs
Average Volume352,695 shs
Market Capitalization$250.54 million
P/E Ratio4.40
Dividend YieldN/A
Barnes & Noble Education logoBarnes & Noble Education, Inc. operates bookstores for college and university campuses, and K-12 institutions in the United States. It operates in three segments: Barnes & Noble College, MBS Textbook Exchange, and Digital Student Solutions. The Barnes & Noble College segment sells and rents course material; offers a suite of digital content, software, and services through its LoudCloud platform, as well as e-textbooks; and sells general merchandise, including collegiate and athletic apparel, other custom-branded school spirit products, technology, supplies, and convenience items. It also operates 86 customized cafés and 18 stand-alone convenience stores; and a media channel for brands targeting the college demographic. As of April 28, 2018, this segment operated 768 physical bookstores; and 87 True Spirit sites. The MBS Textbook Exchange segment is involved in the operation of virtual bookstores, which offer course materials, including new and used print and digital textbooks; and textbook distribution activities, as well as sale of inventory management, hardware, and point-of-sale solutions. This segment operates 676 virtual bookstores, including 454 virtual bookstores; and sources and sells new and used textbooks to approximately 3,500 physical college bookstores. The Digital Student Solutions segment offers direct-to-student product and service offerings to assist students to studying effectively and enhancing academic performance. It provides subscription-based writing services to approximately 100,000 subscribers through its digital properties, as well as tutoring and test prep services offered through its partnership with The Princeton Review. Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Miscellaneous shopping goods stores
SectorConsumer Discretionary


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.21
Current Ratio1.50
Quick Ratio0.42


Trailing P/E Ratio4.40
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.20 billion
Price / Sales0.11
Cash Flow$2.6584 per share
Price / Cash2.02
Book Value$9.97 per share
Price / Book0.54


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.22
Net Income$-252,560,000.00
Net Margins-11.46%
Return on Equity-43.39%
Return on Assets-18.14%


Outstanding Shares46,920,000
Market Cap$250.54

Barnes & Noble Education (NYSE:BNED) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Barnes & Noble Education's stock symbol?

Barnes & Noble Education trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BNED."

How were Barnes & Noble Education's earnings last quarter?

Barnes & Noble Education Inc (NYSE:BNED) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June, 20th. The specialty retailer reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.38. The specialty retailer had revenue of $357.65 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $340.86 million. Barnes & Noble Education had a negative return on equity of 43.39% and a negative net margin of 11.46%. Barnes & Noble Education's revenue was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. View Barnes & Noble Education's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for BNED?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Barnes & Noble Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate Barnes & Noble Education's share price to reach $12.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 123.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Barnes & Noble Education.

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

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Barnes & Noble Education in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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

Who are Barnes & Noble Education's key executives?

Barnes & Noble Education's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael P. Huseby, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Barry Brover, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 57)
  • Mr. Patrick Maloney, Exec. VP of Operations and Pres of Barnes & Noble College (Age 62)
  • Mr. Kanuj Malhotra, Exec. VP of Corp. Devel. & Pres of Digital Student Solutions (Age 51)
  • Ms. Seema C. Paul, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 54)

Has Barnes & Noble Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about BNED stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Barnes & Noble Education earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.56 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Barnes & Noble Education's major shareholders?

Barnes & Noble Education's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include RIGGIO LEONARD (14.10%). Company insiders that own Barnes & Noble Education stock include Abrams Capital Management, LP, Lisa Malat and Srijayanth D Chakrapani. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Barnes & Noble Education.

How do I buy shares of Barnes & Noble Education?

Shares of BNED 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 Education's stock price today?

One share of BNED stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.37.

How big of a company is Barnes & Noble Education?

Barnes & Noble Education has a market capitalization of $250.54 million and generates $2.20 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $-252,560,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.22 on an earnings per share basis. Barnes & Noble Education employs 6,600 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Barnes & Noble Education?

Barnes & Noble Education's mailing address is 120 MOUNTAIN VIEW BOULEVARD, BASKING RIDGE NJ, 07920. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 908-991-2665 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Barnes & Noble Education (NYSE BNED)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  101 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  177 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  278
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This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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