Barnes Stock Story

BNED -  USA Stock  

USD 6.05  0.04  0.66%

The current year Interest Coverage is expected to grow to 2.92. The current year Calculated Tax Rate is expected to grow to 94.14. Barnes Noble Education is scheduled to announce its earnings tomorrow. The upcoming quarterly report is expected on the 30th of November 2021. As some conservatives are trying to avoid consumer cyclical space, we'll digest Barnes Noble Education a little further and explain its current market possibilities. We will evaluate if Barnes Noble shares are reasonably priced going into December. Barnes Noble Education probability of distress is under 39 percent. Will Barnes Noble shareholders continue to acquire in December?
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Does Barnes Noble (NYSE:BNED) have sound technical and fundamental indicators based on the latest surge?
Barnes Noble appears to be somewhat reliable, given 3 months investment horizon. Barnes Noble Education secures Sharpe Ratio (or Efficiency) of 0.0786, which signifies that the company had 0.0786% of return per unit of risk over the last 3 months. Our standpoint towards foreseeing the volatility of a stock is to use all available market data together with stock-specific technical indicators that cannot be diversified away. We have found twenty-six technical indicators for Barnes Noble Education, which you can use to evaluate the future volatility of the firm. Please makes use of Barnes Noble's Mean Deviation of 2.85, downside deviation of 3.6, and Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.0707 to double-check if our risk estimates are consistent with your expectations.
Typically, a company's financial statements are the reports that show the financial position of the company. There are three main documents that fall into the category of financial statements. These documents include Barnes Noble income statement, its balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows. Potential Barnes Noble investors and stakeholders use financial statements to determine how well the company is positioned to perform in the future. Although Barnes Noble investors may use each financial statement separately, they are all related. The changes in Barnes Noble's assets and liabilities, for example, are also reflected in the revenues and expenses that we see on Barnes Noble's income statement, which results in the company's gains or losses. Cash flows can provide more information regarding cash listed on a balance sheet, but not equivalent to net income shown on the income statement. Please read more on our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
The goal of Barnes Noble fundamental analysis is to do accurate financial forecasts. There are several possible objectives to fundamental analysis, such as projecting of Barnes Noble performance into the future periods or doing a reasonable stock valuation. The intrinsic value of Barnes Noble shares is the value that is considered the true value of the share. If the intrinsic value of Barnes is higher than its market price, buying is generally recommended. If it is equal to the market price, it is recommended to hold; and if it is less than the market price, then one should sell all shares Barnes Noble.
Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.

How important is Barnes Noble's Liquidity

Barnes Noble financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Barnes Noble Education ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Barnes Noble financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Barnes Noble's total debt and its cash.

How does Barnes utilize its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Barnes Noble, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Barnes Noble is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Barnes Noble cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Barnes Noble Net Cash Flow from Operations is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Net Cash Flow from Operations was at 83.08 Million

Barnes Noble Gross Profit

Barnes Noble Gross Profit growth is one of the most critical measures in evaluating the company. The Gross Profit growth rate is calculated simply by comparing Barnes Noble previous period's values with its current period's values. Each time period you're measuring should be of equal lengths the increase or decrease, in a company's Gross Profit between two periods. Here we show Barnes Noble Gross Profit growth over the last 10 years.
Please check Gross Profit in more details.

What is driving Barnes Noble Investor Appetite?

Although in the United States, the Securities and Exchange Commission has enforced strong rules to prevent insiders from engaging in insider trading, finding insiders among active shareholders of Barnes Noble is not uncomon. Institutional investor usually refers to an organization that invests money in Barnes Noble on behalf of clients or other money managers. Buying and selling of large positions of Barnes Noble stock by institutional investors can create supply and demand imbalances that result in sudden price moves of Barnes Noble stock. Let's take a look at how the ownership of Barnes is distributed among investors.

Ownership Allocation

Barnes Noble holds a total of fifty-one million three hundred eighty thousand outstanding shares. The majority of Barnes Noble Education outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Barnes Noble Education to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Barnes Noble. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Barnes Noble Education as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Also note that nearly five hundred thirteen thousand eight hundred invesors are currently shorting Barnes Noble expressing very little confidence in its future performance.


Insiders
27.38%
Institutions
74.11%
Retail Investors-1.49
Insiders27.38
Institutions74.11

Asset Utilization

The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Barnes Noble has an asset utilization ratio of 133.43 percent. This indicates that the company is making $1.33 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Barnes Noble Education is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.


Current Assets
498.6 M
Assets Non Current
612 M
Goodwill
334.8 M
Current Assets498.57 Million34.17
Assets Non Current612.01 Million41.95
Goodwill334.83 Million22.95
Tax Assets13.51 Million0.93

Our take on today Barnes Noble surge

Latest jensen alpha is at 0.37. Barnes Noble Education shows above-average downside volatility for the selected time horizon. We advise investors to inspect Barnes Noble Education further and ensure that all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with the estimation of Barnes Noble future alpha. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Barnes Noble's stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Barnes Noble's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Barnes Noble Implied Volatility

Barnes Noble's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Barnes Noble Education stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Barnes Noble's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Barnes Noble stock will not fluctuate a lot when Barnes Noble's options are near their expiration.

Our Final Take On Barnes Noble

Although some other companies within the specialty retail industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, Barnes Noble may offer a potential longer-term growth to shareholders. To conclude, as of the 29th of November 2021, our latest 90 days 'Buy-vs-Sell' recommendation on the firm is Strong Hold. We believe Barnes Noble is undervalued with below average chance of distress for the next two years.

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