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USD 2.76  0.18  6.98%   

Market Performance
3 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 46
Barnes Noble is trading at 2.76 as of the 10th of August 2022, a 6.98 percent up since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 2.64. Barnes Noble has 46 percent odds of going through some form of financial distress in the next two years and did not have a very good performance for investor during the last 90 trading days. Equity ratings for Barnes Noble Education are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 12th of May 2022 and ending today, the 10th of August 2022. Click here to learn more.
Fiscal Year End
Business Domain
IPO Date
3rd of August 2015
Consumer Cyclical
Consumer Discretionary
Barnes Noble Education, Inc. operates bookstores for college and university campuses, and K-12 institutions in the United States. Barnes Noble Education, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Barnes Noble operates under Specialty Retail classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. The company has 51.99 M outstanding shares of which 1.51 M shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 1.48 trading days to cover. More on Barnes Noble Education

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Barnes Noble Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. If you consider yourself one of those investors, make sure you clearly understand your entering position. Barnes Noble's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Barnes Noble or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
Barnes Noble has very high historical volatility over the last 90 days
The company reported the previous year's revenue of 1.53 B. Net Loss for the year was (68.86 M) with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 372.76 M.
Barnes Noble has a poor financial position based on the latest SEC disclosures
Over 76.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Barnes Noble exotic insider transaction detected
ChairmanMichael Huseby
Thematic IdeaRetail (view all)
Fama & French Classification
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Barnes Noble report their recommendations after researching Barnes Noble's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Barnes Noble's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Barnes Noble Education. The Barnes consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Barnes Noble.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Barnes Noble Education based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Barnes Noble Education financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares53.2 M51.8 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted53.3 M51.8 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations2.1 M2.1 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Total AssetsB1.1 B
Sufficiently Down
Total Liabilities792.4 M843.2 M
Notably Down
Slightly volatile
Current Assets594.3 M532.6 M
Moderately Up
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities424.4 M415.3 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Debt472.7 M542.4 M
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.230.243
Notably Down
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover1.241.261
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
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Financial Strength
Barnes Noble's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Barnes Noble's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Barnes Noble's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Barnes Noble's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Barnes Noble's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Barnes Noble deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Barnes Noble Education (BNED) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in 120 Mountain View Blvd., Basking Ridge, NJ 07920, United States and employs 3,000 people. Barnes Noble is listed under Retail category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 137.78 M. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Barnes Noble's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Barnes Noble's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Barnes Noble Education conducts business under Consumer Cyclical sector and is part of Specialty Retail industry. The entity has 51.99 M outstanding shares of which 1.51 M shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 1.48 trading days to cover. Barnes Noble Education currently holds about 10.39 M in cash with 2.06 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.2.
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Barnes Noble holds a total of fifty-one million nine hundred ninety 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 nineteen thousand nine hundred invesors are currently shorting Barnes Noble expressing very little confidence in its future performance.

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Barnes Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Barnes Noble's target price odds to finish over the current price? Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Barnes Noble jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 34.46%. The Barnes Noble Education probability density function shows the probability of Barnes Noble stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days the stock has a beta coefficient of 2.1009 suggesting as the benchmark fluctuates upward, the company is expected to outperform it on average. However, if the benchmark returns are projected to be negative, Barnes Noble will likely underperform. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.0378, implying that it can generate a 0.0378 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 2.76HorizonTargetOdds Above 2.76
65.40%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Barnes Noble to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 34.46 (This Barnes Noble Education probability density function shows the probability of Barnes Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Barnes Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Barnes Noble that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Barnes Noble's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Barnes Noble's value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Russell Investments Group LtdCommon Shares1.5 M4.5 M
Towerview LlcCommon Shares1.5 M4.4 M
Simplex Trading LlcPut Options73 K213 K
Simplex Trading LlcCall Options23.2 K67 K
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Barnes Noble Historical Income Statement

Barnes Noble Education Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Barnes's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Barnes Noble Education revenue and expense. Barnes Noble Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
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Barnes Stock Against Markets

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Is Barnes Noble's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Barnes Noble. If investors know Barnes will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Barnes Noble listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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Market Capitalization
134.8 M
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The market value of Barnes Noble Education is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Barnes that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Barnes Noble's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Barnes Noble's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Barnes Noble's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Barnes Noble's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Barnes Noble's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Barnes Noble value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Barnes Noble's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.