Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Position Maintained by Swiss National Bank

Claudine Rigal
Июля 11, 2017

Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the analysis of a Stock. And it remains to be seen which target price BKS can achieve without sacrificing much as the company is holding a -38.63% fall for the past twelve months. Mason Street Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Barnes & Noble by 7.0% in the first quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 68.45% of the company's stock. Pacad Investment Ltd. boosted its stake in Barnes & Noble by 48.2% in the fourth quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 23,581 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $218,000 after buying an additional 3,191 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its stake in Barnes & Noble by 3.2% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 242,569 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $2,705,000 after buying an additional 111,427 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp owned approximately 1.02% of Barnes & Noble Education worth $4,543,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 22,500 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $208,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC expanded its stake by buying 328,873 shares an increase of 13.6% in the quarter. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power.

Shares of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE BKS) opened at 7.60 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $539.65 million, a P/E ratio of 25.08 and a beta of 2.32. Relative Strength Index (RSI-14) for Barnes & Noble, Inc.

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Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 22nd. The firm had revenue of $821 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $787.54 million.

According to Yahoo Finance, The Dividend Date for Barnes & Noble is Jul 28, 2017 and its Ex-Dividend Date is Jul 5, 2017. During the same quarter previous year, the firm earned ($0.42) EPS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Barnes & Noble from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $8.50 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Investors of record on Friday, July 7th will be issued a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date will be Wednesday the 5th of April 2017. The dividend payment will be $0.150 per share for the quarter which is $0.60 annualized. Barnes & Noble's payout ratio is 214.29%. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA and worldwide copyright laws. Over the short term, some market observers may have noticed that Barnes & Noble, Inc. has a 10.63% short float with 15 days to cover.

BKS has been the subject of several research reports.

09/04/2015 - Barnes & Noble, Inc. had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. Equities research analysts expect that Barnes & Noble will post $0.55 EPS for the current fiscal year. According to the most recently released broker notes, 1 analyst has a rating of "strong buy" on the stock, 1 analysts "buy", 1 analysts "neutral", 0 analysts "sell" and 0 analysts "strong sell". The stock notched a 12-month high of $10.67 while $15.00 target is by far the most aggressive out of analysts who are now evaluating the company, $4.33 higher than the next highest 52-week price estimate.

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc is a contract operator of bookstores on college and university campuses across the United States and a provider of digital education services. Consensus earnings estimates are far from flawless, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

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