Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) belonging to the Retail-Wholesale sector has surged 6.4% and closed its last trading session at $9.15.
The company reported its EPS on 03/02/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $12.5.
The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.33. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.
The Stock had a 2.33 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.33 and 2.33 respectively.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. on 03/02/2017 reported its EPS as $0.96 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $1.13. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.17. This shows a surprise factor of -15%.
Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Barnes & Noble, Inc. Earnings, with 2 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $-0.23.
Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $-0.17 and $-0.28 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.24.
Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Barnes & Noble, Inc. as $790.42 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 2 analysts.
The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 803.2 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 777.63 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 876.68 Million.
For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Barnes & Noble, Inc. is 4.2%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 30%.
In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -41.86% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 10%.
The Company got Initiated by Sidoti on 18-Aug-16 to Neutral.
Insider Trades for Barnes & Noble, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 4 Mar 2017 where Deason (David S), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 3650 shares were traded at a price of $8.95.
Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 4 transaction in which 1012000 shares were traded. 2 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 52271 shares traded.
2 analysts projected Price Targets for Barnes & Noble, Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $15. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $10 and the Mean Price Target is $12.5.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) has the market capitalization of $655.41 Million. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $13.63 on Aug 11, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $8.45 on Mar 10, 2017.
The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 1 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 3.5% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 3.6 percent.
The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -16.84 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 2.24 and ATR value of 0.44. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 5.01% and 4.30%.