Two Hot Stocks Comparison: Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) closed at $5.84 on the last trading session with an increase of 0%, whereas, it previously closed at $5.84. The company has a market capitalization of $428.19 Million. The company traded shares of 681665 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.51 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) produced diluted EPS of -2.15. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 0.47 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.1. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -809.4, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 0.47% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 10% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 7%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is at 0 while the forward p/e is at 12.43. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) stands at 0.12 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.02. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 32.19. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) are reported at 0.1 and 1.2 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) stands at -7.1, -29.9 and -25 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is reported at 3.58 Billion with income of -156300000. The outstanding shares of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) are 73.32 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 77.2 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.44 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is ticked at 9.1%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 8.75. The 52 week high of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is placed at 7.81 and 52 week low is standing at 4.10.

Performance wise the shares of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) rose up 2.1% for the week, it also fell -22.65% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -13.22%. The shares decrease -1.85% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) grew 17.98% for the yearly performance.

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