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How to buy Barnes-and-Noble Education stock | $8.17

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Barnes & Noble Education, Inc
NYSE: BNED - USD
SPECIALTY RETAIL
$8.28
-$0.08 (-0.90%)

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc is a specialty retail business based in the US. Barnes-and-Noble Education shares (BNED) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Barnes-and-Noble Education employs 2,761 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Barnes-and-Noble Education shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
Latest market close$8.17
52-week range$1.95 - $10.19
50-day moving average $8.88
200-day moving average $7.71
Wall St. target price$10.50
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.39

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Barnes-and-Noble Education price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $8.17 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-22) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) -3.54%
3 months (2021-04-30) 3.29%
6 months (2021-01-29) N/A
1 year (2020-07-29) N/A
2 years (2019-07-29) N/A
3 years (2018-07-29) N/A
5 years (2016-07-29) N/A

Is Barnes-and-Noble Education under- or over-valued?

Valuing Barnes-and-Noble Education stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Barnes-and-Noble Education's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Barnes-and-Noble Education's PEG ratio

Barnes-and-Noble Education's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.1. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Barnes-and-Noble Education's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Barnes-and-Noble Education's EBITDA

Barnes-and-Noble Education's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $23.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Barnes-and-Noble Education's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Barnes-and-Noble Education financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Gross profit TTM $252.7 million
Return on assets TTM -7.8%
Return on equity TTM -36.67%
Profit margin -9.19%
Book value $5.86
Market capitalisation $415.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Barnes-and-Noble Education shares

There are currently 2.0 million Barnes-and-Noble Education shares held short by investors – that's known as Barnes-and-Noble Education's "short interest". This figure is 79.9% up from 1.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Barnes-and-Noble Education shares can be evaluated.

Barnes-and-Noble Education's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Barnes-and-Noble Education's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Barnes-and-Noble Education shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Barnes-and-Noble Education shares traded daily (recently around 1.0 million). Barnes-and-Noble Education's SIR currently stands at 1.94. In other words for every 100,000 Barnes-and-Noble Education shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1940 shares are currently held short.

However Barnes-and-Noble Education's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Barnes-and-Noble Education shares, or, against the total number of tradable Barnes-and-Noble Education shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Barnes-and-Noble Education's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Barnes-and-Noble Education shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0567% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Barnes-and-Noble Education shares, roughly 57 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Barnes-and-Noble Education.

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Barnes-and-Noble Education share dividends

We're not expecting Barnes-and-Noble Education to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Barnes-and-Noble Education share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Barnes-and-Noble Education's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.95 up to $10.19. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Barnes-and-Noble Education's is 2.6746. This would suggest that Barnes-and-Noble Education's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Barnes-and-Noble Education overview

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. operates bookstores for college and university campuses, and K-12 institutions in the United States. It operates in three segments: Retail, Wholesale, and Digital Student Solutions. The company sells and rents new and used print textbooks, digital textbooks, and publisher hosted digital courseware through physical and virtual bookstores, as well as directly to students through Textbooks. com. It also offers First Day and First Day Complete access programs; BNC OER+, a turnkey solution for colleges and universities, that offers digital content, such as videos, activities, and auto-graded practice assessments; and general merchandise, including collegiate and athletic apparel, school spirit products, lifestyle products, technology products, supplies, and convenience items. In addition, the company sells hardware and a software suite of applications that provides inventory management and point-of-sale solutions; direct-to-student subscription-based writing services; and bartleby, a direct-to-student subscription-based offering that includes textbook solutions, expert questions and answers, AI-based writing assistance, and tutoring services.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Barnes-and-Noble Education is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 26.651% of Barnes-and-Noble Education shares are held by insiders and 65.494% by institutions.
How many people work for Barnes-and-Noble Education?
Latest data suggests 2,761 work at Barnes-and-Noble Education.
When does the fiscal year end for Barnes-and-Noble Education?
Barnes-and-Noble Education's fiscal year ends in April.
Where is Barnes-and-Noble Education based?
Barnes-and-Noble Education's address is: 120 Mountain View Boulevard, Basking Ridge, NJ, United States, 07920
What is Barnes-and-Noble Education's ISIN number?
Barnes-and-Noble Education's international securities identification number is: US06777U1016
What is Barnes-and-Noble Education's CUSIP number?
Barnes-and-Noble Education's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 06777U101

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