Lack of Potter magic zaps Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noles saw its second quarter revenue drop by 7.9% to US$791.1mln while same-store sales declined by 6.3

Barnes & Noles saw its second quarter revenue drop by 7.9% to US$791.1mln while same-store sales declined by 6.3

He also said a "big takeaway" from "customer research" was that people liked interacting with Barnes & Noble's human booksellers.

Shares of Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) now have an Average Brokerage Recommendation of 2, number of Recs in ABR is 2 while industry rank of the company by ABR is out of 265.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for Barnes & Noble, Hold, according to the average of 2 analyst scores. (NYSE:BKS) has seen its stock price gain 3.60, or -32.29%, so far in 2017.

The most recent open market insider trade was Disposition (Non Open Market) of 751 shares on a day where the closing price was 7.4.

This stock (BKS) is ahead of its 52-week low with 20.8%. The Average True Range, a measure of volatility is at 0.33, however its weekly and monthly volatility is 4.40%, 4.67% respectively.

The stock is now showing YTD performance of -32.29 Percent. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. raised its position in shares of Barnes & Noble by 0.5% during the second quarter. The company's stock has fallen about 11% since yesterday. The stock recovered 48.94% since its low point and has performed -57.88% year-to-date.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc. on 7/30/2017 reported its EPS as $-0.29 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.34.

However looking at valuation ratios the stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 2.21 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 22.1. The company's past year sales total was 858550.

Taking a look at insider trading at Barnes & Noble, Inc. The company has Beta Value of 2.63 and ATR value of 0.31. The company has a current ratio of 1.02, a quick ratio of 0.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15. The company ended up with an EBITDA loss of $25M for the quarter.

Shares in bookseller Barnes & Noble tumbled almost 12 percent Thursday after the company reported a sharp drop in quarterly sales. During current year the company's forecasts over growth are 13.6% while for the next year analysts' growth estimation is 12%.

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