Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Sep 23, '17

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about BKS stock:

  • Is BKS a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold BKS stock today?
  • Is BKS a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are BKS analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are BKS stock buy reasons/signals:

1. BKS stock price ($7.25) is close to the 52-week low ($6.50). Perhaps now is a good time to buy?

2. BKS profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 1.15pp.

3. BKS forward dividend yield is 7.64%, higher than the industry (0.62%) and sector (0.45%) forward dividend yields.

4. BKS forward P/E ratio is 11.54, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

5. BKS Price/Sales ratio is 0.13, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios.

6. BKS average analyst price target ($10.67) is above its current price ($7.25).

Here are BKS stock sell reasons/signals:

1. BKS quarterly revenue growth was -6.30%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (4.62% and 3.71%, respectively).

2. BKS short share of float is 10.36%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

3. BKS short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 4.1. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on BKS?

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