Barnes & Noble Education, Inc (BNED) 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 BNED stock:

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

Here are BNED stock buy reasons/signals:

1. BNED stock price ($6.27) is close to the 52-week low ($5.20). Perhaps now is a good time to buy?

2. BNED quarterly revenue growth was 16.30%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (4.62% and 3.71%, respectively).

3. BNED profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.28pp.

4. BNED forward P/E ratio is 13.95, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

5. BNED Price/Book ratio is 0.36, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios.

6. BNED Price/Sales ratio is 0.14, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios.

7. BNED PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 0.78, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios.

8. BNED average analyst rating is Buy.

9. BNED average analyst price target ($10.33) is above its current price ($6.27).

Here are BNED stock sell reasons/signals:

1. BNED short share of float is 9.09%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

2. BNED short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 4.66. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on BNED?

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