Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) EPS Estimated At $1.01

February 19, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

 Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) EPS Estimated At $1.01
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.42 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.06, from 1.48 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 20 investors sold Barnes & Noble, Inc. shares while 39 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 47.54 million shares or 7.58% less from 51.43 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Princeton Strategies Group Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) for 30,000 shares. Aperio Grp Ltd Co has 0% invested in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Mgmt Corporation reported 0% of its portfolio in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS). Deutsche Bancshares Ag holds 0% or 444,652 shares. Amer International Grp Inc has 0% invested in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS). New York-based Pinebridge Limited Partnership has invested 0% in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS). Quantitative Systematic Strategies Lc accumulated 24,976 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Switzerland-based Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS). Pinnacle Assocs Limited owns 58,300 shares. Moreover, Profund Advsr Ltd Co has 0% invested in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) for 10,758 shares. Bank Of Montreal Can invested 0% of its portfolio in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS). Citadel Advisors Limited Liability holds 0% or 265,906 shares. Pinnacle Ltd reported 116,442 shares stake. Citigroup Inc holds 0% in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) or 286,545 shares. Piedmont Investment Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% of its portfolio in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS).

Analysts expect Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) to report $1.01 EPS on March, 1.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 5.21 % from last quarter’s $0.96 EPS. BKS’s profit would be $73.37M giving it 1.16 P/E if the $1.01 EPS is correct. After having $-0.41 EPS previously, Barnes & Noble, Inc.’s analysts see -346.34 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.08% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $4.7. About 881,571 shares traded. Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) has declined 38.50% since February 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 55.20% the S&P500.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE:BKS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Barnes & Noble Inc. had 9 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, July 27, the company rating was initiated by Craig Hallum. Gabelli initiated Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) on Monday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. Gabelli downgraded the shares of BKS in report on Wednesday, August 17 to “Hold” rating. As per Friday, September 4, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sidoti on Thursday, August 18. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) on Wednesday, October 7 with “Buy” rating. Craig Hallum downgraded the shares of BKS in report on Friday, December 1 to “Hold” rating. On Friday, May 26 the stock rating was upgraded by ValuEngine to “Buy”.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates as a content and commerce firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $341.44 million. Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates as a retailer of books, content, digital media, and educational products. It has a 21.56 P/E ratio. It sells trade books, including hardcover and paperback titles; mass market paperbacks, such as mystery, romance, science fiction, and other fiction; and children's books, eBooks and other digital content, NOOK and related accessories, bargain books, magazines, gifts, caf?? services and products, educational toys and games, and music and movies.

More notable recent Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Barnes & Noble’s troubles aren’t just Amazon” on February 13, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Barnes & Noble Appoints Timothy Mantel as Chief Merchandising Officer” published on February 12, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Barnes & Noble: Hubris Destroying Shareholder Wealth?” on February 09, 2018. More interesting news about Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Barnes & Noble Announces Barnes & Noble Pressâ„¢, an Enhanced Self-Publishing …” published on January 24, 2018 as well as Pennlive.com‘s news article titled: “Barnes & Noble eliminating jobs at its stores” with publication date: February 16, 2018.

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