Company Stock Price of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Increases 9.3%

Barnes & Noble, Inc. s trend and data analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -21.67% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -16.81% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is down -23.58% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Barnes & Noble, Inc. has a negative value of -13.19 compared to overall market performance.Barnes & Noble, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 46.49 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.

Stocks of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) rallied by 9.3% during the past week but lost 10.48% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 9.04% in the past week but underperformed the index by 11.5% in the last 4 weeks.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $9.2 and hit $9.45 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $9.4, with a gain of 2.73% or 0.25 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,672,041 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $13.63 and the company has a market cap of $681 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $8.45 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 28, 2016, Peter M Herpich (VP, Corp.Contr.(Pr. Acc. Off.) sold 16,369 shares at 12.85 per share price.On Oct 11, 2016, David S Deason (VP B&N Development) sold 9,620 shares at 10.79 per share price.On Sep 12, 2016, Frederic Argir (Chief Digital Officer) sold 17,377 shares at 11.59 per share price.

Barnes & Noble Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Mar 2, 2017. The company reported $0.96 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.17. Analyst had a consensus of $1.13. The company had revenue of $1300.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1287.99 million. The companys revenue was down -8.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.04 EPS.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. is engaged in the retail sale of trade books (generally hardcover and paperback consumer titles, excluding educational textbooks and specialized religious titles), mass market paperbacks (such as mystery, romance, science fiction and other popular fiction), childrens books, off-price bargain books and magazines. These collectively account for substantially all of the companys bookstore sales. Bestsellers represent only a small portion of the Barnes & Noble store sales.


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