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Back to books at Barnes & Noble

Back to books at Barnes & Noble

Its revenue totaled $870.67 million up 6.02% from the previous quarter. The insider now holds 55,919 shares of Barnes & Noble, Inc.

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. Almost 1.63 million shares were traded by the close, higher than its average daily volume of 1.03 million shares. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. raised its position in shares of Barnes & Noble by 0.5% during the second quarter. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $7.55, up from yesterday's close by 4.14%. The specialty retailer reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.12) by ($0.03).

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Public Employees Retirement System of OH increased its stake in Barnes & Noble by 1.4% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 301,103 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $2,785,000 after acquiring an additional 170,437 shares during the last quarter.

Shares in bookseller Barnes & Noble tumbled almost 12 percent Thursday after the company reported a sharp drop in quarterly sales. Barnes & Noble said it did not take the offer seriously.

BKS stock also didn't get any help today from its revenue of $791.12 million for its fiscal second quarter of 2018. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $13.2 and touched its 52-Week Low of $6.25. The stock has a market capitalization of $548.35, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.88, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.48 and a beta of 2.60. This is worse off than Barnes & Noble, Inc.'s losses per share of 29 cents from the same time past year.

The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.2 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1. If you are reading this story on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of USA and global trademark & copyright laws. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/11/30/barnes-noble-target-of-unusually-large-options-trading-bks.html.

Barnes & Noble needs more magic. But unlike other troubled brick-and-mortar retailers who have closed a record number of stores so far this year, Barnes & Noble has kept its total store count relatively unchanged.

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