Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) stock price traded with dropping change along with the volume 3.73 million shares in Thursday trading session. Shares are trading price at $6.36 with move of –15.76%. The company’s 3-months average volume stands at 1.46 million. When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 2.56. Recent trade price levels places BKS’s stock about -18.57% away from the 52-week high and closed 55.12% away from the 52-week low. The total dollar value of all 68.59 million outstanding shares is 0.44 billion. It has a dividend yield of 9.43%. EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 10.00% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 7.00% along with sales growth of -11.70% in the last five years. EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 22.09% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at -809.40%.
76.90% shares of the company possessed by Institutional Investors. The net percent change held by Institutional Investors has seen a change of 0.00% in last three month period. Insiders own 10.10% of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) shares. During last six month record, the net percent change kept by insiders has observed a change of 0.00%. The stock volatility for week was 6.30% while for month was 6.47%.
Return on Assets (ROA) ratio indicates how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. The ROA is -7.10%. A company that manages their assets well will have a high return, while if manages their assets poorly will have a low return.
Common shareholders want to know how profitable their capital is in the businesses they invest it in. The company gives a ROE of -29.90%. The higher the ROE, the better the company is at generating profits.
ROI is -25.00%. A positive result means that returns exceed costs. Analysts therefore consider the investment a net gain. The opposite kind of result, a negative means that costs outweigh returns. Analysts therefore view the investment as a net loss.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) recently closed with fall of -5.69% to its 20-Day Simple Moving Average. This short time frame picture represents a downward movement of current price over average price of last 20 days. Now moving toward intermediate time frame, 50-day Moving average is more useful at showing position trading trends lasting 50 days. Shares of BKS moved downward with change of -6.37% to its 50-day Moving average. This falling movement shows negative prices direction over last 50 days.
Finally observing long term time frame, 200-day simple moving average is more helpful at telling general investing trends lasting 200 days. Longer moving average timeframes are less sensitive to price fluctuations than shorter term timeframes and will generate far few signals. This will reduce the number of “whipsaws”, which is good, but will also generate signals later than when using shorter term averages. BKS stock price revealed optimistic move of 5.80% comparing average price of last 200 days. This comparison showed up direction of price above its 200-SMA.
ATR value of company was 0.45. Average True Range (ATR) is an indicator based on trading ranges smoothed by an N-period exponential moving average percentage of the true range values. ATR can display volatility of stocks, ETFs and indexes. The principal of ATR is very similar to other volatility indicators: A high ATR value signals a possible trend change. A low ATR value correlates with a weaker trend movement.
The forward P/E ratio stands at 12.11. The price to sales ratio is 0.12. The lower price P/S ratio indicates attractive the investment. A low P/S can also be effective in valuing growth stocks that have suffered a temporary setback. A low P/S ratio may indicate possible undervaluation, while a ratio that is significantly above the average may suggest overvaluation. Abbreviated as the P/S ratio or PSR, this ratio is also known as a “sales multiple” or “revenue multiple.”
Currently Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.30 on the shares. This is based on a 1-5 numeric scale where Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell.
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