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Last $12.45 USD
Change Today +0.06 / 0.48%
Volume 319.6K
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barnes & noble inc (BKS) Details

Barnes & Noble, Inc. retails books, textbooks, magazines, newspapers, and other contents in the United States. It sells trade books, including hardcover and paperback consumer titles; mass market paperbacks, such as mystery, romance, science fiction, and other fiction; children’s books; eBooks and other digital content; textbooks and course-related materials; NOOK and related accessories; bargain books; gifts; emblematic apparel and gifts; school and dorm supplies; café products and services; educational toys and games; and music and movies. The company sells its products directly to customers through its bookstores or on As of August 3, 2015, it operated through 648 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, as well as and Websites. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York.

33,645 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/26/15
Founded in 1986

barnes & noble inc (BKS) Top Compensated Officers

Founder and Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $100.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $516.9K
President of NOOK Consumer Business – NOOK Me...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Special Advisor
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

barnes & noble inc (BKS) Key Developments

Barnes & Noble, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended August 1, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of Fiscal 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended August 1, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $1,217,542,000 against $1,236,447,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating loss was $53,142,000 against $20,718,000 for the same period a year ago. Loss before taxes was $56,064,000 against $26,638,000 for the same period a year ago. Net loss was $34,874,000 against $28,449,000 for the same period a year ago. Basic and diluted loss per share was $0.68 against $0.56 for the same period a year ago. Net loss available to common shareholders was $44,518,000 against $33,149,000 for the same period a year ago. LBITDA was $6,389,000 against EBITDA of $29,551,000 for the same period a year ago. Consolidated capital expenditures were $34 million for the quarter, including $12 million at the College segment. The company provided earnings guidance for the full year of fiscal 2016. For the year, the company now expects capital expenditures to be $95 million, excluding the college segment. The company continues to expect Retail core comparable store sales to increase approximately 1%, with flat total comps. The company continues to expect reduced EBITDA losses in the NOOK segment.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on October 30, 2015

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share payable on October 30, 2015, to stockholders of record on October 20, 2015.

Barnes & Noble and Samsung Unveil New Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK®

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK, an 8-inch tablet blending Samsung’s elegant design and multi-tasking power with NOOK’s unparalleled reading and entertainment experience. The new in Samsung’s line of tablets, the co-branded Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK is the thinnest, lightest, ultra-fast device from the two companies. It is now available in Barnes & Noble stores nationwide and online at for $399.99, including a special limited-time offer for customers to choose three free NOOK Books® and three free NOOK Magazines™ from a selection of titles, plus a $5 starter credit and free lifetime in-store support. The new 8-inch Wi-Fi®-enabled device is featherweight at only 9.3 ounces, and is incredibly slim with its less than a quarter-of-an-inch design. It features a stunning Super AMOLED™ display that brings NOOK content to life in an unprecedented way with deep, rich colors and advanced screen technologies that automatically adjust display settings for stunning images. The 4:3 aspect ratio makes for a great reading experience for NOOK content including books, magazines and newspapers, comics, graphic novels and children’s books, as well as for watching movies and TV shows, playing games and using other apps and web browsing. The device has 32GB of standard memory with expandable memory available up to 128GB so customers will never be without their favorite content to explore. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK offers consumers ample power for all their entertainment and multi-tasking needs. An ultra-fast octa-core processor enables consumers to quickly jump between books, movies, apps and the web without lag. The tablet creates efficiencies to increase productivity with integrated multi-tasking features. Multi-Window splits the screen to run two apps simultaneously, and Pop-Up Window helps consumers seamlessly move from one app to the next. Pre-loaded with Microsoft Office Solutions including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK makes it easy to create, edit and share documents. A patented fingerprint scanner provides advanced security for the tablet’s content. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK offers customers an impressive collection of digital content to explore from Barnes & Noble. The expansive NOOK Store®’s reading and entertainment content offering includes: Over 4 million books including bestsellers, new releases, classics and enhanced titles with special content. An extensive collection of popular comic books and graphic novels, as well as picture-perfect art, photography, travel guides and cookbook titles. An expansive digital selection of best-loved children’s books – over 110,000 – including chapter books and a selection of more than 11,000 interactive picture books. The NOOK Newsstand®, with the digital collection of the top 100 bestselling U.S. magazines available for both digital subscriptions and single copy sale, and a vast collection of newspapers and magazines from around the world. Reading tools like ArticleView® lets the reader focus on the text, customized to their needs, and the Visual Table of Contents provides a quick scan of the entire issue, allowing readers to jump directly to any article or section. A large collection of NOOK Apps™ featuring a wide range of uniquely curated titles for the whole family, including fun games, as well as lifestyle, productivity, news, entertainment and other apps. A wide NOOK Video™ selection offering customers their favorite movies and TV shows from major studios and networks, available for purchase or rental.


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