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Last $23.16 USD
Change Today +0.20 / 0.87%
Volume 368.8K
BKS On Other Exchanges
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Exchange
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As of 8:04 PM 04/24/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

barnes & noble inc (BKS) Snapshot

Open
$23.08
Previous Close
$22.96
Day High
$23.30
Day Low
$22.91
52 Week High
02/26/15 - $26.22
52 Week Low
05/7/14 - $15.45
Market Cap
1.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
676.5K
EPS TTM
$0.0066
Shares Outstanding
63.9M
EX-Date
02/22/11
P/E TM
3,535.3x
Dividend
--
Dividend Yield
--
Current Stock Chart for BARNES & NOBLE INC (BKS)

barnes & noble inc (BKS) Details

Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates as a content, commerce, and technology company in the United States. The company operates in three segments: B&N Retail, B&N College, and NOOK. It provides access to books, magazines, newspapers, and other content through its multi-channel distribution platform. The company 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; NOOK products comprising NOOK 1st Edition, NOOK Wi-Fi 1st Edition, NOOK Color, NOOK Simple Touch, NOOK Tablet, NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight, NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK GlowLight eReader devices, and related accessories; bargain books; magazines; gifts; cafe products and services; educational toys and games; music; and movies. It also sells textbooks and course-related materials, emblematic apparel and gifts, school and dorm supplies, and convenience and café items in college and university campuses. In addition, the company provides new and used textbooks; and textbook rental services, digital textbooks, and other course materials through a proprietary digital platform, Yuzu. It sells its products directly to customers through its bookstores and on barnesandnoble.com. As of May 3, 2014, the company operated 1,361 bookstores, including 661 retail bookstores under the Barnes & Noble Booksellers trade name; and 700 college bookstores at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York.

33,780 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/27/14
Founded in 1986

barnes & noble inc (BKS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $997.2K
Founder and Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $100.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $489.6K
Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble Ret...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble Col...
Total Annual Compensation: $788.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

barnes & noble inc (BKS) Key Developments

Via Licensing and Barnes & Noble Settle Patent License Dispute over NOOK® Tablets

Via Licensing Corporation and Barnes & Noble, Inc. have settled litigation concerning the use of Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) technology in Barnes & Noble NOOK® line of products. In late 2010, Barnes & Noble licensed AAC patent rights from Via's AAC patent pool comprised of 11 leading AAC standard essential patent owners under the AAC Patent License Agreement. Via filed suit against Barnes & Noble in 2013 for breach of the AAC Patent License Agreement and declaratory judgment. In the settlement, Barnes & Noble acknowledged that Via reasonably exercised its discretion in classifying the NOOK Color, NOOK Tablet, NOOK HD, and NOOK HD+ tablets under the AAC Patent License Agreement as consumer products that are subject to the standard rates. Barnes & Noble also acknowledged that the terms of the AAC Patent License Agreement are reasonable. Barnes & Noble has also agreed to pay royalties owed under the AAC Patent License Agreement.

Barnes & Noble Plans for Store Closings

Barnes & Noble plan to close 13 consumer stores this fiscal year instead of 20.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the 13 Weeks and 39 Weeks Ended January 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Barnes & Noble, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the 13 weeks and 39 weeks ended January 31, 2015. For the 13 weeks, the company reported sales of $1,961.151 million compared with $1,995.790 million for the same period last year. Operating income was $149.521 million compared with $118.716 million for the same period last year. Income before taxes was $145.969 million compared with $110.955 million for the same period last year. Net income available to common shareholders was $68.890 million or $0.93 diluted per share compared with $60.892 million or $0.86 diluted per share for the same period last year. EBITDA was $197.374 million compared with $173.072 million for the same period last year. Consolidated capital expenditures were $28 million for the quarter. For 39 weeks, the company reported sales of $4,885.418 million compared with $5,059.451 million for the same period last year. Operating income was $147.163 million compared with $76.757 million for the same period last year. Income before taxes was $132.389 million compared with $53.889 million for the same period last year. Net income available to common shareholders was $35.000 million or $0.58 diluted per share compared with loss of $23.336 million or $0.40 diluted per share for the same period last year. EBITDA was $294.748 million compared with $239.796 million for the same period last year. Year-to-date consolidated capital expenditures total to $101 million against $96 million last year. For fiscal year 2015, the company continues to expect Retail comparable bookstore sales to decline in the low-single digits, while Retail Core comparable bookstore sales are expected to be approximately flat. Based on the better than expected comparable sales performance, the company now expects College comparable store sales to be approximately flat for the fiscal year. The company also expects full fiscal year EBITDA losses in the NOOK segment to decline against the prior year.

 

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