Is It Time to Break up Barnes & Noble?

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July 19 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Alix Steel examines how much a breakup of the company's assets could potentially boost the value of Barnes & Noble. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."

Average estimates compiled by bloomberg said if separated, the company's three businesses should be valued at a combined $25.86 a share.

That is serious upside.

How realistic is it that the company might you this?

Last week the ceo resigned and michael hughes killed over see the spinoff.

Short sellers reduced those bets in anticipation of a value boosting breakup.

That is according to montgomery scott.

Some of the big suitors, google, microsoft, make make a bid -- may make a bid for that part of the company.

Selling the note business and taking the retail unit private may be the best way to unlock that value.

An operating loss of $200 million in the quarter.

Barnes & noble has declined to comment on breakup speculation.

Of course they are.

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