Investors are racing ahead of analysts over a potential deal by Microsoft to buy Barnes &...

|About: Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS)|By:, SA News Editor

Investors are racing ahead of analysts over a potential deal by Microsoft to buy Barnes & Noble's (BKS) Nook Media digital assets outright. Stifel Nicolaus analyst David Schick warns it's not clear if B&N's board has even seen the offer and what the full impact will be for the remaining trimmed-down company. No bother, BKS +27.7% premarket anyway.