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  • Thu, Feb. 4, 10:37 AM
    • Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) is up 14% to recover nicely from the Amazon bookstore development earlier this week that threw a death scare into investors.
    • It's unclear what Amazon's plans are on the brick-and-mortar front which puts B&N back in the same position it was in to begin the week.
    • College bookstore player Barnes & Noble Education (BNED +5.8%) is also solidly higher.
    • Previously: General Growth CEO walks back Amazon comment (updated) (Feb. 03 2016)
    | Thu, Feb. 4, 10:37 AM
  • Wed, Feb. 3, 10:43 AM
    • Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) is down 9.9% to a new 52-week low of $7.29 after reports broke last night on Amazon opening up some bookstores.
    • Shares are down low enough that Jeff Bezos could buy the company and its 650 stores for $589M before applying a premium.
    • In a somewhat curious move, Barnes & Noble Education (NYSE:BNED) is down 7.7%, even though Amazon isn't expected to open stores on college campuses where BNED sets up shop.
    • Books-A-Million (NASDAQ:BAMM) is now private, but would be another option for the Seattle bookstore-slayer.
    • Previously: Report: Amazon plans hundreds of physical book stores (Feb. 02 2016)
    • Previously: Report: Bookstore-killer Amazon to open bookstores (Feb. 02 2016)
    • Previously: More on Amazon bookstore plans (Feb. 02 2016)
    | Wed, Feb. 3, 10:43 AM | 1 Comment
  • Thu, Jan. 14, 1:19 PM
    • Best Buy (BBY -9.2%) fell to a 52-week low after the company's report on holiday sales failed to please investors.
    • The retailer's weak performance in key categories seems to have added another layer of anxiety to trading around GameStop (GME -5.6%) which is also at a 52-week low.
    • Hhgress (HGG) dropped below the $2 mark to set a 52-week low.
    • Brick-and-mortar mainstay Barnes & Noble (BKS +1.6%) etched out a new 52-week low this morning before recovering.
    • Previously: Best Buy lower after holiday numbers underwhelm (Jan. 14 2016)
    | Thu, Jan. 14, 1:19 PM
  • Mon, Jan. 4, 10:01 AM
    • Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) is up 1.5% amid broad market declines after the company makes a list from Barron's of its top income ideas for 2016.
    • New buyers of BKS catch a dividend yield of 6.8%, although some SA contributors think the retail chain has more downside ahead.
    | Mon, Jan. 4, 10:01 AM
  • Dec. 4, 2015, 12:44 PM
    | Dec. 4, 2015, 12:44 PM | 2 Comments
  • Dec. 4, 2015, 12:02 PM
    | Dec. 4, 2015, 12:02 PM | 2 Comments
  • Dec. 4, 2015, 9:16 AM
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  • Dec. 4, 2015, 9:04 AM
    • Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) is sharply lower after a weak Q3 report.
    • The company suffered from a 3% drop in comparable-store sales during the quarter and continued tepid demand for Nook products.
    • The current quarter is off to a better start with comparable-store sales in positive territory.
    • Previously: Barnes & Noble misses by $0.05, misses on revenue (Dec. 03 2015)
    • BKS -16.69% premarket to $10.03. Shares are threatening to reach single-digits for the first time in years.
    | Dec. 4, 2015, 9:04 AM
  • Sep. 14, 2015, 11:54 AM
    • Barnes & Noble (BKS +3.5%) trades higher after Leonard Riggio buys over $12M worth of shares.
    • There's been off and on speculation that the B&N Chairman would take the company private following the spinoff of the education business.
    • SEC Form 4
    | Sep. 14, 2015, 11:54 AM
  • Sep. 10, 2015, 1:04 PM
    • Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) is up 7.0% to help take some of the sting out of yesterday's brutal post-earnings drubbing.
    • Analysts note the ongoing losses at B&N puts the pressure on management to determine if more stores closures are needed and to come up with a "coherent" digital strategy.
    • Shares of Barnes & Noble, which traded over $29 in July, sunk to as low as $11.45 yesterday on a large volume spike.
    | Sep. 10, 2015, 1:04 PM | 1 Comment
  • Sep. 9, 2015, 12:44 PM
    | Sep. 9, 2015, 12:44 PM
  • Sep. 9, 2015, 9:05 AM
    • Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) reports retail core comparable bookstore sales rose 1% in FQ1.
    • Segment sales: Retail: $939M (-1.66%); College: $238.98M (+5.70%); NOOK: $54.34M (-22.41%).
    • Digital content sales declined 28% to $37M & device and accessories sales -6.2% to $17M.
    • Comparable-store sales for the college segment expanded 1.8%.
    • Gross margin rate fell 210 bps to 28.9%.
    • SG&A expense rate grew 90 bps to 29.5%.
    • FY2016 Guidance: Retail core comparable bookstore sales: ~+1%; NOOK EBITDA losses: decline Y/Y.
    • BKS +0.18% premarket.
    | Sep. 9, 2015, 9:05 AM
  • Aug. 3, 2015, 12:46 PM
    | Aug. 3, 2015, 12:46 PM | 8 Comments
  • Jun. 25, 2015, 8:42 AM
    • Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) announces all three of its segments saw sales decline in FQ4.
    • EBITDA was higher for the quarter as the Nook loss was cut to $14.8M from $56M a year ago.
    • Core comparable-store sales for the retail segment fell 0.5%.
    • Comparable-store sales for the college segment were up 6%.
    • Guidance: Retail core comparable bookstore sales are expected to rise 1% in FY16. EBITDA losses for the Nook segment are expected to decline again.
    • BKS +2.54% premarket to $27.00.
    | Jun. 25, 2015, 8:42 AM
  • Apr. 13, 2015, 9:59 AM
    • Shares of Barnes & Noble (BKS +4.4%) came out of the gate hard after Craig Hallum starts off coverage with a Buy recommendation
    • The investment firm sets a price target of $36 on B&N - a level the stock hasn't traded at since 2008.
    | Apr. 13, 2015, 9:59 AM
  • Mar. 11, 2015, 1:07 PM
    | Mar. 11, 2015, 1:07 PM
Company Description
Barnes & Noble Inc is a booksellers and a content, commerce and technology company providing customers access to trade books, textbooks, magazines, newspapers and other content across its multi-channel distribution platform.