Barnes & Noble Education, Inc (BNED): Price and Financial Metrics

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc (BNED): $2.95

0.02 (+0.68%)

POWR Rating

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  • BNED scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 84.1% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BNED is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • BNED's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 10.93% of US stocks).

BNED Stock Summary

  • Barnes & Noble Education Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 94.31% of US listed stocks.
  • BNED's price/sales ratio is 0.13; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 1.4% of US stocks.
  • Barnes & Noble Education Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -23.34%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 16.23% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Barnes & Noble Education Inc are IMBI, BCC, HY, TCS, and NRC.
  • BNED's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Barnes & Noble Education Inc's official web site, go to

BNED Valuation Summary

  • BNED's price/earnings ratio is -3.2; this is 116.49% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 74 months, BNED's price/earnings ratio has gone down 35.
  • Over the past 74 months, BNED's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BNED.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BNED 2021-08-27 0.3 1.4 -3.2 -5.0
BNED 2021-08-26 0.3 1.4 -3.1 -4.9
BNED 2021-08-25 0.3 1.4 -3.1 -4.9
BNED 2021-08-24 0.3 1.4 -3.1 -4.9
BNED 2021-08-23 0.3 1.3 -3.0 -4.8
BNED 2021-08-20 0.3 1.3 -3.0 -4.8

BNED Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -71.15%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -48.89%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -81.91%.
BNED's revenue has moved down $65,330,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows BNED's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,493.347 -0.803 -102.98
2021-09-30 1,502.162 -31.119 -114.468
2021-06-30 1,470.67 70.259 -129.481
2021-03-31 1,433.89 32.882 -131.787
2020-12-31 1,467.998 -60.869 -127.759
2020-09-30 1,558.677 -89.409 -81.163

BNED's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BNED has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 19.04% of graded US stocks.
  • BNED's asset turnover comes in at 1.207 -- ranking 114th of 165 Retail stocks.
  • MUSA, SGU, and CASY are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BNED.

The table below shows BNED's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 1.207 0.192 -0.161
2021-05-01 1.151 0.176 -0.168
2021-01-30 1.151 0.192 -0.159
2020-10-31 1.189 0.212 -0.104
2020-08-01 1.303 0.232 -0.059
2020-05-02 1.354 0.239 -0.046

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BNED Price/Volume Stats

Current price $2.95 52-week high $12.01
Prev. close $2.93 52-week low $2.00
Day low $2.89 Volume 872,800
Day high $3.04 Avg. volume 720,679
50-day MA $2.72 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $6.08 Market Cap 153.54M

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc (BNED) Company Bio

Barnes & Noble Education is a contract operator of bookstores on college and university campuses in the United States. The Company creates and operates campus stores under multi-year management service agreements. The company was established in 2015 and is based in New York, New York.

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Below are the latest news stories about Barnes & Noble Education Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BNED as an investment opportunity.

Barnes & Noble Education Announces Fiscal 2022 Third Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Webcast

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., February 15, 2022--Barnes & Noble Education Announces Fiscal 2022 Third Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Webcast

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

Barnes & Noble Education Announces Strategic Partnership with Billie Jean King Enterprises

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., February 08, 2022--Barnes & Noble Education Announces Strategic Partnership with Billie Jean King Enterprises Partnership to Enhance DEI Initiatives Across BNED

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

One Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) insider upped their stake by 20% in the previous year

Insiders were net buyers of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc.'s ( NYSE:BNED ) stock during the past year. That is...

Yahoo | January 3, 2022

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Purchases 3,010 Shares of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its stake in shares of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) by 5.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 59,801 shares of the specialty retailers stock after buying an additional 3,010 []

Dakota Financial News | December 22, 2021

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) EVP Sells $30,000.00 in Stock

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) EVP Michael Connolly Miller sold 4,000 shares of the firms stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.50, for a total value of $30,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through []

Dakota Financial News | December 20, 2021

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BNED Price Returns

1-mo 9.26%
3-mo -21.33%
6-mo -58.16%
1-year -65.17%
3-year -8.95%
5-year -72.58%
YTD -56.68%
2021 46.45%
2020 8.90%
2019 6.48%
2018 -51.33%
2017 -28.16%

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