Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) will issue its Q1 2014 quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, August 20th. Parties that are interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.
Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, June 25th. The company reported ($2.11) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($1.05) by $1.06. The company had revenue of $1.28 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.33 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.98) earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Barnes & Noble to post $-1.05 EPS for the current fiscal year and $-1.33 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) opened at 17.54 on Monday. Barnes & Noble has a 1-year low of $11.17 and a 1-year high of $23.71. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $19.07 and a 200-day moving average of $16.97. The company’s market cap is $1.042 billion.
A number of research firms have recently commented on BKS. Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Barnes & Noble in a research note to investors on Wednesday, June 26th. On the ratings front, analysts at Maxim Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Barnes & Noble in a research note to investors on Friday, June 7th. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at UBS AG downgraded shares of Barnes & Noble from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note to investors on Thursday, June 6th.
Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Barnes & Noble currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.67.
Barnes & Noble, Inc (NYSE:BKS) is a bookseller.
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