BKS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Barnes & Noble Had a Terrible Holiday Season

    January 5, 2017
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) had a disappointing holiday season that puts the chain's long-term viability in doubt. The ...
  2. Barnes & Noble Smartly Honors Our Best Teachers

    January 4, 2017
    If any group is likely to champion reading more physical books in 2017, it's teachers. That's why Barnes & Noble (NYSE: ...
  3. Barnes & Noble Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday

    January 4, 2017
    Barnes & Noble will send its dividend payment on Feb. 1 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 6.
  4. Starbucks: Profiting One Cup at a Time (SBUX)

    December 2, 2016
    Starbucks chief Howard Schultz is stepping down after 30 years as CEO; we take a closer look at this well-caffeinated American ...
  5. Barnes & Noble Plans a "Harry Potter" Holiday Ball

    November 30, 2016
    Harry Potter has been good for the book industry, and good for Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS). Each new Potter book has ...
  6. Barnes & Noble Sales Fall Again

    November 23, 2016
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) continues to see its sales fall while it loses money, and customers. The chain, which has ...
  7. Barnes & Noble Names New Chief Operating Officer

    November 22, 2016
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS), which only has a semi-permanent CEO, now has a new second-in-command. The bookstore chain ...
  8. Barnes & Noble Sets Its Holiday 2016 Plans

    November 16, 2016
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) enters the 2016 holiday season needing a win. The retailer has been struggling to right its ...
  9. Barnes & Noble Sets Events for Educators

    October 5, 2016
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) continues to roll out special events designed to bring traffic into its bookstores. Next ...
  10. Barnes & Noble Needs Saving, So It Summoned Batman

    September 12, 2016
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) needs to do anything it possibly can to drive traffic to its stores -- and it has been. To ...
  11. Barnes & Noble Looks Ahead After a Lousy Quarter

    September 8, 2016
    Barnes & Noble's (NYSE: BKS) recovery has not been a straight line. One quarter the company will have encouraging results, ...
  12. Barnes & Noble Shows Its CEO the Door

    August 17, 2016
    Ronald Boire took on an impossible job when he signed on as CEO of Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) about a year ago. His ...
  13. Dog Day Volume Spikes Reveal Profitable Setups

    August 16, 2016
    High volume price bars during thin summer conditions can uncover many profitable trading opportunities.
  14. Barnes & Noble Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (BKS)

    July 5, 2016
    Barnes & Noble will send its dividend payment on July 29 to shareholders of record as of July 8.
  15. Barnes & Noble Bringing Back Pop Culture Event

    June 27, 2016
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) has gotten creative in recent years in its efforts to bring people into its struggling stores. ...
  16. Barnes & Noble Going Into the Restaurant Business

    June 24, 2016
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) has stores located on prime real estate all round the United States. The chain generally ...
  17. Why Barnes & Noble's Quarterly Loss Widened

    June 23, 2016
    Shares of Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) are trading notably higher in the wake of the company's fourth-quarter and fiscal ...
  18. Barnes & Noble Falls 8% After Wider Q4 Loss (BKS)

    June 23, 2016
    The books and media retailer surprised Wall Street with a wider fourth quarter loss, suggesting its recovery might not be ...
  19. Barnes & Noble Stock Rises Ahead of Q4 Earnings (BKS)

    June 20, 2016
    Wall Street expects the books software retailer to deliver a decline in revenue, while profitability is expected to improve.
  20. Barnes & Noble Offers a More Rewarding Mastercard

    June 2, 2016
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) needs to do everything it possibly can to hold onto customers, especially its most loyal ...
  21. Barnes & Noble May Have Solved Its Space Problem

    April 22, 2016
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) has a problem it shares with much of the brick-and-mortar retail world: The chain has long-term ...
  22. Barnes & Noble Continues Winding Down NOOK

    April 8, 2016
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) has lost the digital reading war. Its NOOK offering, which was once a contender, has now ...
  23. Bill Ackman's Greatest Hits and Misses

    March 22, 2016
    With the recent Valeant fiasco, we take a look back at the best and worst of the gray haired hedge fund manager.
  24. Barnes & Noble's New Chapter Looks Promising (BKS)

    March 7, 2016
    Don't write off Barnes & Noble just yet. The beleaguered books store is on the verge of a strong recovery after reporting ...
  25. Poor Nook Sales Continue as Barnes & Noble Slips (BKS, SSNLF)

    December 7, 2015
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) has lost the digital media game. Even though the company has signed a deal with Samsung to ...
  26. Barnes & Noble Tries to Make NOOK More Like Stores (BBY, BKS)

    October 16, 2015
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) has struggled to win market share for its NOOK digital readers. Revenue at the NOOK division ...
  27. Digital Sales Slowdown Good for Barnes & Noble (BKS)

    September 25, 2015
    In 2011, when Borders Books & Music closed, it seemed like the rise of digital books would ultimately doom the physical ...
  28. Barnes & Noble Has a New CEO and a Lousy Quarter (BKS, SCC)

    September 10, 2015
    New Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) CEO Ronald Boire had to know he had a tough job on his hands when he accepted the position, ...
  29. Companies That Went Bankrupt From Innovation Lag

    July 21, 2015
    Companies that don't keep up with market-changing innovations run the risk of going bankrupt. We look at some examples.
  30. Barnes & Noble Approves Spinoff, Pays Dividend (AMZN, BKS)

    July 15, 2015
    The board at Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) recently approved the spinoff of Barnes & Noble Education, which will start ...
  31. Barnes & Noble Poaches New CEO From Sears Canada (BKS, SCC)

    July 6, 2015
    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) has a new CEO -- or it will soon enough. On Thursday, July 2nd, the NYC-based bookseller ...
  32. Meerkat, Camio, and Periscope: Which Will Succeed?

    April 10, 2015
    As live streaming apps become more accessible, apps will succeed or fail based on their ability to acquire users, or differentiate ...
  33. Amazon's Growth Prospects

    October 15, 2010
    Many fundamental investors feel the stock is overvalued, but the question is: how well will Amazon keep growing its business? ...