Harry Potter puts a curse on Barnes & Noble's sales

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Moreover, Parametric Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Barnes & Noble, Inc. This is an increase of approximately Infinity compared to the average volume of 0 call options. The New York-based Sandell Asset Management has invested 0.37% in the stock. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 37,887 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $288,000 after buying an additional 190 shares during the last quarter.

Sidoti & Co. "Initiates Coverage on" Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) in a research note issued to investors on 8/18/16 to Neutral. The number of shares now owned by investors are 71.65 mln. Moreover, Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio has 0% invested in Barnes & Noble, Inc. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 6,348,364 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $58,723,000 after acquiring an additional 407,488 shares during the last quarter. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $3.61 a share. Finally, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. (BKS) belonging to the Consumer Cyclical sector has surged 4.14% and closed its last trading session at $7.55. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $7.67 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 0.9, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $0.17, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 41.2. Barnes & Noble, Inc. has a twelve month low of $6.25 and a twelve month high of $13.20. The company's P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 19.55 and Forward P/E ratio of 12.32. (NYSE:BKS)'s share price fell 11.5% on Thursday following a dissappointing earnings announcement.

Net loss reported by Barnes & Noble, Inc. for its fiscal second quarter of 2018 was $30.09 million. The firm had revenue of $791.12 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $812.20 million. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 7.9% compared to the same quarter past year. It says that it expects comparable sales for the year to fall by low single digits.

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