Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

CAPS Rating: 1 out of 5

The Company's principal business is the sale of trade books, mass market paperbacks, children's books, bargain books, magazines, music and movies direct to customers.

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Member Avatar hba24 (95.09) Submitted: 4/10/2014 4:47:14 PM : Underperform Start Price: $18.34 BKS Score: +13.06

I buy a ton of books, but the only time I ever get them from Barnes & Noble is when someone gives me a gift card. And even then, I order online rather than walking into an actual store. Books and CDs and DVDs are basically the easiest things to buy online--much easier than clothes or shoes--so as far as companies with brick & mortar stores go, one that sells only books and CDs and DVDs seems doomed to failure. Frankly I can't believe I hadn't red-thumbed BKS a long time ago.

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Member Avatar iPittytheFool (80.54) Submitted: 3/13/2014 6:51:57 PM : Underperform Start Price: $21.37 BKS Score: +24.26

They pay min wage, they deserve their failure

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Member Avatar WPThatcher (59.24) Submitted: 3/4/2014 10:18:24 PM : Outperform Start Price: $20.69 BKS Score: -20.17

So very cheap. If they separate the bookstore from Nook, this stock could move.

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Member Avatar HueWhite (97.93) Submitted: 2/28/2014 5:34:25 PM : Underperform Start Price: $19.66 BKS Score: +17.65

Unlikely bid pushed price up. Should come back down.

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Member Avatar chadf926 (59.69) Submitted: 2/13/2014 9:57:42 AM : Underperform Start Price: $15.73 BKS Score: -1.42

It happened to Books-A-Million, don't see why it won't happen here as well.

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Member Avatar jed71 (30.07) Submitted: 2/12/2014 10:20:47 AM : Underperform Start Price: $15.87 BKS Score: -0.90

Negative projected earnings and cash flows for as far as the eye can see..... looks like a great bankruptcy candidate.

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Member Avatar CheerUp (61.45) Submitted: 1/31/2014 12:14:25 AM : Underperform Start Price: $13.35 BKS Score: -17.33

You don't need to see a book in person before ordering it online. Stick a fork in it. It's done.

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Member Avatar jpimp (< 20) Submitted: 1/25/2014 6:45:56 PM : Underperform Start Price: $14.99 BKS Score: -5.58

amazon.com

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Member Avatar panda72 (99.80) Submitted: 12/11/2013 11:31:43 AM : Underperform Start Price: $13.88 BKS Score: -14.15

Doomed by technology - target price 0

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Member Avatar Chemdawg (81.29) Submitted: 9/10/2013 7:01:50 AM : Underperform Start Price: $13.44 BKS Score: -11.28

bad business models never last...just ask warren buffett

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Member Avatar rknapton (< 20) Submitted: 7/23/2013 8:22:55 PM : Underperform Start Price: $18.28 BKS Score: +20.23

Short. Revs down 7%. NOOK appears to be the “blackberry” of tablets to me. They have negative EBIT and a heafty interest expense and issued a bunch more stock.

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Member Avatar DrLinks (52.23) Submitted: 7/20/2013 4:23:14 PM : Underperform Start Price: $18.02 BKS Score: +19.18

Amazon will CRUSH this last bookstore, and it's venture w/ Microsoft will have proven a failure by then (2-3 Years)

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Member Avatar kkconway (99.15) Submitted: 7/11/2013 3:13:05 PM : Underperform Start Price: $17.00 BKS Score: +15.14

BKS is in a last stand, like a superannuated,myopic scrivener, high in the tower of a forgotten monastery railing against that accursed newcomer, Johannes Gutenberg.
Roll over Johannes, bricks and mortar book distribution will soon be dead, and Amazon is taking no prisoners!

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Member Avatar AaronSmothers (65.11) Submitted: 6/30/2013 11:41:09 PM : Outperform Start Price: $16.34 BKS Score: -15.40

Nook, in its most recent iteration, was a lodestone around B and B's neck. Trying to compete in a new segment against a competitor playing to its strengths (Amazon) was unfortunate strategically. Yes, the Borders close still makes things looked scary for big physical book stores. However, with the removal of the Nook lodestone B and B has the opportunity to do something like make its stores smaller and open more of them with the pursuit of a "local bookstore" customer experience in mind.

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Member Avatar alphadogg (90.99) Submitted: 6/25/2013 6:19:22 PM : Underperform Start Price: $15.70 BKS Score: +12.32

hemorrhaging money

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Member Avatar chitownjester (93.52) Submitted: 6/7/2013 10:05:02 PM : Underperform Start Price: $22.54 BKS Score: +40.13

If you are going to be a retailer today you MUST offer a compelling reason to 1) buy in a store rather than online; 2) pick YOUR store over any other brick/mortar competition. To me Barnes doesn't have either. I browse in Barnes if I want to kill time. I buy on Amazon. I also buy used on Amazon and in Goodwill absorber used bookstores. If those aren't enough competition how about small local booksellers, who are even more motivated to earn your dollars? Finally, remember the library?

Too many other sources to get everything I need for books/pubs. And almost ALL are cheaper.

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Member Avatar quadrophenia2 (< 20) Submitted: 5/22/2013 12:27:31 PM : Outperform Start Price: $22.36 BKS Score: -37.72

Perfect buyout target for MSFT with retail stores in place. Also been outperforming with retail stores - company is clearly not bankrupt which most of wall street thinks. Nook tablet prospects

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Member Avatar arlandp (< 20) Submitted: 5/9/2013 3:53:24 PM : Outperform Start Price: $21.99 BKS Score: -40.15

just a hunch

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Member Avatar TMFMattera (22.96) Submitted: 3/18/2013 12:29:09 PM : Underperform Start Price: $16.35 BKS Score: +19.84

Company could face bankruptcy if not bought out.

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Member Avatar adamlevy (71.64) Submitted: 3/5/2013 12:35:59 PM : Underperform Start Price: $16.84 BKS Score: +23.51

Struggling retail segments in both brick-and-mortar and the Nook division. The only saving grace for this company is licensing content with its publishing partners, which isn't really a core part of its business model (yet).

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