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Barnes & Noble Price to Book Value:

2.270 for Nov. 26, 2014

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Nov. 26, 2014 2.270
Nov. 25, 2014 2.266
Nov. 24, 2014 2.344
Nov. 21, 2014 2.299
Nov. 20, 2014 2.284
Nov. 19, 2014 2.240
Nov. 18, 2014 2.215
Nov. 17, 2014 2.195
Nov. 14, 2014 2.223
Nov. 13, 2014 2.219
Nov. 12, 2014 2.238
Nov. 11, 2014 2.207
Nov. 10, 2014 2.202
Nov. 7, 2014 2.196
Nov. 6, 2014 2.189
Nov. 5, 2014 2.133
Nov. 4, 2014 2.118
Nov. 3, 2014 2.124
Oct. 31, 2014 2.136
Oct. 30, 2014 2.074
Oct. 29, 2014 2.054
Oct. 28, 2014 2.039
Oct. 27, 2014 2.038
Oct. 24, 2014 2.019
Oct. 23, 2014 1.993
   
Oct. 22, 2014 1.903
Oct. 21, 2014 1.908
Oct. 20, 2014 1.868
Oct. 17, 2014 1.796
Oct. 16, 2014 1.823
Oct. 15, 2014 1.832
Oct. 14, 2014 1.830
Oct. 13, 2014 1.842
Oct. 10, 2014 1.827
Oct. 9, 2014 1.843
Oct. 8, 2014 1.968
Oct. 7, 2014 1.920
Oct. 6, 2014 1.948
Oct. 3, 2014 1.99
Oct. 2, 2014 1.932
Oct. 1, 2014 1.886
Sept. 30, 2014 1.932
Sept. 29, 2014 1.970
Sept. 26, 2014 2.002
Sept. 25, 2014 1.961
Sept. 24, 2014 2.005
Sept. 23, 2014 2.095
Sept. 22, 2014 2.097
Sept. 19, 2014 2.082
Sept. 18, 2014 2.177

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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BKS Price to Book Value Benchmarks

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Amazon.com 15.01
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BKS Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.6045 Apr 18 2011
Maximum 2.358 Sep 9 2014
Average 1.275

BKS Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("BKS", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("BKS", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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