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Barnes & Noble Price to Book Value:

2.420 for March 5, 2015

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March 5, 2015 2.420
March 4, 2015 2.404
March 3, 2015 2.410
March 2, 2015 2.441
Feb. 27, 2015 2.388
Feb. 26, 2015 2.486
Feb. 25, 2015 2.326
Feb. 24, 2015 2.344
Feb. 23, 2015 2.370
Feb. 20, 2015 2.364
Feb. 19, 2015 2.329
Feb. 18, 2015 2.369
Feb. 17, 2015 2.338
Feb. 13, 2015 2.351
Feb. 12, 2015 2.344
Feb. 11, 2015 2.326
Feb. 10, 2015 2.329
Feb. 9, 2015 2.277
Feb. 6, 2015 2.320
Feb. 5, 2015 2.349
Feb. 4, 2015 2.342
Feb. 3, 2015 2.332
Feb. 2, 2015 2.284
Jan. 30, 2015 2.253
Jan. 29, 2015 2.303
Jan. 28, 2015 2.251
   
Jan. 27, 2015 2.337
Jan. 26, 2015 2.340
Jan. 23, 2015 2.309
Jan. 22, 2015 2.217
Jan. 21, 2015 2.167
Jan. 20, 2015 2.156
Jan. 16, 2015 2.208
Jan. 15, 2015 2.209
Jan. 14, 2015 2.291
Jan. 13, 2015 2.302
Jan. 12, 2015 2.360
Jan. 9, 2015 2.379
Jan. 8, 2015 2.372
Jan. 7, 2015 2.261
Jan. 6, 2015 2.209
Jan. 5, 2015 2.270
Jan. 2, 2015 2.254
Dec. 31, 2014 2.227
Dec. 30, 2014 2.242
Dec. 29, 2014 2.254
Dec. 26, 2014 2.253
Dec. 24, 2014 2.250
Dec. 23, 2014 2.214
Dec. 22, 2014 2.218
Dec. 19, 2014 2.195

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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 16.55
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BKS Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.6045 Apr 18 2011
Maximum 2.486 Feb 26 2015
Average 1.328

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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