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Barnes & Noble Price to Book Value:

1.310 for May 5, 2016
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May 5, 2016 1.31
May 4, 2016 1.342
May 3, 2016 1.342
May 2, 2016 1.390
April 29, 2016 1.377
April 28, 2016 1.404
April 27, 2016 1.448
April 26, 2016 1.455
April 25, 2016 1.421
April 22, 2016 1.458
April 21, 2016 1.445
April 20, 2016 1.458
April 19, 2016 1.469
April 18, 2016 1.458
April 15, 2016 1.453
April 14, 2016 1.446
April 13, 2016 1.454
April 12, 2016 1.384
April 11, 2016 1.366
April 8, 2016 1.378
April 7, 2016 1.369
April 6, 2016 1.412
April 5, 2016 1.408
April 4, 2016 1.413
April 1, 2016 1.430
March 31, 2016 1.448
   
March 30, 2016 1.455
March 29, 2016 1.459
March 28, 2016 1.416
March 24, 2016 1.434
March 23, 2016 1.405
March 22, 2016 1.456
March 21, 2016 1.426
March 18, 2016 1.441
March 17, 2016 1.453
March 16, 2016 1.446
March 15, 2016 1.431
March 14, 2016 1.446
March 11, 2016 1.459
March 10, 2016 1.413
March 9, 2016 1.418
March 8, 2016 1.407
March 7, 2016 1.431
March 4, 2016 1.367
March 3, 2016 1.282
March 2, 2016 1.199
March 1, 2016 1.185
Feb. 29, 2016 1.137
Feb. 26, 2016 1.083
Feb. 25, 2016 1.058
Feb. 24, 2016 1.059

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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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Barnes & Noble Education 0.6068
Amazon.com 21.45
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BKS Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.4872 Aug 19 2011
Maximum 1.761 Nov 03 2015
Average 0.9392

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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