Barnes & Noble Education Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:BNED)

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Barnes & Noble Education
Updated on : Apr 23, 2018
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BNED 7.4 (0%)
S&P 500 2670.3 (0%)
Closing Price On: Apr 23, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Consumer Discretionary-Misc
Sector :
Consumer Discretionary
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2018-Q3
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
-12%
Sector Average:
10.4%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2018-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
113M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 0.25
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
-$58.2M
Net Income:
-$283.2M
PROS      CONS
Recent Growth
Low Debt Burden
PS Valuation
Operating Margins
Net Margins
ROIC
ROE
FCF Margin
PE Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
PE: N/A
BNED PS :
0.2
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Consumer Discretionary.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
-32.1%
Return on Equity:
-41%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-10.9%
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BNED Stock Analysis

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View the Barnes & Noble Education stock analysis video on Amigobulls. Our BNED analysis video highlights revenue and profit trends along with other important metrics such as valuation to find what makes the stock attractive.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Barnes & Noble Education Inc Stock Rating 1.7/5

Amigobulls BNED stock analysis takes into account various financial ratios like relative valuation, Barnes & Noble Education revenue, growth and return on equity based on latest quarter 2018 Q3 financial statements. We also check Barnes & Noble Education dividend performance. We also use relative valuation metrics like PE ratio and price to sales ratio for Barnes & Noble Education valuation analysis. Our Barnes & Noble Education stock rating is based on company's fundamentals like balance sheet risk and cash flow position.

Should you buy BNED stock?

  • Barnes & Noble Education sales grew by 15.7% year on year in 2018 Q3.
  • With a debt/equity ratio of  0.25, Barnes & Noble Education is comparatively less leveraged than its peers in the Consumer Discretionary sector.
  • BNED stock is trading at a favorable price to sales multiple of 0.2 as against the Consumer Discretionary-Misc industry average multiple of 1.6.

Should you sell BNED stock?

  • Barnes & Noble Education registered a negative operating margin of -12% (average) over the Trailing Twelve Months (TTM).
  • Over the last 12 months, Barnes & Noble Education had an average Net loss of -12.3%.
  • The lack of profits renders the PE ratio useless for BNED stock.
  • The company has a negative Return on Invested Capital of -32.1%, which is a red flag.
  • Barnes & Noble Education has a negative ROE (Return On Equity) of -41%, indicating the company is not profitable.
  • Barnes & Noble Education has a negative FCF (Free Cash Flow) margin of -10.9%.

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