Equity Research Analyst’s Stock Ratings: Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS), TPI Composites, Inc. (TPIC)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) tinted loss of -8.74% (-0.56 points) to US$5.85. The volume of 2.01 Million shares climbed up over an trading activity of 1.45 Million shares. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -2.15. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$7.81 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$4.45. The corporation has a market cap of US$440.5 Million.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)’s earnings per share has been growing at a 7 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as -11.7 percent. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at -29.9 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was -25 percent. The company’s institutional ownership is monitored at 81 percent. The company’s net profit margin has achieved the current level of -3.6 percent and possesses 30.2 percent gross margin.

Daily Analyst Recommendations

A number of key analysts, polled by FactSet, shared their views about the current stock momentum. The forecast of 0 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 1 think it is Hold. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 2.33. 2 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data.

TPI Composites, Inc. (NASDAQ:TPIC) is worth US$1.03 Billion and has recently risen 2.31% to US$29.26. The latest exchange of 0.62 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 258.44 Million shares. The day began at US$28.76 but the price moved to US$28.76 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$28.76. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$32.74 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$36.5.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 10.98, a price to book ratio of 4.41, and a price to sales ratio of 1.05. For the past 5 years, the company’s revenue has grown 42.9%, while the company’s earnings per share has grown 49%. With an institutional ownership near 0%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 2.67.

Inside Look At Analysts Reviews

Latest analyst recommendations could offer little help to investors. The stock is a Buy among 2 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. At present, 0 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 7 think it is Overweight. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 1.78.