Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc. is the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The Company operates nearly 650 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s largest e-commerce sites, Its NOOK digital business offers award-winning NOOK® products and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. NOOK offers customers digital books, newspapers or magazines, anytime, on any device.

New York, US
Size (employees)
29,000 (est)+4%
Barnes & Noble was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Barnes & Noble

Demos Parneros

Demos Parneros

Chief Operating Officer
Mary Ellen Keating

Mary Ellen Keating

Senior V.P. of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
Andy Milevoj

Andy Milevoj

V.P. of Investor Relations
Leonard Riggio

Leonard Riggio

Founder, Executive Chairman & CEO
Mary Amicucci

Mary Amicucci

Chief Merchandising Officer
Fred Argir

Fred Argir

V.P. and Chief Digital Officer

Barnes & Noble Office Locations

Barnes & Noble has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
122 5th Ave

Barnes & Noble Data and Metrics

Barnes & Noble Financial Metrics

Barnes & Noble's revenue was reported to be $4.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 31% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

4.2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(24.4 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

14.7 m

Market capitalization (24-May-2017)

485 m

Closing share price (24-May-2017)


Cash (30-Apr-2016)

13.8 m


518.4 m
Barnes & Noble's current market capitalization is $485 m.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


6.4 b6.1 b4.2 b

Revenue growth, %



34.2 m90.2 m14.7 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

(66.1 m)72.5 m5.9 m

Net Income

(47.3 m)36.6 m(24.4 m)
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


61 m59.4 m27.4 m213.6 m340.2 m74.4 m13.8 m


116.9 m65.3 m105.9 m

Current Assets

2 b1.7 b1.2 b


493.2 m489.3 m211.3 m

Total Assets

3.5 b3.2 b2 b

Accounts Payable

735.1 m655.1 m480.6 m

Total Debt

47.2 m

Current Liabilities

1.7 b1.4 b1.2 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

1.4 b1.9 b1.7 b

Retained Earnings

344 m357.5 m(24.3 m)

Total Equity

658.7 m1.2 b603.5 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.1 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0 x

Financial Leverage

5.4 x2.7 x3.3 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(47.3 m)36.6 m(24.4 m)


(287 k)1.2 m(11.9 m)

Purchases of PP&E

(135 m)(143.3 m)(94.3 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(128.5 m)(152 m)(94.3 m)

Dividends Paid

(15.8 m)(16 m)(46.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(47.8 m)

Interest Paid

20.1 m16.5 m12.2 m

Income Taxes Paid

3.5 m95.6 m16.1 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


35.4 x


148.7 k


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x

Barnes & Noble Market Value History

Barnes & Noble Median Salaries

Source: 21 public H-1B filings from Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble Online and Social Media Presence

Barnes & Noble News and Updates

Barnes & Noble Company Life and Culture

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