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 $3.9 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

3.9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

22 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

54.3 m

Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

507.2 m

Cash (29-Apr-2017)

12 m


560.1 m
Barnes & Noble's current market capitalization is $507.2 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


6.4 b6.1 b4.2 b3.9 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

1 b

Operating expense total

1 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q3, 2017


1.2 b1.7 b1.2 b894.7 m2 b913.9 m858.5 m1.4 b1.3 b

General and administrative expense

353.1 m392.1 m358.8 m290.3 m430.7 m267.9 m254.6 m322.7 m279 m

Operating expense total

353.1 m392.1 m358.8 m290.3 m430.7 m267.9 m254.6 m322.7 m279 m


(20.7 m)18.4 m(53.1 m)(55.6 m)149.5 m(21.4 m)(29.3 m)133.9 m128.8 m
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


61 m59.4 m27.4 m213.6 m340.2 m74.4 m13.8 m12 m


116.9 m65.3 m105.9 m

Current Assets

2 b1.7 b1.2 b1.1 b


493.2 m489.3 m211.3 m207.4 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


180.2 m284.8 m326.7 m37.2 m13.4 m63.6 m14.3 m11.4 m11.6 m

Current Assets

2.2 b2.3 b2.4 b2.2 b1.6 b1.4 b1.2 b1.4 b1.2 b


493.2 m493.2 m493.2 m489.3 m215.2 m215.2 m211.3 m211.3 m211.3 m

Total Assets

3.7 b3.8 b3.9 b3.7 b2.4 b2.2 b2 b2.3 b2 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(47.3 m)36.6 m(24.4 m)22 m

Depreciation and Amortization

119.8 m


(287 k)1.2 m(11.9 m)

Purchases of PP&E

(135 m)(143.3 m)(94.3 m)(96.3 m)
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

(28.4 m)(16.2 m)56 m(34.9 m)12.3 m6.2 m(14.4 m)(34.8 m)35.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

51.6 m102.5 m151.7 m48.1 m71 m106.7 m31.5 m62 m91.5 m

Purchases of PP&E

(33.1 m)(72.8 m)(100.8 m)(34.5 m)(24.3 m)(69.8 m)(22.8 m)(51.7 m)(73.7 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(37.6 m)(79 m)(104.7 m)(39.3 m)(51.7 m)(70.7 m)(22.8 m)(51.7 m)(73.7 m)
USDY, 2017


10.3 x


134.3 k


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.4 x
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Barnes & Noble Operating Metrics

Barnes & Noble's Stores was reported to be 633 in FY, 2017
FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017


1.37 k1.38 k647640640638638634633



Book Titles

17.1 m17.1 m19 m


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Barnes & Noble Market Value History

Barnes & Noble Revenue Breakdown

Barnes & Noble Median Salaries

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

Traffic Overview of Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble Online and Social Media Presence

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