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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
PEG Ratio
PE(NRI) Ratio / EBITDA 5-Y Growth
100.34 (As of Today)

PEG is defined as the P/E (NRI) Ratio divided by the growth ratio. The growth rate we use is the 5-year average EBITDA growth rate. As of today, Barnes & Noble Inc's P/E (NRI) Ratio is 220.75. Barnes & Noble Inc's 5-year average EBITDA growth rate is 2.20%. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's PEG for today is 100.34.

BKS' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68   Max: 99.45
Current: 99.45

0.68
99.45

During the past 13 years, Barnes & Noble Inc's highest PEG was 99.45. The lowest was 0.68. And the median was 2.00.

BKS's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. BKS: 99.45 )

Peter Lynch thinks a company with a P/E (NRI) ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued.


Definition

PEG is defined as the P/E (NRI) Ratio divided by the growth ratio. The ratio we use is the 5-year average EBITDA growth rate.

Barnes & Noble Inc's PEG for today is calculated as

PEG=P/E (NRI) Ratio/EBITDA Growth Rate (5-year average)
=220.75/2.20
=100.34

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG. PEG is defined as the P/E ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a P/E ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a P/E of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a P/E of 10.


Related Terms

P/E (NRI) Ratio, Peter Lynch Fair Value


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Barnes & Noble Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
peg 1.211.742.790.000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
peg 0.000.000.000.000.005.830.0018.904.390.00
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