Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (BNED) Forms $7.76 Double Bottom; Profile of 5 Analysts Covering Jones Energy, Inc. (JONE)

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (BNED) formed double bottom with $7.53 target or 3.00% below today’s $7.76 share price. Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (BNED) has $364.05M valuation. The stock decreased 4.20% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $7.76. About 493,461 shares traded. Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) has risen 5.18% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.52% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering Jones Energy Inc (NYSE:JONE), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Jones Energy Inc had 34 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, November 20 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Underweight”. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 10 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “In-Line” rating given on Wednesday, March 9 by Imperial Capital. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Thursday, July 20. Imperial Capital maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $3.75 target in Monday, August 22 report. The stock has “Accumulate” rating by Seaport Global on Tuesday, August 30. On Tuesday, May 24 the stock rating was upgraded by IBERIA Capital to “Outperform”. Seaport Global downgraded Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) on Wednesday, March 30 to “Sell” rating. The rating was upgraded by Iberia Capital Partners on Tuesday, May 24 to “Outperform”. The stock of Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, August 26 by Barclays Capital. See Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) latest ratings:

02/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
02/01/2018 Broker: Suntrust Robinson Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
15/12/2017 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Sell Downgrade
15/12/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Underweight Downgrade
20/11/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Underweight Old Target: $1.5 New Target: $0.5 Maintain
09/11/2017 Broker: Noble Financial Rating: Hold Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: Stephens Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Equal-Weight Downgrade
27/07/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $3.0000
20/07/2017 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Hold Downgrade
20/07/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Neutral Downgrade

Analysts await Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $0.12 EPS, up 33.33% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.09 per share. BNED’s profit will be $5.63 million for 16.17 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.03 actual EPS reported by Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -88.35% negative EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering Barnes & Noble Education (NYSE:BNED), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Barnes & Noble Education has $25 highest and $10.0 lowest target. $12’s average target is 54.64% above currents $7.76 stock price. Barnes & Noble Education had 6 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, July 27 the stock rating was initiated by Craig Hallum with “Buy”. BWS Financial initiated Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) rating on Tuesday, October 11. BWS Financial has “Strong Buy” rating and $14 target. Craig Hallum maintained Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) rating on Thursday, August 31. Craig Hallum has “Buy” rating and $10.0 target. The rating was initiated by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Hold” on Wednesday, October 7. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sidoti on Monday, May 9.

Jones Energy, Inc., an independent oil and gas company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces oil and natural gas properties in the mid-continent region of the United States. The company has market cap of $116.71 million. It owns leasehold interests in oil and natural gas producing properties, as well as in undeveloped acreage located in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins in Texas and Oklahoma. It currently has negative earnings. As of December 31, 2015, the companyÂ’s total estimated proved reserves included 105.2 million barrels of oil equivalent.

Since October 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 sales for $2.01 million activity. On Monday, October 9 the insider Metalmark Capital II LLC sold $62,570.