Today, shares of Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) have crossed bullishly above their 10-day moving average of $14.83 on a volume of 1.1 million shares. This may provide short-term investors a chance for a long position, as such a crossover often suggests higher prices in the near term.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates superstores and mall-based bookstores throughout the US. The Company operates book superstores under the names Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Bookstop, and Bookstar. Barnes & Noble also operates bookstores in shopping malls under the names B. Dalton Bookseller, Doubleday Book Shops, and Scribner's Bookstore.
In the past 52 weeks, shares of Barnes & Noble have traded between a low of $9.35 and a high of $26.00 and are now at $15.41, which is 65% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has remained constant while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.8%.
Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) has potential upside of 47.1% based on a current price of $15.41 and analysts' consensus price target of $22.67. The stock should find initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $14.61 and further support at its 200-day MA of $14.36.