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Lowest Price to Book Ratio in the Specialty Stores Industry Detected in Shares of Barnes & Noble (BKS, WMAR, SPLS, ODP, VSI)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Stores industry with the lowest price to book ratios. Often companies with the lowest ratio present the greatest value to investors.

Barnes & Noble ranks lowest with a a price to book ratio of 0.59. Following is West Marine with a a price to book ratio of 0.67. Staples ranks third lowest with a a price to book ratio of 0.90.

Office Depot follows with a a price to book ratio of 1.13, and Vitamin Shoppe rounds out the bottom five with a a price to book ratio of 1.38.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Office Depot on April 20th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $6.44. Since that call, shares of Office Depot have fallen 49.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: lowest price to book ratio Barnes & Noble west marine Staples Office Depot Vitamin Shoppe

Ticker(s): BKS WMAR SPLS ODP VSI