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Relatively Low EBITDA Growth Detected in Shares of Barnes & Noble in the Specialty Stores Industry (BKS, HIBB, WMAR, DKS, BBW)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Stores industry with the lowest EBITDA Growth (next year estimate vs. LTM). EBITDA Growth can be valuable in predicting future cash flow generation and earnings power.

Barnes & Noble ranks lowest with a EBITDA growth of -20.4%. Hibbett Sports is next with a EBITDA growth of 2.6%. West Marine ranks third lowest with a EBITDA growth of 5.8%.

Dick's Sporting Goods follows with a EBITDA growth of 7.1%, and Build-A-Bear Workshop rounds out the bottom five with a EBITDA growth of 8.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop on August 22nd, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $11.91. Since that call, shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop have fallen 6.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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