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Shares of Barnes & Noble Rank the Lowest in Terms of EBITDA Growth in the Specialty Stores Industry (BKS, HIBB, WMAR, DKS, BBW)

By James Quinn

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 subscribers consider buying shares of Barnes & Noble on March 1st, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $9.97. Since that recommendation, shares of Barnes & Noble have risen 34.0%. We continue to monitor Barnes & Noble for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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