|Bid||78.410 x 1200|
|Ask||78.420 x 700|
|Day's Range||77.940 - 78.570|
|52 Week Range||65.280 - 80.470|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||17.84|
|Dividend & Yield||2.04 (2.65%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
An activist investor is pushing for Barnes & Noble to sell itself-- and the brick-and-mortar book chain still has appeal for the right buyer. Walmart has considered buying Barnes & Noble in the past.
Without irony, Wal-Mart Stores outlined its recommendations to improve the U.S. manufacturing sector.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) on Wednesday proposed 10 policy actions to boost U.S. manufacturing that the retailer said could help recapture $300 billion of the $650 billion worth of consumer goods that are currently imported. Wal-Mart said barriers to manufacturing growth include a lack of available and qualified workers and of co-ordination and financing to support U.S. manufacturers, complex regulations that create high compliance costs and legal risks, and the need for an overhaul of the U.S. tax system and trade deals.