Barnes & Noble still could be worth over $30, a dividend could help, Barron's says Barnes & Noble could still be worth over $30 per share and the company's retail division should not be sold to Riggio. Any sale should be for the whole company and not for less than $30 per share, Barron's contends. An annual dividend of $1.50 or more could help drive shares higher, the paper adds. Reference Link
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