Barnes & Noble (BKS) Stock Returns from the Abyss

05/13/2011 01:11 pm ET | Updated Jul 13, 2011

Shares of Barnes & Noble (BKS: Charts, News, Offers), the largest American brick and mortar bookseller, have plunged 80% in the past five years as investors began to doubt the sustainability of its business model, but has since bounced back 50% in the past month, rising from under $9 to its current $13-$14 trading range.