The Next Big Company to Go Private

Should this major company follow Dell's lead?

Chris Hill
Chris Hill
Feb 25, 2013 at 6:14PM

The following video is from Monday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Tim Hanson discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

Shares of Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) were up around 10% this morning after reports that Chairman and Founder Len Riggio says he wants to buy the company and take it private. Riggio's proposal would involve the stores and the online business, not Nook Media. Is going private a good move? Would Nook Media be an attractive stand-alone investment? Should Barnes & Noble follow Dell's (UNKNOWN:DELL.DL) example? In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discuss Barnes & Noble's future?

The relevant video segment can be found between 5:42 and 10:52.

For the full video of today's MarketFoolery, click here.