Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (BBW) Major Shareholder Purchases $385,487.40 in Stock

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. acquired 36,196 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 15th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $10.65 per share, with a total value of $385,487.40. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

Point72 Asset Management, L.P. also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, May 11th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 23,194 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $10.65 per share, with a total value of $247,016.10.

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) traded down 0.2313% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $10.5256. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 25,425 shares. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc has a 12-month low of $8.05 and a 12-month high of $15.85. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $9.64 and a 200-day moving average of $11.58. The company has a market cap of $164.24 million, a PE ratio of 269.8872 and a beta of -0.11.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The specialty retailer reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.13. The business had revenue of $90.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $87.48 million. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a net margin of 5.69% and a return on equity of 11.51%. Build-A-Bear Workshop’s revenue was down 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.22 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc will post $0.56 EPS for the current year.

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A number of brokerages have issued reports on BBW. BMO Capital Markets cut their target price on Build-A-Bear Workshop to $9.00 in a research note on Tuesday, February 21st. Dougherty & Co cut their target price on Build-A-Bear Workshop from $20.00 to $13.50 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, February 17th. Piper Jaffray Companies downgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $18.00 to $10.50 in a research note on Friday, February 17th. Craig Hallum set a $15.00 target price on Build-A-Bear Workshop and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 17th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Friday, March 3rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $12.20.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Ancora Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 44.1% in the fourth quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC now owns 276,896 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $3,807,000 after buying an additional 84,732 shares during the last quarter. Two Sigma Investments LP purchased a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop during the fourth quarter valued at $164,000. Royce & Associates LP boosted its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 8.6% in the fourth quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 376,900 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $5,182,000 after buying an additional 30,000 shares during the last quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA boosted its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 5.0% in the fourth quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 18,484 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $254,000 after buying an additional 872 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,331,738 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $18,312,000 after buying an additional 23,009 shares during the last quarter. 68.47% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Build-A-Bear Workshop Company Profile

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc is primarily a specialty retailer offering a make your own stuffed animal interactive retail-entertainment experience. The Company’s segments include direct-to-consumer (DTC), international franchising and commercial. The DTC segment includes the activities of Company-owned stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Denmark, and other retail delivery operations, including its e-commerce sites and temporary stores.

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