Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor purchased 170,874 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,393,000.

Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Diker Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 59.7% in the third quarter. Diker Management LLC now owns 104,929 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,087,000 after buying an additional 39,243 shares during the period. Cannell Capital LLC increased its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 4.7% in the third quarter. Cannell Capital LLC now owns 609,415 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,314,000 after buying an additional 27,089 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 75.6% in the third quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 83,309 shares of the company’s stock valued at $863,000 after buying an additional 35,860 shares during the period. Wall Street Associates increased its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 44.9% in the fourth quarter. Wall Street Associates now owns 28,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $395,000 after buying an additional 8,900 shares during the period. Finally, Falcon Point Capital LLC increased its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 20.7% in the third quarter. Falcon Point Capital LLC now owns 124,392 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,679,000 after buying an additional 21,334 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 68.47% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) opened at 8.60 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $10.04 and a 200 day moving average price of $12.02. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc has a one year low of $8.05 and a one year high of $15.85. The company has a market capitalization of $133.50 million, a P/E ratio of 96.63 and a beta of -0.11.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 16th. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.71 by $0.40. The firm had revenue of $110.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $126.20 million. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a return on equity of 11.51% and a net margin of 5.69%. The company’s revenue was down 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.62 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc will post $0.46 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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BBW has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 27th. Piper Jaffray Companies downgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the stock from $18.00 to $10.50 in a report on Friday, February 17th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $9.00 price target (down from $13.00) on shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in a report on Friday, February 17th. Dougherty & Co lowered their price target on Build-A-Bear Workshop from $20.00 to $13.50 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, February 17th. Finally, Craig Hallum set a $15.00 price target on Build-A-Bear Workshop and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Build-A-Bear Workshop presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.00.

About Build-A-Bear Workshop

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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