TheStreet cut shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) from a c+ rating to a d rating in a research report report published on Friday morning, TheStreetRatingsTable reports.

BBW has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 14th. ValuEngine raised Build-A-Bear Workshop from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 1st.

Build-A-Bear Workshop stock opened at $5.21 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $76.32 million, a P/E ratio of -13.03 and a beta of 0.57. Build-A-Bear Workshop has a 52 week low of $3.75 and a 52 week high of $9.35.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last released its earnings results on Friday, May 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.15 by ($0.07). The business had revenue of $84.36 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $86.60 million. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a negative net margin of 5.06% and a negative return on equity of 7.25%.

In other Build-A-Bear Workshop news, major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. sold 2,050,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.11, for a total transaction of $10,475,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 9.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of BBW. Morgan Stanley boosted its position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 86,290.2% in the first quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 842,304 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $5,138,000 after buying an additional 841,329 shares during the period. B. Riley Financial Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in the fourth quarter worth about $1,185,000. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 100.5% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 348,306 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,376,000 after buying an additional 174,600 shares during the period. 22NW LP boosted its position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 58.3% in the first quarter. 22NW LP now owns 404,236 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $2,466,000 after buying an additional 148,837 shares during the period. Finally, Pacifica Capital Investments LLC boosted its position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 20.9% in the fourth quarter. Pacifica Capital Investments LLC now owns 834,530 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $3,296,000 after buying an additional 144,497 shares during the period. 62.39% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Build-A-Bear Workshop

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc operates as a specialty retailer of plush animals and related products. The company operates through three segments: Direct-to-Consumer, International Franchising, and Commercial. Its merchandise comprises a range of styles of stuffed animals; clothing, shoes, and accessories for the stuffed animals; and other toy and novelty items.

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