Wall Street analysts predict that Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) will post earnings of $0.34 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Build-A-Bear Workshop’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.32 and the highest is $0.37. Build-A-Bear Workshop posted earnings of $0.31 per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 9.7%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 15th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Build-A-Bear Workshop will report full year earnings of $0.50 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.46 to $0.54. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $0.57 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.52 to $0.66. Zacks’ EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Build-A-Bear Workshop.

BBW has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Dougherty & Co cut Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.67.

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) traded down $0.10 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $8.85. The stock had a trading volume of 58,579 shares, compared to its average volume of 160,963. The firm has a market cap of $141.27, a PE ratio of 46.74, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.87 and a beta of -0.17. Build-A-Bear Workshop has a fifty-two week low of $7.25 and a fifty-two week high of $12.25.

In other Build-A-Bear Workshop news, major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. acquired 10,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $7.36 per share, with a total value of $75,808.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Insiders purchased a total of 449,149 shares of company stock valued at $4,036,950 over the last three months. Corporate insiders own 17.50% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Perritt Capital Management Inc. grew its holdings in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 4.8% in the 4th quarter. Perritt Capital Management Inc. now owns 125,000 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,150,000 after buying an additional 5,700 shares in the last quarter. Unison Advisors LLC bought a new position in Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 4th quarter worth approximately $269,000. Point72 Asset Management L.P. grew its holdings in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 2.1% in the 3rd quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 2,534,676 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $23,192,000 after buying an additional 51,000 shares in the last quarter. PEAK6 Investments L.P. bought a new position in Build-A-Bear Workshop during the 3rd quarter valued at $134,000. Finally, Trexquant Investment LP boosted its stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 72.5% during the 3rd quarter. Trexquant Investment LP now owns 25,366 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $232,000 after purchasing an additional 10,662 shares in the last quarter. 69.94% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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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