Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. acquired 50,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $8.70 per share, for a total transaction of $435,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Major 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 Tuesday, November 28th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 10,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average price of $8.43 per share, with a total value of $84,300.00.
  • On Friday, November 17th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 10,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average price of $8.33 per share, with a total value of $83,300.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 8th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 10,300 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average price of $7.36 per share, with a total value of $75,808.00.
  • On Monday, November 6th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 10,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average price of $7.70 per share, with a total value of $77,000.00.

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (BBW) traded down $0.35 on Monday, hitting $8.45. The stock had a trading volume of 117,403 shares, compared to its average volume of 135,111. The firm has a market cap of $140.07, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.00, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.96 and a beta of -0.17. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. has a one year low of $7.25 and a one year high of $15.50.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The specialty retailer reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $82.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $85.61 million. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a return on equity of 6.33% and a net margin of 0.83%. Build-A-Bear Workshop’s revenue was down 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.11 EPS. research analysts anticipate that Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. will post 0.51 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Build-A-Bear Workshop declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Monday, August 21st that permits the company to repurchase $20.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization permits the specialty retailer to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication that the company’s management believes its shares are undervalued.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on BBW shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Dougherty & Co lowered Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Jefferies Group started coverage on Build-A-Bear Workshop in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. They set a “buy” rating and a $12.00 price objective for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.67.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of BBW. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL bought a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $129,000. PEAK6 Investments L.P. bought a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $134,000. Trexquant Investment LP lifted its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter. Trexquant Investment LP now owns 14,704 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $154,000 after purchasing an additional 155 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 15.4% in the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 14,805 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $155,000 after purchasing an additional 1,978 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Rhumbline Advisers lifted its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 2.6% in the 2nd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 16,259 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $170,000 after purchasing an additional 415 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 70.60% of the company’s stock.

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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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