Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.40 EPS

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The specialty retailer reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.40), RTT News reports. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a negative return on equity of 0.69% and a negative net margin of 0.66%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.09 EPS.

Build-A-Bear Workshop stock opened at $5.89 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $87.94 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.11 and a beta of 0.57. Build-A-Bear Workshop has a 12-month low of $3.75 and a 12-month high of $10.00.

BBW has been the topic of several analyst reports. ValuEngine cut shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 26th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 5th.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in BBW. B. Riley Financial Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop during the 4th quarter worth about $1,185,000. New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 100.5% during the 4th quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 348,306 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,376,000 after acquiring an additional 174,600 shares during the period. Lombard Odier Asset Management USA Corp purchased a new position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop during the 3rd quarter worth about $1,544,000. Pacifica Capital Investments LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 20.9% during the 4th quarter. Pacifica Capital Investments LLC now owns 834,530 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $3,296,000 after acquiring an additional 144,497 shares during the period. Finally, 22NW LP lifted its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 631.2% during the 3rd quarter. 22NW LP now owns 166,718 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,509,000 after acquiring an additional 143,918 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.52% of the company’s stock.

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Build-A-Bear Workshop Company Profile

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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Earnings History for Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW)

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