According to Zacks, “Build-A-Bear Workshop is the leading and only national company providing a make your own stuffed animal interactive retail-entertainment experience. “
Several other brokerages have also issued reports on BBW. TheStreet lowered Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “c+” rating to a “d” rating in a research note on Friday, May 31st. ValuEngine lowered Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday.
Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last issued its earnings results on Friday, May 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.15 by ($0.07). The firm had revenue of $84.36 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $86.60 million. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a negative net margin of 5.06% and a negative return on equity of 7.51%.
Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of BBW. Squarepoint Ops LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 4th quarter worth approximately $71,000. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan bought a new position in Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 4th quarter worth $184,000. Laurion Capital Management LP bought a new position in Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 1st quarter worth $301,000. Deutsche Bank AG bought a new position in Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 4th quarter worth $219,000. Finally, Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. bought a new position in Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 2nd quarter worth $513,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 62.24% of the company’s stock.
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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