Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (BBW) Major Shareholder Purchases $464,000.00 in Stock

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 50,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $9.28 per share, for a total transaction of $464,000.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Point72 Asset Management, L.P. also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, January 9th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 8,849 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $8.00 per share, for a total transaction of $70,792.00.
  • On Friday, December 28th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 25,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $9.21 per share, for a total transaction of $230,250.00.
  • On Wednesday, December 27th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $9.55 per share, for a total transaction of $477,500.00.
  • On Friday, December 22nd, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $9.70 per share, for a total transaction of $485,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, December 20th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $9.49 per share, for a total transaction of $474,500.00.
  • On Thursday, December 14th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $8.78 per share, for a total transaction of $439,000.00.
  • On Tuesday, December 12th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $8.66 per share, for a total transaction of $433,000.00.
  • On Friday, December 8th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $8.70 per share, for a total transaction of $435,000.00.
  • On Tuesday, November 28th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 10,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $8.43 per share, for a total transaction of $84,300.00.
  • On Friday, November 17th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 10,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of $8.33 per share, for a total transaction of $83,300.00.

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (BBW) traded down $0.05 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $8.25. The company had a trading volume of 119,685 shares, compared to its average volume of 218,967. The firm has a market cap of $131.32, a PE ratio of 43.42, a PEG ratio of 0.90 and a beta of -0.17. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc has a 1 year low of $7.25 and a 1 year high of $13.50.

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

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Signia Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 3.2% in the 2nd quarter. Signia Capital Management LLC now owns 508,291 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $5,312,000 after purchasing an additional 15,707 shares in the last quarter. Strs Ohio boosted its holdings in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 6.1% in the 2nd quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 39,900 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $416,000 after purchasing an additional 2,300 shares in the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $291,000. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan boosted its holdings in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 43.2% in the 2nd quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 30,140 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $315,000 after purchasing an additional 9,090 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. purchased a new stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $361,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 70.60% of the company’s stock.

BBW has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Dougherty & Co cut Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Build-A-Bear Workshop has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.67.

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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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