Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW) Stock Price

News headlines about Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Build-A-Bear Workshop earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.9369941913284 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop remained flat at $$7.75 during mid-day trading on Friday, according to MarketBeat. The stock had a trading volume of 1,560,812 shares, compared to its average volume of 124,654. Build-A-Bear Workshop has a twelve month low of $7.25 and a twelve month high of $11.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $116.43 million, a P/E ratio of 14.62 and a beta of -0.44.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.23). The business had revenue of $83.18 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $92.30 million. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a return on equity of 5.54% and a net margin of 1.57%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.17 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Build-A-Bear Workshop will post 0.5 EPS for the current year.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. ValuEngine downgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, May 12th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 1st.

In related news, COO J. Christopher Hurt sold 4,788 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.73, for a total value of $46,587.24. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 41,435 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $403,162.55. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 8.40% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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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