Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (BBW) Major Shareholder Acquires $230,250.00 in Stock

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 28th. The stock was bought at an average price of $9.21 per share, with a total value of $230,250.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Large shareholders that own 10% or more 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 Wednesday, December 27th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average price of $9.55 per share, with a total value of $477,500.00.
  • On Friday, December 22nd, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average price of $9.70 per share, with a total value of $485,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, December 20th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average price of $9.49 per share, with a total value of $474,500.00.
  • On Monday, December 18th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of $9.28 per share, with a total value of $464,000.00.
  • On Thursday, December 14th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of $8.78 per share, with a total value 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 acquired at an average price of $8.66 per share, with a total value 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 acquired at an average price of $8.70 per share, with a total value 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 acquired 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 shares were acquired 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 shares were acquired at an average price of $7.36 per share, with a total value of $75,808.00.

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (BBW) opened at $9.25 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $151.22, a P/E ratio of 51.39, a P/E/G ratio of 0.93 and a beta of -0.17. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc has a 52-week low of $7.25 and a 52-week high of $14.30.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last posted 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 firm had revenue of $82.40 million for 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 period in the prior year, the company posted $0.11 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc will post 0.51 EPS for the current year.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL acquired a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $129,000. PEAK6 Investments L.P. acquired a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $134,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 15.4% during the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 14,805 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $155,000 after acquiring an additional 1,978 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers raised its position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 2.6% during the 2nd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 16,259 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $170,000 after acquiring an additional 415 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $224,000. 70.60% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several research firms have recently commented on BBW. Zacks Investment Research cut Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Jefferies Group began coverage on Build-A-Bear Workshop in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. They set a “buy” rating and a $12.00 target price for the company. Finally, Dougherty & Co cut Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company 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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