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

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) issued its earnings results on Wednesday. The specialty retailer reported ($0.05) earnings per share 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 net margin of 0.66% and a negative return on equity of 0.69%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.09 earnings per share.

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

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in BBW. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop during the fourth quarter worth approximately $45,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its holdings in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 40.0% during the fourth quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 16,800 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $66,000 after purchasing an additional 4,800 shares in the last quarter. Squarepoint Ops LLC acquired a new stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop during the fourth quarter worth approximately $71,000. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC acquired a new stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop during the third quarter worth approximately $171,000. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan acquired a new stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop during the fourth quarter worth approximately $184,000. 79.52% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.



Several analysts recently weighed in on BBW shares. ValuEngine cut shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 5th.

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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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