Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) issued its earnings results on Thursday. The specialty retailer reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.01) by ($0.07), RTT News reports. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a negative return on equity of 7.18% and a negative net margin of 4.95%. The business had revenue of $79.21 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $86.80 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.12) earnings per share.

NYSE:BBW opened at $2.48 on Friday. Build-A-Bear Workshop has a fifty-two week low of $2.34 and a fifty-two week high of $9.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $43.12 million, a P/E ratio of -6.20 and a beta of 0.57. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.56, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a current ratio of 1.17. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $4.04 and its 200-day simple moving average is $5.12.

Several brokerages have issued reports on BBW. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 31st. TheStreet cut shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “c+” rating to a “d” rating in a report on Friday, May 31st. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 31st.



Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Citadel Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 697.9% in the 2nd quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 80,114 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $448,000 after buying an additional 93,514 shares in the last quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 2nd quarter valued at about $72,000. Morgan Stanley boosted its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 46.0% in the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 1,229,675 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $6,874,000 after buying an additional 387,371 shares in the last quarter. Man Group plc bought a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 2nd quarter valued at about $141,000. Finally, Raging Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 2nd quarter valued at about $4,125,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 60.03% 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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