Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) – Analysts at Jefferies Group decreased their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for Build-A-Bear Workshop in a research report issued on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst S. Wissink now expects that the specialty retailer will earn $0.54 per share for the year, down from their prior forecast of $0.56. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Build-A-Bear Workshop’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.37 EPS.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The specialty retailer reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.01). The firm 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%. Build-A-Bear Workshop’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.11 EPS.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday. Dougherty & Co downgraded shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Build-A-Bear Workshop has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $11.67.

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) opened at $8.30 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $132.11, a PE ratio of 43.68, a P/E/G ratio of 0.90 and a beta of -0.17. Build-A-Bear Workshop has a 12-month low of $7.25 and a 12-month high of $13.56.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. 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 lifted 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 during the period. Rhumbline Advisers lifted 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 during the period. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $224,000. Institutional investors own 70.60% of the company’s stock.

In related news, major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 10,300 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $7.36 per share, for a total transaction of $75,808.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Over the last quarter, insiders have bought 424,149 shares of company stock valued at $3,829,450. Insiders own 17.50% of the company’s stock.

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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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