Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Press coverage about Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Build-A-Bear Workshop earned a daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.2449461500907 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Jefferies Group assumed coverage on shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $12.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Dougherty & Co lowered shares of 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 given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.67.

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE BBW) traded up $0.20 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $8.30. 301,464 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 146,104. The stock has a market capitalization of $132.11, a P/E ratio of 43.68, a P/E/G ratio of 0.90 and a beta of -0.17. Build-A-Bear Workshop has a 52 week low of $7.25 and a 52 week high of $14.00.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The specialty retailer reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $82.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations 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 for the quarter was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.11 EPS. analysts forecast that Build-A-Bear Workshop will post 0.51 EPS for the current year.

In other news, major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 6th. The stock was bought at an average price of $7.70 per share, for a total transaction of $77,000.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. In the last quarter, insiders bought 424,149 shares of company stock valued at $3,829,450. 17.50% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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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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