Point72 Asset Management, L.P. Buys 25,000 Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (BBW) Stock

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 11th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $8.30 per share, with a total value of $207,500.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own at least 10% 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 Tuesday, January 9th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 8,849 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $8.00 per share, for a total transaction of $70,792.00.
  • On Friday, December 28th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 25,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $9.21 per share, for a total transaction of $230,250.00.
  • 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 cost of $9.55 per share, for a total transaction 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 cost of $9.70 per share, for a total transaction 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 cost of $9.49 per share, for a total transaction of $474,500.00.
  • On Monday, December 18th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $9.28 per share, for a total transaction of $464,000.00.
  • On Thursday, December 14th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $8.78 per share, for a total transaction of $439,000.00.
  • On Tuesday, December 12th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $8.66 per share, for a total transaction of $433,000.00.
  • On Friday, December 8th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $8.70 per share, for a total transaction of $435,000.00.
  • On Tuesday, November 28th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 10,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $8.43 per share, for a total transaction of $84,300.00.

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) opened at $8.40 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $132.12, a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.67, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.81 and a beta of -0.17. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc has a twelve month low of $7.25 and a twelve month high of $13.50.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The specialty retailer reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $82.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $85.61 million. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a return on equity of 6.33% and a net margin of 0.83%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.11 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc will post 0.5 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Dougherty & Co cut shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.67.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of BBW. New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 980.8% during the third quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 151,306 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,384,000 after purchasing an additional 137,306 shares during the period. Point72 Asset Management L.P. raised its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 2.1% during the third quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 2,534,676 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $23,192,000 after purchasing an additional 51,000 shares during the period. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop during the second quarter worth $361,000. Macquarie Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop during the third quarter worth $291,000. Finally, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd raised its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 200.2% during the second quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 36,342 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $380,000 after purchasing an additional 24,235 shares during the period. 70.60% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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About Build-A-Bear Workshop

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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