Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, April 25th. Analysts expect Build-A-Bear Workshop to post earnings of $0.21 per share for the quarter. Build-A-Bear Workshop has set its FY18 guidance at $0.53-0.57 EPS.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 15th. The specialty retailer reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $107.58 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $104.00 million. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a net margin of 2.21% and a return on equity of 7.91%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.31 EPS. On average, analysts expect Build-A-Bear Workshop to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

BBW stock opened at $9.55 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $152.01, a PE ratio of 18.36 and a beta of -0.35. Build-A-Bear Workshop has a 12 month low of $7.25 and a 12 month high of $11.90.

In other news, COO J. Christopher Hurt sold 4,788 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.73, for a total value of $46,587.24. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 41,435 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $403,162.55. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 8.40% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. State Street Corp increased its position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) by 7.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 219,059 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after buying an additional 14,942 shares during the period. State Street Corp owned 1.40% of Build-A-Bear Workshop worth $2,288,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 76.11% of the company’s stock.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th.

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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.

Earnings History for Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW)

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