Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. acquired 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 11th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $8.30 per share, for a total transaction of $207,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock 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. acquired 8,849 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of $8.00 per share, for a total transaction of $70,792.00.
  • On Friday, December 28th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 25,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $9.21 per share, with a total value of $230,250.00.
  • On Wednesday, December 27th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $9.55 per share, with a total value of $477,500.00.
  • On Friday, December 22nd, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $9.70 per share, with a total value of $485,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, December 20th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $9.49 per share, with a total value of $474,500.00.
  • On Monday, December 18th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $9.28 per share, with a total value of $464,000.00.
  • On Thursday, December 14th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $8.78 per share, with a total value of $439,000.00.
  • On Tuesday, December 12th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $8.66 per share, with a total value of $433,000.00.
  • On Friday, December 8th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $8.70 per share, with a total value of $435,000.00.
  • On Tuesday, November 28th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 10,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $8.43 per share, with a total value of $84,300.00.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (BBW) traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $8.30. 171,729 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 214,240. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc has a twelve month low of $7.25 and a twelve month high of $13.50. The company has a market capitalization of $132.11, a PE ratio of 43.68, a PEG ratio of 0.80 and a beta of -0.17.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last released 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). Build-A-Bear Workshop had a return on equity of 6.33% and a net margin of 0.83%. The company had revenue of $82.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $85.61 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.11 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc will post 0.5 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL bought a new position in Build-A-Bear Workshop during the second quarter worth $129,000. PEAK6 Investments L.P. bought a new position in Build-A-Bear Workshop during the third quarter worth $134,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its position in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 15.4% during the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 14,805 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $155,000 after purchasing an additional 1,978 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 2.6% during the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 16,259 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $170,000 after purchasing an additional 415 shares during the period. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. bought a new position in Build-A-Bear Workshop during the second quarter worth $224,000. 70.60% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on BBW shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Dougherty & Co cut shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.67.

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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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