Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (BBW) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $11.63.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on BBW. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday. Dougherty & Co cut Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) traded down $0.20 on Tuesday, hitting $8.00. The stock had a trading volume of 12,774 shares, compared to its average volume of 140,626. The stock has a market cap of $132.91, a PE ratio of 45.56, a P/E/G ratio of 0.81 and a beta of -0.30. Build-A-Bear Workshop has a 1 year low of $7.25 and a 1 year high of $11.95.

In other Build-A-Bear Workshop news, major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. purchased 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 11th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $8.30 per share, with a total value of $207,500.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders have acquired a total of 428,849 shares of company stock valued at $3,884,142 in the last ninety days. 17.50% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Macquarie Group Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $291,000. Point72 Asset Management L.P. raised its position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 2.1% in the 3rd quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 2,534,676 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $23,192,000 after acquiring an additional 51,000 shares in the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. bought a new position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $361,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 1.2% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,348,330 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $14,090,000 after buying an additional 16,237 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd grew its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 200.2% in the 2nd quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 36,342 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $380,000 after buying an additional 24,235 shares during the last quarter. 69.97% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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.

Analyst Recommendations for Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW)

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