Insider Selling: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) Director Sells 3,600 Shares of Stock

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBWGet Rating) Director Maxine Clark sold 3,600 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, May 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.46, for a total value of $66,456.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 15,013 shares in the company, valued at $277,139.98. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock opened at $19.69 on Wednesday. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. has a one year low of $7.55 and a one year high of $23.50. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $18.30 and its 200 day moving average is $18.40. The stock has a market cap of $308.74 million, a P/E ratio of 6.74 and a beta of 1.80.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBWGet Rating) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, March 10th. The specialty retailer reported $0.97 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $129.96 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $129.88 million. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a return on equity of 43.83% and a net margin of 11.48%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.47 EPS. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. will post 2.6 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages recently commented on BBW. TheStreet raised Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Thursday, March 10th. StockNews.com began coverage on Build-A-Bear Workshop in a report on Thursday, March 31st. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Cannell Capital LLC raised its holdings in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 4.3% during the third quarter. Cannell Capital LLC now owns 1,343,362 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $22,757,000 after acquiring an additional 55,138 shares during the period. Divisadero Street Capital Management LP bought a new stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop during the fourth quarter valued at about $11,283,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its holdings in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 18.0% during the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 443,879 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $8,665,000 after acquiring an additional 67,700 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 0.3% during the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 290,635 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $4,924,000 after acquiring an additional 728 shares during the period. Finally, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 15.8% during the fourth quarter. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. now owns 280,884 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $5,482,000 after acquiring an additional 38,330 shares during the period. 64.36% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Build-A-Bear Workshop Company Profile (Get Rating)

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc operates as a multi-channel retailer of plush animals and related products. The company operates through three segments: Direct-to-Consumer, International Franchising, and Commercial. Its merchandise comprises various styles of plush products to be stuffed, pre-stuffed plush products, and sounds and scents that can be added to the stuffed animals, as well as range of clothing, shoes, accessories, and other toy and novelty items.

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