Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW – Get Free Report) CAO Eric R. Fencl sold 4,974 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.50, for a total transaction of $131,811.00. Following the transaction, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 193,467 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,126,875.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.
Build-A-Bear Workshop Stock Performance
NYSE BBW opened at $26.42 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $23.59 and a 200-day moving average price of $22.71. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. has a one year low of $12.47 and a one year high of $30.49. The company has a market capitalization of $383.80 million, a P/E ratio of 7.66 and a beta of 1.97.
Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW – Get Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 24th. The specialty retailer reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.16. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a net margin of 10.63% and a return on equity of 45.71%. The business had revenue of $109.23 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $101.89 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.38 earnings per share. As a group, equities analysts predict that Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. will post 3.52 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Institutional Inflows and Outflows
Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in BBW. Cannell Capital LLC lifted its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 29.9% in the 1st quarter. Cannell Capital LLC now owns 1,670,230 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $30,532,000 after purchasing an additional 384,649 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 1.8% during the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 994,032 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $13,250,000 after buying an additional 17,173 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 1.9% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 884,266 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $18,941,000 after acquiring an additional 16,228 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 3.5% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 727,478 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $9,698,000 after acquiring an additional 24,274 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Chimera Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in the fourth quarter valued at $11,803,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 72.73% of the company’s stock.
Build-A-Bear Workshop Company Profile
Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc operates as a multi-channel retailer of plush animals and related products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Direct-to-Consumer, Commercial, and International Franchising. 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 and accessories, and other toy and novelty items, including family sleepwear.
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