Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) Stock Passes Above Two Hundred Day Moving Average of $25.00

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBWGet Free Report)’s share price passed above its two hundred day moving average during trading on Wednesday . The stock has a two hundred day moving average of $25.00 and traded as high as $29.29. Build-A-Bear Workshop shares last traded at $28.76, with a volume of 165,796 shares traded.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several research analysts recently commented on BBW shares. DA Davidson reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $40.00 price objective on shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in a research note on Friday, March 15th. StockNews.com downgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th.

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Build-A-Bear Workshop Stock Down 1.3 %

The company has a market cap of $411.56 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.88 and a beta of 1.68. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $24.94 and a 200 day simple moving average of $25.00.

Build-A-Bear Workshop Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 28th will be issued a $0.20 dividend. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 27th. Build-A-Bear Workshop’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 21.92%.

Insider Activity

In related news, CEO Sharon Price John sold 6,144 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.02, for a total transaction of $135,290.88. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 584,205 shares in the company, valued at $12,864,194.10. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Insiders have sold 99,031 shares of company stock worth $2,187,859 over the last three months. 11.40% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in BBW. First Capital Advisors Group LLC. bought a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $30,000. Lazard Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in Build-A-Bear Workshop during the 2nd quarter worth $37,000. Captrust Financial Advisors acquired a new position in Build-A-Bear Workshop during the 1st quarter worth $37,000. Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop during the first quarter valued at about $39,000. Finally, Quarry LP bought a new stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop during the first quarter valued at about $51,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.30% of the company’s stock.

About Build-A-Bear Workshop

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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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