Insider Buying: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (BBW) Major Shareholder Purchases $70,792.00 in Stock

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. acquired 8,849 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 9th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $8.00 per share, with a total value of $70,792.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Point72 Asset Management, L.P. also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, December 28th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. acquired 25,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $9.21 per share, with a total value of $230,250.00.
  • On Wednesday, December 27th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. acquired 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $9.55 per share, with a total value of $477,500.00.
  • On Friday, December 22nd, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. acquired 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $9.70 per share, with a total value of $485,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, December 20th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. acquired 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $9.49 per share, with a total value of $474,500.00.
  • On Monday, December 18th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. acquired 50,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The stock was purchased at an average price 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 shares were bought at an average price 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 shares were bought at an average price 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 shares were bought at an average price 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 shares were bought at an average price of $8.43 per share, with a total value of $84,300.00.
  • On Friday, November 17th, Point72 Asset Management, L.P. bought 10,000 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. The shares were bought at an average price of $8.33 per share, with a total value of $83,300.00.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) opened at $8.25 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $131.32, a PE ratio of 20.63, a PEG ratio of 0.80 and a beta of -0.17. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc has a 12-month low of $7.25 and a 12-month high of $13.50.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The specialty retailer reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $82.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $85.61 million. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a return on equity of 6.33% and a net margin of 0.83%. Build-A-Bear Workshop’s quarterly revenue was down 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.11 earnings per share. equities research analysts forecast that Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc will post 0.5 EPS for the current year.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 2.6% during the 2nd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 16,259 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $170,000 after purchasing an additional 415 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 15.4% during the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 14,805 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $155,000 after purchasing an additional 1,978 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 6.3% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 177,134 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,850,000 after purchasing an additional 10,472 shares in the last quarter. Trexquant Investment LP lifted its holdings in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop by 72.5% during the 3rd quarter. Trexquant Investment LP now owns 25,366 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $232,000 after purchasing an additional 10,662 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Tudor Investment Corp ET AL bought a new position in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop during the 2nd quarter valued at about $129,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 70.60% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms have recently issued reports on BBW. Zacks Investment Research lowered Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday. Dougherty & Co lowered Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently 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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