After Today’s Huge Increase, Is Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (BBW)’s Near-Term Analysis Positive?

February 15, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Investors sentiment increased to 2.21 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.99, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 6 investors sold Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. shares while 13 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 10.75 million shares or 2.92% more from 10.44 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Perritt Management holds 119,300 shares. Barclays Plc reported 14,414 shares. United Kingdom-based Legal And General Group Public Ltd Com has invested 0% in Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW). Northern Trust Corporation invested in 0% or 180,594 shares. Macquarie Group Limited holds 0% or 31,756 shares in its portfolio. Landscape Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 17,202 shares. State Street holds 0% or 221,985 shares. American International Grp Incorporated invested in 9,124 shares or 0% of the stock. Quinn Opportunity Ptnrs Ltd Company reported 29,000 shares. Vanguard Grp stated it has 0% in Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW). 1,153 were accumulated by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage. Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada stated it has 0% in Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW). Pacific Ridge Cap Ltd reported 474,755 shares. Cannell Capital Limited Liability Corporation invested in 714,802 shares or 1.92% of the stock. Ameriprise Fin holds 21,492 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since September 14, 2017, it had 6 insider buys, and 3 sales for $651,077 activity. $719,525 worth of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) was sold by Leonard Braden Michael on Thursday, September 14.

The stock of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 17.95% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $9.2. About 359,462 shares traded or 182.31% up from the average. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) has declined 19.91% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.61% the S&P500.
The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $139.42 million company. It was reported on Feb, 15 by Barchart.com. We have $9.84 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:BBW worth $9.76 million more.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Build-A-Bear Workshop had 10 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Dougherty & Company. Dougherty & Company maintained Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) rating on Friday, July 28. Dougherty & Company has “Buy” rating and $13.50 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company given on Friday, April 28. Guggenheim initiated the shares of BBW in report on Monday, December 14 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, August 25 by Sidoti. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, February 17. Sidoti initiated Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) on Thursday, December 31 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company on Friday, February 17.

More notable recent Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “BRIEF-Build-A-Bear Workshop Says FY 2017 Consolidated Comparable Sales …” on January 09, 2018, also Reuters.com with their article: “BRIEF-Build-A-Bear Workshop Names Robert Dixon, Jr To Board” published on February 14, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 …” on February 09, 2018. More interesting news about Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Issues Preliminary Sales and Pre-Tax Earnings …” published on January 09, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Names Craig Leavitt as Non-Executive Chairman of …” with publication date: January 08, 2018.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of plush animals and related products. The company has market cap of $139.42 million. The firm operates through three divisions: Direct-to-Consumer, International Franchising, and Commercial. It has a 48.42 P/E ratio. The Company’s merchandise comprises a range of styles of stuffed animals; clothing, shoes, and accessories for the stuffed animals; and other toy and novelty items.

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