Robert L. Dixon, Jr. sells 1,940 shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW)


Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW – Get Rating) Director Robert L. Dixon, Jr. sold 1,940 shares of the company in a trade that took place on Tuesday, June 14. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.43, for a total value of $33,814.20. Following completion of the transaction, the administrator now owns 48,870 shares of the company, valued at approximately $851,804.10. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop opened at $17.31 on Friday. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. has a 12 month minimum of $13.81 and a 12 month maximum of $23.50. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $18.60 and its 200-day simple moving average is $18.80. The company has a market capitalization of $269.86 million, a price-earnings ratio of 5.50 and a beta of 1.80.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW – Get Rating) last released its results on Thursday, May 26. The specialty retailer reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.89 for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.23. Build-A-Bear Workshop recorded a return on equity of 46.48% and a net margin of 11.68%. In the same quarter of the previous year, the company achieved EPS of $0.60. Stock analysts expect Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. to post earnings per share of 2.76 for the current year.

BBW has been the subject of several research analyst reports. StockNews.com upgraded the Build-A-Bear shop from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a Thursday, June 9 research note. TheStreet upgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a Thursday, March 10 research note.

Major investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. 683 Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop stock during the fourth quarter at a value of $379,000. Raymond James & Associates bought a new stock position in Build-A-Bear Workshop in the fourth quarter worth $222,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its equity stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 11.1% in the third quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 376,179 shares of the specialty retailer worth $6,372,000 after purchasing an additional 37,600 shares during the period. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop shares by 15.8% in the fourth quarter. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. now owns 280,884 shares of the specialty retailer worth $5,482,000 after purchasing an additional 38,330 shares during the period. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP increased its equity stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop by 109.5% in the third quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 72,687 shares of the specialty retailer worth $1,231,000 after purchasing an additional 37,987 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors hold 64.36% of the company’s shares.

About the Build-A-Bear Workshop (Get a rating)

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc operates as a multi-channel retailer of stuffed animals and related products. The Company operates through three segments: Direct-to-Consumer, Commercial and International Franchising. Its merchandise includes various styles of stuffable plush products, pre-stuffed plush products, sounds and scents that can be added to stuffed animals, as well as a range of clothing, footwear, accessories and other toys and fancy.

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