Institutional Investor’s Pro-Build A Bear Workshop Inc (NYSE:BBW) Sentiment In Q2 2017

November 14, 2017 - By Marry Poplack

 Institutional Investor's Pro Build A Bear Workshop Inc (NYSE:BBW) Sentiment In  Q2 2017

Sentiment for Build A Bear Workshop Inc (NYSE:BBW)

Build A Bear Workshop Inc (NYSE:BBW) institutional sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.25, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. The ratio increased, as 39 hedge funds started new or increased positions, while 32 cut down and sold their holdings in Build A Bear Workshop Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now own: 10.44 million shares, down from 10.84 million shares in 2017Q1. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Build A Bear Workshop Inc in their top 10 positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 11 Reduced: 21 Increased: 24 New Position: 15.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is primarily a specialty retailer offering a make your own stuffed animal interactive retail-entertainment experience. The company has market cap of $126.54 million. The Company’s divisions include direct-to-consumer , international franchising and commercial. It has a 42.5 P/E ratio. 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.

The stock increased 3.25% or $0.25 on November 14, reaching $7.95. About 37,206 shares traded. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) has declined 19.91% since November 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.61% the S&P500.

Wall Street await Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) to release earnings on February, 15. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.35, up exactly $0.04 or 12.90 % from 2014’s $0.31 EPS. The expected BBW’s profit could reach $5.57 million giving the stock 5.68 P/E in the case that $0.35 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.07 EPS for the previous quarter, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc’s analysts now forecast 400.00 % EPS growth.

Signia Capital Management Llc holds 5.64% of its portfolio in Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc for 508,291 shares. Cannell Capital Llc owns 745,696 shares or 2.22% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Pacifica Capital Investments Llc has 1.76% invested in the company for 327,789 shares. The Oregon-based Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc has invested 1.27% in the stock. North Star Investment Management Corp., a Illinois-based fund reported 203,800 shares.#img1#

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

Ratings analysis reveals 40% of Build-A-Bear Workshop’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Build-A-Bear Workshop, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $12 while the high is $26. The stock’s average target of $17.88 is 124.91% above today’s ($7.95) share price. BBW was included in 10 notes of analysts from August 25, 2015. Sidoti initiated Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) on Thursday, December 31 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Dougherty & Company on Friday, October 27. The stock of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) earned “Neutral” rating by Sidoti on Tuesday, August 25. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 17 by Dougherty & Company. Dougherty & Company maintained Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) rating on Friday, April 28. Dougherty & Company has “Buy” rating and $14.50 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company on Friday, July 28. The stock of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) earned “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, February 17. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Guggenheim on Monday, December 14.

More notable recent Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) news were published by: which released: “Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Reports Increased Total Revenue with Second …” on July 27, 2017, also with their article: “Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Names Anne Parducci to Board of Directors” published on September 14, 2017, published: “Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Completes Review of Strategic Alternatives” on August 21, 2017. More interesting news about Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) were released by: and their article: “Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results …” published on February 02, 2017 as well as‘s news article titled: “Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results” with publication date: October 26, 2017.

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