Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW) Share Price

Press coverage about Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Build-A-Bear Workshop earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.3633940219362 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

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Shares of BBW traded up $0.15 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $9.45. 99,367 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 80,503. The stock has a market capitalization of $150.42, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.83 and a beta of -0.35. Build-A-Bear Workshop has a 52-week low of $7.25 and a 52-week high of $11.90.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 15th. The specialty retailer reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $107.58 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $104.00 million. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a return on equity of 7.91% and a net margin of 2.21%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.31 EPS. analysts expect that Build-A-Bear Workshop will post 0.55 earnings per share for the current year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th.

In other news, major shareholder Point72 Asset Management, L.P. acquired 8,849 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 9th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $8.00 per share, with a total value of $70,792.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. 17.50% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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Build-A-Bear Workshop Company Profile

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc operates as a specialty retailer of plush animals and related products. The company operates through three segments: Direct-to-Consumer, International Franchising, and Commercial. Its 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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