Insider Trading Watch List: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. $BBW

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Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Aug 29, 2017 Point72 Asset Management, L.p., 10% Owner bought 15,000 shares having total worth of $138,750 at the price of $9.25 per share, following the transaction a total of 2,534,676 shares owned by Point72 Asset Management, L.p.. Before this latest buy, Point72 Asset Management, L.p. purchased BBW at 8 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $91.11M at an average of $10.04 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 2 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 2 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 8 times by insiders. an employee of the company was the buyer in 8 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 2 0 2.78%
12 Month 8 0 -28.68%

Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) traded down 2.12% on Aug 29, 2017, hitting $9.25. 53,203 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. has a 52 week low of $8.15 and a 52 week high of $15.45. The company’s market cap is $172 million.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) last announced its earnings results on Jul 27, 2017. The company reported -0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, higher than the consensus estimate of -0.20 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $77 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $79 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted -0.28 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-07-27 2017-04-27 2017-02-16 2016-10-27 2016-08-04 2016-05-03 2016-02-16 2015-10-29 2015-08-06 2015-05-05
earnings per share -0.15 0.17 0.31 0.11 -0.28 0.22 0.62 0.07 -0.05 0.49
Revenue(M) 77.23 90.63 110.34 83.75 75.14 94.98 117.67 85.62 81.01 93.4

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., is a Delaware corporation formed in September 1997. The Company is a specialty retailer of plush animals and related products. It provides a ‘make your own stuffed animal’ interactive retail-entertainment experience. As of December 29, 2012, it operated 351 company-owned retail stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland, including 283 traditional and eight non-traditional Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in the United States and Canada and 60 traditional Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in the United Kingdom and Ireland. In addition, franchisees operated 91 Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in other international locations. The Company offers an extensive and coordinated selection of merchandise, including over 30 different styles of animals to be stuffed and a wide variety of clothing, shoes and accessories for the stuffed animals as well as other brand appropriate toy and accessory items. Its concept appeals to a range of age groups and demographics, including children, teens, parents and grandparents. Its stores average approximately 2,600 square feet in size and have a highly visual and colorful appearance, including custom-designed fixtures featuring teddy bears and other themes relating to the Build-A-Bear Workshop experience. The Company’s Web sites: buildabear.com and bearville.comTM, promote brand connection and in-store products and events. The Company competes with a diverse group of competitors such as Wal-Mart, Toys ‘R’ Us, Target, Kmart and Sears and other discount chains, as well as with a number of companies that sell teddy bears and dolls in the United States, including, but not limited to, Ty, Fisher Price, Mattel, Ganz, Russ Berrie, Applause, Boyd’s, Hasbro, Commonwealth, Gund and Vermont Teddy Bear.

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William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.