Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) saw strong trading volume on Tuesday . 68,978 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 30% from the previous session’s volume of 53,244 shares.The stock last traded at $13.13 and had previously closed at $13.43.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $13.00 price objective on shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop in a report on Tuesday, July 19th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $17.20.

The stock has a market capitalization of $202.21 million and a PE ratio of 9.20. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $13.68 and its 200-day moving average is $13.30.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 3rd. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.15. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.49 earnings per share. The company had revenue of $95 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $96.70 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc will post $0.87 earnings per share for the current year.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Build-A-Bear Workshop stock. Royce & Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) by 221.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 234,900 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 161,900 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LLC owned 1.42% of Build-A-Bear Workshop worth $2,875,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc is primarily a specialty retailer offering a make your own stuffed animal interactive retail-entertainment experience. The Company’s segments include direct-to-consumer (DTC), international franchising and commercial. 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.

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