Somewhat Negative News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW) Stock Price

News stories about Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) have trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Build-A-Bear Workshop earned a media sentiment score of -0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the specialty retailer an impact score of 42.6849042645117 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine raised Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research raised Build-A-Bear Workshop from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 31st.

NYSE BBW traded down $0.05 on Friday, reaching $8.25. 39,579 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 89,686. The firm has a market capitalization of $124.69 million, a P/E ratio of 15.57, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.14 and a beta of -0.60. Build-A-Bear Workshop has a fifty-two week low of $7.25 and a fifty-two week high of $10.45.

Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.02 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.23). The company had revenue of $83.18 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $92.30 million. Build-A-Bear Workshop had a return on equity of 5.54% and a net margin of 1.57%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.17 EPS. equities research analysts predict that Build-A-Bear Workshop will post 0.43 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Build-A-Bear Workshop

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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