Build-A-Bear Stock Today

BBW -  USA Stock  

USD 19.99  0.87  4.55%

Market Performance
1 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 33
Build-A-Bear Workshop is selling for under 19.99 as of the 28th of May 2022; that is 4.55% increase since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 19.08. Build-A-Bear Workshop has about a 33 percent probability of financial distress in the next few years of operation and did not have a very good performance during the last 90 trading days. Equity ratings for Build-A-Bear Workshop are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 7th of June 2020 and ending today, the 28th of May 2022. Click here to learn more.
Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. operates as a multi-channel retailer of plush animals and related products. As of January 29, 2022, it operated 346 stores, including 305 stores in the United States and Canada and 41 stores in the United Kingdom and Ireland, as well as 72 franchised stores internationally. The company has 16.33 M outstanding shares of which 1.36 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 5.61 days to cover. More on Build-A-Bear Workshop
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Build-A-Bear Workshop Stock Highlights

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Build-A-Bear Workshop has very high historical volatility over the last 90 days
Build-A-Bear Workshop has a poor financial position based on the latest SEC disclosures
About 70.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
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Build-A-Bear Workshop Fama & French Retail
Retail
Fama & French Classification
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Thematic Classification
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Retail
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Build-A-Bear Workshop report their recommendations after researching Build-A-Bear Workshop's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Build-A-Bear Workshop's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Build-A-Bear Workshop. The Build-A-Bear consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Build-A-Bear Workshop.
Strong Buy1 Opinion
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Build-A-Bear Workshop based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Build-A-Bear Workshop financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
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Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares16.3 M15.5 M
Sufficiently Up
Increasing
Very volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted16.7 M16.1 M
Sufficiently Up
Increasing
Stable
Net Cash Flow from Operations23.2 M28.1 M
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Slightly volatile
Total Assets245.2 M266.3 M
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Stable
Total Liabilities143.7 M172.6 M
Significantly Down
Decreasing
Stable
Current Assets126.3 M130 M
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Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities94.9 M97.4 M
Fairly Down
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Slightly volatile
Total Debt122.3 M98.6 M
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Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets0.09680.177
Way Down
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Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.520.53
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Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover1.831.543
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Increasing
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Build-A-Bear Workshop's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Cautious HoldUndervalued
Financial Strength
Build-A-Bear Workshop's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Build-A-Bear Workshop's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Build-A-Bear Workshop's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Build-A-Bear Workshop's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Build-A-Bear Workshop's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Build-A-Bear Workshop deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Liquidity
Build-A-Bear Workshop cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company has 98.55 M in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 1.05, which is OK given its current industry classification. Build-A-Bear Workshop has a current ratio of 1.31, which is typical for the industry and considered as normal. Debt can assist Build-A-Bear Workshop until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Build-A-Bear Workshop's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Build-A-Bear Workshop sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Build-A-Bear to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Build-A-Bear Workshop's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

Operating Cash Flow

23.21 MillionShare
Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in 415 South 18th Street and employs 1,000 people. Build-A-Bear Workshop is listed under Retail category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with total capitalization of 306.15 M. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Build-A-Bear Workshop's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Build-A-Bear Workshop's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Build-A-Bear Workshop runs under Consumer Cyclical sector within Specialty Retail industry. The entity has 16.33 M outstanding shares of which 1.36 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 5.61 days to cover. Build-A-Bear Workshop has about 32.84 M in cash with 28.08 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 2.2.
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Ownership
Build-A-Bear Workshop retains a total of 16.33 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Build-A-Bear Workshop outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Build-A-Bear Workshop to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Build-A-Bear Workshop. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Build-A-Bear Workshop as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Build-A-Bear Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Build-A-Bear Workshop's target price odds to finish over the current price? Depending on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Build-A-Bear Workshop jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 8.33%. The Build-A-Bear Workshop probability density function shows the probability of Build-A-Bear Workshop stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon the stock has a beta coefficient of 2.1526 suggesting as the benchmark fluctuates upward, the company is expected to outperform it on average. However, if the benchmark returns are projected to be negative, Build-A-Bear Workshop will likely underperform. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.1536, implying that it can generate a 0.15 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 19.99HorizonTargetOdds Above 19.99
91.59%90 days
 19.99 
8.33%
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Build-A-Bear Workshop to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 8.33 (This Build-A-Bear Workshop probability density function shows the probability of Build-A-Bear Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Build-A-Bear Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Build-A-Bear Workshop's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Build-A-Bear Workshop's value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Cannell Capital LlcCommon Shares1.7 M30.5 M
Kanen Wealth Management LlcCommon SharesM18.5 M
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Build-A-Bear Workshop Historical Income Statement

Build-A-Bear Workshop Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Build-A-Bear's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Build-A-Bear Workshop revenue and expense. Build-A-Bear Workshop Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Build-A-Bear Workshop Direct Expenses is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Build-A-Bear Workshop reported Direct Expenses of 198.17 Million in 2021. Cost of Revenue is likely to climb to about 206.2 M in 2022, whereas Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is likely to drop slightly above 29.5 M in 2022. View More Fundamentals

Build-A-Bear Stock Against Markets

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Build-A-Bear Workshop Corporate Directors

Build-A-Bear Workshop corporate directors refer to members of a Build-A-Bear Workshop board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Build-A-Bear Workshop's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Build-A-Bear Workshop's board members must vote for the resolution. The Build-A-Bear Workshop board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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Investing Build-A-Bear Workshop

You need to understand the risk of investing before taking a position in Build-A-Bear Workshop. The danger of trading Build-A-Bear Workshop is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Build-A-Bear Workshop is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Build-A-Bear Workshop. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Build-A-Bear Workshop is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Is Build-A-Bear Workshop's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Build-A-Bear Workshop. If investors know Build-A-Bear will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Build-A-Bear Workshop listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Build-A-Bear Workshop is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Build-A-Bear that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Build-A-Bear Workshop's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Build-A-Bear Workshop's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Build-A-Bear Workshop's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Build-A-Bear Workshop's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Build-A-Bear Workshop's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Build-A-Bear Workshop value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Build-A-Bear Workshop's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.