Newest Short Interest Filing: What’s in Build A Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) After Rise in Shorted Shares?

November 25, 2016 - By Peter Erickson   ·   0 Comments

Newest Short Interest Filing: What’s in Build A Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) After Rise in Shorted Shares?

The stock of Build A Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) registered an increase of 10.75% in short interest. BBW’s total short interest was 1.48M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 10.75% from 1.34 million shares, reported previously. With 164,900 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 9 days to cover their BBW’s short positions. The short interest to Build A Bear Workshop’s float is 12.57%. The stock last traded at $14.65 per share. It is down 15.17% since April 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.76% the S&P500.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is primarily a specialty retailer offering a make your own stuffed animal interactive retail-entertainment experience. The company has a market cap of $236.24 million. The Company’s divisions include direct-to-consumer , international franchising and commercial. It has a 11.45 P/E ratio. 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.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 0.83 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.26, from 0.57 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 21 funds sold all Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc shares owned while 35 reduced positions. 5 funds bought stakes while 27 increased positions. They now own 9.15 million shares or 12.63% less from 10.47 million shares in 2016Q1.
Plante Moran Finance Limited Company has 130 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Kbc Gp Nv has 27,747 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. Bridgeway Cap Inc, a Texas-based fund reported 39,200 shares. Blackrock owns 3,406 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, State Common Retirement Fund has 0% invested in Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) for 33,787 shares. Intl reported 7,806 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Vanguard Grp holds 0% of its portfolio in Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) for 544,801 shares. Blue Clay Management Limited Liability Corp has 0.69% invested in the company for 44,100 shares. The Wisconsin-based Johnson Fincl Grp has invested 0% in Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW). Secor Cap Advisors Limited Partnership accumulated 24,243 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Moreover, Ancora Advsrs Llc has 0.21% invested in Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) for 134,647 shares. Legal And General Gp Public Limited Company, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 1,215 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas has 47,449 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Lyon Street Cap Ltd Co has invested 3.49% of its portfolio in Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW). State Street Corp holds 185,663 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) Ratings Coverage

Out of 2 analysts covering Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 50% are positive. Build-A-Bear Workshop has been the topic of 4 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Thursday, December 31, the company rating was initiated by Sidoti. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, December 14 by Guggenheim. Sidoti upgraded Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) on Tuesday, August 25 to “Neutral” rating.

BBW Company Profile

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., incorporated on March 31, 2000, is primarily a specialty retailer offering a make your own stuffed animal interactive retail-entertainment experience. The Company’s divisions include direct-to-consumer (DTC), international franchising and commercial. The DTC segment includes the operating activities of Company-owned stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Denmark, and other retail delivery operations, including the Company’s e-commerce sites and temporary stores. The international franchising segment includes the licensing activities of the Company’s franchise agreements with store locations in Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Mexico. The commercial segment markets the naming and branding rights of the Company’s intellectual properties for third-party use.

More news for Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. Q3 Income Advances 72%” on October 27, 2016. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Results …” and published on July 21, 2016 is yet another important article.

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