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How to buy Build-A-Bear Workshop stock

Learn how to easily invest in Build-A-Bear Workshop stock.

Build-A-Bear Workshop is a specialty retail business based in the US. Build-A-Bear Workshop shares (BBW) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Build-A-Bear Workshop employs 1,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $452.8 million.

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Build-A-Bear Workshop stock price (NYSE: BBW)

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Build-A-Bear Workshop shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-02-02.
Latest market close$24.33
52-week range$12.47 - $26.87
50-day moving average $23.28
200-day moving average $18.35
Wall St. target price$33.00
PE ratio 7.6031
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.20

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Is it a good time to buy Build-A-Bear Workshop stock?

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Build-A-Bear Workshop price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $24.33 from 2023-02-01

1 week (2023-01-27) 0.70%
1 month (2022-12-30) N/A
3 months (2022-11-03) 38.71%
6 months (2022-07-30) N/A
1 year (2022-02-03) 33.32%
2 years (2021-02-03) 369.69%
3 years (2020-02-03) 475.18%
5 years (2018-02-02) 191.38%

Is Build-A-Bear Workshop stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Build-A-Bear Workshop stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Build-A-Bear Workshop's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Build-A-Bear Workshop's P/E ratio

Build-A-Bear Workshop's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Build-A-Bear Workshop shares trade at around 8x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Build-A-Bear Workshop's PEG ratio

Build-A-Bear Workshop's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.55. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Build-A-Bear Workshop's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Build-A-Bear Workshop's EBITDA

Build-A-Bear Workshop's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $67.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Build-A-Bear Workshop's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Build-A-Bear Workshop financials

Revenue TTM $452.8 million
Operating margin TTM 12.25%
Gross profit TTM $218 million
Return on assets TTM 13.04%
Return on equity TTM 54.27%
Profit margin 11.4%
Book value $6.87
Market capitalisation $358.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Build-A-Bear Workshop share dividends

We're not expecting Build-A-Bear Workshop to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Build-A-Bear Workshop share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Build-A-Bear Workshop's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.47 up to $26.87. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BBW.US volatility(beta: 1.89)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Build-A-Bear Workshop's is 1.8929. This would suggest that Build-A-Bear Workshop's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Build-A-Bear Workshop overview

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. operates as a multi-channel retailer of plush animals and related products. The company operates through three segments: Direct-to-Consumer, Commercial, and International Franchising. Its merchandise comprises various styles of plush products to be stuffed, pre-stuffed plush products, and sounds and scents that can be added to the stuffed animals, as well as range of clothing, shoes, accessories, and other toy and novelty items. The company operates its stores under the Build-A-Bear Workshop brand name; and sells its products through its e-commerce sites. 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 was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in St.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Build-A-Bear Workshop is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 7.035% of Build-A-Bear Workshop shares are held by insiders and 76.35% by institutions.
How many people work for Build-A-Bear Workshop?
Latest data suggests 1,000 work at Build-A-Bear Workshop.
When does the fiscal year end for Build-A-Bear Workshop?
Build-A-Bear Workshop's fiscal year ends in February.
Where is Build-A-Bear Workshop based?
Build-A-Bear Workshop's address is: 415 South 18th Street, Saint Louis, MO, United States, 63103
What is Build-A-Bear Workshop's ISIN number?
Build-A-Bear Workshop's international securities identification number is: US1200761047
What is Build-A-Bear Workshop's CUSIP number?
Build-A-Bear Workshop's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 120076104

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