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How to buy Build-A-Bear Workshop stock (BBW)

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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 $480.8 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 2024-07-14.
Latest market close$25.82
52-week range$20.93 - $32.21
50-day moving average $27.34
200-day moving average $25.85
Wall St. target price$39.00
PE ratio 7.3123
Dividend yield $0.2 (3.13%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.49

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 $25.82 from 2024-07-18

1 week (2024-07-12) 1.18%
1 month (2024-06-20) 2.99%
3 months (2024-04-19) -8.41%
6 months (2024-01-19) 17.42%
1 year (2023-07-20) 15.58%
2 years (2022-07-19) 54.70%
3 years (2021-07-20) 68.43%
5 years (2019-07-19) 422.67%

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 7x. In other words, Build-A-Bear Workshop shares trade at around 7x 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 $75.7 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 $480.8 million
Operating margin TTM 12.73%
Gross profit TTM $245.9 million
Return on assets TTM 14.57%
Return on equity TTM 41.85%
Profit margin 10.33%
Book value $9.42
Market Capitalization $352.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Build-A-Bear Workshop share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 12.27% of net profits

Recently Build-A-Bear Workshop has paid out, on average, around 12.27% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.13% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Build-A-Bear Workshop shareholders could enjoy a 3.13% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Build-A-Bear Workshop's case, that would currently equate to about $0.2 per share.

While Build-A-Bear Workshop's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Build-A-Bear Workshop is investing more in its future growth.

Build-A-Bear Workshop's most recent dividend payout was on 10 July 2024. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 June 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

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 $20.9307 up to $32.2146. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BBW.US volatility(beta: 1.61)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 1.61. 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 in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. 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 and accessories, and other toy and novelty items, including family sleepwear. The company operates its stores under the Build-A-Bear Workshop brand name; and sells its products through its e-commerce sites and third-party marketplace sites. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Build-A-Bear Workshop is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 6.588% of Build-A-Bear Workshop shares are held by insiders and 89.166% 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 January.
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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