NYSE:BBW

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Build-A-Bear Workshop

Executive Summary

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of plush animals and related products.

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Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Risks

  • Build-A-Bear Workshop has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop is covered by less than 3 analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has Build-A-Bear Workshop's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-11.1%

NYSE:BBW

-1.4%

US Specialty Retail

0.9%

US Market


1 Year Return

-62.2%

NYSE:BBW

-7.2%

US Specialty Retail

0.3%

US Market

BBW underperformed the Specialty Retail industry which returned -6.9% over the past year.

BBW underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -0.5% over the past year.


Share holder returns

BBWIndustryMarket
7 Day-11.1%-1.4%0.9%
30 Day-33.8%-5.5%-1.9%
90 Day-35.6%-6.3%1.6%
1 Year-62.2%-62.2%-5.7%-7.2%2.6%0.3%
3 Year-72.4%-72.4%19.2%13.1%41.0%31.8%
5 Year-75.9%-75.9%42.0%29.3%55.2%38.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Build-A-Bear Workshop's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Build-A-Bear Workshop undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

0.54x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Build-A-Bear Workshop to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Build-A-Bear Workshop to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

Build-A-Bear Workshop is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Specialty Retail industry average.

Build-A-Bear Workshop is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Build-A-Bear Workshop, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Build-A-Bear Workshop is good value based on assets compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Build-A-Bear Workshop expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

137.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Build-A-Bear Workshop's revenue is expected to grow by 3.5% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Build-A-Bear Workshop's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Build-A-Bear Workshop's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Build-A-Bear Workshop's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Build-A-Bear Workshop's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Build-A-Bear Workshop will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Build-A-Bear Workshop performed over the past 5 years?

-57.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Build-A-Bear Workshop does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Build-A-Bear Workshop's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Build-A-Bear Workshop's 1-year growth to the US Specialty Retail industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Build-A-Bear Workshop has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Build-A-Bear Workshop has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Build-A-Bear Workshop improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Build-A-Bear Workshop's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Build-A-Bear Workshop is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Build-A-Bear Workshop's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Build-A-Bear Workshop has no debt.

Build-A-Bear Workshop currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Build-A-Bear Workshop has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Whilst loss making Build-A-Bear Workshop has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains the current positive free cash flow level.

Whilst loss making Build-A-Bear Workshop has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 39.1% per year.


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Dividend

What is Build-A-Bear Workshop's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Build-A-Bear Workshop's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Build-A-Bear Workshop's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Build-A-Bear Workshop has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Build-A-Bear Workshop's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Build-A-Bear Workshop has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Build-A-Bear Workshop's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Sharon John (55yo)

6.2yrs

Tenure

US$2,151,002

Compensation

Ms. Sharon Price John has been President of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc since March 2016 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since June 3, 2013. Ms. John has more than 20 years of experience and a stro ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Sharon's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Sharon's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

4.6yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Build-A-Bear Workshop management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

56.5yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Build-A-Bear Workshop board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$1,083,95622 May 19
Cannell Capital LLC
EntityCompany
Shares205,188
Max PriceUS$5.53
SellUS$55,30002 Apr 19
Cannell Capital LLC
EntityCompany
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$5.53
BuyUS$270,62626 Mar 19
David Kanen
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares51,727
Max PriceUS$5.79
BuyUS$7,339,07326 Mar 19
Kanen Wealth Management LLC
EntityCompany
Shares1,400,709
Max PriceUS$5.79
SellUS$2,625,00015 Mar 19
Point72 Asset Management, L.P.
EntityCompany
Shares500,000
Max PriceUS$5.25
SellUS$7,858,50015 Mar 19
Point72 Asset Management, L.P.
EntityCompany
Shares1,550,000
Max PriceUS$5.07

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Maxine Clark (71yo)

    Founder & Director

    • Tenure: 15.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$136.67k
  • Eric Fencl (56yo)

    Chief Administrative Officer

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$546.33k
  • Sharon John (55yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.15m
  • Jenn Kretchmar (45yo)

    Chief Merchandising Officer

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$682.30k
  • Voin Todorovic (44yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 4.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$643.49k
  • Chris Hurt (53yo)

    Chief Operations Officer

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$675.71k

Board Members

  • Maxine Clark (71yo)

    Founder & Director

    • Tenure: 15.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$136.67k
  • Anne Parducci (58yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$136.67k
  • Craig Leavitt (58yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$186.20k
  • Robert Dixon (63yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$162.97k
  • Sharon John (55yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.15m
  • George Carrara (50yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.1yrs
  • Sarah Personette (40yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$136.67k
  • Dave Kanen (53yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.1yrs

Company Information

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.
  • Ticker: BBW
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Specialty Stores
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$48.034m
  • Shares outstanding: 14.69m
  • Website: https://www.buildabear.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.
  • 1954 Innerbelt Business Center Drive
  • St. Louis
  • Missouri
  • 63114
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BBWNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDOct 2004
FPWDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEUROct 2004

Biography

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 Commercia ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/20 00:00
End of Day Share Price2019/08/19 00:00
Earnings2019/05/04
Annual Earnings2019/02/02


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.