What is pulling investors towards Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (BBW)?

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE:BBW) closed the previous session at $2.89, down by -0.01 or -0.34% lower on its price over the last trading period. Shares of the company have traded -6.17% down in the last 5 days, with the price reaching as high as $3.08 since 11/15/19. The stock however has recovered +2.48% since hitting 5-day low of $2.82. The BBW stock is -25.52% lower than the $3.88 top value it marked over a period of month. Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE:BBW) has a 52-week price range of $2.31- $7.97. The stock is -26.84% down year-to-date. Can BBW go on to record further gains or will the drop below $2.90 be witnessed again in coming days?

In comparison, let’s see recent movement of other stocks the recent users of Yahoo Finance’s stock information-accessing system have also looked at before they searched Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (BBW). Shares of Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) changed $0.17 or a gain of 0.10% to close at $178.00, while the stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) gained nearly 0.49% in the last session to close at price of $148.38. Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc. (NASDAQ:OMEX) lost -$0.13 in value, or -3.70% to see deals exchanging hands at $3.38 in the last period. Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) dropped -$0.04 or about -0.34 to see its shares trade at $11.69.

The total number of analysts who have rated BBW as a buy is 2, with just 0 of 2 recommending it as a Sell. 2 analysts of the 0 rated it as underweight; while 0 advised Hold and a further 0 say the stock is Overweight.

Lets us now look at some key statistics for the company and see what they tell us about its books. Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. has a market valuation of $43.78 million, with its Enterprise Value at $191.13 million. The enterprise value (EV) is 77.09% off Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc.’s market cap. Shares traded in the last session stood at 116072 while the average trading volume is 368.77K. Insiders own 1.90% of the shares institutions own 76.30% as outstanding shares currently stand at 15.15 million. When we look at the 20-day simple moving average, BBW is -14.64%, while that moves to -12.59% over its 50-day SMA and the SMA200 is -36.95%.

When we look at the consensus estimate for BBW shares, we find that Wall Street analysts have given the average target price of $7.25. The earnings estimate for the current quarter is -0.28, lower than the 0.23 expected for the next quarter. The stock has earnings per share estimate ranging between a low of -0.28 and a high of -0.27, with the coefficient variance at -2.57. For this fiscal year, the estimate climbs to 2.00 versus the 2.00 expected for the next year. BBW has current-year EPS range between a low of -0.05 and a high of -0.05.

The company’s trailing 12-month price-to-sales ratio is 0.13. In terms of profitability, the company has a profit margin of -4.90% and a trailing 12-month (ttm) operating margin of -4.50%. The company’s gross margin is 43.40%. BBW is one of the hottest stocks right now and that shows in its potential upside on returns with a -6.90% ROA for the last 12 months and a return on equity (ROE) of -17.60% over the same period.

For the fiscal quarter ending 10/30/2018, Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. had revenue of $70.3M. The earnings per share for the most recent quarter were -0.42. The EPS for the recent quarter missed consensus estimates by -$0.3 per share after analysts had predicted -$0.12. EPS posted in 0 out of the last 4 quarters have beaten analysts’ estimates.

The investor community is excited about the BBW stock, with the Barchart 88% Sell showing that the stock could be headed for a massive downtrend. The stock’s 1-month chart already shows that the stock is -15.25% down and -10.53% lower in the last 3 months. Its 12-month performance is showing the stock trending lower by -61.47%. There might be a slight pullback as $2.96 is the first resistance point and if crossed $3.03 should come in play as the second resistance level. BBW could see support around 2.82 and will later test the 2.75 support.