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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
BBW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
81% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BBW: No Debt )
BBW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.43
BBW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BBW: 0.43 )
BBW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.43

0.17
0.58
Interest Coverage No Debt
BBW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 34.17 vs. BBW: No Debt )
BBW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 124.3   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

124.3
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.32
M-Score: -2.64
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) -0.63
BBW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. BBW: -0.63 )
BBW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.71   Max: 11.8
Current: -0.63

-12.71
11.8
Net-margin (%) -0.56
BBW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. BBW: -0.56 )
BBW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.94   Max: 7.55
Current: -0.56

-12.94
7.55
ROE (%) -2.50
BBW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. BBW: -2.50 )
BBW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -59.29   Max: 37.8
Current: -2.5

-59.29
37.8
ROA (%) -1.09
BBW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. BBW: -1.09 )
BBW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -25.66   Max: 11.1
Current: -1.09

-25.66
11.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.39
BBW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. BBW: -3.39 )
BBW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -67.77   Max: 47.46
Current: -3.39

-67.77
47.46
Revenue Growth (%) 2.30
BBW's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. BBW: 2.30 )
BBW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -63.7   Max: 20.6
Current: 2.3

-63.7
20.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -8.00
BBW's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. BBW: -8.00 )
BBW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -61.3   Max: 92
Current: -8

-61.3
92
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Ratios

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P/B 2.40
BBW's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. BBW: 2.40 )
BBW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 7.33
Current: 2.4

0.41
7.33
P/S 0.50
BBW's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. BBW: 0.50 )
BBW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.22
Current: 0.5

0.14
2.22
EV-to-EBIT 62.50
BBW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
76% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. BBW: 62.50 )
BBW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3   Max: 27.2
Current: 62.5

3
27.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.40
BBW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BBW: 2.40 )
BBW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 7.31
Current: 2.4

0.71
7.31
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
BBW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
53% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BBW: 1.80 )
BBW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.15
Current: 1.8

0.28
1.15
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
BBW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BBW: 1.50 )
BBW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 6.41
Current: 1.5

0.48
6.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.60
BBW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
69% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. BBW: 1.60 )
BBW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 33.2
Current: 1.6

1.6
33.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.04
BBW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. BBW: 4.04 )
BBW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.4   Max: 58.8
Current: 4.04

-7.4
58.8

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., is a Delaware corporation formed in September 1997. The Company is a specialty retailer of plush animals and related products. It provides a 'make your own stuffed animal' interactive retail-entertainment experience. As of December 29, 2012, it operated 351 company-owned retail stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland, including 283 traditional and eight non-traditional Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in the United States and Canada and 60 traditional Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in the United Kingdom and Ireland. In addition, franchisees operated 91 Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in other international locations. The Company offers an extensive and coordinated selection of merchandise, including over 30 different styles of animals to be stuffed and a wide variety of clothing, shoes and accessories for the stuffed animals as well as other brand appropriate toy and accessory items. Its concept appeals to a range of age groups and demographics, including children, teens, parents and grandparents. Its stores average approximately 2,600 square feet in size and have a highly visual and colorful appearance, including custom-designed fixtures featuring teddy bears and other themes relating to the Build-A-Bear Workshop experience. The Company's Web sites: buildabear.com and bearville.comTM, promote brand connection and in-store products and events. The Company competes with a diverse group of competitors such as Wal-Mart, Toys 'R' Us, Target, Kmart and Sears and other discount chains, as well as with a number of companies that sell teddy bears and dolls in the United States, including, but not limited to, Ty, Fisher Price, Mattel, Ganz, Russ Berrie, Applause, Boyd's, Hasbro, Commonwealth, Gund and Vermont Teddy Bear.

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