Credit Suisse Gives Whirlpool (WHR) Higher Rating; Build A Bear Workshop (BBW) Sentiment Is 1.23

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Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR) was upgraded by Credit Suisse from a “Neutral” rating to a “Outperform” rating in a analysts note revealed to investors on Monday, 4 June.

Build A Bear Workshop Inc (BBW) investors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.31, from 1.54 in 2017Q4. The ratio turned negative, as 32 investment managers increased or opened new positions, while 26 sold and trimmed equity positions in Build A Bear Workshop Inc. The investment managers in our database now hold: 11.85 million shares, up from 11.14 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment managers holding Build A Bear Workshop Inc in top ten positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 8 Reduced: 18 Increased: 18 New Position: 14.

Pacifica Capital Investments Llc holds 3.53% of its portfolio in Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. for 721,778 shares. Cannell Capital Llc owns 901,727 shares or 2.65% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Signia Capital Management Llc has 1.93% invested in the company for 207,674 shares. The Oregon-based Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc has invested 1.2% in the stock. North Star Investment Management Corp., a Illinois-based fund reported 324,965 shares.

The stock decreased 3.75% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $7.7. About 181,752 shares traded or 132.58% up from the average. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (BBW) has declined 18.39% since June 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.96% the S&P500.

More important recent Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Build-A-Bear’s (BBW) CEO Sharon Price John on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 31, 2018, also Benzinga.com published article titled: “Earnings Scheduled For May 31, 2018”, Benzinga.com published: “44 Stocks Moving In Thursday’s Mid-Day Session” on May 31, 2018. More interesting news about Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) was released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “58 Biggest Movers From Yesterday” with publication date: June 01, 2018.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 6 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $2.00 million activity.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of plush animals and related products. The company has market cap of $112.86 million. The firm operates through three divisions: Direct-to-Consumer, International Franchising, and Commercial. It has a 15.4 P/E ratio. The Company’s merchandise comprises a range of styles of stuffed animals; clothing, shoes, and accessories for the stuffed animals; and other toy and novelty items.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Build-A-Bear Workshop’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Build-A-Bear Workshop, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. BBW was included in 2 notes of analysts from February 17, 2017. The rating was maintained by Dougherty & Company with “Buy” on Friday, February 17. Piper Jaffray downgraded the shares of BBW in report on Friday, February 17 to “Neutral” rating.

Since April 30, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $303,908 activity. 1,950 shares were sold by Liotine Joseph T., worth $303,908 on Monday, April 30.

Whirlpool Corporation manufactures and markets home appliances and related products worldwide. The company has market cap of $10.29 billion. The companyÂ’s principal products include laundry appliances, refrigerators and freezers, cooking appliances, dishwashers, mixers, and other small domestic appliances. It has a 30.92 P/E ratio. It also produces hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.05, from 0.93 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 51 investors sold Whirlpool Corporation shares while 197 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 160 raised stakes. 59.81 million shares or 0.79% less from 60.28 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Bb&T Corp holds 0.01% or 3,281 shares in its portfolio. Royal State Bank Of Canada invested in 0.01% or 134,264 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0.01% or 12,411 shares. Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). First Manhattan owns 560 shares. Wesbanco Savings Bank accumulated 5,236 shares. Mackay Shields Ltd invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Loews Corporation stated it has 3,375 shares. Sandy Spring Financial Bank has invested 0% in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Barclays Public Limited accumulated 0.03% or 219,230 shares. Girard Partners Ltd holds 0.05% or 1,524 shares in its portfolio. Alphaone Investment Svcs Ltd Liability invested in 0.03% or 692 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv accumulated 5,165 shares. Ameritas Prtnrs Inc reported 7,825 shares stake. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0% or 5,489 shares.

More recent Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “A Dividend Growth Champion Now On Sale” on June 03, 2018. Also Streetinsider.com published the news titled: “Whirlpool (WHR) Says Tender Offer was Oversubscribed” on May 30, 2018. Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why Petrobras, Whirlpool, and Luxoft Holding Slumped Today” with publication date: May 24, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 10 analysts covering Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Whirlpool has $22600 highest and $165 lowest target. $178.63’s average target is 22.93% above currents $145.31 stock price. Whirlpool had 35 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, December 14. Bank of America maintained Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) rating on Monday, April 9. Bank of America has “Hold” rating and $16500 target. M Partners downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $176 target in Monday, October 17 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of WHR in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, February 4. The stock of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) earned “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, April 4. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Top Pick” rating and $201 target in Monday, October 26 report. Gabelli initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 27 report. The stock of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) earned “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, October 24. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Top Pick” on Tuesday, September 15.

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