This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Bankruptcy Scores: 18 Riskiest Retail Stocks

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Altman Z-Score, Trailing 12 Months: 2.71

Altman Z-Score 2009: 2.23

Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW) swung back into profit in its first quarter, earning $1.7 million, compared with a loss of $826,000 in the prior year. It also posted a 4% jump in revenue to $101.4 million.

While the company attributed the gains to the later Easter holiday, it is also making headway with some new initiatives. In February, Build-A-Bear signed a licensing agreement with A Squared, to expand its offerings to DVDs, accessories, apparel, books and other branded merchandise. It also began selling the popular Zhu Zhu Pets.

The board also approved an extension of its $50 million share repurchase program through March 2011.

Build-A-Bear ended its first quarter with about 345 stores in North America and Europe.

8 of 19

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
ZLC $21.02 -0.66%
BKS $23.16 0.00%
JCP $8.41 0.00%
ODP $9.24 0.00%
RAD $8.25 0.00%

Markets

DOW 18,080.14 +21.45 0.12%
S&P 500 2,117.69 +4.76 0.23%
NASDAQ 5,092.0850 +36.0220 0.71%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs