About Build-A-Bear Build-A-Bear is a global brand kids love and parents trust that seeks to add a little more heart to life. Dividend Yield A company's dividend expressed as a percentage of its current stock price. In Europe, stores are located in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Denmark. All of the information concerning the potential outcome of exploring strategic alternatives, our future liquidity, future revenues, margins and other future financial performance and results, achievement of operating of financial plans or forecasts for future periods, sources and availability of credit and liquidity, future cash flows and cash needs, success and results of strategic initiatives and other future financial performance or financial position, as well as our assumptions underlying such information, constitute forward-looking information. That means you want to buy stocks with a Zacks Rank 1 or 2, Strong Buy or Buy, which also has a Score of an A or a B in your personal trading style. The Zacks Industry Rank assigns a rating to each of the 265 X Expanded Industries based on their average Zacks Rank. For more information, visit the Investor Relations section of buildabear.
The call is expected to conclude by 10 a. Oath and our partners need your consent to access your device and use your data including location to understand your interests, and provide and measure personalised ads. The first 12-month fiscal year under the new calendar will encompass February 4, 2018 through February 2, 2019. Stores are considered comparable beginning in their thirteenth full month of operation. Our calculations are based on comprehensive, delayed quotes. Previously, the Company recognized gift card breakage after 60 months for certain gift cards, while the new standard requires that gift card breakage be recognized based on actual redemption experience.
Like Oath, our partners may also show you ads that they think match your interests. During the year, we made operational improvements enabling us to drive conversion and deliver our highest dollars-per-transaction in history, which partially offset the traditional mall traffic challenges. Oath will also provide you with personalised ads on partner products. See rankings and related performance below. Calculated on an annual basis only. Oath will also provide you personalised ads on partner products. Currency quotes are updated in real-time.
Percentages will not total due to cost of merchandise sold being expressed as a percentage of net retail sales and commercial revenue and immaterial rounding. As of December 30, 2017, the Company operated 361 corporately-managed locations, including 301 in North America and 60 outside of North America. Retail gross margin percentage represents retail gross margin divided by net retail sales. Only Zacks Rank stocks included in Zacks hypothetical portfolios at the beginning of each month are included in the return calculations. The telephone replay is available by calling 844 512-2921. Zacks Ranks stocks can, and often do, change throughout the month.
The monthly returns are then compounded to arrive at the annual return. For example, when you search for a film, we use your search information and location to show the most relevant cinemas near you. Percent of Float Total short positions relative to the number of shares available to trade. The Company ended fiscal 2017 with no borrowings under its revolving credit facility. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank 265 out of 265 would place in the bottom 1%.
A replay of the conference call webcast will be available in the investor relations website for one year. The ever popular one-page Snapshot reports are generated for virtually every single Zacks Ranked stock. This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. We also use this information to show you ads for similar films you may like in the future. Any copying, republication or redistribution of Lipper content, including by caching, framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Lipper.
It's packed with all of the company's key stats and salient decision making information. The Company adopted Topic 606 on December 31, 2017. The Company continues to vigorously pursue the claim. Store Activity: In fiscal 2017, the Company opened 41 locations, closed 26 locations and remodeled or reformatted 23 stores into a Discovery format, ending the year with 29% of its store base in an updated Discovery format. Change from Last Percentage change in short interest from the previous report to the most recent report. The detailed multi-page Analyst report does an even deeper dive on the company's vital statistics. We also continued to evolve our real estate portfolio with more productive formats that have lower overall costs.
Lipper shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. These statements are based only on our current expectations and projections about future events. International stock quotes are delayed as per exchange requirements. As an investor, you want to buy stocks with the highest probability of success. Visit for information about the performance numbers displayed above. Fundamental company data and analyst estimates provided by FactSet.
Market Cap is calculated by multiplying the number of shares outstanding by the stock's price. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders. . An industry with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank 1's and 2's will have a better average Zacks Rank than one with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank 4's and 5's. The access code is 13675714. Yahoo is part of Oath. From the beginning, our mission has remained the same: to add a little more to life.