Toy & Hobby Stores: Yesterday's Top Performing Industry

| About: Build-A-Bear Workshop, (BBW)

The top performing industry on Tuesday, according to Yahoo Finance, was Toy & Hobby Stores.

The industry composite was up 5.17%, versus the S&P 500 of up .76%. What is unusual about this industry is that it is made up of only two stocks, Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE:BBW) and Levcor International Inc. [LEVC.OB].
Build-A-Bear is a St. Louis based company that has over 240 plush animal stores across the United States. It has a P/E ratio of 24 and a Price Sales ratio of 1.4. Levcor International makes and distributes buttons and other craft products to the home sewing and craft markets. The earnings are negative; it has a very low P/S of .09 but a negative book value per share.