Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) saw an uptick in trading volume on Thursday . 1,049,760 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 81% from the previous session’s volume of 580,747 shares.The stock last traded at $135.95 and had previously closed at $136.84.

A number of analysts have commented on the stock. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $143.00 price objective (down from $152.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, April 29th. Vetr lowered shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating and set a $117.85 price objective for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, May 31st. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $165.00 price objective on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Monday, June 20th. Finally, OTR Global lowered shares of Buffalo Wild Wings to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 21st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. Buffalo Wild Wings currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $157.88.

The company has a 50-day moving average of $142.68 and a 200 day moving average of $147.56. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.56 billion and a PE ratio of 26.26.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, April 26th. The company reported $1.73 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.77 by $0.04. The business earned $508.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $533.14 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 15.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.52 EPS. Equities analysts predict that Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. will post $5.75 EPS for the current year.

In other news, SVP Andrew D. Block sold 250 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $145.00, for a total transaction of $36,250.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Warren E. Mack sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $136.48, for a total value of $136,480.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 13,050 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,781,064. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several large investors recently made changes to their positions in the company. Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 24.2% in the fourth quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,281 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,003,000 after buying an additional 1,222 shares in the last quarter. J. Goldman & Co LP bought a new stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings during the fourth quarter worth about $1,089,000. Financial Counselors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 17.1% in the fourth quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. now owns 8,907 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,422,000 after buying an additional 1,301 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 8.2% in the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 9,709 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,551,000 after buying an additional 739 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 51.5% in the fourth quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. now owns 12,260 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,955,000 after buying an additional 4,165 shares in the last quarter.

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc (Buffalo Wild Wings) is an owner, operator and franchisor of restaurants featuring various menu items. The Company’s restaurants feature a bar, which offers a selection of 20 to 30 domestic, imported and craft beers on tap, as well as bottled beers, wine and liquor. The Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants feature various menu items, including its Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings spun in one of its signature sauces from sweet to screamin’ hot, which includes Sweet barbeque (BBQ), Teriyaki, Bourbon Honey Mustard, Mild, Parmesan Garlic, Medium, Honey BBQ, Spicy Garlic, Asian Zing, Caribbean Jerk, Thai Curry, Hot BBQ, Hot, Mango Habanero, Wild and Blazin’, or signature seasonings, Buffalo, Desert Heat, Chipotle BBQ, Lemon Pepper, and Salt & Vinegar.

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