Investors bought shares of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) on weakness during trading on Thursday. $45.92 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $14.63 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $31.29 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Buffalo Wild Wings had the 12th highest net in-flow for the day. Buffalo Wild Wings traded down ($0.89) for the day and closed at $135.95

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Vetr raised shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $170.54 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, March 21st. Wedbush reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $180.00 target price on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Wednesday, June 8th. Maxim Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $190.00 target price (down previously from $195.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Tuesday, April 5th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $160.00 target price (down previously from $165.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Monday, April 18th. Finally, Telsey Advisory Group raised shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and raised their target price for the company from $165.00 to $175.00 in a research report on Tuesday, March 29th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. Buffalo Wild Wings has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $157.88.

The company has a market cap of $2.56 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.26. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $142.68 and its 200 day moving average is $147.56.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 26th. The company reported $1.73 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.77 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $508.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $533.14 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.52 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. will post $5.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Buffalo Wild Wings news, SVP Andrew D. Block sold 250 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $145.00, for a total transaction of $36,250.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Sally J. Smith sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, April 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $147.48, for a total transaction of $147,480.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 59,231 shares in the company, valued at $8,735,387.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of large investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Stephens Investment Management Group LLC increased its stake in Buffalo Wild Wings by 14.8% in the fourth quarter. Stephens Investment Management Group LLC now owns 225,423 shares of the company’s stock valued at $35,989,000 after buying an additional 29,011 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Buffalo Wild Wings by 79.8% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 161,838 shares of the company’s stock valued at $25,836,000 after buying an additional 71,821 shares during the period. Financial Counselors Inc. increased its stake in Buffalo Wild Wings by 17.1% in the fourth quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. now owns 8,907 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,422,000 after buying an additional 1,301 shares during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its stake in Buffalo Wild Wings by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 82,360 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,149,000 after buying an additional 2,562 shares during the period. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP acquired a new stake in Buffalo Wild Wings during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $5,478,000.

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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