Texas Roadhouse Inc. (NASDAQ:TXRH) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $46.83 and last traded at $46.64, with a volume of 524,031 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $45.42.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on TXRH shares. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price target (up from $45.00) on shares of Texas Roadhouse in a report on Tuesday, April 5th. Longbow Research reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Texas Roadhouse in a report on Saturday, April 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised Texas Roadhouse from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $49.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, May 6th. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and set a $39.00 price target (up from $36.00) on shares of Texas Roadhouse in a report on Thursday, May 5th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $44.00 price target (up from $42.00) on shares of Texas Roadhouse in a report on Tuesday, May 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. Texas Roadhouse has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $43.31.

The firm’s 50 day moving average is $45.43 and its 200-day moving average is $41.60. The company has a market capitalization of $3.27 billion and a PE ratio of 33.01.

Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 2nd. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $515.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $515.58 million. The company’s revenue was up 12.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.46 EPS. On average, analysts expect that Texas Roadhouse Inc. will post $1.76 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 15th were issued a $0.19 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, June 13th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.63%.

In other news, General Counsel Celia Catlett sold 966 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.20, for a total value of $44,629.20. Following the completion of the sale, the general counsel now owns 10,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $485,100. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Kathy Widmer sold 6,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.20, for a total transaction of $265,200.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 15,250 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $674,050. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of TXRH. Sawtooth Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Texas Roadhouse by 8,260.1% in the fourth quarter. Sawtooth Asset Management Inc. now owns 30,598 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,094,000 after buying an additional 30,232 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board boosted its stake in Texas Roadhouse by 155.5% in the fourth quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 44,111 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,578,000 after buying an additional 26,846 shares during the period. Comerica Bank boosted its stake in Texas Roadhouse by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 53,932 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,868,000 after buying an additional 342 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its stake in Texas Roadhouse by 16.4% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 74,353 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,660,000 after buying an additional 10,453 shares during the period. Finally, Sei Investments Co. boosted its stake in Texas Roadhouse by 14.9% in the fourth quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 76,128 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,723,000 after buying an additional 9,865 shares during the period.

Texas Roadhouse, Inc is a restaurant company, which operates in the casual dining segment. The Company offers an assortment of seasoned and aged steaks hand-cut daily on the premises and cooked to order over open grills. In addition to steaks, the Company also offers its guests a selection of ribs, fish, seafood, chicken, pork chops, pulled pork and vegetable plates, and an assortment of hamburgers, salads and sandwiches.

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