Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) shares traded up 3.9% during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $139.92 and last traded at $139.85, with a volume of 384,964 shares. The stock had previously closed at $134.65.

A number of research analysts have commented on the stock. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Sunday, June 26th. Vetr cut shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating and set a $117.85 price target for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, May 31st. Wedbush restated an “outperform” rating and set a $180.00 price target (down previously from $200.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Thursday, April 28th. Stephens cut their price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from $190.00 to $175.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th. Finally, Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $143.00 price target (down previously from $152.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and sixteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Buffalo Wild Wings has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $158.31.

The stock has a market cap of $2.65 billion and a P/E ratio of 27.19. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $141.66 and a 200 day moving average price of $146.16.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last issued its quarterly earnings data 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. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.52 earnings per share. The company had revenue of $508.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $533.14 million. Buffalo Wild Wings’s revenue was up 15.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. will post $5.74 EPS for the current year.

In related news, CEO Sally J. Smith sold 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $145.74, for a total value of $218,610.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 57,731 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,413,715.94. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Warren E. Mack sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $136.48, for a total transaction of $136,480.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 13,050 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,781,064. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of institutional investors have made changes to their positions in BWLD. Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its position 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 valued at $1,003,000 after buying an additional 1,222 shares during the period. J. Goldman & Co LP acquired a new position in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,089,000. Financial Counselors Inc. boosted its position 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 valued at $1,422,000 after buying an additional 1,301 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position 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 valued at $1,551,000 after buying an additional 739 shares during the period. Finally, Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. boosted its position 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 valued at $1,955,000 after buying an additional 4,165 shares during the period.

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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