Chuy’s Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) shares hit a new 52-week high during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $37.75 and last traded at $37.67, with a volume of 32,055 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $36.66.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Chuy’s Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 3rd. TheStreet raised Chuy’s Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 3rd. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Chuy’s Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, May 4th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $33.00 target price (up previously from $31.00) on shares of Chuy’s Holdings in a research note on Friday, May 6th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Chuy’s Holdings in a research note on Monday, May 16th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $36.71.

The company has a market capitalization of $622.36 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 44.27. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $35.00 and its 200-day moving average price is $32.70.

Chuy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:CHUY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 3rd. The company reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.05. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.19 EPS. The company earned $78.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $76.94 million. Chuy’s Holdings’s quarterly revenue was up 16.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Chuy’s Holdings Inc. will post $1.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Chuy’s Holdings news, CEO Steven J. Hislop sold 6,295 shares of Chuy’s Holdings stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.04, for a total value of $214,281.80. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 121,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,135,860. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Michael Roger Young sold 1,000 shares of Chuy’s Holdings stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.44, for a total value of $33,440.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 862 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $28,825.28. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of institutional investors have modified their holdings of CHUY. Employees Retirement System of Texas acquired a new position in shares of Chuy’s Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,128,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Chuy’s Holdings by 22.1% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 567,764 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,794,000 after buying an additional 102,752 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley increased its position in shares of Chuy’s Holdings by 508.5% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 60,358 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,892,000 after buying an additional 50,439 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. increased its position in shares of Chuy’s Holdings by 126.3% in the fourth quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 78,195 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,450,000 after buying an additional 43,648 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of Chuy’s Holdings by 22.0% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 142,220 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,457,000 after buying an additional 25,616 shares during the last quarter.

Chuy’s Holdings, Inc is a full-service restaurant concept company offering a menu of Mexican and Tex Mex inspired food. The Company operates through full-service, casual dining, Mexican food restaurants segment. The Company operates its restaurants under the name Chuy’s. The Company operates approximately 70 Chuy’s restaurants across 14 states.

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