Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) saw unusually-strong trading volume on Monday . Approximately 1,802,700 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 168% from the previous session’s volume of 673,051 shares.The stock last traded at $150.24 and had previously closed at $140.77.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on BWLD shares. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a report on Sunday, June 12th. Vetr upgraded Buffalo Wild Wings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $140.18 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, June 27th. Morgan Stanley restated an “equal weight” rating and set a $151.00 price target (down from $173.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $188.00 price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a report on Monday, April 11th. Finally, Maxim Group reduced their price target on Buffalo Wild Wings from $190.00 to $170.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the company. Buffalo Wild Wings currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $159.24.

The stock has a 50 day moving average of $141.59 and a 200 day moving average of $145.85. The company has a market capitalization of $2.80 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.77.

In related news, Director Warren E. Mack sold 1,000 shares of the 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 transaction, the director now owns 13,050 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,781,064. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CEO Sally J. Smith sold 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 15th. The stock was 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 directly owns 57,731 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,413,715.94. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. 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. 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. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 3.7% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 35,606 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,684,000 after buying an additional 1,283 shares during the period. 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. Finally, Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 59,684 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,528,000 after buying an additional 1,598 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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