Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC held its stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 3,249 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC’s holdings in Buffalo Wild Wings were worth $451,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of BWLD. Mason Street Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings during the second quarter valued at $1,193,000. Royal Bank of Canada raised its stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 17.3% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 360,063 shares of the company’s stock valued at $50,031,000 after buying an additional 53,071 shares during the period. Amalgamated Bank raised its stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 9.3% in the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 2,281 shares of the company’s stock valued at $376,000 after buying an additional 194 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc. raised its stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 4.7% in the second quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 6,988 shares of the company’s stock valued at $971,000 after buying an additional 313 shares during the period. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc raised its stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 0.6% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 4,921 shares of the company’s stock valued at $687,000 after buying an additional 30 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 95.33% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) opened at 155.04 on Tuesday. Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. has a 52-week low of $122.25 and a 52-week high of $205.83. The company has a market capitalization of $2.84 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.18 and a beta of 0.86. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $163.94 and its 200 day moving average is $149.29.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The company reported $1.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.01. Buffalo Wild Wings had a net margin of 5.19% and a return on equity of 15.57%. The firm earned $490.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $498.86 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.12 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 15.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. will post $5.74 earnings per share for the current year.

BWLD has been the subject of several analyst reports. Vetr raised shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $153.33 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. BMO Capital Markets reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $200.00 price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Citigroup Inc. lifted their price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from $152.00 to $175.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 13th. Robert W. Baird reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a report on Thursday, September 8th. Finally, Buckingham Research reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $161.00 price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a report on Wednesday, September 7th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $158.68.

In other Buffalo Wild Wings news, EVP Judith A. Shoulak sold 1,992 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $150.00, for a total transaction of $298,800.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Sally J. Smith sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $156.85, for a total transaction of $313,700.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 52,593 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,249,212.05. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 1.19% of the company’s stock.

Buffalo Wild Wings Company Profile

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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