Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows
Media coverage about Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Buffalo Wild Wings earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.0648683898308 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analysts Anticipate Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $503.62 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Is Anything Going Right for Buffalo Wild Wings? – Motley Fool (fool.com)
- Financial Survey: Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) versus Brinker International (EAT) (americanbankingnews.com)
- The Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD) Shares Down 0.8% on Analyst Downgrade (vothemes.com)
Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) opened at 112.55 on Monday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $125.52 and a 200 day moving average price of $146.18. The company has a market cap of $1.74 billion, a PE ratio of 28.51 and a beta of 0.86. Buffalo Wild Wings has a 1-year low of $105.10 and a 1-year high of $175.10.
Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The restaurant operator reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.35. Buffalo Wild Wings had a net margin of 3.39% and a return on equity of 17.14%. The business had revenue of $500 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $512.68 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.27 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that Buffalo Wild Wings will post $4.54 earnings per share for the current year.
BWLD has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. UBS AG raised Buffalo Wild Wings to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “market perform” rating and issued a $110.00 target price (down from $150.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a $145.00 price target (down from $165.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Maxim Group raised Buffalo Wild Wings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the company from $175.00 to $180.00 in a research report on Friday, May 19th. Finally, TheStreet lowered Buffalo Wild Wings from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $141.78.
In other Buffalo Wild Wings news, Director International Master F. Marcato acquired 9,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was purchased at an average price of $109.71 per share, for a total transaction of $998,361.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.19% of the company’s stock.
Buffalo Wild Wings Company Profile
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc is the owner, operator and franchisor of restaurants. As of December 25, 2016, the Company’s made-to-order menu items included 16 sauces and five seasonings, ranging from Sweet BBQ to Blazin. The Company’s restaurants offer 20 to 40 domestic and imported beers on tap, including craft brews, and a selection of bottled beers, wines and liquor.
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