Wedbush reiterated their hold rating on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) in a research report released on Tuesday morning. Wedbush currently has a $130.00 price objective on the restaurant operator’s stock.

A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on BWLD. Stephens reiterated an equal weight rating and issued a $145.00 price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Telsey Advisory Group downgraded shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from an outperform rating to a market perform rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $145.00 to $135.00 in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Barclays PLC decreased their price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from $165.00 to $144.00 and set an overweight rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. UBS AG set a $155.00 price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. decreased their price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from $165.00 to $135.00 and set an outperform rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $134.67.

Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ BWLD) traded up $28.10 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $145.35. 3,162,400 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 520,496. Buffalo Wild Wings has a one year low of $95.00 and a one year high of $175.10. The company has a quick ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 0.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.60. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,818.81, a P/E ratio of 27.08, a P/E/G ratio of 1.44 and a beta of 0.79.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The restaurant operator reported $1.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.79 by $0.57. Buffalo Wild Wings had a net margin of 3.17% and a return on equity of 21.39%. The company had revenue of $496.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $500.97 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.23 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that Buffalo Wild Wings will post 4.98 EPS for the current year.

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Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its holdings in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 6.6% in the 2nd quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 655,269 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $83,023,000 after acquiring an additional 40,406 shares during the period. Koch Industries Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in the 2nd quarter valued at $618,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 6.0% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 485,970 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $51,367,000 after acquiring an additional 27,330 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 36.8% in the 3rd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 410,928 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $43,435,000 after acquiring an additional 110,439 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 1.5% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 355,668 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $37,594,000 after acquiring an additional 5,399 shares during the period. 89.14% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Buffalo Wild Wings

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.

Analyst Recommendations for Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD)

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