Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) has been assigned a $157.00 target price by stock analysts at Robert W. Baird in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a “hold” rating on the restaurant operator’s stock. Robert W. Baird’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 0.87% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other research analysts have also recently issued reports on BWLD. Cowen reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $110.00 price objective on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Wedbush reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $135.00 price objective on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Maxim Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $145.00 price objective (down from $160.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Buffalo Wild Wings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-one have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $144.67.

Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) opened at $155.65 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,413.71, a PE ratio of 35.94, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.91 and a beta of 0.79. Buffalo Wild Wings has a 1-year low of $95.00 and a 1-year high of $175.10. The company has a current ratio of 0.70, a quick ratio of 0.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.60.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The restaurant operator reported $1.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.57. The business had revenue of $496.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $500.97 million. Buffalo Wild Wings had a return on equity of 21.39% and a net margin of 3.17%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.23 EPS. equities analysts expect that Buffalo Wild Wings will post 4.97 earnings per share for the current year.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Koch Industries Inc. acquired a new stake in Buffalo Wild Wings during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $618,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its position in Buffalo Wild Wings by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 350,269 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $44,378,000 after acquiring an additional 2,701 shares during the period. Pacad Investment Ltd. lifted its position in Buffalo Wild Wings by 23.7% during the 2nd quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 9,400 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $1,191,000 after acquiring an additional 1,800 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in Buffalo Wild Wings by 3.1% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 458,640 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $58,111,000 after acquiring an additional 13,689 shares during the period. Finally, Gotham Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Buffalo Wild Wings during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $5,092,000. 92.49% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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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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