Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) shares rose 6.3% on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $156.00 and last traded at $155.60. Approximately 5,604,487 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 930% from the average daily volume of 544,118 shares. The stock had previously closed at $146.40.

BWLD has been the topic of a number of research reports. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $145.00 target price (down from $160.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. Oppenheimer reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $135.00 target price on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Friday, September 15th. UBS set a $140.00 target price on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Dougherty & Co raised shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $150.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Deutsche Bank raised their price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from $130.00 to $135.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-two have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $144.67.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.60, a quick ratio of 0.61 and a current ratio of 0.70. The company has a market cap of $2,413.71, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.94, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.91 and a beta of 0.79.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The restaurant operator reported $1.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate 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 firm had revenue of $496.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $500.97 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.23 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. will post 4.97 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio increased its holdings in Buffalo Wild Wings by 10.9% in the 1st quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 765 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $117,000 after purchasing an additional 75 shares during the last quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. increased its holdings in Buffalo Wild Wings by 4.1% in the 2nd quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 2,552 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $323,000 after purchasing an additional 101 shares during the last quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Buffalo Wild Wings by 9.1% in the 2nd quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 1,577 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $200,000 after purchasing an additional 131 shares during the last quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC increased its holdings in Buffalo Wild Wings by 8.4% in the 2nd quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC now owns 3,249 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $451,000 after purchasing an additional 252 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its holdings in Buffalo Wild Wings by 4.0% in the 2nd quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 6,677 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $846,000 after purchasing an additional 254 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.49% of the company’s stock.

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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.

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