Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) had its price objective decreased by Barclays PLC from $165.00 to $144.00 in a research report released on Thursday morning. Barclays PLC currently has an overweight rating on the restaurant operator’s stock.

Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. UBS AG boosted their target price on Buffalo Wild Wings from $170.00 to $185.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Friday, April 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Buffalo Wild Wings from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, April 24th. Maxim Group reiterated a hold rating and set a $170.00 target price on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a report on Thursday, April 27th. Robert W. Baird cut Buffalo Wild Wings from an outperform rating to a neutral rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $170.00 to $160.00 in a report on Thursday, April 27th. Finally, Telsey Advisory Group boosted their target price on Buffalo Wild Wings from $162.00 to $175.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have issued 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 a consensus price target of $141.78.

Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) traded down 0.94% on Thursday, hitting $107.45. 241,364 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $127.57 and its 200-day moving average price is $146.90. The stock has a market cap of $1.67 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.22 and a beta of 0.89. Buffalo Wild Wings has a 12-month low of $106.65 and a 12-month high of $175.10.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The restaurant operator reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ 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 company had revenue of $500 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $512.68 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.27 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Buffalo Wild Wings will post $4.52 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in BWLD. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in Buffalo Wild Wings during the fourth quarter valued at about $812,000. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in Buffalo Wild Wings during the fourth quarter valued at about $21,888,000. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its stake in Buffalo Wild Wings by 35.8% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 46,474 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $7,176,000 after buying an additional 12,260 shares in the last quarter. Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new stake in Buffalo Wild Wings during the first quarter valued at about $367,000. Finally, Legato Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Buffalo Wild Wings by 15,175.0% in the first quarter. Legato Capital Management LLC now owns 94,247 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $617,000 after buying an additional 93,630 shares in the last quarter. 90.42% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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.

Analyst Recommendations for Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD)

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