BJs Wholesale Club Holdings Inc (NYSE:BJ) SVP William C. Werner sold 45,657 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.33, for a total transaction of $1,247,805.81.

Shares of NYSE BJ traded up $0.24 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $27.91. 8,468 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,219,905. The company has a market capitalization of $3.79 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.26, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 1.44. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $24.36 and its 200 day moving average price is $25.74. BJs Wholesale Club Holdings Inc has a twelve month low of $19.31 and a twelve month high of $31.29.

BJs Wholesale Club (NYSE:BJ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 22nd. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $3.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.39 billion. BJs Wholesale Club had a net margin of 1.59% and a negative return on equity of 107.71%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.31 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that BJs Wholesale Club Holdings Inc will post 1.48 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on BJ. UBS Group raised their target price on shares of BJs Wholesale Club from $28.00 to $30.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 23rd. Jefferies Financial Group set a $34.00 target price on shares of BJs Wholesale Club and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 23rd. Goldman Sachs Group began coverage on shares of BJs Wholesale Club in a research report on Thursday, July 11th. They set a “buy” rating and a $29.00 price target for the company. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on BJs Wholesale Club from $28.00 to $29.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, August 23rd. Finally, ValuEngine raised BJs Wholesale Club from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 22nd. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $30.82.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc grew its stake in BJs Wholesale Club by 270.8% during the 1st quarter. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc now owns 17,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $482,000 after purchasing an additional 13,000 shares in the last quarter. Washington Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in BJs Wholesale Club by 22.0% during the 2nd quarter. Washington Capital Management Inc. now owns 19,400 shares of the company’s stock valued at $512,000 after acquiring an additional 3,500 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers grew its holdings in BJs Wholesale Club by 68.0% during the 1st quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 169,067 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,632,000 after acquiring an additional 68,460 shares in the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System grew its holdings in BJs Wholesale Club by 71.5% during the 1st quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 195,386 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,354,000 after acquiring an additional 81,466 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in shares of BJs Wholesale Club in the 2nd quarter worth about $755,000.

BJs Wholesale Club Company Profile

BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc operates as a warehouse club on the East Coast of the United States. It offers perishable, edible grocery, general merchandise, and non-edible grocery products. The company also sells electronics, computers, office supplies and equipment, home products, health and beauty aids, sporting goods, outdoor living, baby products, toys, and jewelry through Website.

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