Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) received a $130.00 price target from research analysts at BMO Capital Markets in a report issued on Friday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the restaurant operator’s stock. BMO Capital Markets’ price objective indicates a potential upside of 26.95% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. They issued a “hold” rating and a $115.00 target price for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Cowen and Company reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $110.00 target price on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $145.00 target price (down from $160.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and set a $135.00 target price on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Friday, September 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $138.71.

Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) traded down 0.10% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $102.45. The stock had a trading volume of 387,240 shares. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $104.15 and a 200-day moving average price of $130.38. Buffalo Wild Wings has a one year low of $95.00 and a one year high of $175.10. The company has a market cap of $1.59 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.95 and a beta of 0.83.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The restaurant operator reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.01 by ($0.35). Buffalo Wild Wings had a return on equity of 17.14% and a net margin of 3.39%. The firm had revenue of $500.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $512.68 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.27 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Buffalo Wild Wings will post $4.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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In other news, Director International Master F. Marcato purchased 9,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 1st. The shares were acquired at an average price of $109.71 per share, for a total transaction of $998,361.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 1.19% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its holdings in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 10.9% during the first quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 765 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $117,000 after acquiring an additional 75 shares during the period. FNY Managed Accounts LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings during the first quarter valued at approximately $130,000. Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 95.6% during the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 1,565 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $198,000 after acquiring an additional 765 shares during the period. LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 9.1% during the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 1,577 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $200,000 after acquiring an additional 131 shares during the period. Finally, Flinton Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 73.5% during the second quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 1,652 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $209,000 after acquiring an additional 700 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.52% of the company’s stock.

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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