Press coverage about Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Buffalo Wild Wings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.2264093508546 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub cut Buffalo Wild Wings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, January 6th. Zacks Investment Research cut Buffalo Wild Wings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Dougherty & Co cut Buffalo Wild Wings from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Robert W. Baird set a $157.00 price objective on Buffalo Wild Wings and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Finally, Mizuho set a $157.00 price objective on Buffalo Wild Wings and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-three have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Buffalo Wild Wings currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $144.67.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) opened at $156.75 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,430.00, a P/E ratio of 40.82, a PEG ratio of 1.71 and a beta of 0.90. 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 has a 12-month low of $95.00 and a 12-month high of $165.70.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last released 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. The firm had revenue of $496.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $500.97 million. Buffalo Wild Wings had a return on equity of 21.39% and a net margin of 3.17%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.23 EPS. analysts forecast that Buffalo Wild Wings will post 4.99 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Buffalo Wild Wings news, Director International Master F. Marcato sold 987,284 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $155.57, for a total value of $153,591,771.88. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Marcato Capital Management Lp sold 200,094 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $155.54, for a total value of $31,122,620.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 1.19% of the company’s stock.

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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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