Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) by 3.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 458,640 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 13,689 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 2.96% of Buffalo Wild Wings worth $58,111,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of BWLD. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position in Buffalo Wild Wings by 80.3% in the first quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 9,248 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $1,413,000 after purchasing an additional 4,118 shares during the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its position in Buffalo Wild Wings by 7.6% in the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 12,486 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $1,907,000 after purchasing an additional 886 shares during the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp boosted its position in Buffalo Wild Wings by 15.2% in the first quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 3,749 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $574,000 after purchasing an additional 495 shares during the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System boosted its position in Buffalo Wild Wings by 2.5% in the first quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 7,200 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $1,100,000 after purchasing an additional 179 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Credit Agricole S A purchased a new position in Buffalo Wild Wings in the first quarter worth $424,000. 88.18% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In other Buffalo Wild Wings news, Director International Master F. Marcato bought 9,100 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was 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.

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Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ BWLD) opened at 102.35 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $103.57 and a 200 day moving average price of $128.55. Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. has a 12-month low of $95.00 and a 12-month high of $175.10. The stock has a market cap of $1.59 billion, a PE ratio of 25.92 and a beta of 0.83.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last announced its 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 net margin of 3.39% and a return on equity of 17.14%. The business had revenue of $500.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $512.68 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.27 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. will post $4.45 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research analysts have weighed in on BWLD shares. UBS AG set a $140.00 price objective on Buffalo Wild Wings and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $135.00 price objective on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Wedbush reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $145.00 price target (down previously from $165.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “market perform” rating and set a $110.00 price target (down previously from $150.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Buffalo Wild Wings currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $135.65.

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD)

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