Stevens Capital Management LP purchased a new stake in Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 8,783 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock, valued at approximately $206,000. Stevens Capital Management LP owned approximately 0.05% of Chuy’s Holdings at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its stake in shares of Chuy’s Holdings by 58.0% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 4,941 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $116,000 after purchasing an additional 1,813 shares during the period. Mason Street Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Chuy’s Holdings by 7.0% in the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 3,934 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $117,000 after purchasing an additional 258 shares during the period. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Chuy’s Holdings in the first quarter valued at about $200,000. Aperio Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Chuy’s Holdings in the second quarter valued at about $206,000. Finally, Arizona State Retirement System lifted its stake in shares of Chuy’s Holdings by 1.1% in the first quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 8,800 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $262,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 99.85% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Stephens lowered their target price on shares of Chuy’s Holdings from $35.00 to $32.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and set a $23.00 price target (down previously from $28.00) on shares of Chuy’s Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Wedbush reissued a “hold” rating and set a $23.00 price target on shares of Chuy’s Holdings in a research note on Sunday, July 30th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. raised Chuy’s Holdings to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 23rd. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Chuy’s Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Chuy’s Holdings presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $27.88.

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Shares of Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) opened at 21.20 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $19.72 and a 200-day moving average price of $24.74. The stock has a market cap of $358.39 million, a P/E ratio of 21.39 and a beta of -0.03. Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. has a 12 month low of $18.00 and a 12 month high of $35.30.

Chuy’s Holdings Company Profile

Chuy’s Holdings, Inc operates Chuy’s, a restaurant concept offering a distinct menu of authentic, freshly prepared Mexican and Tex-Mex inspired food. As of December 25, 2016, the Company operated 80 Chuy’s restaurants across 16 states. The Company offers the same menu during lunch and dinner, which includes enchiladas, fajitas, tacos, burritos, combination platters and daily specials, complemented by a range of appetizers, soups and salads.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Chuy`s Holdings (NASDAQ:CHUY)

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