TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC cut its stake in Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) by 3.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 42,881 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 1,693 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Chuy’s Holdings were worth $1,278,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its position in shares of Chuy’s Holdings by 118.2% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 25,863 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $771,000 after buying an additional 14,010 shares in the last quarter. Comerica Bank boosted its position in shares of Chuy’s Holdings by 3.4% in the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 15,848 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $460,000 after buying an additional 523 shares in the last quarter. Tygh Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Chuy’s Holdings by 111.8% in the first quarter. Tygh Capital Management Inc. now owns 108,087 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $3,221,000 after buying an additional 57,055 shares in the last quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can boosted its position in shares of Chuy’s Holdings by 7.4% in the first quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 24,566 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $732,000 after buying an additional 1,701 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Geneva Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Chuy’s Holdings during the first quarter valued at about $929,000. 98.37% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. (CHUY) remained flat at $20.80 on Tuesday. The stock had a trading volume of 8,001 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $22.98 and a 200-day moving average price of $27.00. Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. has a 12 month low of $20.20 and a 12 month high of $35.30. The firm has a market cap of $351.62 million, a P/E ratio of 20.99 and a beta of 0.01.

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Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Chuy’s Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 2nd. Wells Fargo & Company cut shares of Chuy’s Holdings from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $31.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Friday, May 19th. TheStreet raised shares of Chuy’s Holdings from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, May 22nd. Raymond James Financial, Inc. raised shares of Chuy’s Holdings to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 23rd. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Chuy’s Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Chuy’s Holdings currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $27.88.

About Chuy’s Holdings

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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