Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) had its price objective upped by Wells Fargo & Company from $110.00 to $150.00 in a research report released on Tuesday morning. Wells Fargo & Company currently has a market perform rating on the restaurant operator’s stock.

Several other equities analysts have also weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Buffalo Wild Wings from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Mizuho restated a hold rating and issued a $120.00 price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Barclays PLC lifted their price target on Buffalo Wild Wings from $128.00 to $133.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. BMO Capital Markets set a $120.00 price target on Buffalo Wild Wings and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on Buffalo Wild Wings from $130.00 to $135.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $134.67.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) traded down $2.65 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $138.25. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 378,149 shares, compared to its average volume of 522,129. The stock has a market cap of $2,190.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.57, a P/E/G ratio of 1.78 and a beta of 0.79. Buffalo Wild Wings has a twelve month low of $95.00 and a twelve month high of $175.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.60, a current ratio of 0.70 and a quick ratio of 0.61.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The restaurant operator reported $1.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.57. Buffalo Wild Wings had a return on equity of 21.39% and a net margin of 3.17%. The business had revenue of $496.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $500.97 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.23 EPS. The company’s revenue was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that Buffalo Wild Wings will post 4.98 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of BWLD. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio increased its position in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 10.1% during the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 842 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $107,000 after acquiring an additional 77 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings during the third quarter worth $148,000. Riverhead Capital Management LLC increased its position 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 worth $198,000 after acquiring an additional 765 shares during the period. LS Investment Advisors LLC increased its position 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 worth $200,000 after acquiring an additional 131 shares during the period. Finally, Flinton Capital Management LLC increased its position 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 worth $209,000 after acquiring an additional 700 shares during the period. 89.14% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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