Buffalo Wild Wings Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages (NASDAQ:BWLD)
Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the nineteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation and ten have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $142.49.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on BWLD shares. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $151.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at S&P Equity Research raised their price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from $3.06 to $3.80 in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, analysts at Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a $148.00 price target on the stock.
Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) opened at 142.65 on Friday. Buffalo Wild Wings has a 1-year low of $103.39 and a 1-year high of $167.64. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $153. and a 200-day moving average of $146.5. The company has a market cap of $2.699 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.87.
Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, July 29th. The company reported $1.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $366.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $358.85 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.88 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 20.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Buffalo Wild Wings will post $5.05 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other Buffalo Wild Wings news, EVP Judith A. Shoulak sold 1,950 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $142.73, for a total transaction of $278,323.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc, is an owner, operator, and franchisor of restaurants. The Company features a variety of menu items, including its Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings spun in any of its 16 types of sauces or five types of seasonings.
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