Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) Director Marcato Capital Management Lp sold 200,094 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $155.54, for a total value of $31,122,620.76. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) traded up $0.30 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $155.95. The company had a trading volume of 2,771,810 shares, compared to its average volume of 561,956. Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. has a 1 year low of $95.00 and a 1 year high of $175.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,413.71, a P/E ratio of 35.94, a PEG ratio of 1.91 and a beta of 0.79. 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 earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The restaurant operator reported $1.36 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ 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 firm had revenue of $496.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $500.97 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.23 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. will post 4.97 EPS for the current fiscal year.

BWLD has been the topic of several recent research reports. Dougherty & Co upgraded Buffalo Wild Wings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $150.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Barclays upped their price objective on Buffalo Wild Wings from $128.00 to $133.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Mizuho restated a “hold” rating and issued a $120.00 price objective on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Wells Fargo & Company reduced their price objective on Buffalo Wild Wings from $115.00 to $100.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, UBS set a $140.00 price objective on Buffalo Wild Wings and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-two have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Buffalo Wild Wings has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $144.67.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its holdings in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 10.1% in the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 842 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $107,000 after purchasing an additional 77 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in the 3rd quarter worth about $148,000. Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 95.6% in the 2nd quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 1,565 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $198,000 after purchasing an additional 765 shares during the period. LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 9.1% in the 2nd quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 1,577 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $200,000 after purchasing an additional 131 shares during the period. Finally, Flinton Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 73.5% in the 2nd quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 1,652 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $209,000 after purchasing an additional 700 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.49% of the company’s stock.

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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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