Biglari Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BH) has earned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Zacks has also given Biglari an industry rank of 234 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, TheStreet lowered shares of Biglari from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Monday, November 6th.

In other news, Director Sardar Biglari purchased 211 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 3rd. The shares were purchased at an average price of $333.84 per share, with a total value of $70,440.24. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. In the last three months, insiders have bought 8,432 shares of company stock worth $2,816,011. Corporate insiders own 51.20% of the company’s stock.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in BH. First Manhattan Co. acquired a new position in shares of Biglari during the 3rd quarter valued at about $116,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in shares of Biglari by 55.6% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 322 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $129,000 after acquiring an additional 115 shares during the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan boosted its position in shares of Biglari by 15.4% during the 2nd quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 450 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $180,000 after acquiring an additional 60 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in shares of Biglari by 4.7% during the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 553 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $221,000 after acquiring an additional 25 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its position in Biglari by 7.0% in the second quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 608 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $243,000 after buying an additional 40 shares during the last quarter. 87.90% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Biglari (NYSE:BH) traded up $10.01 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $389.86. 8,796 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,509. Biglari has a fifty-two week low of $290.05 and a fifty-two week high of $491.74. The stock has a market capitalization of $751.83, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.59 and a beta of 0.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.79.

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Biglari Company Profile

Biglari Holdings Inc is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in various business activities, including media, property and casualty insurance, and restaurants The Company’s segments include Restaurant Operations, First Guard, Maxim, Other and Corporate. The Company’s restaurant operations’ activities are conducted through approximately two restaurant concepts operated by subsidiaries Steak n Shake Inc (Steak n Shake) and Western Sizzlin Corporation (Western).

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