Equities analysts expect that Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBRG) will report earnings of $0.10 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have issued estimates for Bravo Brio Restaurant Group’s earnings. Bravo Brio Restaurant Group posted earnings per share of $0.12 during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year over year growth rate of 16.7%. The firm is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, February 27th.

On average, analysts expect that Bravo Brio Restaurant Group will report full-year earnings of $0.20 per share for the current financial year. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of $0.18 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Bravo Brio Restaurant Group.

Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:BBRG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The restaurant operator reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of ($0.16). The business had revenue of $88.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $91.65 million. Bravo Brio Restaurant Group had a negative return on equity of 16.41% and a negative net margin of 18.32%. The company’s revenue was down 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.16) EPS.

Several brokerages have recently commented on BBRG. Zacks Investment Research cut Bravo Brio Restaurant Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, December 25th. ValuEngine cut Bravo Brio Restaurant Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $3.75 target price on shares of Bravo Brio Restaurant Group in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th.

Shares of Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (BBRG) traded down $0.20 during trading on Friday, hitting $2.30. The stock had a trading volume of 158,664 shares, compared to its average volume of 69,216. The firm has a market capitalization of $34.97, a PE ratio of -0.46 and a beta of 0.68. The company has a current ratio of 0.16, a quick ratio of 0.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.68. Bravo Brio Restaurant Group has a 1-year low of $1.65 and a 1-year high of $5.30.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Weber Alan W acquired a new stake in shares of Bravo Brio Restaurant Group in the third quarter worth $450,000. Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in Bravo Brio Restaurant Group by 8.1% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 53,474 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $246,000 after purchasing an additional 4,015 shares during the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in Bravo Brio Restaurant Group during the third quarter valued at $176,000. Algert Global LLC boosted its position in Bravo Brio Restaurant Group by 34.5% during the third quarter. Algert Global LLC now owns 130,860 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $298,000 after purchasing an additional 33,570 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Eagle Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Bravo Brio Restaurant Group by 23.2% during the second quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. now owns 149,000 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $685,000 after purchasing an additional 28,052 shares during the last quarter. 35.50% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Company Profile

Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc is the owner and operator of approximately two Italian restaurant brands, including BRAVO! Cucina Italiana (BRAVO!) and BRIO Tuscan Grille (BRIO). The Company operates approximately 120 restaurants in over 30 states. Additionally, approximately one BRIO restaurant is operated under a franchise agreement.

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