Credit Suisse Group reiterated their hold rating on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) in a report released on Wednesday.

A number of other research firms also recently commented on BWLD. BidaskClub downgraded Buffalo Wild Wings from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Saturday, January 6th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Buffalo Wild Wings from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Dougherty & Co downgraded Buffalo Wild Wings from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Robert W. Baird set a $157.00 target price on Buffalo Wild Wings and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Finally, Mizuho set a $157.00 target price on Buffalo Wild Wings and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-three have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $144.67.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ BWLD) opened at $156.93 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.70, a quick ratio of 0.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.60. Buffalo Wild Wings has a 1-year low of $95.00 and a 1-year high of $165.70. The company has a market capitalization of $2,440.00, a P/E ratio of 40.87, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.72 and a beta of 0.90.

In other Buffalo Wild Wings news, Director International Master F. Marcato sold 987,284 shares of Buffalo Wild Wings stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $155.57, for a total transaction of $153,591,771.88. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director International Master F. Marcato bought 950,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $156.60 per share, for a total transaction of $148,770,000.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Company insiders own 1.19% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its stake in Buffalo Wild Wings by 10.1% during the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 842 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $107,000 after acquiring an additional 77 shares in the last quarter. Strs Ohio bought a new stake in Buffalo Wild Wings during the 4th quarter valued at $109,000. Macquarie Group Ltd. bought a new stake in Buffalo Wild Wings during the 3rd quarter valued at $148,000. Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Buffalo Wild Wings by 95.6% during the 2nd quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 1,565 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $198,000 after acquiring an additional 765 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Flinton Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Buffalo Wild Wings by 73.5% during the 2nd quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 1,652 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $209,000 after acquiring an additional 700 shares in the last quarter. 92.03% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Buffalo Wild Wings

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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