Press coverage about Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Buffalo Wild Wings earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the restaurant operator an impact score of 44.3907197472171 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) opened at $156.95 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.60, a current ratio of 0.70 and a quick ratio of 0.61. The company has a market cap of $2,430.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.87, a P/E/G ratio of 1.72 and a beta of 0.88. Buffalo Wild Wings has a 52-week low of $95.00 and a 52-week high of $165.70.

A number of brokerages have commented on BWLD. BidaskClub raised shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Barclays dropped their price objective on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from $144.00 to $128.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. BMO Capital Markets set a $157.00 price objective on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings from $112.00 to $124.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus set a $115.00 price objective on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-two have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $146.09.

In other Buffalo Wild Wings news, Director International Master F. Marcato purchased 950,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 19th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $156.60 per share, for a total transaction of $148,770,000.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director International Master F. Marcato sold 987,284 shares of the 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 disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.19% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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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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