News articles about Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. The research group, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne 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 news impact score of 0.11 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news headlines about the restaurant operator an impact score of 90 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Zacks: Brokerages Expect Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $514.90 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Suntrust Banks Inc. Has $374000 Stake in Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD) (naijaoversabi.com)
- Buffalo Wild Wings eyes Denver for new smaller-format restaurants (finance.yahoo.com)
- Buffalo Wild Wings eyes Denver for new smaller-format restaurants – 9NEWS.com (9news.com)
- 13D Filing: Marcato Capital Management and Buffalo Wild Wings Inc (BWLD) – Insider Monkey (blog) (insidermonkey.com)
Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ BWLD) traded down 1.07% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $138.80. 591,643 shares of the company traded hands. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $151.69 and its 200 day moving average is $155.04. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.24 billion, a P/E ratio of 30.05 and a beta of 0.85. Buffalo Wild Wings has a 12-month low of $133.34 and a 12-month high of $175.10.
Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 26th. The restaurant operator reported $1.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.24. Buffalo Wild Wings had a net margin of 4.14% and a return on equity of 16.55%. The firm had revenue of $534.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $536.10 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.73 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that Buffalo Wild Wings will post $5.46 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of research analysts have commented on BWLD shares. UBS AG upgraded Buffalo Wild Wings to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 15th. BTIG Research reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Monday, April 17th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and issued a $180.00 price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Monday, May 22nd. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $185.00 price objective on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a report on Friday, March 24th. Finally, Maxim Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $175.00 price objective on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $160.90.
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.
Receive News & Ratings for Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.