Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) CEO Sally J. Smith sold 1,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $141.43, for a total value of $212,145.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 51,243 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,247,297.49. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) traded up 3.38% on Wednesday, hitting $143.60. 400,594 shares of the company were exchanged. Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. has a 52-week low of $122.25 and a 52-week high of $185.23. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $150.60 and its 200-day moving average is $147.77. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.63 billion, a PE ratio of 27.02 and a beta of 0.92.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 26th. The company reported $1.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.26 by $0.01. The business earned $490.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $498.86 million. Buffalo Wild Wings had a net margin of 5.19% and a return on equity of 15.57%. The company’s revenue was up 15.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.12 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. will post $5.72 earnings per share for the current year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD)

Several analysts recently weighed in on the company. Wedbush restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $180.00 price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Saturday. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $190.00 price objective on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. Vetr raised Buffalo Wild Wings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $145.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised Buffalo Wild Wings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $157.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 4th. Finally, Maxim Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $155.00 price objective (down from $170.00) on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report on Friday, September 30th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $162.46.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc increased its position in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 5.0% in the first quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc now owns 1,963 shares of the company’s stock worth $291,000 after buying an additional 93 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC increased its position in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 10.6% in the first quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 2,030 shares of the company’s stock worth $301,000 after buying an additional 194 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement System purchased a new position in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings during the first quarter worth $267,000. Teachers Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 5.9% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors Inc. now owns 31,463 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,660,000 after buying an additional 1,743 shares during the period. Finally, BlackRock Inc. increased its position in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings by 9.8% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,461 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,106,000 after buying an additional 663 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.74% of the company’s stock.

About Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc (Buffalo Wild Wings) is an owner, operator and franchisor of restaurants featuring various menu items. The Company’s restaurants feature a bar, which offers a selection of 20 to 30 domestic, imported and craft beers on tap, as well as bottled beers, wine and liquor. The Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants feature various menu items, including its Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings spun in one of its signature sauces from sweet to screamin’ hot, which includes Sweet barbeque (BBQ), Teriyaki, Bourbon Honey Mustard, Mild, Parmesan Garlic, Medium, Honey BBQ, Spicy Garlic, Asian Zing, Caribbean Jerk, Thai Curry, Hot BBQ, Hot, Mango Habanero, Wild and Blazin’, or signature seasonings, Buffalo, Desert Heat, Chipotle BBQ, Lemon Pepper, and Salt & Vinegar.

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