Analyst Ratings for Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (BWLD)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, BWLD was issued an average rating of Overweight.

8 analysts declared BWLD a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 16 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

BWLD was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 184, which equates to a potential upside of 50.02 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 115, which equates to a potential downside of -6.24 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -4.2 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -21.45 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -3.22 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -7.88 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 7 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 7 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

BWLD has an estimated earnings growth rate of 12.74 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BWLD is 2.08.

BWLD has a 52-week high of 175.10 and a 52-week low of 119.55. Today's price is 2.59 percent above the 52-week low, and 29.95 percent lower than its 52-week high. BWLD has a P/E ratio of 26.55. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BWLD value stock report compares BWLD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BWLD is $2 billion. BWLD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.