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 price target was 184, implying a possible profit of 50.02 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 115, implying potential capital losses of -6.24 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -4.2 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -21.45 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -3.22 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -7.88 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 7 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 7 analysts decreased their 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BWLD has a PEG ratio of 2.08.

BWLD has a 52-week high of 175.10 and a 52-week low of 119.55. Currently the stock is 2.59 percent higher than its low, and 29.95 percent lower than its 52-week high. BWLD has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2 billion. BWLD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.