Analysts See $0.26 EPS for BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (BJRI)

September 17, 2017 - By Michael Collier

 Analysts See $0.26 EPS for BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (BJRI)
Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.04, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 25 investors sold BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 17.68 million shares or 5.06% less from 18.62 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Whittier Tru has 17,700 shares. Parametric Port Associates Ltd Co invested in 28,980 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 0% in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Prudential, New Jersey-based fund reported 60,333 shares. Bluecrest Cap Management Ltd reported 0.22% stake. 8,100 are held by Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky. Invesco Limited has 53,856 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Great Lakes Lc has 0.02% invested in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Tudor Invest Corp Et Al, Connecticut-based fund reported 24,362 shares. Susquehanna Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 21,452 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0% in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Gemmer Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 63 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Manufacturers Life Communication The has 0% invested in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Comerica Retail Bank has invested 0.01% in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Ubs Asset Americas Inc holds 124 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $1.12 million activity. 1,968 shares were sold by Krakower Brian S, worth $88,044 on Wednesday, May 31. 6,879 BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) shares with value of $312,169 were sold by BOUTS LARRY D. 4,468 BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) shares with value of $203,118 were sold by Mayer Kevin E..

Investors wait BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) to report on October, 18. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.26 earnings per share, down $0.04 or 13.33 % from last year’s $0.3 same quarter earnings. This translates into $5.58M profit for BJRI giving the stock a 28.27 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.26 EPS is accurate. BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.’s Wall Street analysts see -46.94 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $0.49 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock increased 1.73% or $0.5 on September 15, reaching $29.4. About 398,409 shares traded. BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) has risen 9.69% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.01% the S&P500.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering BJ’s Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. BJ’s Restaurants had 20 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, October 20. As per Thursday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Sell” rating and $30 target in Thursday, October 20 report. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, September 16. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) on Tuesday, July 26 to “Sell” rating. On Friday, June 2 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by Oppenheimer. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $3600 target in Friday, July 28 report. On Thursday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Tigress Financial on Friday, June 24.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. owns and operates restaurants. The company has market cap of $630.52 million. The Firm segment includes casual dining company-owned restaurants. It has a 17.26 P/E ratio. Each of its restaurants is operated either as a BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, a BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery, a BJ’s Pizza & Grill or a BJ’s Grill restaurant.

More notable recent BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® Launches Alcohol Delivery and Integrated Online …” on August 21, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “BJ’s Restaurants Opens in Columbia, South Carolina” published on September 05, 2017, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Here’s Why You Should Steer Clear of BJ’s Restaurants Stock” on August 21, 2017. More interesting news about BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) were released by: Zacks.com and their article: “BJ’s Restaurants (BJRI) Announces Launch of Alcohol Delivery” published on August 22, 2017 as well as Marketwatch.com‘s news article titled: “BJ’s Restaurants launches alcohol delivery in California” with publication date: August 21, 2017.

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