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

September 17, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

 BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (BJRI) Analysts See $0.26 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It increased, 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.
Matarin Capital Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 162,846 shares. Amp Capital Invsts Ltd reported 5,400 shares. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag reported 70,015 shares stake. Tudor Investment Et Al holds 0.02% or 24,362 shares. Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 0% in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Connecticut-based Paloma Prns Co has invested 0.01% in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Clinton Gru Inc holds 20,395 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Balyasny Asset Lc has 773,070 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. Next Fincl Group holds 0% or 600 shares. Davidson Kempner Cap Management Ltd Partnership accumulated 292,948 shares. State Street reported 0% of its portfolio in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). California State Teachers Retirement System reported 48,159 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Lc accumulated 66,597 shares or 0% of the stock. Prudential Fincl Inc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 60,333 shares. Jefferies Gp Limited Liability invested 0% of its portfolio in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI).

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $1.12 million activity. Another trade for 6,879 shares valued at $312,169 was sold by BOUTS LARRY D. Mayer Kevin E. sold $203,118 worth of stock or 4,468 shares. On Wednesday, May 31 Krakower Brian S sold $88,044 worth of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) or 1,968 shares.

Analysts expect BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) to report $0.26 EPS on October, 18.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 13.33 % from last quarter’s $0.3 EPS. BJRI’s profit would be $5.58M giving it 28.27 P/E if the $0.26 EPS is correct. After having $0.49 EPS previously, BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.’s analysts see -46.94 % EPS growth. 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 stock of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Wednesday, September 16 by Morgan Stanley. Stifel Nicolaus maintained BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) rating on Thursday, October 20. Stifel Nicolaus has “Sell” rating and $30 target. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, July 19 with “Underweight”. Piper Jaffray maintained BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) on Friday, July 28 with “Hold” rating. The stock of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) earned “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, October 20. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, June 2 with “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, July 14. On Friday, February 19 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Outperform”. The stock of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 9 by Wedbush. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Wedbush given on Thursday, January 5.

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: which released: “BJ’s Restaurants launches alcohol delivery in California” on August 21, 2017, also with their article: “BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse┬« Launches Alcohol Delivery and Integrated Online …” published on August 21, 2017, published: “BJ’s Restaurants Opens in Columbia, South Carolina” on September 05, 2017. More interesting news about BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) were released by: and their article: “Here’s Why You Should Steer Clear of BJ’s Restaurants Stock” published on August 21, 2017 as well as‘s news article titled: “BJ’s Restaurants Debuts in South Carolina, Expands Footprint” with publication date: September 06, 2017.

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