Chuys Holdings Inc 2017 Q2 Institutional Investor Sentiment Better Than Expected

November 15, 2017 - By Kurt Siggers

 Chuys Holdings Inc  2017 Q2 Institutional Investor Sentiment  Better Than Expected

Sentiment for Chuys Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY)

Chuys Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY) institutional sentiment increased to 1.46 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.26, from 1.2 in 2017Q1. The ratio has improved, as 67 institutional investors increased or opened new equity positions, while 46 sold and decreased equity positions in Chuys Holdings Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now own: 16.64 million shares, down from 16.90 million shares in 2017Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Chuys Holdings Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 13 Reduced: 33 Increased: 51 New Position: 16.

Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. operates Chuy’s, a restaurant concept offering a distinct menu of authentic, freshly prepared Mexican and Tex-Mex inspired food. The company has market cap of $389.86 million. As of December 25, 2016, the Company operated 80 Chuy’s restaurants across 16 states. It has a 25.43 P/E ratio. The Firm offers the same menu during lunch and dinner, which includes enchiladas, fajitas, tacos, burritos, combination platters and daily specials, complemented by a range of appetizers, soups and salads.

About shares traded. Chuy’s Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY) has declined 10.19% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.89% the S&P500.

Wall Street await Chuy’s Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY) to release earnings on February, 27. Analysts forecast EPS of $0.20, up exactly $0.02 or 11.11 % from 2014’s $0.18 EPS. The expected CHUY’s profit could reach $3.38 million giving the stock 28.94 P/E in the case that $0.20 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.19 EPS for the previous quarter, Chuy’s Holdings Inc’s analysts now forecast 5.26 % EPS growth.

Broadview Advisors Llc holds 1.41% of its portfolio in Chuy’s Holdings Inc for 406,250 shares. Summit Creek Advisors Llc owns 222,247 shares or 1.07% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rk Capital Management Llc has 1% invested in the company for 212,660 shares. The Texas-based Stephens Investment Management Group Llc has invested 0.72% in the stock. Ranger Investment Management L.P., a Texas-based fund reported 310,092 shares.#img1#

Chuy’s Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 22% of Chuy’s Holdings Inc’s analysts are positive. Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating Chuy’s Holdings Inc, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 7 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $23 while the high is $42. The stock’s average target of $26.50 is 14.97% above today’s ($23.05) share price. CHUY was included in 25 notes of analysts from August 5, 2015. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Telsey Advisory Group with “Outperform” on Tuesday, September 29. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Wednesday, November 2 with “Market Perform”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of CHUY in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 21 by Wedbush. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $23.0 target in Friday, November 3 report. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Perform” on Friday, May 19. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Wednesday, November 4 with “Outperform”. The stock of Chuy’s Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 28 by Jefferies.

More recent Chuy’s Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results” on November 02, 2017. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Results on November 2, 2017” on October 17, 2017. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Etsy, Chuy’s Holdings, Snap, Zillow Group and Planet Fitness highlighted as …” with publication date: November 08, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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