EPS for BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (BJRI) Expected At $0.26

September 17, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

 EPS for BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (BJRI) Expected At $0.26
Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It is positive, 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.
Envestnet Asset Mgmt accumulated 9,899 shares. Comerica National Bank has invested 0.01% in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Parametric Port Assoc Limited Company holds 0% or 28,980 shares. Northern Corporation holds 0% or 294,010 shares in its portfolio. Vanguard Inc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1.70 million shares. Mason Street Advsr Lc holds 0% or 4,218 shares. Rothschild Invest Corp Il holds 0.37% in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) or 77,890 shares. Parkside Bank & Tru has invested 0% of its portfolio in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership holds 0.02% or 944,888 shares. Public Sector Pension Inv Board has invested 0.01% in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Ameriprise Fincl invested in 97,100 shares or 0% of the stock. Ahl Prns Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.02% of its portfolio in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) for 15,250 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys owns 7,800 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. 7,791 are held by Massachusetts Financial Ma. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa, a New York-based fund reported 6,693 shares.

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $1.12 million activity. PUCHNER ALEX also sold $323,943 worth of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) shares. Another trade for 1,968 shares valued at $88,044 was sold by Krakower Brian S. Another trade for 6,879 shares valued at $312,169 was sold by BOUTS LARRY D.

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. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Thursday, October 20 report. Barclays Capital maintained BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) on Friday, October 23 with “Underweight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wedbush given on Friday, July 28. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Sell” on Thursday, October 20. The rating was downgraded by Wedbush to “Underperform” on Thursday, January 5. Canaccord Genuity upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, July 14 report. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, June 21 with “Hold”. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, October 20 report. Barclays Capital maintained BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) rating on Wednesday, July 19. Barclays Capital has “Underweight” rating and $36 target. The company was upgraded on Friday, June 24 by Tigress Financial.

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: Globenewswire.com which released: “BJ’s Restaurants Opens in Columbia, South Carolina” on September 05, 2017, also Zacks.com with their article: “BJ’s Restaurants (BJRI) Announces Launch of Alcohol Delivery” published on August 22, 2017, Marketwatch.com published: “BJ’s Restaurants launches alcohol delivery in California” on August 21, 2017. More interesting news about BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “BJ’s Restaurants Debuts in South Carolina, Expands Footprint” published on September 06, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® Launches Alcohol Delivery and Integrated Online …” with publication date: August 21, 2017.

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