BJ's Restaurants VP Wayne L. Jones Unloads 1,187 Shares (BJRI)
BJ's Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI) VP Wayne L. Jones sold 1,187 shares of BJ's Restaurants stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.00, for a total value of $43,919.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 5,889 shares in the company, valued at approximately $217,893. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Shares of BJ's Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI) traded up 0.73% on Monday, hitting $36.00. The stock had a trading volume of 54,704 shares. BJ's Restaurants has a 52-week low of $25.11 and a 52-week high of $37.10. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $34. and a 200-day moving average of $32.12. The company has a market cap of $1.013 billion and a P/E ratio of 60.47.
BJ's Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $219.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $219.25 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.32 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.5% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that BJ's Restaurants will post $0.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on BJRI shares. Analysts at Buckingham Research raised their price target on shares of BJ's Restaurants from $40.00 to $44.00 in a research note on Friday. Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of BJ's Restaurants from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 14th. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of BJ's Restaurants in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $38.00. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $33.44.
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc (NASDAQ:BJRI) owns and operates restaurants.
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