Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD) - NASDAQ
  • Thu, Jul. 21, 1:02 PM
    • Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) is up 6% after comparable-store sales dazzle both in the U.S. (+10%) and internationally (+7%). Those marks look especially strong considering the sluggish comp growth across the restaurant sector.
    • Domino's carved out a new all-time high of $146.73 in today's action.
    • The pizza sector is hot across the board after a note from KeyBanc Capital Markets suggested that consumers are opting for at-home delivery over casual dining out due in part to civil unrest. Papa John's (NASDAQ:PZZA) is up 1.2% and nanocap Noble Roman's (OTCQB:NROM) is up 4.1%.
    • Other pizza bets: Pizza Hut(NYSE:YUM), Pizza Inn (NASDAQ:RAVE), PizzaRev (NASDAQ:BWLD), Papa Murphy's (NASDAQ:FRSH), Pie Five (RAVE), Little Caesars (private)
    | Thu, Jul. 21, 1:02 PM | 2 Comments
  • Fri, Jul. 15, 9:56 AM
    • Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD -3.5%) is down sharply in early trading with sentiment fading ahead of the company's earnings report disclosure.
    • Though traffic trends remain a concern on the restaurant chain, BMO notes that chicken wing pricing is working its its favor. The investment firm says wing price deflation could help BWLD's bottom line in Q3 and beyond.
    • Bufalo Wild Wings is due to report Q2 earnings on July 26.
    | Fri, Jul. 15, 9:56 AM
  • Wed, May 18, 10:29 AM
    • Buffalo Wilds Wings (BWLD +3.3%) is higher after execs presented today at the BMO Capital Markets Farm to Market Conference.
    • The tone from management was more positive on sales per store and margins after the company turned in a dismal Q1.
    • The tightrope between lower input costs and rising labor costs is still being walked, but there some signs that the worst of the sales deleveraging may be behind the chain.
    • Presentation webcast
    | Wed, May 18, 10:29 AM | 4 Comments
  • Wed, Apr. 27, 1:16 PM
    • Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD -11.9%) is still attractive to the analyst team at Sterne Agee. The investment firm thinks a lack of "strong value messaging" factored into the weak sales performance for Buy-rated Buffalo Wild Wings in Q1.
    • During the Buffalo Wild Wings earnings call, management said that it will increase promotions around different dayparts due to the "price-sensitive" consumer in the U.S. The issue is a little bit sensitive with some menu price increases due to roll out in Q2.
    • A forecast for higher wing prices (input) is seen as a drag on profit this year.
    • The company plans to discloses more details about its Pizza Rev concept later this year.
    • Shares of BWLD hit a 52-week low earlier today.
    • Buffalo Wild Wings earnings call transcript
    • Previously: Buffalo Wild Wings misses by $0.04, misses on revenue (April 26)
    • Previously: Buffalo Wild Wings slumps after comparable sales turn negative (April 26)
    | Wed, Apr. 27, 1:16 PM | 4 Comments
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  • Tue, Apr. 26, 5:40 PM
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    • Top losers, as of 5.25p.m.: TWTR -12.6%. BWLD -12.4%. AAPL -7.7%. HRB -6.3%. CMG -6.2%.
    | Tue, Apr. 26, 5:40 PM
  • Tue, Apr. 26, 4:28 PM
    • Comparable-store sales turned negative for Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) in Q1.
    • Company-owned restaurants showed a 1.7% drop in the comp, while the franchised comp was -2.4%. The decline looks worse with Panera just reporting a 6% gain over roughly the same time period.
    • Total costs and expenses as a percentage of sales were up 70 bps to 90.8%.
    • Looking ahead, Buffalo Wild Wings expects FY16 EPS of $5.65 to $5.85 vs. $6.10 consensus.
    • Previously: Buffalo Wild Wings misses by $0.04, misses on revenue (April 26)
    • BWLD -11.0% AH to $128.70.
    | Tue, Apr. 26, 4:28 PM | 2 Comments
  • Tue, Apr. 19, 10:07 AM
    • Restaurant stocks are skittish in early trading after Brinker International (EAT -6.5%) disappoints with traffic under pressure at Chili's.
    • Decliners include DineEquity (DIN -1.9%), Yum Brands (YUM -0.7%), Darden Restaurants (DRI -2.1%). and Bloomin' Brands (BLMN -0.7%).
    • Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (PLKI -2.8%) is down after Cowen initiates coverage with a Marker Perform rating and $59 price target.
    • Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD -3.4%) is under pressure with OTR Global making noise about Q1 and Q2 trends.
    • Investors with a positive view on the restaurant sector may be able to pick up The Restaurant ETF (NASDAQ:BITE) at a lower price today.
    | Tue, Apr. 19, 10:07 AM
  • Fri, Feb. 5, 4:06 PM
    • Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD -8.1%) shares fell as much as 12.7% shortly before the close after Kansas health officials confirmed one case of norovirus at a BWLD restaurant in the Kansas City area.
    • At least 10 people reported becoming sick after eating at the restaurant in Overland Park, Kan., late last week; additional results are pending lab confirmation.
    • Earlier: Jittery trading on Buffalo Wild Wings ahead of earnings and behind illness report (Feb. 3)
    | Fri, Feb. 5, 4:06 PM | 5 Comments
  • Wed, Feb. 3, 4:22 PM
    • Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) reports same-store sales increased 1.9% at company-owned restaurants and 0.1% at franchised outlets in Q4.
    • Average weekly sales -0.2% to $61.97K at company-owned restaurants.
    • Average weekly sales +0.1% to $64.03K at franchised-owned outlets.
    • Cost of sales ratio -110 bps to 29.5%.
    • Labor costs ratio -20 bps to 30.9%.
    • Store count: Company-owned restaurants +103 Q/Q to 590, franchised restaurants -11 to 573.
    • Guidance: The company sees single-digit same-store sales growth on positive traffic. The view on EPS is $5.95 to $6.20 vs. $6.48 consensus.
    • Previously: Buffalo Wild Wings misses by $0.16, misses on revenue (Feb. 3)
    • BWLD -1.7% AH to $142.32.
    | Wed, Feb. 3, 4:22 PM
  • Wed, Feb. 3, 11:14 AM
    • Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) is down 7% after a report indicates several diners took ill at a restaurant in the Overland Park, Kansas area.
    • Food Safety News is quick to note that small norovirus clusters are "common" in the winter. That opinion could indicate that the more serious Chiptole E. coli outbreak is weighing on BWLD sentiment unduly.
    • The slide in BWLD comes just ahead of earnings due after the bell.
    | Wed, Feb. 3, 11:14 AM | 2 Comments
  • Nov. 5, 2015, 2:11 PM
    • The restaurant sector is having a rough earnings season in general. Noodles (NDLS -11%) and Papa John's (PZZA -3.7%) were two of the latest to disappoint, after Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD -1.2%) and Chipotle (CMG -0.3%) set a negative tone last week.
    • Shares of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (PLKI -7.7%) trade at their lowest level of the year. The company reports earnings on November 11. Analysts expect revenue of $61M and EPS of $0.44.
    • Other leading decliners today include Jack in the Box (JACK -4.3%), Chuy's Holdings (CHUY -4.5%), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH -4%), and Sonic (SONC -2.9%).
    • Many of the names have been trading off due to labor wage pressure and lower Q3 traffic than anticipated.
    • A surprising outlier in the sector has been McDonald's (MCD +0.2%) which has doubled up the return of the S&P 500 over the last month. Habit Restaurants (HABT +8.2%) is also in rally mode following earnings.
    | Nov. 5, 2015, 2:11 PM | 7 Comments
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Company Description
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. owns, operates and franchises restaurants. The company's restaurants feature a variety of menu items, including its Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings spun in one of its signature sauces from sweet to screamin' hot, Sweet BBQ, Teriyaki, Mild, Parmesan Garlic, Medium,... More
Sector: Services
Industry: Restaurants
Country: United States