NASDAQ:BJRI - BJ's Restaurants Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$58.82 -4.35 (-6.89 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 01:19 PM ET)
Previous Close$63.17
Today's Range$58.17 - $62.35
52-Week Range$33.10 - $76.50
Volume13,089 shs
Average Volume547,806 shs
Market Capitalization$1.34 billion
P/E Ratio41.81
Dividend Yield0.76%
Beta1.04
BJ's Restaurants, Inc. owns and operates casual dining restaurants in the United States. Its restaurants offer pizzas, craft and other beers, appetizers, entrées, pastas, sandwiches, specialty salads, and desserts. As of September 4, 2018, the company owned and operated 201 casual dining restaurants located in the 27 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. The company operates its restaurants under the BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse, BJ's Restaurant & Brewery, BJ's Pizza & Grill, and BJ's Grill brand names. BJ's Restaurants, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Huntington Beach, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryRestaurants
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:BJRI
Previous Symbol
CUSIP09180C10
Phone714-500-2400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.30
Current Ratio0.49
Quick Ratio0.41

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio41.81
Forward P/E Ratio25.35
P/E Growth1.77

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.03 billion
Price / Sales1.21
Cash Flow$4.5142 per share
Price / Cash13.03
Book Value$14.67 per share
Price / Book4.01

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.41
Net Income$44.78 million
Net Margins5.80%
Return on Equity16.70%
Return on Assets6.97%

Miscellaneous

Employees21,500
Outstanding Shares21,290,000
Market Cap$1.34 billion
OptionableOptionable

BJ's Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BJ's Restaurants' stock symbol?

BJ's Restaurants trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BJRI."

How often does BJ's Restaurants pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BJ's Restaurants?

BJ's Restaurants declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 12th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, November 26th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 8th. This is an increase from BJ's Restaurants's previous quarterly dividend of $0.11. View BJ's Restaurants' Dividend History.

How will BJ's Restaurants' stock buyback program work?

BJ's Restaurants declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 5.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were BJ's Restaurants' earnings last quarter?

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The restaurant operator reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.16. The restaurant operator had revenue of $270.27 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $262.89 million. BJ's Restaurants had a net margin of 5.80% and a return on equity of 16.70%. BJ's Restaurants's revenue for the quarter was up 9.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.15 earnings per share. View BJ's Restaurants' Earnings History.

When is BJ's Restaurants' next earnings date?

BJ's Restaurants is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BJ's Restaurants.

What price target have analysts set for BJRI?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for BJ's Restaurants' stock. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $81.00. On average, they anticipate BJ's Restaurants' stock price to reach $65.6364 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BJ's Restaurants.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BJ's Restaurants?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BJ's Restaurants in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for BJ's Restaurants.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about BJ's Restaurants stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about BJ's Restaurants stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of BJ’s Restaurants have outperformed the industry in a year. The company is likely to continue the uptrend, given its better-than-expected performance in third-quarter 2018. The company’s earnings have surpassed the consensus estimate in all of the trailing four quarters. While BJ Restaurants’ high-quality slow-roasted menu has been boosting foot traffic, daily Brewhouse Specials are contributing directly to the company’s top line. Notably, the company’s extensive focus on refining and streamlining its menu is the key driver for improved traffic. BJ’s Restaurants is also investing heavily in technology-driven initiatives, like digital ordering to boost sales. However, higher cost of sales and labor expenses due to increased wages are expected to continue hurting profits. The company's high vulnerability to the inconsistent nature of consumer discretionary spending further add to the woes." (11/12/2018)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We maintain our Buy rating and $81 price target on BJ’s Restaurants (BJRI) ahead of the release of 3Q18 (September) results on the close. We maintain our 3Q18 EPS estimate of $0.24, vs. $0.22 consensus, based on our unchanged +4.0% comp estimate, vs. +4.0% consensus. We leave unchanged our annual EPS estimates of $2.24 for 2018, vs. $2.15 consensus; $2.60 for 2019, vs. $2.37 consensus; and $3.10, vs. $2.75 consensus." (10/24/2018)

Has BJ's Restaurants been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BJRI stock have been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BJ's Restaurants earned a news sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of BJ's Restaurants' key competitors?

Who are BJ's Restaurants' key executives?

BJ's Restaurants' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gregory A. Trojan, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Gregory S. Levin, Pres, CFO & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Lon F. Ledwith, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 60)
  • Mr. Kevin E. Mayer, Exec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Gregory S. Lynds, Exec. VP & Chief Devel. Officer (Age 57)

Who are BJ's Restaurants' major shareholders?

BJ's Restaurants' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.63%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.66%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.64%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (2.32%), Bamco Inc. NY (1.81%) and GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.78%). Company insiders that own BJ's Restaurants stock include Alex Puchner, Brian S Krakower, Gerald W Deitchle, Greg Trojan, Gregory Levin, Gregory S Lynds, Kendra D Miller, Kevin E Mayer, Larry D Bouts, Lea Anne Ottinger, Lon Ledwith, Noah A Elbogen and Patrick Walsh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BJ's Restaurants.

Which major investors are selling BJ's Restaurants stock?

BJRI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Suisse AG, Bamco Inc. NY, Man Group plc, Prudential Financial Inc., Panagora Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Rothschild Investment Corp IL and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold BJ's Restaurants company stock in the last year include Alex Puchner, Brian S Krakower, Gerald W Deitchle, Greg Trojan, Gregory Levin, Kendra D Miller, Kevin E Mayer, Larry D Bouts, Lea Anne Ottinger, Lon Ledwith, Noah A Elbogen and Patrick Walsh. View Insider Buying and Selling for BJ's Restaurants.

Which major investors are buying BJ's Restaurants stock?

BJRI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Matarin Capital Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Deutsche Bank AG and Jefferies Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for BJ's Restaurants.

How do I buy shares of BJ's Restaurants?

Shares of BJRI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BJ's Restaurants' stock price today?

One share of BJRI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.82.

How big of a company is BJ's Restaurants?

BJ's Restaurants has a market capitalization of $1.34 billion and generates $1.03 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $44.78 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.41 on an earnings per share basis. BJ's Restaurants employs 21,500 workers across the globe.

What is BJ's Restaurants' official website?

The official website for BJ's Restaurants is http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

How can I contact BJ's Restaurants?

BJ's Restaurants' mailing address is 7755 Center Avenue Suite 300, Huntington Beach CA, 92647. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 714-500-2400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for BJ's Restaurants (NASDAQ BJRI)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  366 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  526 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  892
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This page was last updated on 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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