NASDAQ:BJRI - BJ's Restaurants Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $70.80 +1.45 (+2.09 %) (As of 09/25/2018 03:36 PM ET)Previous Close$70.00Today's Range$69.15 - $70.9552-Week Range$29.40 - $76.50Volume5,380 shsAverage Volume330,405 shsMarket Capitalization$1.46 billionP/E Ratio49.79Dividend Yield0.63%Beta0.73 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive BJRI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BJRI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Eating places Sub-IndustryRestaurants SectorRetail/Wholesale SymbolNASDAQ:BJRI CUSIP09180C10 Webwww.bjsrestaurants.com Phone714-500-2400 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.37 Current Ratio0.44 Quick Ratio0.36 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio49.79 Forward P/E Ratio33.40 P/E Growth2.15 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.03 billion Price / Sales1.44 Cash Flow$4.9098 per share Price / Cash14.42 Book Value$12.54 per share Price / Book5.65 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.41 Net Income$44.78 million Net Margins5.35% Return on Equity15.76% Return on Assets6.15% Miscellaneous Employees21,500 Outstanding Shares21,020,000Market Cap$1.46 billion 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 Friday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 13th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Monday, August 27th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.62%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 10th. View BJ's Restaurants' Dividend History. How will BJ's Restaurants' stock buyback program work? BJ's Restaurants declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 5.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were BJ's Restaurants' earnings last quarter? BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The restaurant operator reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.15. The restaurant operator earned $287.63 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $283.22 million. BJ's Restaurants had a return on equity of 15.76% and a net margin of 5.35%. BJ's Restaurants's revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.49 EPS. 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, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for BJ's Restaurants. What price target have analysts set for BJRI? 10 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for BJ's Restaurants' stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $81.00. On average, they anticipate BJ's Restaurants' stock price to reach $58.6364 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for BJ's Restaurants. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BJ's Restaurants? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BJ's Restaurants in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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, "BJ’s Restaurants’ shares have outperformed the industry in the past year. We are optimistic about the company’s growth, as diverse sales-driving efforts bolstered its top-line performance in the second quarter of 2018. BJ's Restaurants delivered positive earnings surprises in 14 out of the last 17 quarters. Results were driven by improved comps and restaurant operating margins. BJ Restaurants’ high-quality slow-roasted menu has been favoring growth in foot traffic while daily Brewhouse Specials are contributing directly to the company’s top line. Apart from menu innovation, its cost containment initiatives are improving margins. Moreover, earnings estimates for the current year have inched up over the past two months, reflecting analysts’ confidence on its future potential. However, high costs and limited international presence raise concerns." (9/17/2018) 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We initiate coverage of BJ’s Restaurants (BJRI) with a Buy rating, based on our Street-high EPS estimates of $2.60 for 2019 and $3.10 for 2020, which lead to our Street-high $81 price target." (8/22/2018) Who are some of BJ's Restaurants' key competitors? Some companies that are related to BJ's Restaurants include Texas Roadhouse (TXRH), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Jack in the Box (JACK), Brinker International (EAT), Wingstop (WING), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Papa John's Int'l (PZZA), Dine Brands Global (DIN), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Sonic (SONC) and Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH). 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.08%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.75%), Rothschild Asset Management Inc. (2.32%), Millennium Management LLC (2.07%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.85%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.47%). 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, Luxor Capital Group, Lp, 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 Millennium Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, KBC Group NV, Pinebridge Investments L.P., Rothschild Investment Corp IL, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC and ClariVest Asset 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, Gregory S Lynds, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rothschild Asset Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Castleark Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Columbus Circle Investors and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have bought BJ's Restaurants stock in the last two years include Gregory Levin and Noah A Elbogen. 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 $70.80. How big of a company is BJ's Restaurants? BJ's Restaurants has a market capitalization of $1.46 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: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 354 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 511 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 865MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BJ's Restaurants and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BJRI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BJRI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 9/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are the companies in the S&P 500 selected?