Analysts are on the Bearish side about BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) this week.

May 22, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.31, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 24 investors sold BJ's Restaurants, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 16.91 million shares or 2.77% more from 16.45 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Hl Services Lc holds 90,424 shares. Ls Investment Llc owns 525 shares. Los Angeles Management Equity Rech holds 0% or 20,265 shares in its portfolio. Ameritas Invest Partners reported 1,819 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp holds 0% in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) or 3,066 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can, a Manitoba – Canada-based fund reported 23,737 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.01% or 7,700 shares. Bridgeway Cap Mngmt stated it has 121,500 shares. 92,665 are owned by Qs Invsts Lc. Weiss Multi holds 0.23% or 246,250 shares. Ahl Prtnrs Llp accumulated 38,541 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Ballentine Prtnrs Limited Liability, Massachusetts-based fund reported 395,686 shares. Pacad Invest Ltd has 0.02% invested in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). New York State Common Retirement Fund owns 37,769 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 3,577 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Since February 28, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 11 insider sales for $33.77 million activity. Another trade for 136,728 shares valued at $7.59M was made by Trojan Greg on Wednesday, May 2. PUCHNER ALEX sold $162,091 worth of stock or 3,660 shares. 248,736 shares valued at $13.71M were sold by Walsh Patrick on Wednesday, May 2. Lynds Gregory S sold 8,912 shares worth $492,388. Shares for $3.08M were sold by DEITCHLE GERALD W on Friday, March 2. 769 BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) shares with value of $34,082 were sold by Mayer Kevin E..

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering BJ’s Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. BJ’s Restaurants had 21 analyst reports since December 22, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, April 19 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 23 by Stephens. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, April 16. The stock of BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, December 22 by Jefferies. Robert W. Baird maintained BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) rating on Tuesday, January 2. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $38.0 target. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Thursday, February 22. Wedbush maintained BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) rating on Friday, April 27. Wedbush has “Outperform” rating and $60 target. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Wednesday, January 24 report. The stock of BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 23 by Wedbush. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, April 27 report. Below is a list of BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) latest ratings and price target changes.

30/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $41 New Target: $48 Maintain
27/04/2018 Broker: Wedbush Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $52 New Target: $60 Maintain
27/04/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $37 New Target: $47 Maintain
27/04/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $57 New Target: $62 Maintain
27/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $48 New Target: $60 Maintain
19/04/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $57.0000 Maintain
16/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $38 New Target: $41 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $34 New Target: $38 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $45.0 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $45.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.425 during the last trading session, reaching $52.475. About 137,964 shares traded. BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) has risen 13.64% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.09% the S&P500.

BJÂ’s Restaurants, Inc. owns and operates casual dining restaurants in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.09 billion. The Company’s restaurants offer pizzas, craft and other beers, appetizers, soups, entrees, pastas, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. It has a 25.47 P/E ratio. As of September 5, 2017, the firm owned and operated 195 casual dining restaurants located in the 25 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.

Another recent and important BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “Why BJ’s Restaurants Inc. Stock Jumped 24% Last Month” on May 04, 2018.

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