Chuys Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

June 14, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Sentiment for Chuys Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY)

Chuys Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY) institutional sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.20, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. The ratio is better, as 53 investment professionals increased and opened new holdings, while 45 reduced and sold stakes in Chuys Holdings Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now hold: 17.24 million shares, up from 16.72 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Chuys Holdings Inc in their top 10 holdings increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 11 Reduced: 34 Increased: 41 New Position: 12.

ChuyÂ’s Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, ChuyÂ’s Opco, Inc., owns and operates restaurants under the ChuyÂ’s name in Texas and 16 states in the Southeastern and Midwestern United States. The company has market cap of $514.55 million. The companyÂ’s restaurants provide Mexican and Tex Mex inspired food. It has a 17.88 P/E ratio. As of February 28, 2017, it owned and operated 82 full-service restaurants in 16 states.

The stock increased 0.50% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $30.4. About 29,807 shares traded. Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) has risen 4.32% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.25% the S&P500.

Analysts await Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.38 earnings per share, up 22.58 % or $0.07 from last year’s $0.31 per share. CHUY’s profit will be $6.43 million for 20.00 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.19 actual earnings per share reported by Chuy's Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 100.00 % EPS growth.

Broadview Advisors Llc holds 2.08% of its portfolio in Chuy's Holdings, Inc. for 484,332 shares. Granahan Investment Management Inc Ma owns 584,504 shares or 1.11% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. has 1.11% invested in the company for 194,000 shares. The Minnesota-based Summit Creek Advisors Llc has invested 1.05% in the stock. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 228,515 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $2.09 million activity.

Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Chuy’s Holdings’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Chuy’s Holdings, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $22.0 while the high is $32.0. The stock’s average target of $27.25 is -10.36% below today’s ($30.4) share price. CHUY was included in 9 notes of analysts from December 22, 2017. Jefferies maintained Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) rating on Friday, December 22. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $26.0 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, January 2. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 8 by Robert W. Baird. BMO Capital Markets maintained Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) rating on Friday, March 9. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $27 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) on Wednesday, May 9 with “Market Perform” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $32.0 target in Monday, January 8 report. As per Wednesday, April 18, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, January 3 with “Hold”. The stock of Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, March 9.

Another recent and important Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. to Participate at Three Upcoming Investor Conferences in June” on June 04, 2018.

Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) Institutional Positions Chart

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