BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (BJRI): Facts to know about BJRI?


BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of 6.13% or $1.31 shares. The trading starts at $23.33 and closed at $21.37 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $21.06 and day high was $23.73 on Friday, June 12. After the session, the Consumer Cyclical sector daily volume shifted to 0.61 million while its average volume is 1.00M. In other hand, the BJRI market cap reached to $475.60M. While, its current target price is $22.68 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -16.95% and up 32.40% for month. Its quarterly performance was 11.78% above, while its half year performance is down -38.15%. BJRI yearly performance stood at negative -45.27% and fall -40.25% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for BJ’s Restaurants Inc. is 2.60.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. BJRI EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 1.38. EPS for this year is -6.70%, while for the next year its value is 0.80. Sales growth for the current quarter is 1.10 while its EPS Q/Q reached -137.20%. It has an EPS of 17.80% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 15.00%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on BJRI for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 5 of 16 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 2 as Sell, 1 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 8 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $16.00-$32.00. Average target price for BJRI was reached at $24.80.

Blackrock Inc., Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP are the top three holders in BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (BJRI) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 3.05 million shares which valued 42.33 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 2.06 million shares which valued at 28.55 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP has a total of 1.06 million shares which valued at 14.66 million. In the end, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP have 4.74% shares outstanding of BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (BJRI) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 1.70% and institutional holding shifted to 76.80%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 1.38. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 16 analysts estimated an average EPS of -2.03, while 0.68 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for BJRI published in the report was -2.88–1.04 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.68 which is higher than -0.22 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for BJRI fall -28.10% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 17.49% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 2.54%. The moving average value for BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (BJRI) is 28.23 and 21.25 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in BJRI stock. On Mar 09, Krakower Brian S, Chief Information Officer, sold 1,418 trading shares at the cost of $26.29, which valued at 37279.0. On Mar 06, Elbogen Noah A., Director, bought 6,390 shares at the cost of $27.51, with total shares of 58,941. On Mar 06, DEITCHLE GERALD W, Director, bought 3,000 shares at the cost of 29.75. After this transaction, DEITCHLE GERALD W total shares reached to 8,875 which valued at 89250.0.