BJ’s Restaurants (NDAQ:BJRI) Got Higher Canaccord Genuity Rating And $45.00 Target, Last Week BT Group plc (ADR) (BT) Coverage

July 17, 2017 - By Vivian Park

Among 3 analysts covering BJ’s Restaurants (NDAQ:BJRI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. BJ’s Restaurants has $45 highest and $35 lowest target. $41.67’s average target is 17.55% above currents $35.45 stock price. BJ’s Restaurants had 6 analyst reports since April 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, April 28 by Wedbush. The stock of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) earned “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, April 20. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, May 1 by Canaccord Genuity. On Friday, May 26 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, April 28 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Canaccord Genuity to “Buy” on Friday, July 14.

Among 16 analysts covering BT Group plc (NYSE:BT), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. BT Group plc had 30 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of BT Group plc (ADR) (NYSE:BT) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, January 11. As per Monday, April 24, the company rating was maintained by HSBC. The stock of BT Group plc (ADR) (NYSE:BT) earned “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, June 28. Morgan Stanley downgraded BT Group plc (ADR) (NYSE:BT) on Wednesday, May 31 to “Equal-Weight” rating. As per Thursday, May 25, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Monday, April 24. The stock has “Buy” rating by Beaufort Securities on Monday, May 15. On Tuesday, June 20 the stock rating was maintained by Berenberg with “Hold”. Jefferies downgraded the shares of BT in report on Wednesday, April 20 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, April 26 by Goldman Sachs. See BT Group plc (ADR) (NYSE:BT) latest ratings:

27/06/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Buy Upgrade
20/06/2017 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Hold Maintain
19/06/2017 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
31/05/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Equal-Weight Downgrade
26/05/2017 Broker: BNP Paribas Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Underperform Downgrade
25/05/2017 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral Maintain
15/05/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Maintain
15/05/2017 Broker: Beaufort Securities Rating: Buy Maintain
05/05/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold Maintain
01/05/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Sell Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 25 investors sold BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 17.68 million shares or 5.06% less from 18.62 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Los Angeles Capital Mngmt Equity holds 46,075 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Blackrock Institutional Na holds 0% or 550,863 shares in its portfolio. Parkside Bancorporation owns 12 shares. Kcg Holdings has 0.01% invested in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Comerica Bankshares holds 0.01% in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) or 17,985 shares. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Ltd Liability Co reported 0.19% of its portfolio in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Fmr Lc stated it has 0% in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). American International Gru stated it has 16,472 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Vanguard Gp holds 0% or 1.70 million shares. 8,100 are owned by Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky. Boothbay Fund Mngmt Limited Com accumulated 0.2% or 15,650 shares. Bamco Inc Ny accumulated 750,000 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Blackrock reported 1,895 shares stake. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has invested 0% in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Davidson Kempner Mngmt Lp holds 0.43% of its portfolio in BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) for 292,948 shares.

Analysts await BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.51 earnings per share, down 8.93% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.56 per share. BJRI’s profit will be $11.01M for 17.38 P/E if the $0.51 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.42 actual earnings per share reported by BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 21.43% EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.14% or $0.05 on July 14, reaching $35.45. About shares traded. BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NDAQ:BJRI) has risen 9.69% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.01% the S&P500.

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. owns and operates restaurants. The company has market cap of $765.32 million. The Firm segment includes casual dining company-owned restaurants. It has a 19.39 P/E ratio. Each of its restaurants is operated either as a BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, a BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery, a BJ’s Pizza & Grill or a BJ’s Grill restaurant.

Since March 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $2.43 million activity. Another trade for 1,968 shares valued at $88,044 was sold by Krakower Brian S. 4,000 shares were sold by PUCHNER ALEX, worth $179,000. On Thursday, May 11 the insider BOUTS LARRY D sold $312,169. $1.11M worth of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) was sold by Walsh Patrick on Wednesday, March 1. $203,118 worth of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) was sold by Mayer Kevin E..

The stock increased 0.71% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $19.88. About 100 shares traded. BT Group plc (ADR) (NYSE:BT) has declined 35.92% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 52.62% the S&P500.

BT Group plc is a communications services company. The company has market cap of $39.32 billion. The Firm is engaged in selling fixed-voice services, broadband, mobile and television services and products, as well as managed networked information technology solutions and cyber security protection. It has a 15.89 P/E ratio.

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