Chuy’s (NASDAQ:CHUY) Issues Earnings Results

Chuy’s (NASDAQ:CHUY) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The restaurant operator reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.04, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Chuy’s had a positive return on equity of 7.27% and a negative net margin of 2.25%. The company had revenue of $94.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $93.74 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.21 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year.

NASDAQ CHUY opened at $16.41 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.42, a current ratio of 0.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.10. Chuy’s has a twelve month low of $7.28 and a twelve month high of $29.45. The company has a market cap of $269.62 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -28.29 and a beta of 1.75. The business’s fifty day moving average is $14.21 and its 200 day moving average is $21.23.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on CHUY shares. ValuEngine lowered Chuy’s from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 2nd. Jefferies Financial Group lifted their price target on Chuy’s from $12.00 to $15.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 22nd. Robert W. Baird decreased their price target on Chuy’s from $25.00 to $22.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, March 6th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Chuy’s from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 16th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Chuy’s from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Chuy’s currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $17.50.

In other news, Director Randall M. Dewitt acquired 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 11th. The shares were bought at an average price of $16.82 per share, with a total value of $84,100.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 6,335 shares in the company, valued at approximately $106,554.70. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Company insiders own 1.70% of the company’s stock.

Chuy’s Company Profile

Chuy's Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants under the Chuy's name in Texas and 19 states in the Southeastern and Midwestern United States. As of December 30, 2018, it operated 100 restaurants. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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