Why Buffalo Wild Wings Is Poised to Bounce Back

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, restaurant operator Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD  ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.  

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Buffalo Wild Wings, and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Buffalo Wild Wings facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

Minneapolis, Minn. (1982)

Market Cap

$1.7 billion

Industry

Restaurants

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$1.1 billion

Management

CEO Sally Smith (since 1996)

CFO Mary Twinem (since 1996)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

16.7%

Cash/Debt

$14.8 million / $5.0 million

Competitors

Carlson Restaurants Worldwide

Fox & Hound Restaurant Group

Hooters of America, LLC

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 93% of the 4,759 members who have rated Buffalo Wild Wings believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, Flygal5, succinctly summed up the Buffalo Wild Wings bull case for our community:

A successful restaurant is one of those things that works well in investing. Find a successful restaurant, stick with it as long as it executes and grows. [T]his is something that TMF has really shown me. I think of these as highly competitive low margin businesses, but the revenue growth in taking a concept nationwide makes up for that.

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