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 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
Minneapolis, Minn. (1982)
CEO Sally Smith (since 1996)
CFO Mary Twinem (since 1996)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
Carlson Restaurants Worldwide
Fox & Hound Restaurant Group
Hooters of America, LLC
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 94% of the 4,762 members who have rated Buffalo Wild Wings believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Why didn't I think of bringing [Buffalo Wild Wings] to the mid-west? Increases in food prices are eating up margin (marginally) but same-store sales and average weekly sales just keep on climbing. Increasing company owned stores by 19% in 2012 is definitely a good sign.
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