Zacks: Biglari Holdings Inc (BH) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Biglari Holdings Inc (NYSE:BH) has been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Zacks has also given Biglari an industry rank of 91 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, TheStreet downgraded Biglari from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th.

Shares of Biglari (NYSE:BH) traded up $5.51 on Friday, reaching $421.52. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,695 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,448. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51. Biglari has a 1-year low of $290.05 and a 1-year high of $451.15. The stock has a market cap of $871.54, a P/E ratio of 9.81 and a beta of 0.41.

In other Biglari news, Director Sardar Biglari bought 1,507 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $333.88 per share, for a total transaction of $503,157.16. Following the purchase, the director now owns 1 shares in the company, valued at approximately $333.88. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Over the last quarter, insiders have acquired 44,777 shares of company stock worth $18,158,966. Company insiders own 51.20% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of BH. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Biglari by 10.8% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 100,958 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $40,357,000 after purchasing an additional 9,812 shares during the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC bought a new position in shares of Biglari during the 3rd quarter valued at $2,021,000. Guggenheim Capital LLC bought a new position in shares of Biglari during the 4th quarter valued at $2,279,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its holdings in shares of Biglari by 18.0% during the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 29,031 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $9,676,000 after buying an additional 4,426 shares during the period. Finally, Check Capital Management Inc. CA lifted its holdings in shares of Biglari by 233.0% during the 3rd quarter. Check Capital Management Inc. CA now owns 4,862 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $1,620,000 after buying an additional 3,402 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 87.33% of the company’s stock.

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About Biglari

Biglari Holdings Inc is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in various business activities, including media, property and casualty insurance, and restaurants The Company’s segments include Restaurant Operations, First Guard, Maxim, Other and Corporate. The Company’s restaurant operations’ activities are conducted through approximately two restaurant concepts operated by subsidiaries Steak n Shake Inc (Steak n Shake) and Western Sizzlin Corporation (Western).

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