News headlines about Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits (NASDAQ:BOJA) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.8510642229477 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
A number of research firms recently commented on BOJA. ValuEngine downgraded Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 27th. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price target on Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits from $11.00 to $14.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, March 19th. Barclays lifted their price target on Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits from $13.00 to $14.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.14.
NASDAQ:BOJA opened at $14.00 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $513.23, a P/E ratio of 16.87, a PEG ratio of 1.54 and a beta of 1.48. Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits has a one year low of $11.35 and a one year high of $22.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a current ratio of 0.66 and a quick ratio of 0.57.
Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits (NASDAQ:BOJA) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, March 6th. The restaurant operator reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.05. Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits had a net margin of 13.15% and a return on equity of 13.17%. The firm had revenue of $148.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $146.76 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.28 earnings per share. Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits’s revenue was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits will post 0.68 EPS for the current year.
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About Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits
Bojangles', Inc develops, operates, and franchises limited service restaurants in the United States. Its restaurants offer made-from-scratch biscuit breakfast sandwiches, hand-breaded bone-in chicken, fixin's, and iced tea. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated 764 system-wide restaurants, including 325 company-operated and 439 franchised restaurants primarily located in the Southeastern United States.
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