Trust Company Of Toledo Na Has Lowered Darden Restaurants (DRI) Stake By $427,008; Shorts at Chuys Holdings (CHUY) Raised By 11.04%

May 24, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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Trust Company Of Toledo Na decreased Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI) stake by 32.62% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Trust Company Of Toledo Na sold 4,448 shares as Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI)’s stock declined 12.63%. The Trust Company Of Toledo Na holds 9,188 shares with $883,000 value, down from 13,636 last quarter. Darden Restaurants Inc now has $10.76 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.45% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $86.95. About 754,324 shares traded. Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) has risen 11.43% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.12% the S&P500.




Chuys Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY) had an increase of 11.04% in short interest. CHUY’s SI was 2.42M shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 11.04% from 2.18M shares previously. With 158,200 avg volume, 15 days are for Chuys Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY)’s short sellers to cover CHUY’s short positions. The SI to Chuys Holdings Inc’s float is 14.71%. The stock increased 3.23% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $28.8. About 77,022 shares traded. Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) has declined 11.36% since May 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.91% the S&P500.

Since May 4, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.80 million activity. On Tuesday, May 8 Hislop Steven J. sold $991,207 worth of Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) or 32,979 shares.

More notable recent Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “What Slowed Chuy’s Down to Start 2018?” on May 09, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. Announces Record Date and 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders” published on May 05, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Chairman of Tex-Mex restaurant chain Chuy’s resigns after arrest” on May 11, 2018. More interesting news about Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Chuy’s Appoints Steve Hislop as Chairman and Jon Howie as a Director” published on May 10, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results” with publication date: May 08, 2018.

ChuyÂ’s Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, ChuyÂ’s Opco, Inc., owns and operates restaurants under the ChuyÂ’s name in Texas and 16 states in the Southeastern and Midwestern United States. The company has market cap of $487.47 million. The companyÂ’s restaurants provide Mexican and Tex Mex inspired food. It has a 16.94 P/E ratio. As of February 28, 2017, it owned and operated 82 full-service restaurants in 16 states.

Among 9 analysts covering Chuy’s Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Chuy’s Holdings Inc had 34 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Raymond James. Telsey Advisory Group downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Tuesday, July 26 report. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 26 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, March 9 report. Jefferies maintained Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) rating on Friday, November 3. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $23.0 target. On Wednesday, November 4 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Outperform”. The stock of Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, January 3. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, January 29 by Raymond James. Wunderlich upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 5 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.42, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 17 investors sold Chuy's Holdings, Inc. shares while 39 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 16.72 million shares or 4.86% more from 15.95 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Raymond James And Associate holds 0% in Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) or 96,976 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY). Summit Creek Limited Liability invested 1.16% of its portfolio in Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY). Mason Street Limited Co invested 0% of its portfolio in Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY). Clearbridge Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0.31% of its portfolio in Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY). Jpmorgan Chase And holds 0% in Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) or 4,620 shares. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 37,773 shares or 0% of the stock. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership reported 14,900 shares stake. Citadel Limited Liability Company has 182,328 shares. Sector Pension Investment Board invested in 0% or 10,688 shares. Nuveen Asset Management Limited Co owns 0.02% invested in Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) for 126,584 shares. Cwm holds 0% or 14 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% in Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) or 13,729 shares. Citigroup has invested 0% in Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY). Emerald Advisers Pa holds 473,227 shares.

Another recent and important Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) news was published by Benzinga.com which published an article titled: “Low Valuation Lands Darden Restaurants On Oppenheimer’s Top Picks List” on May 24, 2018.

Among 27 analysts covering Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Darden Restaurants had 111 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 8 by Oppenheimer. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of DRI in report on Friday, January 12 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Friday, March 23. The company was upgraded on Monday, April 2 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, September 27 the stock rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, March 23 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, September 27 by Maxim Group. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Monday, October 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. Guggenheim maintained it with “Buy” rating and $110.0 target in Tuesday, December 19 report. The rating was upgraded by Tigress Financial on Friday, June 24 to “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.08, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 46 investors sold DRI shares while 187 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 103.03 million shares or 4.63% less from 108.03 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Gulf Intll Financial Bank (Uk) Limited has 0.05% invested in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI). X Mngmt Ltd stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI). 450 were reported by Trust Communications Of Vermont. Shoker Invest Counsel reported 0.64% in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI). Highlander Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 0% of its portfolio in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI). Tokio Marine Asset Co Ltd holds 0.42% of its portfolio in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) for 28,647 shares. Pinebridge Invs Ltd Partnership has 185 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Macquarie Gru Ltd invested in 0.01% or 72,767 shares. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI). Burney holds 2,690 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Fmr Ltd Liability, Massachusetts-based fund reported 692,122 shares. Cognios Ltd reported 26,057 shares. Westport Asset Mngmt owns 40,000 shares. Moreover, First Manhattan has 0% invested in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI). California Employees Retirement reported 381,805 shares.

Since January 10, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $7.25 million activity. Milanes Douglas J. had sold 4,300 shares worth $417,315. Cardenas Ricardo also sold $1.05 million worth of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) shares. 59,783 shares were sold by LEE EUGENE I JR, worth $5.79 million.

Analysts await Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) to report earnings on June, 26. They expect $1.35 EPS, up 14.41% or $0.17 from last year’s $1.18 per share. DRI’s profit will be $167.12M for 16.10 P/E if the $1.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.71 actual EPS reported by Darden Restaurants, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.05% negative EPS growth.

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