FY2017 Earnings Estimate for Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Issued By Wedbush

With short interest at 5,573,909 and short average daily volume at 2,341,061, days to cover is 2.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.20% on October 31. About 1.73 million shares traded or 9.49% up from the average. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE CMG) opened at $277.50 on Tuesday. It has underperformed by 9.08% the S&P500. That puts the market capitalization at $16.1 bln. As of the end of the quarter Oppenheimer & Co Inc had acquired 2,418 shares growing its position 89.1%. Fmr Lc holds 0.04% or 2.48 million shares. The stock increased 2.14% or $0.95 on November 13, reaching $45.42. About 275,529 shares traded. MEDNAX Inc (NYSE:MD) has declined 18.20% since November 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 79.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.35, from 1.17 in 2017Q1.

For this year, Yum China Holdings, Inc. Heritage Management Corporation, Maryland-based fund reported 11,720 shares. The number of shares now owned by investors are 385.84 mln. 43,950 were reported by Donaldson Ltd. (NASDAQ:ELGX). Bluecrest Capital Ltd holds 0% or 17,626 shares. Bancorporation Of Nova Scotia has invested 0.2% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Veritable L P holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. It also upped Teva Pharmaceutical Inds Adr (NYSE:TEVA) stake by 14,070 shares and now owns 40,235 shares. M&R Capital reported 8,862 shares. Professional sell-side analysts that track the stock are constantly monitoring the company to assess where they believe shares will be moving in the future. Pfizer Inc (Call) (NYSE:PFE) was reduced too. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-two have assigned a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 30% are positive. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reissued an "underperform" rating and issued a $392.00 price objective on shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill in a research report on Friday, July 21st. The company has market cap of $7.83 billion. Nomura has "Neutral" rating and $372 target. On a consensus basis the Street sees the stock heading to 316.89 in the near term. The consensus rating is 2.9, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. (NYSE:CMG) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, October 11. The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by UBS.

Shares of Chipotle fell as much as 6 percent to a near five-year low of $263.11 on Monday morning, but recouped most losses by afternoon. Therefore 27% are positive. (NYSE:CMG) rating on Monday, October 17. As per Wednesday, July 26, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The stock stands almost $224 off versus the 52-week high of $499 and $10.1 above the 52-week low of $264.9. (NYSE:CMG) rating on Thursday, October 8. RBC Capital Markets maintained Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) to report earnings on February, 1. Bernstein maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Monday, December 7 report. The rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity with "Hold" on Tuesday, October 27. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $356.06. The rating was upgraded by Credit Agricole on Thursday, January 14 to "Buy". Its up 0.24, from 0.85 in 2017Q1. The Arrowpoint Asset Management Llc holds 1.19M shares with $72.11M value, up from 758,188 last quarter. 83 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes. 110,910 are owned by Numeric Limited Com. Wedbush also issued estimates for Chipotle Mexican Grill's Q4 2017 earnings at $1.44 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.94 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $2.62 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $10.12 EPS. (NYSE:CMG) have moved -13.36%. Dnb Asset Management As owns 21,188 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Lmm Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.02% stake. (NYSE:CMG) on November 13, 2017 saw a significant decline, closing the day at $279.45, or a decline of $1.95 or (0.70%).Volume levels spiked and CMG actually managed a breakout which translated to 1.82 million shares changing hands on the day. Moreover, Cwm Limited Company has 0% invested in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. That transaction by Vanguard took place on June 30, 2017, the same day Generation Investment Management Llp purchased an additional 41580 shares in CMG to bring its total stake to 607249. Adage Capital Prns Gru Ltd Liability reported 0.04% stake. Commonwealth Equity Serv Inc holds 0.02% or 6,969 shares. Salem Counselors Incorporated stated it has 0% in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.

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