[b]Buffalo Wild Wings[/b] ([url=http://seekingalpha.com/symbol/BWLD]BWLD[/url]) is scheduled to release last fiscal quarter's results after the closing bell on October 19, 2011. [b]Overview[/b] Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. engages in the ownership, operation, and franchise of restaurants in the United States. The company provides quick casual and casual dining services, as well as serves bottled beers, wines, and liquor. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. [b]52 Week High: $69.52[/b] [b]52 Week Low: $42.42[/b] [b]Book Value: $15.74[/b] [b]Float Short: 13.03%[/b] Analysts are expecting an improvement of $0.01 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.58. A beat of $0.59 per share, will top the estimated per share earnings. Analyst estimates range between $0.51 and $0.66 per share. The current trailing twelve months (ttm) P/E ratio is 24.4 The forward P/E ratio is 22.2. Looking at the price movement over the last month, the stock has fallen in price -7.38%, and moving in price 22.54% from one year ago. The stock has done very well as compared to the overall market. When comparing to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is 42.37%. Investors have been rewarded with an increase of year-over-year revenue. Revenue reported was $613.26 million for 2010 vs. $538.92 million for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $38.40 million for 2010 vs. $30.67 million for 2009.The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $56.34 million for 2010 vs. $44.35 million for 2009. [img]http://www.paid2trade.com/SAForm/BarChartPics/BWLD-revgross-10-15-11.png[/img] Differences are rounded. (Some onetime items are often excluded in reported EPS) [img]http://www.paid2trade.com/SAForm/BarChartPics/BWLD-PerShareEarningsSurprises-10-15-11.png[/img] Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded. [img]http://www.paid2trade.com/SAForm/BarChartPics/BWLD-ShortInterestData-10-15-11.png[/img] [img]http://www.paid2trade.com/SAForm/BarChartPics/BWLD-DaysToCoverData.php-10-15-11.png[/img] I use a proprietary blend of technical analysis, financial crowd behavior, and fundamentals in my short-term trades, and while not totally the same in longer swing trades to investments, the concepts used are similar. You may want to use this article as a starting point of your own research with your financial planner. I use Seeking Alpha, Edgar Online, and Yahoo Finance for most of my data. I use the "confirmed" symbols from earnings.com that I believe to be of the most interest.