Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings soared in after-hours after the restaurant chain reported earnings on Wednesday. Cheddar Anchor Brad Smith breaks down the numbers. Buffalo Wild Wings generated $1.36 earnings per share, significantly beating Wall Street expectations of $0.76. Despite slightly missing revenue predictions, the company reported higher profits for the quarter. Over the past year, the company has faced struggles with same-store sales. For the third quarter, sales fell 2.3 percent. Buffalo Wild Wings is looking to cut costs through special promotions, as prices for chicken-wings are on the rise. The chain raised its earnings forecast for 2017.