Marcato and Buffalo Wild Wings Battle over Stock Performance

The battle between the activist and the restaurant chain has taken an odd turn, with both sides disputing the same calculation.

Sign on a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

The continuing food fight between Marcato Capital Management and Buffalo Wild Wings has morphed into a somewhat bizarre battle over what ultimately is the key issue in any activist fight: whether or not management has done a good job for investors.

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