Analyst Ratings for Bloomin' Brands Inc. (BLMN)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Bloomin' Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, BLMN received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 14 analysts covering the stock, 4 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 8 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

BLMN was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 27, implying potential capital gains of 45.71 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 19, implying a possible loss of 2.54 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.35 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BLMN to grow at a rate of 40.74 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of BLMN is 0.51.

BLMN has a 52-week high of 22.16 and a 52-week low of 15.82. Currently the stock is 17.13 percent higher than its low, and 16.38 percent below the high. BLMN has a price/earnings ratio of 20.59. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BLMN value stock report compares BLMN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BLMN is $2.08 billion. BLMN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.