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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 27, implying potential capital gains of 45.71 percent. The minimum price target given was 19, which equates to a potential downside of 2.54 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.35 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of BLMN to grow at a rate of 40.74 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BLMN has a PEG ratio of 0.51.

BLMN has a 52-week high of 22.16 and a 52-week low of 15.82. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 17.13 percent, and 16.38 percent lower than its 52-week high. BLMN has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.