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, which equates to a potential upside of 45.71 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 19, which equates to a potential downside 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.35 percent. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BLMN to grow at a rate of 40.74 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BLMN is 0.51.

In the trailing 52-weeks, BLMN hit 22.16 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 15.82. Currently the stock is 17.13 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 16.38 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.