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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BLMN. The maximum price target given was 27, which equates to a potential upside of 45.71 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. 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. 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, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. 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. BLMN has a PEG ratio of 0.51.

In the trailing 52-weeks, BLMN hit 22.16 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.08 billion. BLMN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.