Analyst Ratings for Denny's Corp. (DENN)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Denny's Corp. (NASDAQ:DENN) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, DENN was issued an average rating of Buy.

A buy rating was issued by 4 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for DENN by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 15, implying potential capital gains of 29.87 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 12, which equates to a potential downside of 3.9 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

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 upwards by 0 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of DENN to grow at a rate of 133.98 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of DENN is 0.36.

DENN has traded between a high of 14.25 and a low of 10.02 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 15.27 percent, and 18.95 percent below the high. DENN has a P/E ratio of 48.13. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DENN value stock report compares DENN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.80483 billion. DENN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.