Analyst Ratings for Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. (DNKN)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. DNKN had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

29 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave DNKN a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 18 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 4 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 2 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.

Several price targets were given for DNKN by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 65, implying a possible profit of 22.71 percent. The minimum price target given was 36, implying potential capital losses of -32.04 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.59 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.1 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

DNKN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 8.43 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. DNKN has a PEG ratio of 2.82.

In the last 52-weeks, DNKN has achieved a high of 59.70 and a low of 43.81. Today's price is 20.91 percent above the 52-week low, and 11.27 percent lower than its 52-week high. DNKN has a P/E ratio of 23.79. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DNKN value stock report compares DNKN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DNKN is $4.91 billion. DNKN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.