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.

DNKN was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 65, which equates to a potential upside of 22.71 percent. The lowest price target was 36, implying a possible loss of -32.04 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. That number becomes -1.59 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.1 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of DNKN to grow at a rate of 8.43 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. DNKN has a PEG ratio of 2.82.

In the trailing 52-weeks, DNKN hit 59.70 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 43.81. Currently the stock is 20.91 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 11.27 percent. DNKN has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $4.91 billion. DNKN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.