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 highest price target was 65, implying potential capital gains of 22.71 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 36, implying a possible loss of -32.04 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.1 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

DNKN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 8.43 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. DNKN has a PEG ratio of 2.82.

DNKN has a 52-week high of 59.70 and a 52-week low of 43.81. Currently the stock is 20.91 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 11.27 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.