Analyst Ratings for DineEquity Inc. (DIN)

Updated: 2017-07-27

DineEquity Inc. (NYSE:DIN) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. DIN had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for DIN. The maximum price target given was 77, implying potential capital gains of 83.38 percent. The minimum price target given was 43, which equates to a potential downside of 2.41 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.83 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -5.17 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.93 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.69 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of DIN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 0.8 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. DIN has a PEG ratio of 11.03.

DIN has traded between a high of 88.00 and a low of 40.79 over the past year. Currently the stock is 2.94 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 52.29 percent. DIN has a P/E ratio of 8.82. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DIN value stock report compares DIN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.7557 billion. DIN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.