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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for DIN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 77, implying a possible profit of 83.38 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, implying potential capital losses of 2.41 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.83 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -5.17 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.93 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.69 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of DIN to grow at a rate of 0.8 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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The PEG ratio of DIN is 11.03.

In the trailing 52-weeks, DIN hit 88.00 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 40.79. Today's price is 2.94 percent above the 52-week low, and 52.29 percent below the high. 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 market cap of DIN is $0.7557 billion. DIN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.