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.

Several price targets were given for DIN by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 77, implying potential capital gains of 83.38 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 43, implying a possible loss of 2.41 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.83 percent. That number becomes -5.17 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.93 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.69 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

DIN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 0.8 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 2.94 percent, and below the high by 52.29 percent. DIN has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.