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.

DIN was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 77, implying potential capital gains of 83.38 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, which equates to a potential downside of 2.41 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.83 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of DIN is 11.03.

DIN has a 52-week high of 88.00 and a 52-week low of 40.79. Currently the stock is 2.94 percent higher than its low, and 52.29 percent lower than its 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.7557 billion. DIN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.