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 price target was 77, implying a possible profit of 83.38 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 43, which equates to a potential downside of 2.41 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.83 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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.

DIN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 0.8 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of DIN is 11.03.

DIN has traded between a high of 88.00 and a low of 40.79 over the past year. 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 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.