Analyst Ratings for Brinker International Inc. (EAT)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Brinker International Inc. (NYSE:EAT) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, EAT received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 14 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

A number of analysts gave price targets for EAT. The maximum price target given was 54, which equates to a potential upside of 54.11 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 37, implying a possible loss of 5.59 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 -0.48 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.94 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.16 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.16 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of EAT to grow at a rate of -1.22 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. EAT has a PEG ratio of -9.33.

In the last 52-weeks, EAT has achieved a high of 55.84 and a low of 34.92. Today's price is 0.34 percent above the 52-week low, and 37.25 percent lower than its 52-week high. EAT has a price/earnings ratio of 11.38. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EAT value stock report compares EAT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.78 billion. EAT is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.