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, implying a possible profit of 54.11 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 37, implying a possible loss of 5.59 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 -0.48 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.94 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.16 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.16 percent in FY estimates.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of EAT to grow at a rate of -1.22 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 EAT is -9.33.
In the last 52-weeks, EAT has achieved a high of 55.84 and a low of 34.92. Currently the stock is 0.34 percent higher than its 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.