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.

EAT was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 54, implying potential capital gains of 54.11 percent. The minimum price target given was 37, implying a possible loss of 5.59 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.48 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.94 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.16 percent. 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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. EAT has a PEG ratio of -9.33.

EAT has a 52-week high of 55.84 and a 52-week 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 market cap of EAT is $1.78 billion. EAT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.