Analyst Ratings for Restaurant Brands International Inc. (QSR)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Restaurant Brands International Inc. (NYSE:QSR) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, QSR received an average rating of Overweight.

19 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 11 gave QSR a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 8 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 3 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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for QSR. The highest price target was 94.33, implying potential capital gains of 56.49 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 71.79, implying potential capital losses of 19.09 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 -1.64 percent. That number becomes -5.54 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.42 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -4.37 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, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of QSR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -5.07 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. QSR has a PEG ratio of -6.24.

QSR has a 52-week high of 62.94 and a 52-week low of 42.35. Today's price is 42.34 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 4.23 percent. QSR has a price/earnings ratio of 31.65. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The QSR value stock report compares QSR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $17.67 billion. QSR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.