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 maximum price target given was 94.33, implying potential capital gains of 56.49 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 71.79, implying potential capital losses of 19.09 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.64 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -5.54 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.42 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -4.37 percent.

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 2 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.

The growth rate of QSR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -5.07 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The PEG ratio of QSR is -6.24.

In the trailing 52-weeks, QSR hit 62.94 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 42.35. Currently the stock is 42.34 percent higher than its 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 market cap of QSR is $17.67 billion. QSR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.