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.

QSR was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 94.33, which equates to a potential upside of 56.49 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 71.79, implying potential capital losses of 19.09 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -4.37 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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 that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Currently the stock is 42.34 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 4.23 percent. QSR has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.