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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 94.33, which equates to a potential upside 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

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 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

QSR has an estimated earnings growth rate of -5.07 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. QSR has a PEG ratio of -6.24.

In the last 52-weeks, QSR has achieved a high of 62.94 and a low of 42.35. Today's price is 42.34 percent above the 52-week low, and 4.23 percent below the high. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.