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 highest price target 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. 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.

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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 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 decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of QSR to grow at a rate of -5.07 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of QSR is -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 4.23 percent lower than its 52-week 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.