Stock On the Run: Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT)

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT)

BMO Capital Downgrades Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT)’s stock to Underperform with the price target of $40. This rating was issued on 9/24/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $44.7 by showing a percentage change of -3.2% from its previous day closing price of $46.18.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) in which BMO Capital Maintains Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) to Market Perform by settling a price target of $43 on 8/15/18. Canaccord Genuity Maintains the stock to Hold on 8/15/18 by stationing a price target of $45. Morgan Stanley Maintains the company’s stock to Underweight on 8/15/18 by setting a price target of $38. Wells Fargo Maintains Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) to Market Perform with a price target of $43.

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) currently has a consensus Price Target of $46.53. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $55 and a Low Price Target of $38.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) where 1 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 2 analysts said it’s a Buy, 12 rated the stock as Hold, 3 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 2.95. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) reported its Actual EPS of $1.19/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) could bring EPS of $1.19/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 0 Percent.

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) has a market capitalization of 1.83 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.23 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $54.14 on 06/21/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 10/31/17 as $29.94. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $46.53. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -5.46%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -1.94% while SMA200 is 4.94%.

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 9.2%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 24.8% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -20.8%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 15.09 percent while its Weekly performance value is -3.18%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -2.42 percent and 40.83 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) is 1.21. The Average Volume (3 months) is 1.02 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $1.52 and an annual Dividend Yield of 3.4 Percent. EAT has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 15.18, Forward P/E of 11.29, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 166.62 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 16.04. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 7.4 percent.

Company Profile:

Brinker International is one of the world’s leading casual dining restaurant companies. Brinker International owns, operates, franchises, or is involved in the ownership of restaurants under the names Chili’s Grill & Bar and Maggiano’s Little Italy.