Shares of Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT – Get Free Report) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have assigned a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $37.93.
Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on Brinker International in a research report on Monday, June 26th. They set an “underweight” rating and a $31.00 target price on the stock. Piper Sandler initiated coverage on Brinker International in a research report on Monday, July 17th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $40.00 target price on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada upped their price target on Brinker International from $40.00 to $41.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their price target on Brinker International from $42.00 to $40.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets dropped their price target on Brinker International from $48.00 to $45.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 8th.
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Brinker International Trading Down 2.9 %
NYSE EAT opened at $31.42 on Thursday. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $35.70 and its 200 day moving average price is $36.81. Brinker International has a twelve month low of $23.94 and a twelve month high of $42.12. The company has a market capitalization of $1.40 billion, a PE ratio of 14.03, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.19 and a beta of 2.38.
Brinker International (NYSE:EAT – Get Free Report) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 16th. The restaurant operator reported $1.39 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.09. Brinker International had a negative return on equity of 55.47% and a net margin of 2.48%. The firm had revenue of $1.08 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.08 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.15 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Brinker International will post 3.35 EPS for the current year.
Brinker International Company Profile
Brinker International, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership, development, operation, and franchising of casual dining restaurants in the United States and internationally. It operates and franchises Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant brands.
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