Could Dunkin Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ:DNKN) Go Down After Its Newest Short Interest Report?

April 25, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.04, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 45 investors sold Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. shares while 91 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. 77.82 million shares or 3.17% less from 80.37 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Oregon-based Oregon Employees Retirement Fund has invested 0.03% in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). Chicago Equity Partners Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 34,055 shares. Water Island Limited Com accumulated 6,887 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Mgmt Gru Limited Com has invested 0% in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). Us Natl Bank De holds 0% of its portfolio in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) for 6,187 shares. Fisher Asset Limited Liability holds 3,797 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Train Babcock Advsr Limited Com accumulated 49,060 shares or 1.39% of the stock. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 29,450 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Walleye Trading Ltd Com stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). Stratos Wealth Partners reported 0.02% stake. Carnegie Capital Asset Mgmt Llc has invested 0.51% in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). 1,400 were reported by Whittier Comm. Waddell & Reed Finance Inc holds 1.93 million shares or 0.28% of its portfolio. Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio owns 39,084 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) for 349,311 shares.

Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 insider sales for $28.02 million activity. The insider EMMETT RICHARD J sold 4,500 shares worth $277,110. 13,388 Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) shares with value of $830,324 were sold by Clare John L.. 4,750 shares valued at $293,693 were sold by Murphy Scott on Wednesday, February 21. The insider Mitchell William M sold $2.83 million.

The stock of Dunkin Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ:DNKN) registered a decrease of 4.42% in short interest. DNKN’s total short interest was 12.18 million shares in April as published by FINRA. Its down 4.42% from 12.74M shares, reported previously. With 1.24 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 10 days to cover their DNKN’s short positions. The short interest to Dunkin Brands Group Inc’s float is 13.55%.

The stock increased 1.08% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $61.88. About 764,467 shares traded. Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) has risen 6.77% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500.

DunkinÂ’ Brands Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, franchises, and licenses quick service restaurants under the DunkinÂ’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins brands worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.12 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: DunkinÂ’ Donuts U.S., DunkinÂ’ Donuts International, Baskin-Robbins International, and Baskin-Robbins U.S. It has a 16.28 P/E ratio. The Company’s restaurants offer hot and cold coffee, baked goods, donuts, bagels, muffins, breakfast sandwiches, hard-serve ice cream, soft serve ice cream, frozen yogurt, shakes, malts, floats, and cakes.

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Dunkin Brands Group (NASDAQ:DNKN), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Dunkin Brands Group had 25 analyst reports since October 27, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, March 26. Robert W. Baird maintained Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) rating on Wednesday, April 4. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $7400 target. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Wednesday, February 7 with “Sell”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, February 2. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 22 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Thursday, February 8. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, December 21. The company was maintained on Friday, January 12 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, January 2.

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