TOday’s Movers: Brinker International (NYSE:EAT) Stock Rating Maintained by Stifel Nicolaus; $38.0 Target Price Indicates -5.66 % Potential

April 23, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.21, from 1.12 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 29 investors sold Brinker International, Inc. shares while 88 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 53.21 million shares or 0.47% more from 52.96 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

Us Bankshares De has 22,530 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership reported 0.02% in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT). Premier Asset Ltd holds 0.22% in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) or 25,000 shares. Art Advsr Llc owns 13,900 shares. Sei Invs accumulated 0% or 356 shares. 5,410 are owned by First Mercantile Trust. Advantus Capital holds 5,701 shares. Godshalk Welsh Capital accumulated 0.46% or 11,625 shares. Kbc Grp Nv owns 368,328 shares. United Automobile Association, a Texas-based fund reported 383,210 shares. Lazard Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 276 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pacad Investment Ltd stated it has 0.01% in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT). Schwab Charles Management has 0.01% invested in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT). 6,761 were reported by Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys. Da Davidson Com reported 0.01% in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT).

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $28,286 activity.

Brinker International (NYSE:EAT) Rating Reaffirmed

The company has just set a price target of $38.0 on Brinker International (NYSE:EAT) shares. This is -5.66 % from the stock close price. In a report released on Wednesday, 3 January, Stifel Nicolaus kept their “Hold” rating on shares of EAT.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.21, from 1.12 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 29 investors sold Brinker International, Inc. shares while 88 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 53.21 million shares or 0.47% more from 52.96 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

Us Bankshares De has 22,530 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership reported 0.02% in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT). Premier Asset Ltd holds 0.22% in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) or 25,000 shares. Art Advsr Llc owns 13,900 shares. Sei Invs accumulated 0% or 356 shares. 5,410 are owned by First Mercantile Trust. Advantus Capital holds 5,701 shares. Godshalk Welsh Capital accumulated 0.46% or 11,625 shares. Kbc Grp Nv owns 368,328 shares. United Automobile Association, a Texas-based fund reported 383,210 shares. Lazard Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 276 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pacad Investment Ltd stated it has 0.01% in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT). Schwab Charles Management has 0.01% invested in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT). 6,761 were reported by Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys. Da Davidson Com reported 0.01% in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT).

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $28,286 activity.

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Brinker International (NYSE:EAT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Brinker International has $52.0 highest and $38.0 lowest target. $41.71’s average target is 3.55% above currents $40.28 stock price. Brinker International had 16 analyst reports since November 13, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $42 target in Wednesday, January 24 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Tuesday, February 6. BMO Capital Markets maintained Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) on Tuesday, January 30 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 24 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, January 31 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, January 5. Maxim Group maintained Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) rating on Thursday, January 25. Maxim Group has “Buy” rating and $52.0 target. Canaccord Genuity maintained Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, April 19 by Canaccord Genuity. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $38.0 target in Wednesday, January 3 report.

The stock increased 1.13% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $40.28. About 301,477 shares traded. Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) has declined 16.76% since April 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.31% the S&P500.

Analysts await Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $1.04 earnings per share, up 10.64 % or $0.10 from last year’s $0.94 per share. EAT’s profit will be $48.20M for 9.68 P/E if the $1.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.87 actual earnings per share reported by Brinker International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 19.54 % EPS growth.

Brinker International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns, develops, operates, and franchises casual dining restaurants worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.87 billion. As of June 28, 2017, it owned, operated, or franchised 1,674 restaurants comprising 1,622 restaurants under the Chili's Grill & Bar brand name; and 52 restaurants under the Maggiano's Little Italy brand name. It has a 15.27 P/E ratio.

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