Looking at top Wall Street opinions, Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN) has recently made its way into the research list of Maxim Group – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was Reiterated to a rating of Buy in the eyes of Maxim Group, as reported on Friday, February 8th, 2019. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by Gordon Haskett on Friday October 19th, 2018, with this firm Initiated DNKN to an updated rating of Hold. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) have moved by -5.36% and -7.44%, respectively.
Brokerage Updates Related to Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) Stock
This publicly-traded organization generated losses of -1.11% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 28 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Of the latest market expert opinions, 3 have given an underperform rating, 0 has given a sell rating, and 4 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 28 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $73.79. Moreover, individual price targets range between $51.00-$83.00. With its recent move to $70.00, we can see that these firms project this stock will gain by 14.70% in one year.
Updates from Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) SEC Form 4
This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 0.20% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A Chief Legal and HR Officer at Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) sold off some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Nov 09. Similarly, EMMETT RICHARD J sold 20,000 shares of the organization’s stock at $74.50 apiece and racked up $1,490,000 in earnings from the sale. Now, EMMETT RICHARD J holds 13,208 shares of the company following the exchange. A Chief Financial Officer of the organization named Jaspon Katherine D., was engaged in a transaction that occurred on Nov 07 that managed to be worth $139,232 from the sale of 1,900 common shares at a price of $73.28 per individual share.
Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) Results in the Pipeline
The next scheduled release of financial results for Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. will be for the Dec-18 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $0.61. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $329.61 million.
Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $319.62 million in revenue alongside EPS at $0.68. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $350.01 million with $0.83 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $350.64 million, with earnings per share ending up at $0.77.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) experienced a drop of -0.62% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That drove the price to $207.75 per share, as observed on February 8th, 2019, at a time when the total trading volume reached 1,944,478 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 2.59M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $236.83.
Pricing Indications for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)
This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.01 in the last year. In the most recent trading session, the daily high was $208.49, bringing the per-share value -0.62% high its 52-week high and about -15.26% more expensive than its 52-week low. Meanwhile, it gained 212.04 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is -4.13% lower than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) In-Depth Brokerage Insights
We can see that a number of brokerage firms are putting their focus onto this stock. Out of this group, 0 have a sell rating, 9 have a Buy rating, 8 have an outperform rating, while 11 provided a Hold rating for these shares – thanks to data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Additionally, 0 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 2.20, based on information from Thomson Reuters.
COST Stock Value Potential
In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 216.78 up from its 200 day moving average, while also -2.13% down when compared against its 50-day simple moving average. Over the course of the past year of trading, the share price stuck in the range of $192.00-$260.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 92.09B. After the trading day started off at the price of $207.75, these shares nearly bottomed out at its low price of $205.75 and nearly peaked at $208.49 as its full-day high price. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $209.05. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 0.40%, and the Beta factor is now 0.94. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 41.64.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Analyst Points of Focus
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) has found itself inside of Argus’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was Reiterated to Buy, by Argus, as garnered from a news report on Monday December 24th, 2018. An additional helpful research note was sent out by Citigroup’s on Monday December 3rd, 2018. The brokerage decided to downgrade COST to Neutral from its previous rating of Buy.