Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) Forms $37.37 Double Bottom; Dean Foods Co Has 1.1 Sentiment

December 7, 2017 - By Michael Collier

Dean Foods Company, a food and beverage company, processes and distributes milk, and other dairy and dairy case products in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.05 billion. The firm makes, markets, and distributes various branded and private label dairy case products, such as fluid milk, ice creams, cultured dairy products, creamers, ice cream mixes, and other dairy products; and juices, teas, bottled water, and other products. It has a 18.81 P/E ratio. It sell its products under approximately 50 national, regional, and local proprietary or licensed brands, and private labels, including DairyPure, TruMoo, Alta Dena, Berkeley Farms, Country Fresh, DeanÂ’s, Friendly's, Garelick Farms, LAND O LAKES, Lehigh Valley Dairy Farms, Mayfield, McArthur, Meadow Gold, Oak Farms, PET, T.G.

Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) formed double bottom with $36.25 target or 3.00% below today’s $37.37 share price. Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) has $1.73B valuation. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $37.37. About 279,892 shares traded. Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) has declined 7.85% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.55% the S&P500.




Analysts await Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $0.69 EPS, down 2.82% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.71 per share. EAT’s profit will be $31.94 million for 13.54 P/E if the $0.69 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.42 actual EPS reported by Brinker International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 64.29% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.02, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 38 investors sold Brinker International, Inc. shares while 94 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 53.09 million shares or 4.02% less from 55.31 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Tower Rech Ltd (Trc) holds 0% of its portfolio in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) for 586 shares. Jpmorgan Chase holds 0.04% or 4.37 million shares. State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.01% in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT). Foundry Partners Ltd Liability Company reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT). Clark Estates holds 0.43% of its portfolio in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) for 66,000 shares. Prelude Cap Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0% or 1,150 shares in its portfolio. Profund Advsrs Ltd reported 6,849 shares. First Tru Advisors Limited Partnership stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT). Wellington Management Group Llp holds 0% in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) or 64,392 shares. Panagora Asset Inc reported 274,695 shares. Ahl Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.29% in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT). Credit Agricole S A owns 83,594 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Price T Rowe Md stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT). Axa has 0.03% invested in Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT). Retirement System Of Alabama holds 63,081 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

Among 24 analysts covering Brinker (NYSE:EAT), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Brinker had 59 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Topeka Capital Markets reinitiated Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) on Monday, June 6 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 19 to “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group given on Tuesday, June 7. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, August 7. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by Stephens. JP Morgan maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $54 target in Friday, June 10 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 15 by Maxim Group. On Wednesday, April 20 the stock rating was downgraded by BTIG Research to “Neutral”. The stock of Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, August 12 by Telsey Advisory Group.

The stock increased 0.31% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $11.48. About 590,213 shares traded. Dean Foods Company (DF) has risen 1.28% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.42% the S&P500.

Nine Chapters Capital Management Llc holds 1.63% of its portfolio in Dean Foods Company for 10,100 shares. Denver Investment Advisors Llc owns 2.05 million shares or 1.54% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Dean Investment Associates Llc has 1.03% invested in the company for 313,170 shares. The Kansas-based Dean Capital Management has invested 0.95% in the stock. Adirondack Research & Management Inc., a New York-based fund reported 133,997 shares.

Analysts await Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $0.26 earnings per share, down 31.58% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.38 per share. DF’s profit will be $23.67 million for 11.04 P/E if the $0.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.20 actual earnings per share reported by Dean Foods Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 30.00% EPS growth.

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