Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) has a beta value of 2.65 and has seen 938,445 shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $2.2 Billion, closed the last trade at $48.6 per share which meant it lost -$0.89 on the day or -1.8% during that session. The EAT stock price is -8.95% off its 52-week high price of $52.95 and 85.6% above the 52-week low of $7. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 1.58 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 1.67 Million shares.

The consensus among analysts is that Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.3. None of the analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while none rate it as Overweight. 12 out of 24 have rated it as a Hold, with 12 advising it as a Buy. None have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $0.58.

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) trade information

Despite being -1.8% in the red today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Wednesday, Nov 18 when the EAT stock price touched $52.19- or saw a rise of 6.88%. Year-to-date, Brinker International, Inc. shares have moved 15.71%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 2.75%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) have changed 4.54%. Short interest in the company has seen 4.69 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 2.81.

Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $52.4, which means that the shares’ value could jump 7.82% from current levels. The projected low price target is $37 while the price target rests at a high of $65. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is +33.74% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose -23.87% from current levels.

Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) estimates and forecasts

Figures show that Brinker International, Inc. shares have outperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained +87.64% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 61.4%, compared to -9.6% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, lowered its growth outlook for the 2020 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are -42.6% and -27.3% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be +9.4%.

20 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $813.83 Million for the current quarter. 20 have an estimated revenue figure of $882.72 Million for the next quarter concluding in March 01, 2021. Year-ago sales stood $879.63 Million and $860Million respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by -7.5% for the current quarter and 2.6% for the next.

If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was -27% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2020 is a modest -84.2% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 32.7%.

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT)’s Major holders

Insiders own 1.59% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 105.14% with a share float percentage of 106.84%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Brinker International, Inc. having a total of 332 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Blackrock Inc. with over 8.18 Million shares worth more than $349.43 Million. As of September 29, 2020, Blackrock Inc. held 18.06% of shares outstanding.

The other major institutional holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), with the holding of over 4.68 Million shares as of September 29, 2020. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $200.01 Million and represent 10.34% of shares outstanding.

Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are iShares Core S&P Smallcap ETF and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. As of September 29, 2020, the former fund manager holds about 6.18% shares in the company for having 2797083 shares of worth $119.49 Million while later fund manager owns 1.25 Million shares of worth $30.06 Million as of June 29, 2020, which makes it owner of about 2.77% of company’s outstanding stock.

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