Brinker International Inc. (NYSE:EAT) went down by -4.39% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $62.69. The company’s stock price has collected 1.31% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 12/18/20 that Vaccine Distributor McKesson Stock Can Rise Even Higher
Is It Worth Investing in Brinker International Inc. (NYSE :EAT) Right Now?
Brinker International Inc. (NYSE:EAT) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 103.20 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for EAT is at 2.78. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 10 analysts out of 23 who provided ratings for Brinker International Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 13 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $60.00, which is -$1.33 below the current price. EAT currently public float of 44.60M and currently shorts hold a 10.18% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of EAT was 1.32M shares.
EAT’s Market Performance
EAT stocks went up by 1.31% for the week, with a monthly jump of 11.83% and a quarterly performance of 33.36%, while its annual performance rate touched 40.29%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.16% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.04% for Brinker International Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.90% for EAT stocks with a simple moving average of 66.20% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of EAT
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EAT stocks, with Telsey Advisory Group repeating the rating for EAT by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for EAT in the upcoming period, according to Telsey Advisory Group is $65 based on the research report published on December 17th of the previous year 2020.
BMO Capital Markets, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EAT reach a price target of $65, previously predicting the price at $45. The rating they have provided for EAT stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on October 15th, 2020.
EAT Trading at 13.56% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought EAT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -4.85% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.04%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.16%, as shares surge +13.77% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +37.00% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, EAT rose by +1.31%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +426.01% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $57.22. In addition, Brinker International Inc. saw 5.44% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at EAT starting from Roberts Wyman, who sale 12,500 shares at the price of $57.30 back on Jan 04. After this action, Roberts Wyman now owns 251,092 shares of Brinker International Inc., valued at $716,250 using the latest closing price.
Allen Wade, the SVP of Innovation of Brinker International Inc., sale 4,760 shares at $53.31 during a trade that took place back on Dec 03, which means that Allen Wade is holding 15,125 shares at $253,756 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for EAT
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +3.57 for the present operating margin
- +8.00 for the gross margin
The net margin for Brinker International Inc. stands at +0.79. The total capital return value is set at 9.33, while invested capital returns managed to touch 2.20. Equity return is now at value -3.90, with 0.80 for asset returns.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.06, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.73. The receivables turnover for the company is 39.14 and the total asset turnover is 1.54. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.45.