DNKN Stock: Will Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc Run Out of Steam Soon?

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.42 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 31 investors sold Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. shares while 93 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 80.37 million shares or 2.04% less from 82.04 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Alliancebernstein Lp reported 0% stake. Balyasny Asset Limited Liability Corp reported 77,679 shares. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas invested in 7,619 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 0.01% or 97,436 shares. 757,087 are owned by Wellington Mngmt Group Ltd Liability Partnership. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt has invested 0.01% in Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). Gsa Cap Prns Limited Liability Partnership reported 12,847 shares. Blackrock Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) for 7.27M shares. Principal Fin Gp holds 0.02% or 380,231 shares. 781 were reported by Ledyard National Bank. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has invested 0.14% in Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). Water Island Limited Co holds 0.01% or 5,801 shares. Tudor Investment Et Al, a Connecticut-based fund reported 17,623 shares. Art Limited Company has 15,400 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Chicago Equity Limited Liability Company reported 0.06% in Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN).

The stock of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) reached all time high today, Dec, 21 and still has $66.79 target or 3.00 % above today’s $64.84 share price. This indicates more upside for the $5.86B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $66.79 PT is reached, the company will be worth $175.71M more.
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The stock increased 2.13% or $1.35 during the last trading session, reaching $64.84. About 842,165 shares traded. Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) has risen 27.29% since December 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.59% the S&P500.

Analysts await Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $0.63 EPS, down 1.56 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.64 per share. DNKN’s profit will be $56.91M for 25.73 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual EPS reported by Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.28 % EPS growth.

Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) Ratings Coverage

Among 29 analysts covering Dunkin Brands (NASDAQ:DNKN), 13 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Dunkin Brands had 69 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, July 22. Guggenheim downgraded the shares of DNKN in report on Monday, March 7 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Monday, July 24. As per Tuesday, September 13, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, November 29 report. The stock of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Jefferies. The company was initiated on Friday, August 28 by Maxim Group. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Thursday, July 27 report. Credit Suisse maintained Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) on Tuesday, September 20 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Thursday, August 31.

More recent Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Dunkin’ to lose one of its top executives” on November 21, 2017. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 24, 2017” on November 22, 2017. Forbes.com‘s news article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Wheaton Precious Metals, Wyndham Worldwide and Dunkin …” with publication date: November 22, 2017 was also an interesting one.

DunkinÂ’ Brands Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, franchises, and licenses quick service restaurants under the DunkinÂ’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins brands worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.86 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: DunkinÂ’ Donuts U.S., DunkinÂ’ Donuts International, Baskin-Robbins International, and Baskin-Robbins U.S. It has a 28.44 P/E ratio. The Company’s restaurants offer hot and cold coffee, baked goods, donuts, bagels, muffins, breakfast sandwiches, hard-serve ice cream, soft serve ice cream, frozen yogurt, shakes, malts, floats, and cakes.

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