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Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. [NASDAQ:DNKN]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders often pay a significant amount of attention to what top market analysts have to say about a potential stock investment. In regards to Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. [DNKN], the most recent average analyst recommendation we can read comes from the fiscal quarter ending in December. On average, stock market experts give DNKN an Hold rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 8.24 to 16.95. This is compared to its latest closing price of $68.11.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. [DNKN] is sitting at 2.67. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.71.

For the quarter ending in Dec-18 Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. [DNKN] generated $0.32 billion in sales. That’s 3.03% lower than the average estimate of $0.33 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep your eyes on this company’s next financial results, which are scheduled to be made public on Thu 25 Apr (In 71 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. [DNKN]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. [DNKN] sitting at +30.28 and its Gross Margin at +48.96, this company’s Net Margin is now 26.30%. These measurements indicate that Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. [DNKN] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 14.79, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 10.90%. Its Return on Assets is 6.22.

Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 130.60, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 88.01.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 18.17 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 6.89. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 6.07, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.39.

Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 10.88 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.36. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Current Ratio is 1.51.

Performance Indicators

Let’s now turn our attention to trading performance: Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. [DNKN] has 82.77M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $5.59B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 57.33 to 77.13. At its current price, it has moved by -12.49% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 17.74% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.47, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 44.43. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. [DNKN] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. [DNKN], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.