Reaffirmed: DineEquity Inc (NYSE:DIN) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed by Analysts at Maxim Group; $55.0 Target in Place

January 19, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

 Reaffirmed: DineEquity Inc (NYSE:DIN)

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.45 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 1.53 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 22 investors sold DineEquity, Inc. shares while 34 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 16.56 million shares or 1.05% less from 16.73 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

New York-based D E Shaw And Company Incorporated has invested 0% in DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN). State Teachers Retirement holds 0% of its portfolio in DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) for 37,555 shares. State Street owns 450,955 shares. 150 are owned by Edge Wealth Management Limited Company. Amica Mutual Insurance owns 10,401 shares. Jpmorgan Chase owns 86,326 shares. Ameriprise Inc holds 118,371 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Axa holds 0% or 6,642 shares. Oppenheimer And Co Incorporated reported 7,335 shares. Glenmede Tru Na has invested 0% in DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN). Sfe Counsel stated it has 6,831 shares. Hightower Advsrs Limited Com has 0% invested in DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN). Millennium Management Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 112,464 shares in its portfolio. Msd Cap L P holds 13.41% or 740,545 shares in its portfolio. Kbc Grp Inc Nv invested in 53,342 shares.

DineEquity Inc (NYSE:DIN) Rating Reaffirmed

Maxim Group now has a $55.0 TP on shares of DineEquity Inc (NYSE:DIN). The TP would suggest a potential upside of 6.80 % from the last stock close of DineEquity Inc (NYSE:DIN). This rating was revealed to clients and investors in analysts report on 30 October.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.45 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 1.53 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 22 investors sold DineEquity, Inc. shares while 34 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 16.56 million shares or 1.05% less from 16.73 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

New York-based D E Shaw And Company Incorporated has invested 0% in DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN). State Teachers Retirement holds 0% of its portfolio in DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) for 37,555 shares. State Street owns 450,955 shares. 150 are owned by Edge Wealth Management Limited Company. Amica Mutual Insurance owns 10,401 shares. Jpmorgan Chase owns 86,326 shares. Ameriprise Inc holds 118,371 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Axa holds 0% or 6,642 shares. Oppenheimer And Co Incorporated reported 7,335 shares. Glenmede Tru Na has invested 0% in DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN). Sfe Counsel stated it has 6,831 shares. Hightower Advsrs Limited Com has 0% invested in DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN). Millennium Management Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 112,464 shares in its portfolio. Msd Cap L P holds 13.41% or 740,545 shares in its portfolio. Kbc Grp Inc Nv invested in 53,342 shares.

DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering DineEquity (NYSE:DIN), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. DineEquity has $105 highest and $55.0 lowest target. $80.20’s average target is 55.73% above currents $51.5 stock price. DineEquity had 23 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by Zacks. The rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, October 5 to “”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 21 by Maxim Group. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group on Tuesday, August 8 with “Buy”. The stock of DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by TheStreet. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, January 24 by Instinet. Maxim Group maintained the shares of DIN in report on Monday, October 30 with “Buy” rating. Maxim Group maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, April 11 report. Nomura initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 20 report. As per Friday, November 18, the company rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

The stock increased 0.16% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $51.5. About 15,410 shares traded. DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) has declined 38.62% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 55.32% the S&P500.

Analysts await DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) to report earnings on March, 7. They expect $0.64 EPS, down 53.28 % or $0.73 from last year’s $1.37 per share. DIN’s profit will be $11.51M for 20.12 P/E if the $0.64 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.91 actual EPS reported by DineEquity, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -29.67 % negative EPS growth.

DineEquity, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns, franchises, operates, and rents full-service restaurants in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $926.39 million. The firm operates through four divisions: Franchise Operations, Rental Operations, Company Restaurant Operations, and Financing Operations. It currently has negative earnings. It owns and operates two restaurant concepts, including Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar in the bar and grill segment of the casual dining category of the restaurant industry; and International House of Pancakes (IHOP) in the family dining category of the restaurant industry.

More news for DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Yummy, Yummy: DineEquity Serves It Up With All The Fixins” on December 29, 2017. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “DineEquity, Inc. to Host Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2017 Earnings Conference …” and published on January 18, 2018 is yet another important article.

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