DNKN stock: buy or sell?
June 26th, 2019
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, franchises, and licenses quick service restaurants under the Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins brands worldwide.
Should I buy DNKN stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Having a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
These 2 buy setups are elegible for Dunkin' Brands stock right now:
|New all-time high||Yes|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Dunkin' Brands stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, we gathered 13 ratings published for DNKN stock in the last month.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-6-25||Credit Suisse Group||n/a||Underperform|
|2019-4-3||BMO Capital Markets||Outperform||Market Perform|
|2019-2-8||BMO Capital Markets||n/a||Outperform|
DNKN stock analysis
After marking all time highs on June 24th, Dunkin' Brands depreciated -0.50% today to $79.56.
After marking all time highs on June 24th, Dunkin' Brands depreciated -0.50% to $79.56. Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on May 22nd, DNKN price climbed $5.21 per share (7.01%). Since last February when DNKN stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $10.77 (15.66%). On Jun 24th, DNKN hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on June/12 tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.
Dunkin' Brands shares peaked new all time highs again this week, setting highs to $83.22. Shares closed at $79.56 and stayed stable 0.03% during the week. Early June DNKN skyrocketed an impressive 5.46% in just one week.
Dunkin' Brands stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, DNKN might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . By mid May, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 7.67%. Since mid February when DNKN stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $10.52 (15.24%).
DNKN stock price history
DNKN stock went public on July 27th, 2011 with a price of $21.201. Since then, DNKN stock grew a 275.30%, with an average of 39.30% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in DNKN stock in 2011, it would worth $2,753.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
DNKN stock historical price chart
DNKN stock reached all-time highs on Jun 24th with a price of $83.22.
DNKN stock price target is $77.00How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last 30 days we found 9 price forecasts for Dunkin' Brands stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-6-25||Credit Suisse Group||Initiates||n/a||$70.00||-|
|2019-2-8||UBS Group||Set Price Target||n/a||$72.00||-|
|2019-2-8||Mizuho||Set Price Target||n/a||$61.00||-|
|2019-2-8||Maxim Group||Lowers Target||$83.00||$79.00||-4.8%|
|2019-2-8||BMO Capital Markets||Lowers Target||n/a||$75.00||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareDunkin' Brands presented good results for 2018-Q4 on February. Dunkin' Brands gained Earnings per Share (EPS) by 9.70%, beating analysts of $0.62. Dunkin' Brands posted $0.68.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a tiny growth of 2.92% to $828.03 million USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, on the other hand, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) fell a -5.94% to 27.77%.
|2013||$714 M||-||$147 M20.6%||-|
|2014||$749 M||4.88%||$176 M23.6%||20.05%|
|2015||$811 M||8.31%||$105 M13.0%||-40.33%|
|2016||$829 M||2.21%||$196 M23.6%||85.86%|
|2017||$805 M||-2.93%||$271 M33.7%||38.67%|
|2018||$828 M||2.92%||$230 M27.8%||-15.23%|
Quarterly financial resultsDunkin' Brands reported $201.05 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -7.58% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $53.19 M with a profit margin of 26.46%. Profit margin slightly fell a -3.91% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 30.37%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Dunkin' Brands sales marked a dreadful decrease and collapsed a -21.19%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Dunkin' Brands posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$191 M||-||$47 M24.9%||-|
|2017-Q2||$219 M||14.61%||$56 M25.5%||17.34%|
|2017-Q3||$224 M||2.59%||$52 M23.3%||-6.19%|
|2017-Q4||$255 M||13.81%||$214 M84.0%||310.25%|
|2018-Q1||$190 M||-25.39%||$50 M26.3%||-76.60%|
|2018-Q2||$219 M||15.11%||$60 M27.6%||20.63%|
|2018-Q3||$218 M||-0.71%||$66 M30.4%||9.21%|
|2018-Q4||$201 M||-7.58%||$53 M26.5%||-19.49%|
Dunkin' Brands ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a company, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Dunkin' Brands, 0.37% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for DNKN stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$6.6 B||$89.9 M||$156.2 B||$100.9 B||$13.2 B|
|Total shares||82.7 M||91.7 M||763.6 M||1,210.0 M||113.8 M|
|Float shares||82.3 M||90.4 M||763.1 M||1,170.0 M||109.2 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||94.7%||91.2%||70.0%||75.3%||80.5%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.4%||11.5%||0.1%||3.2%||4.5%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Wednesday, June 26th, 2019|
|Day range||$79.03 - $80.17|
|Average true range||$1.49|
|50d mov avg||$75.90|
|100d mov avg||$73.63|
|200d mov avg||$71.84|
Dunkin' Brands performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare Dunkin' Brands performance to Dean Foods, McDonald's, Starbucks, J.M. Smucker and Wendy's: