Analysts Are Gushing Over DineEquity, Inc. (DIN), Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (BETR)

DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) last session’s volume of 0.59 million shares was higher than its average volume of 307.7 million shares. The stock, after opening at $43.26, hit $45.04 through the close by scoring 4.02%.

DineEquity, Inc. (DIN) Analyst Opinion

DineEquity, Inc. has a consensus hold rating from 5 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 17.24% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 17.94% last month and is down -41.51 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 2 of analysts who cover DIN having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $50.67 price target on DineEquity, Inc., suggesting a 12.5% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -48.82% below its 52-week high.

DineEquity, Inc. Earnings Surprise

DineEquity, Inc. (DIN) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $1.3 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $1.17. Its revenue totaled $155.33 million down -0.54% from the previous quarter.

DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) Intraday View

This stock (DIN) is ahead of its 52-week low with 22.69%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.05% which for the week stands at 3.12%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 9.08% and stays 11.71% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 4.79% gains and now is down -13.66% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $45.78. DineEquity, Inc. (DIN) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -42.37%.

Turning to Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (NYSE:BETR), its shares were trading at $7.23 a retreat of $-0.31, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $7.44, touched a high of $7.57 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.4. Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. has 2 buy ratings, 4 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -54.59% from its high of $15.83 to a $540.15 million market value through last close.

Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (BETR) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.29 to 2.29 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $9.33 a share. The target implies a 29.05% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 65.98% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (NYSE:BETR) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.2 million shares versus an average volume of 457.25 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.96% which for the week approaches 4.42%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $7.21 and compares with the $6.6 52-week low. The stock recovered 18.72% since its low point and has performed -17.93% year-to-date.

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