Dividend Growth of Brinker International, Inc.(EAT)

Brinker International(EAT) is having a Dividend Yield of 3.01% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.28. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.34. Brinker International has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.25% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.36. Brinker International(EAT) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 10, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.34. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1.36. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 3.01%. Brinker International(EAT) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.4 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.38. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.02. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Brinker International(EAT) is at the rate of 16.99% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.94. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.09% or 0.04 points. After the session commenced at $45.29, the stock reached the higher end at $45.29 while it hit a low of $44.47. With the volume soaring to 706,057 shares, the last trade was called at $45.15. The company has a 52-week high of $55.84. The company has a market cap of $2,207 million and there are 48,877,805 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $43.18. Brinker International, Inc. has lost 0.27% in the last five trading days and dropped 4% in the last 4 weeks. Brinker International, Inc. has dropped 17.23% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -8.84%.

Currently the company Insiders own 1.76% of Brinker International, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -36.92%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 13, 2017, Kelli Valade (EVP & President of Chilis) sold 10,500 shares at 45.81 per share price.On Nov 21, 2016, Steve Provost (Pres., Maggianos Little Italy) sold 9,728 shares at 53.91 per share price.On Nov 10, 2016, Joseph G Taylor (VP, Inv. Rel. & Treasurer) sold 1,500 shares at 51.69 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Brinker International was Reiterated by Maxim Group on Jan 26, 2017 to Buy, Lowers Price Target to $ 54 from a previous price target of $58 .Brinker International was Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Jan 26, 2017 to Market Perform, Lowers Price Target to $ 49 from a previous price target of $52 .Brinker International was Downgraded by Morgan Stanley to Underweight on Jan 17, 2017. Brinker International was Downgraded by Telsey Advisory Group on Jan 4, 2017 to Market Perform, Lowers Price Target to $ 52 from a previous price target of $60 .

Brinker International Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 25, 2017. The company reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.03. Analyst had a consensus of $0.74. The company had revenue of $771.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $787.83 million. The companys revenue was down -2.2 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.78 EPS.

Brinker International either owns, operates, franchises, or is involved in the ownership of restaurants under the names Chilis Grill & Bar, Romanos Macaroni Grill, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, Maggianos Little Italy, Cozymels Coastal Grill, Corner Bakery Cafe, Big Bowl Asian Kitchen, and Rockfish Seafood Grill.


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