Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) Rating Changes as of May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018 - By Carolyn Hewitt

Big Money Sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.08, from 2017Q3’s 0.82. The ratio increased due to Bloomin' Brands, Inc. positioning: 25 sold and 74 reduced. 44 funds took positions and 45 increased positions. Investors holded 85.71 million in 2017Q3 but now own 87.88 million shares or 2.54% more.
76,553 are owned by Flippin Bruce And Porter. The Massachusetts-based Geode Cap Mngmt has invested 0.01% in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). Ahl Ptnrs Llp reported 0.25% of its capital in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). Vident Inv Advisory Llc stated it has 0.01% in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). 11,652 were accumulated by Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability. 2.28 million were reported by Fuller Thaler Asset Inc. Macquarie Grp Inc Limited holds 0% of its capital in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) for 84,700 shs. Swiss Bancshares holds 0% or 159,100 shs. California Public Employees Retirement Systems reported 106,467 shs. Eaton Vance, Massachusetts-based fund reported 32,920 shs. Peak6 Ltd Partnership reported 1,504 shs. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio invested 0% of its capital in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). American National Registered Advisor holds 17,530 shs. Granite Point Cap L P reported 39,000 shs stake. 5,546 are held by Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado.

Bloomin' Brands, Inc. had 22 selling transactions and 0 insider purchases since December 15, 2017. This’s net activity of $57.55 million. On Friday, March 2 Shares for $3.50 million were sold by SMITH ELIZABETH A. Deno David J. had sold 66,603 shs worth $1.65M. On Wednesday, May 2 Kappitt Michael sold $395,617 worth of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) or 15,901 shs. 9,081 Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) shs with value of $190,020 were sold by HERLIHY DONAGH. SINGH SUKHDEV sold 23,000 shs worth $532,450. Shares for $2.01 million were sold by Scarlett Gregg.

Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 8 have positions in Bloomin’ Brands (NASDAQ:BLMN) as follows: 3 rated it a “Buy”, 1 with “Sell” and 4 with “Hold”. The positive are 38%. Since November 22, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Bloomin’ Brands has 12 analyst reports. On Tuesday, May 1 JP Morgan maintained Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) rating. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $26 target. On Friday, January 19 the firm earned “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs. On Wednesday, January 24 the rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, February 23. On Tuesday, January 16 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Barclays Capital. On Friday, March 2 the stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank. On Friday, April 27 the firm earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital. On Friday, December 22 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. On Friday, February 23 the stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital. On Wednesday, November 22 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Bank of America. Listed here are Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) PTs and latest ratings.

01/05/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $21 New Target: $26 Maintain
27/04/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $27 New Target: $28 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
23/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $24.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $26 New Target: $27 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $24 New Target: $27 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $25 New Target: $26 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Sell New Target: $17.0 Downgrade
16/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $25.0 Maintain
22/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $23.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.50% or $0.11 during the last trading session, hitting $22.18.Currently Bloomin' Brands, Inc. is uptrending after 28.31% change in last May 17, 2017. BLMN has 19,184 shares volume. BLMN outperformed the S&P500 by 16.76%.

BloominÂ’ Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates casual, upscale casual, and fine dining restaurants primarily in the United States and internationally.The firm is valued at $2.06 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, U.S. and International.The P/E ratio is 21.96. The Company’s restaurant portfolio has four concepts: Outback Steakhouse, a casual steakhouse restaurant; CarrabbaÂ’s Italian Grill, a casual Italian restaurant; Bonefish Grill, an upscale casual seafood restaurant; and FlemingÂ’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, a contemporary steakhouse.

More recent Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) news were posted by Streetinsider.com, Globenewswire.com and Streetinsider.com. The first one has “JANA Shows New Stakes in Apple (AAPL), Boston Scientific (BSX), Dropbox (DBX), iQIYI (IQ) (more..) -13F” as a title and was posted on May 15, 2018. The next is “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within USA Technologies, Bloomin’ Brands, MBIA, NextEra Energy, Sealed Air, and …” on May 11, 2018. And last was posted on May 15, 2018, called “Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Enters Office Depot (ODP), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) (more…) – 13F”.

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