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BLMN

Bloomin' Brands

$20.79

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Current pullback in Bloomin' Brands a buying opportunity, says Tigress Financial

Tigress Financial analyst Ivan Feinseth kept his Buy rating on Bloomin' Brands, saying the company continues to "benefit from the strong consumer spending environment and positive casual dining trends, along with a number of existing catalysts that could unlock additional shareholder value". With same store sales growth gaining momentum, the analyst notes the company's efforts to invest in new initiatives to further improve operating margins. Feinseth contends that "further upside exists from current levels", recommending that investors use the recent pullback in the stock price as a buying opportunity.

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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Netflix (NFLX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel and to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital. 2. Wolverine World Wide (WWW) upgraded to Strong Buy from Buy at CL King. 3. Fidelity National (FNF) and First American (FAF) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette. 4. Bloomin' Brands (BLMN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst Brian Vaccaro saying the 20% decline in shares since early May reflects reduced expectations related to Brazil and provides an attractive entry point given his outlook for strong U.S. Outback comps. 5. Restaurant Brands (QSR) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen with analyst Andrew Charles saying he believes Tim Horton sales have bottomed and cited upcoming drivers such as its debt capacity that could be used for M&A and expectations for unit growth to outpace consensus. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Bloomin' Brands upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
As previously reported, Raymond James upgraded Bloomin' Brands to Outperform from Market Perform and established a $25 price target. Analyst Brian Vaccaro said the 20% decline in shares since early May reflects reduced expectations related to Brazil and provides an attractive entry point given his outlook for strong US Outback comps.
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Bloomin' Brands upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Walmart (WMT) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer by analysts Rupesh Parikh and Brian Nagel, who said that while they remain "upbeat" on the retailer's strategic direction, they no longer see the case for Walmart outperformance and are "increasingly concerned" that the valuation at which shares trade could prove capped. 2. VMware (VMW) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel by analyst Brad Reback, who sees "too much uncertainty" as parent Dell Technologies (DVMT) evaluates "potential business opportunities." He believes, however, that VMware continues to execute well following its "strong" Q4 results. 3. Ruth's Hospitality (RUTH) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank by analyst Brett Levy, who said the company's progress and upside are largely priced in given the company's premium multiple, Levy tells investors in a research note. The analyst this morning also upgraded both Bloomin' Brands (BLMN) and Del Frisco's (DFRG) to Buy. 4. Opko Health (OPK) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan by analyst Eric Joseph, who believes the company's Q4 miss raises "significant doubts" for the core diagnostics/ BRL business. He believes the stock will continue to see pressure going forward. 5. Pure Storage (PSTG) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna by analyst Mehdi Hosseini, who cited the lack of visibility, particularly around FlashBlade, to raise estimates from current levels, which would be necessary for the next leg of appreciation. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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