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QSR

Restaurant Brands

$62.12

-0.52 (-0.83%)

, DPZ

Domino's Pizza

$289.37

8.66 (3.09%)

07:49
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Cowen views Domino's Pizza as top acquisition candidate for Restaurant Brands

Cowen analyst Andrew Charles views Domino's Pizza (DPZ) as a preeminent candidate for Restaurant Brands (QSR) to acquire.The analyst noted Restaurant Brands is open to buying a fourth brand and Domino's, with its international franchisees, provides opportunities to accelerate the company's existing brands' global expansion. He also believes the company can benefit from Domino's digital and delivery best practices. Charles lays out purchase price scenarios in the $350 to $375 per share range for Domino's shares and he reiterated his Outperform rating and $71 price target on Restaurant Brands shares.

QSR

Restaurant Brands

$62.12

-0.52 (-0.83%)

DPZ

Domino's Pizza

$289.37

8.66 (3.09%)

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QSR Restaurant Brands
$62.12

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01/23/19
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01/23/19
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Restaurant Brands upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
01/24/19
01/24/19
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Target $74

Outperform
Restaurant Brands upgraded to Outperform at BMO Capital on comps, dividend hike
As previously reported, BMO Capital analyst Peter Sklar upgraded Restaurant Brands to Outperform from Market Perform and raised his price target to $74 from $58. The analyst cites the company's announced dividend increase, strong preliminary comparable sales for Q4, and the appointment of an industry "operator" as CEO. Sklar also believes that naming Daniel Schwartz as executive chairman is a positive development, suggesting that Restaurant Brands' prior phase of cost cutting is complete.
01/24/19
UBSW
01/24/19
NO CHANGE
Target $74
UBSW
Buy
Restaurant Brands valuation inexpensive relative to peers, says UBS
UBS analyst Dennis Geiger believes meaningful upside exists for Restaurant Brands, citing the potential for Tim Horton's comp trends to continue to improve and Burger King comps easing while momentum remains strong. Geiger, who said its investors day can act as a catalyst, reiterated his Buy rating and $74 price target on Restaurant Brands.
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Procter & Gamble (PG) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Berenberg with analyst James Targett saying his analysis showed large brands trend to outperform, particularly in home care, hygiene and parts of personal care and packaged food. 2. Restaurant Brands (QSR) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital with analyst Peter Sklar citing the company's announced dividend increase, strong preliminary comparable sales for Q4, and the appointment of an industry "operator" as CEO. 3. Incyte (INCY) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Gabelli and to Outperform from Market Perform at William Blair. 4. Kimberly-Clark (KMB) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Dara Mohsenian saying while its initial FY19 EPS guidance of $6.50-6.70 was 2.5% below the prior consensus at the midpoint, he views it as "reasonable." 5. Southern Company (SO) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi with analyst Praful Mehta saying he believes the company's Vogtle site is showing "good progress" following a visit. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
DPZ Domino's Pizza
$289.37

8.66 (3.09%)

01/18/19
SPHN
01/18/19
NO CHANGE
Target $310
SPHN
Overweight
Stephens supportive of Domino's Pizza's continued investments
After attending Domino's Pizza's investor day meeting, Stephens analyst Will Slabaugh said he is supportive of the plans the company laid out to continue investing in its people and technology. The investments should continue to widen the tech and efficiency gap with its peers, also translating into the ability to offer value pricing, said Slabaugh. Additionally, the company reiterated its long-term same-store sales and unit growth guidance, which came against investor fears that they could lower their outlook or speak to the lower end for FY19, said the analyst. He keeps an Overweight rating and $310 price target on Domino's Pizza shares.
01/18/19
BARD
01/18/19
NO CHANGE
Target $295
BARD
Outperform
Domino's Pizza system sales growth can support premium valuation, says Baird
Baird analyst David Tarantino came away from Domino's Pizza's investors conference with continued confidence that Domino's has the drivers in place to fuel healthy operating momentum in 2019 and for years to come. The analyst believes investors may need to digest a slower pace of U.S. comps as the comparisons become stiffer, but he believes total system sales growth can remain robust and support the stock's premium valuation. Tarantino reiterated his Outperform rating and $295 price target on Domino's Pizza shares.
01/18/19
BTIG
01/18/19
NO CHANGE
Target $335
BTIG
Domino's Pizza price target raised to $335 from $310 at BTIG
BTIG analyst Peter Saleh raised his price target on Domino's Pizza to $335 and kept his Buy rating after its Investor Day presentation, saying the company's "momentum remains strong" thanks to its "consistent value proposition, technology investments and data-driven approach." The analyst further notes that Domino's Pizza's "ambitious long-term financial targets" and unit growth should keep its sales growth at the top of the industry, adding that its fortressing strategy will "pressure weaker independent and chain competitors to close".
01/25/19
LBOW
01/25/19
NO CHANGE
Target $325
LBOW
Buy
Longbow ups Domino's Q4 domestic franchised SSS growth view to 7.5%-8%
Longbow analyst Alton Stump raised his forecast for Domino's Pizza's Q4 domestic franchised same-store sales growth to 7.5%-8%, from a prior 6.5% comp growth forecast, following his checks with U.S. Domino's franchisees. The inclusion of pan pizza in Domino's carryout deal drove an estimated 100 basis point lift to comps over the last six weeks of the quarter, Stump's checks indicated. The analyst, who thinks any Q4 domestic comp growth of 7% or more would be viewed favorably by investors, keeps a Buy rating on Domino's shares.

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