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Restaurant Brands

$62.71

0.425 (0.68%)

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Restaurant Brands reports Q4 adj. EPS 68c, consensus 56c

Reports Q4 revenue $1.39B, consensus $1.15B. Reports Q4 Tim Horton's SSS up 1.9%, Burger King SSS up 1.7%, and Popeye's SSS up 0.1%. Jose Cil, CEO of Restaurant Brands commented, "I am pleased to report that our business continued to deliver strong system-wide sales growth in 2018, driven by acceleration of net restaurant growth at Burger King and Popeyes and improved momentum in comparable sales at Tim Hortons through our 'Winning Together' plan. We have demonstrated our increased focus on technology and made notable progress against many of our initiatives including delivery, kiosks, and mobile app development. Throughout the year, we continued to maintain a balanced approach to capital allocation through our increased dividend, share repurchases, and reinvestment in our brands, illustrating our confidence in the long-term growth potential of our business. We remain focused on further growing franchisee profitability and improving guest experience, which we believe will drive value for all of our stakeholders for many years to come."

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QSR Restaurant Brands
$62.71

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01/24/19
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UPGRADE
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
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01/24/19
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Target $74
UBSW
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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.
02/06/19
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02/06/19
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Target $71
COWN
Outperform
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.

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