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Carrols Restaurant

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Carrols Restaurant transformative deal a 'clear positive,' says Stephens

After Carrols Restaurant announced a deal to acquire 166 Burger King and 55 Popeyes restaurants from Cambridge Franchise Holdings, Stephens analyst Will Slabaugh called the agreement a "clear positive." He likes the large and accretive nature of the deal and also likes that it give Carrols a platform to develop a second fast-growing QSR brand. The analyst, who said he would be a buyer on today's news, kept an Overweight rating and $18 price target on Carrols Restaurant shares ahead of the company's conference call.

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TAST Carrols Restaurant
$9.36

0.06 (0.65%)

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RHCO
05/23/18
INITIATION
Target $16
RHCO
Buy
Carrols Restaurant initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Jake Bartlett initiated Carrols Restaurant (TAST) with a Buy rating and a price target of $16, saying that as the largest Burger King franchise, it has an opportunity to grow at 5% annualized rate for the next 5 years. The analyst notes that the re-acceleration in store acquisitions will drive estimates and multiples for the stock higher, and while the "resurgence of McDonald's (MCD) is a risk, he believes Burger King's "barbell" menu strategy will limit any market share loss.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Quantenna Communications (QTNA) initiated with a Buy at Stifel. 2. Cesca Therapeutics (KOOL) initiated with a Buy at H.C. Wainwright. 3. W&T Offshore (WTI) initiated with a Neutral at Roth Capital. 4. Carrols Restaurant (TAST) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust. 5. Vanda initiated with a Buy at Citi. 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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08/13/18
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Target $45
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Equal Weight
Stephens 'encouraged' to see better momentum in Brinker's traffic trends
Stephens analyst Will Slabaugh maintained an Equal Weight rating and $45 price target on Brinker International (EAT) ahead of the company's earnings report on Tuesday, telling investors that while he is "encouraged" to see better momentum in recent traffic trends, he is keeping the rating until he is more comfortable that recent initiatives are translating into a sustained traffic improvement. The analyst says Restaurant Brands (QSR), Carrols (TST) and Wendy's (WEN) remain his favorite names in quick-service and BJ's Restaurants (BJRI) among casuals.
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09/18/18
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Overweight
Stephens highlights Red Robin, BJ's Restaurants as restaurant M&A candidates
Stephens analyst Will Slabaugh issued his yearly look at restaurants that he views as the most attractive takeover candidates, highlighting Red Robin (RRGB), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Carrols Restaurant (TAST), Chuy's (CHUY) and Papa Murphy's (FRSH) as the names at the top of his potential M&A list. The analyst said the highest profile deals in the space in the last twelve months included Buffalo Wild Wings, which he noted was one of six he highlighted in his 2017 potential takeout targets list. Slabaugh has Overweight ratings on four of the five stocks highlighted, with an Equal Weight rating on only Chuy's.

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