Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (BLMN) Share are up 6.47% over the last three months: What’s Next?

Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (BLMN) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Elizabeth A. Smith Executive Chairman of the Board with 346,247 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Sukhdev Singh Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer – International and Franchising, with 52,616 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 42,730 shares of BLMN is David J. Deno Chief Executive Officer and Director.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (BLMN), BlackRock Fund Advisors is the top holder with 13.3 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is The Vanguard Group, Inc. with 12.51 million shares. In the third-place spot with 7.82 million shares is JANA Partners LLC.

This company’s stock price was $19.59 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1,025,408. Compare that to its average daily volume of 1.68M. Given the fact that this stock has 89.28M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $1.75B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 0.34. Its Price to Sales ratio is 0.42, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 27.03, and its Price to Book ratio is 11.73.

BLMN stock has achieved a 5-day range of $19.26 to $21.06, with a total performance of -6.49% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $15.81 to $21.06, generating a +24.07% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +4.09%, trading in the range of $15.12 to $21.06.

In the past 5 days, shares of BLMN have made a new high 1 time. In the last month, it has made a new high 16 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 11 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 6/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.36. This is a 0.01 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.35, amounting to an earnings surprise of 2.90%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 6/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.72, making for an earnings surprise of 4.20%. For the quarter ending 12/30/2018, EPS was reported at 0.3, generating a 15.40% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $107.1 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $101.29 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $288.07 million for the year, compared to $409.0 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$208.22 million, compared to -$260.59 million, and Free Cash flow was $79.85 million compared to the prior year’s $148.41 million.

Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (BLMN) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 3.6/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.03, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.04, a Debt to Equity ratio of 16.14 and a Debt to EBITDA of 6.15. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 3.41, its Piotroski F-Score is 6, its Altman Z-Score is 1.13 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.91.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 6/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 3.87, a Net Margin of 2.62, a ROE of 94.62, and a ROC of 9.9.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for BLMN, this company’s Price to Median PS Value is 0.86. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for BLMN is now 3.3. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 10.79.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for BLMN is sitting at 0.21, while its Current Ratio is 0.3 and its PEG Ratio is 4.83. This stock’s PB Ratio is 11.86, its PS Ratio is 0.44, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 16.73. Similarly, its Price to Owner Earnings is 39.42, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 14.66 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 5.66.