EPS for Dine Brands Global, Inc. (DIN) Expected At $1.88; Mueller Industries (MLI)’s Sentiment Is 0.78

Mueller Industries Inc (MLI) investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q4 2018. It’s down -0.33, from 1.11 in 2018Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 63 funds opened new or increased holdings, while 81 decreased and sold their holdings in Mueller Industries Inc. The funds in our database now have: 52.14 million shares, down from 52.48 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Mueller Industries Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 29 Reduced: 52 Increased: 45 New Position: 18.

Analysts expect Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) to report $1.88 EPS on May, 1.They anticipate $0.77 EPS change or 69.37% from last quarter’s $1.11 EPS. DIN’s profit would be $33.24M giving it 11.70 P/E if the $1.88 EPS is correct. After having $1.70 EPS previously, Dine Brands Global, Inc.’s analysts see 10.59% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.00% or $0.89 during the last trading session, reaching $87.96. About 184,433 shares traded. Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) has risen 27.94% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.57% the S&P500. Some Historical DIN News: 12/04/2018 – Comcast Business and Dine Brands Global, Inc. Partner to Drive Innovation in Casual Dining Restaurant Industry; 07/05/2018 – Thomas Song Joins Dine Brands Global From Choice Hotel; 07/05/2018 – DINE BRANDS GLOBAL – GREGGORY KALVIN, CO’S INTERIM CFO, WILL CONTINUE IN HIS ROLE AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE CONTROLLER ONCE SONG JOINS CO; 12/03/2018 – Enhanced Applebee’s® To Go Experience Has Arrived to Save Mealtime; 02/05/2018 – Dine Brands 1Q Profit Rises 9.5%; Backs 2018 Guidance; 02/05/2018 – DINE BRANDS REAFFIRMS YR VIEWS; 14/05/2018 – Dine Brands Global, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2018 Dividend; 02/04/2018 – Applebee’s® DOLLARITA™ is Back for the Month of April; 27/03/2018 – Applebee’s® Appoints Steve Levigne to Vice President of Insights and Analytics; 02/04/2018 – IHOP® Teams Up With King’s Hawaiian® To Create One-of-a-Kind French Toast

Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.12, from 1.24 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 17 investors sold Dine Brands Global, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 18.24 million shares or 1.25% less from 18.47 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv invested in 0% or 832 shares. Aqr Capital Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 10,124 shares. 29,700 are held by Swiss Bank. Invesco Limited reported 118,808 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Barclays Public Ltd Company owns 14,465 shares. Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Llc accumulated 5,500 shares or 0.01% of the stock. National Bank & Trust Of New York Mellon accumulated 318,158 shares. Moreover, Royal Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE:DIN). Gotham Asset Mngmt Ltd Company holds 0.06% or 52,673 shares. Tudor Inv Et Al holds 0.03% or 19,017 shares. Pnc Ser Gru Inc has 5,584 shares. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Co reported 34,222 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Goldman Sachs Gru owns 660,578 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 4,451 were accumulated by Susquehanna Intl Grp Ltd Liability Partnership. Moreover, American Intll has 0% invested in Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE:DIN).

More notable recent Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Restaurant sales run positive in March – Seeking Alpha” on April 12, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Domino’s Pizza Stock Looks Too Cheap – Investorplace.com” published on March 21, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Ad Agency Deals: Accenture Interactive Buying Droga5 – Nasdaq” on April 03, 2019. More interesting news about Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Applebee’s $1 Margaritas Are Back … in Strawberry! – Investorplace.com” published on April 03, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Crash Protection For Dine Brands Global – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 22, 2019.

Since November 7, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $36,127 activity. On Wednesday, November 7 KAY LARRY ALAN sold $36,127 worth of Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) or 400 shares.

DineEquity, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns, franchises, operates, and rents full-service restaurants in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.56 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Franchise Operations, Rental Operations, Company Restaurant Operations, and Financing Operations. It has a 20.15 P/E ratio. It owns and operates two restaurant concepts, including Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar in the bar and grill segment of the casual dining category of the restaurant industry; and International House of Pancakes (IHOP) in the family dining category of the restaurant industry.

Among 3 analysts covering Dine Brands Global (NYSE:DIN), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Dine Brands Global had 4 analyst reports since November 1, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 22 by Wedbush. As per Thursday, November 1, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. The stock of Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 21 by Maxim Group.

Mueller Industries, Inc. manufactures and sells copper, brass, aluminum, and plastic products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Asia, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $1.81 billion. The Company’s Piping Systems segment makes copper tubes and fittings, plastic fittings, line sets, and components for use in water distribution system, heating system, air-conditioning, and refrigeration applications, as well as for drainage, waste, and vent systems. It has a 17.59 P/E ratio. It also makes steel pipe nipples; and resells imported brass and plastic plumbing valves, malleable iron fittings, faucets, and plumbing specialty products.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 7 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $762,192 activity.

Analysts await Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MLI) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $0.57 earnings per share, up 21.28% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.47 per share. MLI’s profit will be $32.28M for 14.04 P/E if the $0.57 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.47 actual earnings per share reported by Mueller Industries, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 21.28% EPS growth.

More recent Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MLI) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “5 Industrial Stocks Mario Gabelli, Chuck Royce Agree On – GuruFocus.com” on March 29, 2019. Also Fool.com published the news titled: “Why Leggett & Platt, Mueller Industries, and Evolus Jumped Today – Motley Fool” on February 05, 2019. Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; Archer Daniels Midland Earnings Miss Views – Benzinga” with publication date: February 05, 2019 was also an interesting one.

The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $32.01. About 52,803 shares traded. Mueller Industries, Inc. (MLI) has risen 26.12% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.75% the S&P500. Some Historical MLI News: 12/03/2018 Mueller Industries Debt Risk Falls 3 Levels in Bloomberg Model; 03/04/2018 – MUELLER INDUSTRIES INC – ACQUISITION OF DIE-MOLD TOOL LIMITED, EFFECTIVE MARCH 31, 2018; 16/03/2018 – DEEP ECO: MLI May Benefit, Industry Posts 15th Straight Gain; 20/04/2018 – DJ Mueller Industries Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (MLI); 18/04/2018 – Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Mueller Industries, Senior Housing Properties Trust, Federated Investors, Midstates Pet; 14/05/2018 – Epoch Investment Partners, Inc. Exits Mueller Industries; 24/04/2018 – MUELLER INDUSTRIES 1Q EPS 42C; 16/05/2018 – DEEP ECO: Mueller Industries May Benefit, Industry Up in April; 03/04/2018 – Mueller Industries, Inc. Announces Acquisition Of Die-Mold Tool Limited; 04/05/2018 – Mueller Industries, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend for Second Quarter

Gamco Investors Inc. Et Al holds 0.85% of its portfolio in Mueller Industries, Inc. for 4.28 million shares. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co owns 408,199 shares or 0.71% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Walthausen & Co. Llc has 0.71% invested in the company for 218,453 shares. The New Jersey-based Palisade Capital Management Llc Nj has invested 0.58% in the stock. Gabelli Funds Llc, a New York-based fund reported 2.29 million shares.

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