Brinker International Reaches New 52-Week High (EAT)
Brinker International (NYSE:EAT) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $39.44, above its previous 52-week high of $39.43 with 403,567 shares traded as of 12:15 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.5 million shares over the past 30 days.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Brinker International (NYSE: EAT) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $39.44, above its previous 52-week high of $39.43 with 403,567 shares traded as of 12:15 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.5 million shares over the past 30 days. Brinker International has a market cap of $2.71 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 23.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Brinker International, Inc. owns, develops, operates, and franchises various restaurant brands primarily in the United States. It operates the restaurants under the Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy brand names. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Brinker International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Brinker International Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.