Should Value Investors Pick Restaurant Brands International Inc. (QSR), LKQ Corporation (LKQ)

Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and sixteen have issued a buy recommendation on the company.

ANALYSTS VIEWS: The current analyst consensus rating clocked at 2.3 on company shares based on data provided from FINVIZ.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 2nd. On Monday, March 26 the stock has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley. Finally, Cowen reduced their price target on Restaurant Brands International from C$72.00 to C$69.00 in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Restaurant Brands International from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, January 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$59.04, for a total value of C$3,143,820.96. Moreover, Blackrock Inc. has 0% invested in the company for 708 shares. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. The stock was bought at an average price of $58.00 per share, with a total value of $290,000.00. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, QSR is a stock with 243.94 million shares outstanding that normally trades 3.2% of its float. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Noting its average daily volume at 1.75 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. On Monday, February 12 BMO Capital Markets maintained Restaurant Brands International Inc.

Restaurant Brands International Inc is a quick service restaurant (QSR) company. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 302,910 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $19,350,000 after acquiring an additional 4,963 shares during the period. FMR LLC increased its position in Restaurant Brands International by 2.2% in the second quarter.

Southernsun Asset Management Llc decreased Murphy Usa Inc. Finally, Millennium Management LLC grew its holdings in Restaurant Brands International by 178.9% during the fourth quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 78.11% of the company's stock. QSR has also 1.18M shares volume. Restaurant Brands has $81 highest and $34 lowest target. This company shares are 24.73% off its target price of $47.46 and the current market capitalization stands at $11.95B. (TSE:QSR) is expected to report earnings on April, 25., according to Zacks. After $0.66 EPS report last quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.15 % negative EPS growth of Restaurant Brands International Inc. The firm had revenue of C$1.57 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of C$1.59 billion. Analysts have expectation on stock's earnings per share of $0.71. They expect $0.56 EPS, up 55.56 % or $0.20 from last year's $0.36 per share. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share. Restaurant Brands International Inc. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 14th. The stock witnessed -3.25% declines, -9.38% declines and 3.88% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. Restaurant Brands International's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 85.71%.

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