Dunkin Brands Group INC (DNKN) Shareholder Benin Management Corp Has Decreased Position

September 8, 2018 - By Megan Stone

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.16, from 1.13 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 30 investors sold DNKN shares while 111 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 80.16 million shares or 3.00% more from 77.82 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Eaton Vance invested in 0% or 9,807 shares. Geode Capital Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.02% or 813,769 shares. Mark Sheptoff Fincl Planning Limited Liability Com holds 0.07% or 1,700 shares. Morgan Stanley has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). Qs Invsts Limited Com reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). Howe & Rusling holds 20 shares. Jane Street Grp Inc Inc Llc has 0% invested in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). Sg Americas Securities Ltd Com invested in 41,790 shares. 4,900 are held by Auxier Asset Mngmt. Cap Fund Mgmt Sa reported 70,804 shares stake. The Maine-based Davis R M has invested 1.65% in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). Proshare Advisors Lc holds 7,364 shares. Water Island Limited Liability Corp invested 0.03% in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% or 4,994 shares in its portfolio. 384,400 were accumulated by Renaissance Technologies Lc.

Since May 3, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $6.10 million activity. 1,530 shares were sold by Jaspon Katherine D., worth $99,205. $769,680 worth of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) was sold by Murphy Scott on Thursday, May 10. $942,579 worth of stock was sold by Clare John L. on Monday, May 7. 60,000 shares valued at $3.73M were sold by TRAVIS NIGEL on Thursday, May 3. 7,103 shares valued at $510,635 were sold by Maceda Jason on Friday, August 10.

Benin Management Corp decreased its stake in Dunkin Brands Group Inc (DNKN) by 56.37% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Benin Management Corp sold 53,789 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.30% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 41,636 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.49M, down from 95,425 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Benin Management Corp who had been investing in Dunkin Brands Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.41 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.99% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $76.52. About 561,110 shares traded. Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) has risen 12.83% since September 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.26% the S&P500.

Analysts await Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) to report earnings on October, 25. They expect $0.73 EPS, up 19.67 % or $0.12 from last year’s $0.61 per share. DNKN’s profit will be $61.16 million for 26.21 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.77 actual EPS reported by Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.19 % negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Dunkin’ Brands (DNKN) option implied volatility flat as shares rally 3% on Coke (KO) buyout of Costa” on September 04, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Dunkin’ Brands: Upside Limited, Lower To Hold” published on August 22, 2018, Fool.com published: “JD Plummets on Bad C-Suite News” on September 06, 2018. More interesting news about Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Dunkin’ Brands (DNKN) Valuation Likely Has Floor Amid Unfounded Buyout Rumors – Baird” published on September 04, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Dunkin’ Brands CEO David Hoffmann Talks Expansion, Franchisee Returns, and More” with publication date: August 23, 2018.

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Dunkin Brands Group (NASDAQ:DNKN), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Dunkin Brands Group had 16 analyst reports since March 26, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, July 9 by Longbow. The company was maintained on Friday, July 27 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Monday, May 7. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, June 7 with “Overweight”. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, July 16 by Morgan Stanley. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, July 27 report. The company was maintained on Friday, April 27 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 4 report. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Thursday, June 14 with “Neutral”. The stock of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) earned “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Tuesday, April 17.

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