Elizabeth Smith the Chairman and CEO of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (BLMN) Sold 241,163 Shares of the Company; Last Week PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (PRAH) Coverage

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Among 15 analysts covering PRA Health Sciences (NASDAQ:PRAH), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. PRA Health Sciences had 42 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Monday, October 9. SunTrust maintained PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAH) on Monday, February 26 with “Buy” rating. Credit Suisse initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, June 21 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of PRAH in report on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy”. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, December 1 report. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $105.0 target in Monday, January 22 report. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Wednesday, May 4 to “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 27 by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, February 22. See PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAH) latest ratings:

26/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $110.0 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $103.0 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $101 New Target: $104 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $100.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Mizuho Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $82 Downgrade
22/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $105.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $98.0 Maintain
14/12/2017 Broker: MUFG Securities Americas Inc Rating: Buy New Target: $102.0 Initiate
15/12/2017 Broker: Mitsubishi UFJ Rating: Overweight New Target: $102 Initiates Coverage On
11/12/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight New Target: $94 Initiates Coverage On

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 sales for $23.73 million activity. Deno David J. sold $398,692 worth of stock or 17,237 shares. Scarlett Gregg also sold $1.11M worth of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) shares. $507,830 worth of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) was sold by HERLIHY DONAGH. $3.50M worth of stock was sold by SMITH ELIZABETH A on Friday, March 2. 22,473 shares were sold by Kappitt Michael, worth $523,964 on Thursday, March 1. SINGH SUKHDEV sold $532,450 worth of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) on Friday, March 2. Schmidt David Peter had sold 3,500 shares worth $78,750 on Friday, January 12.

The stock decreased 2.72% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $23.27. About 2.34 million shares traded or 104.16% up from the average. Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) has risen 28.31% since April 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.76% the S&P500.

Among 16 analysts covering Bloomin’ Brands (NASDAQ:BLMN), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Bloomin’ Brands has $27 highest and $17.0 lowest target. $22.11’s average target is -4.98% below currents $23.27 stock price. Bloomin’ Brands had 37 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, November 4, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, February 23. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 23 by TheStreet. Barclays Capital maintained Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) on Wednesday, October 18 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) earned “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Thursday, February 18. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, February 23. Guggenheim initiated the shares of BLMN in report on Friday, September 11 with “Neutral” rating. On Friday, December 22 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained the shares of BLMN in report on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold” rating.

Analysts await Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $0.60 EPS, up 11.11% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.54 per share. BLMN’s profit will be $55.77 million for 9.70 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual EPS reported by Bloomin' Brands, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 46.34% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.08, from 0.82 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 25 investors sold Bloomin' Brands, Inc. shares while 74 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 87.88 million shares or 2.54% more from 85.71 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Putnam Investments Ltd Liability invested 0.03% in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). Dean Inv Associates Limited Liability Company owns 150,265 shares. Vanguard Inc has 11.17 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Barclays Public Ltd holds 31,812 shares. Missouri-based American Century has invested 0% in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). Advisory Network Limited has 571 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Parkside Comml Bank And has invested 0% in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). Dean Capital Mgmt stated it has 109,130 shares or 1.1% of all its holdings. Captrust Financial Advisors, a North Carolina-based fund reported 827 shares. First Advsrs L P accumulated 52,156 shares or 0% of the stock. Menta Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 36,691 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. North Carolina-based First Personal Services has invested 0% in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). D E Shaw & Inc holds 0.03% or 1.09 million shares. Sei Investments reported 477,526 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 12,891 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

It was shown in a legally required form which was filled with the Security and Exchange Commission that Elizabeth Smith, who works for Bloomin’ Brands Inc, and currently holds the position of Chairman and CEO executed an insider deal on April 12, 2018. Elizabeth sold 241,163 shares of the Florida-based company which is based on a stock price of $24.2 U.S Dollars a share. According to the electronic document available here, the total amount of the deal was $5,834,619 U.S Dollars. She also sold 558,837 shares with a total value of about $13,765,566 USD in the last 30 days. The chance of this transaction remaining a secret is super low because it’s huge one, with the Chairman and CEO now owning 144,152 shares —- that is 0.16% of the company’s stock market cap.

BloominÂ’ Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates casual, upscale casual, and fine dining restaurants primarily in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.16 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, U.S. and International. It has a 23.04 P/E ratio. The Company’s restaurant portfolio has four concepts: Outback Steakhouse, a casual steakhouse restaurant; CarrabbaÂ’s Italian Grill, a casual Italian restaurant; Bonefish Grill, an upscale casual seafood restaurant; and FlemingÂ’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, a contemporary steakhouse.

The stock increased 1.61% or $1.37 during the last trading session, reaching $86.41. About 228,083 shares traded. PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAH) has risen 35.01% since April 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.46% the S&P500.

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