2.13% Jul 21, 05:00 PM
$0.96 Paid Quarterly
34.8% EPS $2.76
3 years Since 2011
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

EAT - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
No Upcoming Dividend Dates
EAT has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

EAT - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 2.13%

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EAT - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $0.96

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EAT - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for EAT. 18.4% 22.2% 3 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

EAT - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 3 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.8800 2013 22.2%
$0.7200 2012 20.0%

EAT - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 3 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.2400 2014-05-29 2014-06-11 2014-06-13 2014-06-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2014-02-06 2014-03-05 2014-03-07 2014-03-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2013-11-07 2013-12-04 2013-12-06 2013-12-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2013-08-22 2013-09-04 2013-09-06 2013-09-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2013-05-30 2013-06-12 2013-06-14 2013-06-27 Yes Regular Quarter

Brinker International (EAT) - News

  • Before Monday's opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst...
  • Before Friday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst...
  • Brinker International, Inc. Q2 Results Rise Above Estimates; Shares Surge (EAT)

    Shares of restaurant company Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) skyrocketed on Wednesday morning after the company reported higher Q2 earnings that beat analysts' expectations.  EAT's Earnings in Brief 
    • EAT reported Q2 net income of $39.74 million, or 58 cents per share, up from $37.18 million, or 50 cents per share, a year ago.
    • Excluding special items, earnings were 43 cents per share, up from 37 cents per share last year.
    • Revenue for the quarter was $704.39 million, up from $689.76 million in the second quarter of last year.
    • On average, analysts expected to see EPS of 58 cents and revenue of $699.23 million.
    • Earnings were helped by cost cutting measures at Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy restaurants.
    CEO Commentary

    CEO and president of EAT, Wyman Roberts, commented: "We remain encouraged about the trajectory of our business as results from this past quarter demonstrate our steady progress of driving top-line sales, while increasing value for our shareholders."

    EAT's Dividend  The company is expected to declare its next quarterly dividend of 24 cents in February. EAT paid its last quarterly payment on December 26. In August, EAT raised its dividend by 20% from 20 cents to 24 cent per share. Stock Performance Brinker International shares were up $4.21, or 9.02%, during pre-market trading Wednesday.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) have a 2.06% yield based on Tuesday's closing price of $46.69. Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Brinker Raises Quarterly Dividend 20%; Increases Buybacks (EAT)

    Restaurant company Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) reported on Thursday that its board of directors has approved a 20% increase to its quarterly dividend. The company has raised its dividend from 20 cents to 24 cents per share, or 96 cents annually. The dividend will be paid on September 26 to shareholders of record on September 6. The stock has an ex-dividend date of September 4. Additionally, the company's board has authorized $200 million in additional share buybacks. Brinker shares were mostly flat during pre-market trading Friday. The stock is up 34% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) have a 2.32% yield based on Thursday's closing price of $41.41. Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Brinker International Q4 Net Profit Dips; Adjusted EPS Beats Estimates (EAT)

    Before the bell on Friday, casual restaurant operator Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) reported that its fourth quarter net income declined slightly year-over-year, but, on a per share basis, earnings rose and topped expectations. Revenues also increased in the quarter, but those results were not able to top estimates. The Dallas, Texas-based company posted a fourth quarter net income of $46.37 million, down from the $47.00 million earned in the same period a year ago. However, on a per share basis, the company saw an increase in earnings, coming in at 64 cents from 61 cents a year ago. On an adjusted basis, excluding certain one-time items, Brinker said it earned $55.10 million, or 77 cents per share, in the fourth quarter, up from $47.10 million, or 61 cents per share, last year. According to analysts, the company was expected to earn an adjusted 74 cents per share in the quarter. The company's total revenues came in at $730.07 million for the quarter, up from $728.37 million in revenues posted in the same period in 2012. Analysts were expecting Brinker to see $736.31 million in revenues in the fourth quarter. The increase in total revenues in the quarter was largely due to an increase in Franchise and other revenues, coming in at $20.94 million from $18.24 million last year. The company's sales were $709.13 million in the quarter, down from $710.13 million last year. Breaking it down even further, Brinker's Chili's property saw domestic comparable store sales decrease 0.3% in the quarter. Chili's international comparable store sales increased 2.3%. For Maggiano's, comparable store sales increased 0.2% in the quarter. "We are confident we will achieve our previously stated goal of doubling of our fiscal 2010 earnings per share next fiscal year, a full year ahead of schedule," said Wyman Roberts, Chief Executive Officer and President. Looking ahead to fiscal 2014 results, Brinker expects earnings to come in between $2.70 and $2.85 per share, while analysts are predicting the company will earn $2.75 per share for the year. Brinker International shares were up $1.05, or 2.56%, during pre-market trading on Friday. The stock is up 32.14% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Brinker International (EAT) offer a dividend yield of 1.95% based on last night's closing price of $40.95 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 80 cents per share. Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Brinker Downgraded at Morgan Stanley (EAT)

    On Wednesday, Morgan Stanley announced that it has lowered its rating on restaurant company, Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) . The firm has downgraded EAT to an "Equal Weight" as a result of declined same store sales in casual dining. Morgan Stanley noted that the company continues to have strong free cash flow and return of capitial. Brinker shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Wednesday. The stock is up 24% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) have a 2.08% yield based on Tuesday's closing price of $38.42. Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Wells Fargo Downgrades Brinker International to "Market Perform" (EAT)

    Citing an expected deceleration of same-store sales outperformance, analysts at Wells Fargo downgraded casual restaurant operator Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) on Monday. The analysts downgraded EAT from "Outperform" to "Market Perform." They expect shares to reach a target range between $40 and $42; this price target suggests a 3% downside to a 1.4% upside compared to Friday's closing price of $41.40. "Following a 15-month run of Chili’s SSS outperformance relative to its peers, we believe Chili's SSS over the next 12 months will likely more closely trend with that of the peer group," said Wells Fargo analysts Jeff Farmer. "With the lion's share of EAT’s 400 bps margin improvement initiative already delivered, we believe current valuation reflects this margin improvement and an expectation for continued margin expansion in FY2014," Farmer added. Brinker share were inactive during pre-market trading on Monday. The stock is up +33.59% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Brinker International (EAT) have a dividend yield of 1.93% based on Friday's closing price of $41.40 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 80 cents per share. Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Brinker International Q3 Profit Rises 16%; Adjusted Net and Revenues Top Estimates (EAT)

    Restaurant operator Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) , parent to Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy, reported early on Tuesday an increase in third quarter profit on flat revenues. Both results beat Wall Street estimates. The Dallas, Texas-based company posted a third quarter net income of $51.95 million, or 71 cents per share, up from $44.93 million, or 56 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. Adjusting for certain items, third quarter earnings came in at $52.9 million, or 72 cents per share. Analysts, according to Thomson Reuters, were expecting the company to earn 69 cents per share in the quarter. Brinker's total third quarter revenues were relatively flat, coming in at $742.76 million. Analysts were expecting revenue to be $741.61 million. For the company's Chili's operation, third quarter sales decline 0.7% to $632.6 million due to a decrease in traffic. For Maggiano's, third quarter sales rose 0.2% to $92.1 million due to a change in menu pricing. Brinker shares were down 99 cents, or -2.62%, during Tuesday morning trading on Tuesday. The stock is up +22.68% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Brinker International (EAT) have a dividend yield of 2.11% based on Tuesday's intraday trading price of $37.84 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 80 cents per share. Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • KeyBanc Raises Price Target on Brinker (EAT)

    Keybanc reported on Tuesday that it has raised its estimates on restaurant company, Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) . The firm has reiterated a "Buy" rating on EAT, and has increased its estimates and price target on the company. Analysts have increased the company's price target to $45, suggesting a 14% upside from the stock's current price of $38.64. Keybanc has increased its outlook due to improved profitability trends. Brinker shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Tuesday. The stock has increased 40% in the past year. The Bottom Line Shares of Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) have a 2.07% yield, based on Monday's closing price of $38.64. Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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