Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates for Brunswick (BC)

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Brunswick (NYSE: BC):

  • 2/6/2018 – Brunswick was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill Genuine Ingenuity in all its leading consumer brands, including Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood and Whale marine parts and accessories; Land ‘N’ Sea, Kellogg Marine, Diversified Marine, BLA and Bell RPG parts and accessories distributors; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray and Uttern boats, and Life Fitness, Hammer Strength and SCIFIT fitness equipment, and Brunswick billiards tables, accessories and game room furniture and InMovement products and services for productive well-being. “
  • 2/6/2018 – Brunswick had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup Inc from $66.00 to $69.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 2/5/2018 – Brunswick had its price target raised by analysts at BMO Capital Markets to $69.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 2/5/2018 – Brunswick had its price target raised by analysts at Imperial Capital from $65.00 to $70.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 2/2/2018 – Brunswick had its price target raised by analysts at KeyCorp from $60.00 to $70.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 2/2/2018 – Brunswick had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at CL King.
  • 2/2/2018 – Brunswick had its price target raised by analysts at B. Riley from $65.00 to $68.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/29/2018 – Brunswick was given a new $64.00 price target on by analysts at Northcoast Research. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/18/2018 – Brunswick was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill Genuine Ingenuity in all its leading consumer brands, including Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood and Whale marine parts and accessories; Land ‘N’ Sea, Kellogg Marine, Diversified Marine, BLA and Bell RPG parts and accessories distributors; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray and Uttern boats, and Life Fitness, Hammer Strength and SCIFIT fitness equipment, and Brunswick billiards tables, accessories and game room furniture and InMovement products and services for productive well-being. “
  • 1/17/2018 – Brunswick had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $61.00.
  • 1/3/2018 – Brunswick was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 1/1/2018 – Brunswick was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill Genuine Ingenuity in all its leading consumer brands, including Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood and Whale marine parts and accessories; Land ‘N’ Sea, Kellogg Marine, Diversified Marine, BLA and Bell RPG parts and accessories distributors; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray and Uttern boats, and Life Fitness, Hammer Strength and SCIFIT fitness equipment, and Brunswick billiards tables, accessories and game room furniture and InMovement products and services for productive well-being. “
  • 12/22/2017 – Brunswick had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock.
  • 12/20/2017 – Brunswick had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a $66.00 price target on the stock.

Brunswick Co. (NYSE:BC) opened at $57.39 on Wednesday. Brunswick Co. has a 52-week low of $48.04 and a 52-week high of $64.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a current ratio of 1.78. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,016.74, a P/E ratio of 36.09, a P/E/G ratio of 0.77 and a beta of 1.82.

Brunswick (NYSE:BC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.74 by ($0.04). Brunswick had a net margin of 3.09% and a return on equity of 22.52%. The company had revenue of $1.09 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.13 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.66 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 10.6% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Brunswick Co. will post 4.58 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, insider John C. Pfeifer sold 3,780 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $54.96, for a total transaction of $207,748.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 1.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Brunswick Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of recreation products. The Company operates through three segments: Marine Engine, Boat and Fitness. The Company’s product includes marine engines, boats, fitness equipment and active recreation products. The Company’s engine-related products include outboard, sterndrive and inboard engines; trolling motors; propellers; engine control systems; and marine parts and accessories.

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