Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) will be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Friday, October 14th. Analysts expect Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group to post earnings of $0.05 per share for the quarter. Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group has set its FY16 guidance at $0.83-0.86 EPS.

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:DFRG) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.01. Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group had a return on equity of 8.33% and a net margin of 4.87%. The business had revenue of $79.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $80.79 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.20 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 8.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group to post $0.83 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0.91 EPS for the next fiscal year.

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Shares of Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) opened at 13.26 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $309.65 million, a PE ratio of 18.68 and a beta of 0.89. Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Inc. has a 52-week low of $12.94 and a 52-week high of $17.15. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $14.25 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.12.

A number of analysts have recently commented on DFRG shares. Canaccord Genuity started coverage on Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group in a report on Monday, August 22nd. They set a “hold” rating and a $15.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, October 3rd. TheStreet cut shares of Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 15th. Wm Smith initiated coverage on shares of Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group in a research report on Wednesday, October 5th. They set a “not rated” rating and a $19.00 price target for the company. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 price target on shares of Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group in a research report on Friday, June 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.50.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group by 22.3% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,102,566 shares of the company’s stock worth $15,789,000 after buying an additional 200,788 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group by 3.4% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 848,657 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,153,000 after buying an additional 27,591 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its position in Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group by 1.5% in the second quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 610,245 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,739,000 after buying an additional 9,091 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its position in Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group by 173.4% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 379,252 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,431,000 after buying an additional 240,552 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P boosted its position in Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group by 0.9% in the second quarter. Loomis Sayles & Co. L P now owns 306,964 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,396,000 after buying an additional 2,605 shares during the last quarter. 88.00% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc is engaged in developing, owning and operating restaurants. The Company’s complementary restaurants include Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House (Del Frisco’s), Sullivan’s Steakhouse (Sullivan’s) and Del Frisco’s Grille (the Grille). Its operating segments are Del Frisco’s, Sullivan’s and Del Frisco’s Grille.

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