Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Restaurant Brands International (NYSE:QSR) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 9,276 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $386,000.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in QSR. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Restaurant Brands International by 13.6% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,214,460 shares of the company’s stock valued at $175,321,000 after buying an additional 503,446 shares during the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its position in shares of Restaurant Brands International by 4.6% in the second quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 431,646 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,875,000 after buying an additional 18,934 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in shares of Restaurant Brands International by 87.8% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,155,138 shares of the company’s stock valued at $89,653,000 after buying an additional 1,007,535 shares during the last quarter. Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of Restaurant Brands International during the second quarter valued at approximately $27,106,000. Finally, Airain ltd acquired a new position in shares of Restaurant Brands International during the second quarter valued at approximately $971,000. Institutional investors own 73.59% of the company’s stock.

Restaurant Brands International (NYSE:QSR) opened at 46.29 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $46.85 and a 200-day moving average price of $42.64. Restaurant Brands International has a 1-year low of $29.28 and a 1-year high of $49.12. The firm has a market cap of $10.82 billion, a P/E ratio of 42.86 and a beta of 1.78.

Restaurant Brands International (NYSE:QSR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $1.04 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.05 billion. Restaurant Brands International had a net margin of 11.02% and a return on equity of 20.00%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.30 earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that Restaurant Brands International will post $1.53 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 4th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 6th will be paid a $0.16 dividend. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.38%. This is a boost from Restaurant Brands International’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 1st. Restaurant Brands International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 59.26%.

Several research analysts have recently commented on QSR shares. Piper Jaffray Cos. reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $52.00 target price on shares of Restaurant Brands International in a report on Monday, August 29th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Restaurant Brands International in a report on Wednesday, June 22nd. TheStreet raised Restaurant Brands International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Restaurant Brands International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $47.00 target price on shares of Restaurant Brands International in a report on Friday, August 5th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $46.64.

In related news, Director Motta Roberto Moses Thompson bought 22,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 8th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $46.98 per share, with a total value of $1,033,560.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 7,440 shares in the company, valued at approximately $349,531.20. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Ali Hedayat bought 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 11th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $47.73 per share, for a total transaction of $238,650.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 20,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $954,600. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 4.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

About Restaurant Brands International

Restaurant Brands International Inc is a quick service restaurant (QSR) company. The Company operates approximately 19,000 restaurants in over 100 countries and the United States territories. Its Burger King (BK) and Tim Hortons (TH) brands have similar franchised business models. The Company operates through two segments: TH, which includes all operations of its Tim Hortons brand and BK, which includes all operations of its Burger King brand.

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