Notable Downgrades: Dunkin’ Brands (DNKN), WisdomTree Investments (WETF), Akamai (AKAM)

Analysts at Goldman (GS) downgraded Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) from ‘Buy‘ to ‘Neutral‘ in a research report issued to clients on Thursday.

On valuation measures, Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. stock it’s trading at a forward P/E multiple of 24.36x, and at a multiple of 32.09x this year’s estimated earnings. The t-12-month revenue at Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. is $762.67 million. DNKN ‘s ROE for the same period is 113.75%.

Shares of the $5.25 billion market cap company are up 24.76% year-over-year and 31.27% year-to-date.

Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., currently with a median Wall Street price target of $55.00 and a high target of $62.00, dropped $0.78 to $54.58 in recent trading.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the past 52-weeks.

WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WETF) was downgraded from ‘Positive‘ to ‘Neutral‘ at Susquehanna.

Shares have traded today between $20.91 and $21.74 with the price of the stock fluctuating between $9.11 to $22.73 over the last 52 weeks.

WisdomTree Investments Inc. shares are currently changing hands at 69.71x this year’s forecasted earnings, compared to the industry’s 18.84x earnings multiple. Ticker has a t-12 price/sales ratio of 14.20. EPS for the same period registers at $0.31.

Shares of WisdomTree Investments have gained $0.55 to $21.61 in midday trading on Thursday, giving it a market cap of $2.96 billion. The stock traded as high as $22.73 in April 13, 2015.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) rating of ‘Buy’ was reiterated today at Deutsche Bank (DB) but with a price target decrease of $77 from $79 (versus a $68.86 previous close).

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