Beating SPY: Texas Roadhouse’s 5-Year Stock Performance



Texas Roadhouse’s stock performance

In this series, we discussed Texas Roadhouse’s (TXRH) same-store sales growth, marketing expenses, unit growth, key costs of operation, and profitability. Now, we’ll discuss the company’s stock performance over the past few years.


In the above chart, you can see that as of December 26, 2014, Texas Roadhouse returned $4,764 on a $1,000 investment on January 1, 2009. Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) produced the highest return on investments, with a value of $1,000 increasing to $8,106. The same amount invested in Darden Restaurants (DRI) only returned $2,737 and in Brinker International (EAT) returned $6,229 .

Over this period, an investment in the S&P 500 Index, such as the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), would return $2,840.

Wall Street analysts’ estimates

The fourth quarter earnings announcement is approaching. It’s expected to be released on February 28, 2015. Below are the estimates for the fourth quarter.

  • Adjusted earnings per share, or EPS, are estimated at $0.26.
  • Sales are expected to come in at $398 million.
  • Operating profit is estimated at $28 million.
  • Net profit is estimated at $18 million.

As of December 26, the consensus price target for CMG was $32.4. This was below the market price of $33.4 on the same day

Further reading

At Market Realist, we publish earnings and company overviews of many different players in the food sector. Visit Market Realist’s Restaurants page to learn more.

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