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Why Chipotle Has A Lot Of Room For Unit Growth
Unit growth isn’t the only factor that drives revenue. A restaurant can keep adding more restaurants. Eventually, it can capture newer markets. This is what Chipotle is doing.
Can 2Q16 Results Drive McDonald’s Valuation Multiple Up?
Valuation multiple Investors should look at valuation multiples when deciding whether to enter or exit a stock. Valuation multiples are driven by perceived growth, risk and uncertainties, and investors’ willingness to pay for a stock. There are various multiples to evaluate a stock. In this article, we’ll use the PE (price-to-earnings) ratio due to its […]
Who’s Loving McDonald’s Valuation Multiple Now?
As of April 26, 2017, McDonald’s was trading at PE multiple of 21.9x, as compared to 21.3x before the announcement of its 1Q17 earnings.
How Will McDonald’s Expand Its EBIT Margins?
Wall Street analysts are expecting McDonald’s (MCD) to post EBIT of $2.1 billion in 3Q16. This represents an EBIT margin of 33.2% compared to 30.7% in 3Q15.
Will McDonald’s 2Q16 Earnings Beat Analysts’ Estimates?
So far in this series, we’ve discussed McDonald’s (MCD) estimated revenue, sources of revenue, and estimated EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) margins.
Which Fast Food Restaurants Do Analysts Favor?
Jack in the Box (JACK) and Restaurant Brands International (QSR) are analysts’ favorites among the companies we’ve reviewed in this series.
Can Investors Expect Momentum from McDonald’s 3Q16 Earnings?
McDonald’s (MCD) is scheduled to announce its 3Q16 results on October 21, 2016. As of October 13, 2016, it was trading at $115.40, a fall of 9.4% from July 25.
Why Restaurant Brands’ Revenue Fell Short of Analysts’ Estimate
In the second quarter, Restaurant Brands International (QSR) saw revenue of $1.34 billion, falling short of analysts’ estimate of $1.38 billion due to lower-than-expected SSSG (same-store sales growth) at Tim Hortons and Burger King.
Can McDonald’s Beat Analysts’ Earnings Estimates Again in 3Q16?
In the last four quarters, McDonald’s has beaten analysts’ estimates. In 3Q16, analysts are expecting the company to post EPS of $1.48, a year-over-year rise of 6.1%.
What’s Expected for Restaurant Brands’ Revenue in the Next Year
In the next four quarters, analysts expect Restaurant Brands International’s (QSR) revenue to rise 10.1% YoY (year-over-year) to $5.55 billion from $5.04 billion.
Wendy’s Stock Falls after Mizuho Downgrade
The Mizuho downgrade appears to have led a fall in Wendy’s (WEN) stock price.
Why Investors Are Optimistic about Shake Shack’s 4Q17 Earnings
Shake Shack (SHAK) is scheduled to announce its 4Q17 earnings after the market closes on February 15, 2018.
Inside JACK’s Strong Fiscal 2Q16 Results and Share Price Reaction
JACK reported fiscal 2Q16 revenue of $361.2 million and adjusted EPS of $0.90. Compared to 2Q15, the company’s revenue rose by 0.8%, and its EPS grew 25.5%.
McDonald’s on the Street: Analyst Recommendations ahead of the 4Q17 Earnings
As of January 22, MCD was trading at $176.21. Analysts expect the company’s stock price to reach $186.07 in the next 12 months.
How Does McDonald’s Valuation Multiple Compare with Peers?
Due to high visibility in McDonald’s (MCD) valuation multiple, we have opted for the forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple.
What Is the Outlook for Shake Shack in 2016?
A New York–based fine casual restaurant chain, Shake Shack (SHAK) announced its 4Q15 results on March 7, 2016. SHAK reported an overall revenue of $51.1 million and earnings per share of $0.08.
Why Analysts Are Expecting Shake Shack to Rise over the Next 4 Quarters
For the next four quarters, analysts are expecting Shake Shack (SHAK) to post revenues of $427.9 million, which would be a 27.4% YoY (year-over-year) rise.
Which Fast Food Restaurants Saw Highest Earnings Margin in 3Q17?
With 100% of its restaurants franchised, Restaurant Brands International (QSR) enjoys higher margins than its peers.
How Panera 2.0 Improved Its 4Q15 Same-Store Sales Growth
Panera Bread (PNRA) noted that the increase in same-store sales growth was primarily due to the implementation of Panera 2.0. Panera 2.0 utilizes digital technology to enhance customer experience and increase the company’s operational efficiency.
Will McDonald’s Outperform Analysts’ EPS Expectations in Q2 2018?
Analysts expect McDonald’s (MCD) to post EPS of $1.93 in the second quarter, a rise of 11.6% year-over-year.
Why Analysts Are Expecting Wendy’s EBIT Margins to Rise in 2Q17
In 2Q17, analysts are expecting Wendy’s (WEN) to post EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) of $78.1 million.
Why Did JACK Record Lower Same-Store Sales Growth in 1Q16?
The Jack in the Box brand recorded a systemwide same-store sales growth of 1.4%. The franchise-operated restaurants posted 1.8% while the company-operated restaurants posted 0.5%.
Will Success Continue for Jack in the Box?
Same-store sales at Jack in the Box’s company-operated restaurants are expected to grow 4%–6% in 3Q15 and 4.5%–5.5% for the year. Qdoba’s sales are expected to increase 6%–8%.
How Did Shake Shack Expand Its 4Q15 Revenues?
Shake Shack recorded revenues of $51.1 million, with $49.3 million coming from company-owned restaurants sales and $1.7 million from licensed restaurants.
Why Did Wendy’s EBIT Margins Expand in 2Q16?
In 2Q16, Wendy’s posted EBIT of $71.7 million—an EBIT margin of 18.7% compared to 13.3% in 2Q15. Analysts expected the EBIT margin to be 16.7%.
What Wall Street Recommends for Jack in the Box
As of November 22, 52.9% of the 17 analysts who follow Jack in the Box (JACK) recommend a “buy,” 41.2% recommend a “hold,” and 5.9% recommend a “sell.”
Chipotle Delivers: It Brings Back Carnitas
On September 28, Chipotle’s management announced that it was able to resume serving carnitas in 90% of Chipotle’s restaurants.
Must-Know: McDonald’s Has Got Tough Competition
McDonald’s (MCD) competition includes large international and national food chains as well as regional and local retailers of food products.
Why Analysts Recommend a ‘Hold’ on Wendy’s ahead of Its 4Q16 Results
On February 9, 2017, Wendy’s (WEN) stock was trading at $14.22.
Must-know: McDonald’s year to date performance
As of October 25, 2014, McDonald’s (MCD) year-to-date (or YTD) return was -2.8%—compared to returns of 8.3% on the S&P 500 Index and 19.3% on the casual restaurant segment.
What Do Analysts Recommend for Wendy’s?
With the expectation of a decline in Wendy’s same-store sales growth, investors are skeptical about the company’s future earnings.
Dunkin’ Donuts’ 3Q14 same-store sales dip in Korean market
The Korean market, which represents 45% of Dunkin’s International segment’s sales, dragged down the same-store sales. The company also closed stores in Korea and the Philippines during the quarter.
Could Jack in the Box’s 2Q16 Results Revive Its Share Prices?
San Diego-based restaurant chain Jack in the Box (JACK) is set to announce its 2Q16 results on May 11, 2016, after the market closes.
Analysts’ Expectations for Wendy’s Revenue
Revenue expectations In the next four quarters, analysts expect Wendy’s (WEN) to post revenue of $1.22 billion, which represents 3.1% growth from the $1.26 billion seen in the last four quarters. Revenue growth Wendy’s revenue growth is expected to be driven by positive SSSG (same-store sales growth) and the addition of new restaurants. The SSSG is expected […]
What Drove Jack in the Box’s Earnings in 3Q16?
In the last five quarters, Jack in the Box has beaten analysts’ estimates four times.
Jack in the Box in Fiscal 1Q17: Can Earnings Boost Its Stock?
Jack in the Box (JACK), which also operates Qdoba Mexican Eats, is set to announce its fiscal 1Q17 results on February 22, 2017, after the market closes.
Why Shake Shack’s Analysts Expect Its Earnings to Rise
For 2Q17, analysts are expecting Shake Shack (SHAK) to post earnings per share of $0.16, which would be a growth of 14.3% over its EPS of $0.14 in 2Q16.
Did Wendy’s 2Q17 Earnings Impress Investors?
For 2Q17, Wendy’s (WEN) reported adjusted earnings per share of $0.15 on revenues of $320.3 million—50.0% higher YoY—but its revenue fell 16.3%.
Deflation, Sales Leverage Drove Wendy’s 1Q16 Earnings Margin
In 1Q16, Wendy’s Company (WEN) posted EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) of $63.8 million, which represented an EBIT margin of 16.9%.
Analysts Expect Shake Shack’s Earnings to Fall
For the next four quarters, analysts expect Shake Shack (SHAK) to post an EPS of $0.52—a fall of 16.1% from $0.62 last year.
Analysts Expect Wendy’s EPS to Rise in 2Q17
In 2Q17, analysts are expecting Wendy’s (WEN) to post EPS (earnings per share) of $0.13, which represents an increase of 30% from $0.10 in 2Q16.
Jack in the Box Looks Good in This Area of Growth
With EPS growth of 45.1%, Jack in the Box (JACK) outperformsed other fast food restaurants in this metric.
Will Jack in the Box Meet 1Q16 Same-Store Sales Growth Guidance?
The company has set 1Q16 guidance for Jack in the Box company-owned restaurants to be in the range of 1% to 3%.
Wall Street Bullish on Dave & Buster’s before Fiscal Q2 Results
Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (PLAY) is expected to report its fiscal second quarter of 2018 results on September 14.
Why Are Investors Confident before JACK’s 4Q16 Earnings?
Jack in the Box (JACK) will announce its fiscal 4Q16 earnings after the market closes on November 21, 2016.
Why Did Goldman Sachs Upgrade Jack in the Box?
On January 19, 2018, Goldman Sachs upgraded Jack in the Box (JACK) from “neutral” to “buy.”
Why Fiesta Restaurant Group is seeing significant growth
At the end of the second quarter, Fiesta Restaurant Group’s net income increased 87.4% to $9.3 million, compared to net income of $5 million in 2Q13.
Why Did Papa John’s Revenue Fail to Meet Market Expectations?
Most of Papa John’s revenue comes from domestic company-owned restaurants, domestic commissaries, North American franchising, and international operations.
Is McDonald’s a ‘Buy’ at These Levels?
Optimism about reopening the economy, fiscal stimulus packages, and progress in COVID-19 treatment led to a rise in McDonald’s stock price.
What to Expect from Jack in the Box’s Q2 Earnings
For the second quarter, analysts expect Jack in the Box to report revenue of $211.1 million—a fall of 2.1% from the second quarter of 2019.
Should You Avoid Shake Shack before Its Q1 Earnings?
As of April 30, Shake Shack was trading at $54.51. Despite the recent surge, the company is still trading 48.5% lower than its 52-week high of $105.84.
JACK Stock Soars after Company’s Operational Update
On Wednesday, Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK) provided an update for its preliminary performance in the second quarter of fiscal 2020, which ended on April 12.
Has Shake Shack Reached Buying Levels for Investors?
Along with the global sell-off, the weak fourth-quarter sales and lower-than-expected 2020 guidance led to a fall in Shake Shack’s stock price.
What to Expect from Shake Shack’s Q4 Earnings
Shake Shack will report its fourth-quarter earnings on February 24. For the quarter, analysts expect the company’s revenue to rise in the double-digits.
Why Baskin-Robbins’ 3Q14 same-store sales were up in the US
Baskin-Robbins U.S. same-store sales grew 5.8% from 3.2% year-over-year. This was primarily driven by the company’s Plus Up promotion and by online cake sales. According to the company, the promotion in particular drove franchise profitability in 3Q14.
Why Dunkin’ Brands’ 3Q14 operating margins improved
Dunkin’ Brands reported $13.3 million in occupancy costs compared to $13.4 million in the corresponding quarter a year ago. This includes rental expenses related to the restaurant location, which do not fluctuate because the locations are leased for the long term at a fixed price.
What is the outlook for the restaurant industry?
In August, the Restaurant Performance Index stood at 101.9, an increase of 1% from July, which was its first gain in three months.
Must-know: An overview of Fiesta Restaurant Group
Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. (FRGI) owns, operates, and franchises two fast-casual restaurant brands, Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana.
Fiesta Restaurant Group’s brands and restaurant statistics
As of June 2014, Fiesta Restaurant Group owned 112 Pollo Tropical restaurants and 166 Taco Cabana restaurants.
Second quarter revenue growth is positive for Fiesta
For 2Q14, Fiesta’s total revenues recorded an increase of 9.4% to $154.2 million from $140.9 million in the corresponding quarter last year.
Why Pollo Tropical is recording strong growth
For the 19th consecutive quarter, Pollo Tropical has delivered positive comparable restaurant sales growth.
Why Fiesta is consolidating its food distribution
Fiesta’s partnership with food distributor PFG will allow the growing brands to share a national distribution system and freight consolidation.
The Restaurant Industry: An Overview
More Americans are eating out, and they’re eating out more often. The restaurant industry’s share of the food dollar is 51%, up from 25% in 1955.
Wendy’s: Analysts Expect Its Revenues to Rise in 2019
For 2019, analysts expect Wendy’s (WEN) to report revenues of $1.70 billion—a rise of 7.0% from $1.59 billion in 2018.
Does Wendy’s Valuation Multiple Still Look Attractive?
As of June 26, Wendy’s was trading at a forward PE ratio of 28.2x compared to 27.7x before the announcement of its first-quarter earnings.
Did Jack in the Box’s EPS Outperform Analysts’ Estimate in Q2?
Analysts expect Jack in the Box (JACK) to post adjusted EPS of $0.93, which represents a rise of 16.3% from $0.80 in the corresponding quarter of fiscal 2018.
What Drove Jack in the Box’s Revenue in Q2?
In the second quarter, analysts expect Jack in the Box (JACK) to post revenue of $217.7 million.
Can Jack in the Box’s Q2 Earnings Boost Its Stock Price?
Jack in the Box (JACK) is scheduled to report its earnings results for the second quarter of fiscal 2019 after the market closes on May 15.
What to Expect from McDonald’s in 2019
Analysts expect McDonald’s (MCD) to report revenues of $20.95 billion in 2019—a fall of 0.4% from $21.03 billion in 2018.
McDonald’s Beat Analysts’ Q1 Expectations
McDonald’s (MCD) posted its first-quarter earnings on April 30. The company posted an adjusted EPS of $1.78 on revenues of $4.96 billion.
What Are Analysts Expecting from Shake Shack’s EPS in Q1?
For the first quarter of 2019, analysts are expecting Shake Shack (SHAK) to post adjusted EPS of $0.13, which represents a fall of 13.3% from $0.15 in the corresponding quarter of 2018.
Unit Growth to Drive Shake Shack’s Revenue in the First Quarter
For the first quarter of 2019, analysts expect Shake Shack (SHAK) to post revenue of $126.9 million.
Can Shake Shack Maintain Upward Momentum with Strong Q1 Results?
Shake Shack (SHAK) is scheduled to report its first-quarter earnings after the market closes on May 2.
Analysts Favor ‘Buy’ for McDonald’s
Of the 29 analysts covering (MCD), 79.3% recommend “buy,” 20.7% recommend “hold,” and none recommend “sell.”
Analysts Expect McDonald’s Revenue to Fall in Q1 2019
In the first quarter of 2019, analysts expect McDonald’s (MCD) revenue to fall 4.1% YoY (year-over-year) to $4.93 billion from $5.14 billion, likely due to its company-owned restaurant count falling.
Could McDonald’s First-Quarter Results Boost Its Stock?
McDonald’s (MCD) is set to report its first-quarter earnings before the market opens on April 30.
Longbow Research Downgrades Shake Shack to ‘Neutral’
Today, Longbow Research downgraded Shake Shack (SHAK) to “neutral” from “buy” on concerns about its high valuation.
Cowen Initiates Coverage on Wendy’s with an ‘Outperform’ Rating
On April 10, Cowen initiated coverage on Wendy’s (WEN) with an “outperform” recommendation and a price target of $21.0.
Jack in the Box Stock Rose on Strong First-Quarter Earnings
Jack in the Box (JACK) posted its first-quarter earnings after the market closed on February 20.
McDonald’s Stock Up after Stephens Upgrade
Today, Stephens upgraded McDonald’s from “equal weight” to “overweight,” stating that lower expectations for McDonald’s in 2019 provided room for positive surprises.
Why Investors Are Optimistic about Wendy’s Q4 Results
Wendy’s (WEN) is scheduled to post its fourth-quarter earnings results before the market opens on February 21.
McDonald’s Q4 EPS Beat Analysts’ Expectations
For the fourth quarter, McDonald’s posted an EPS of $1.82. Removing one-time or special items, the company’s adjusted EPS was $1.97.
McDonald’s Fourth-Quarter EBIT Margins Expanded
For the fourth quarter, McDonald’s (MCD) posted an EBIT margin of 43.1%—compared to 40.2% in the fourth quarter of 2017.
What Drove McDonald’s Revenues in Q4?
In the fourth quarter, McDonald’s (MCD) posted revenues of $5.163 billion—slightly better than analysts’ expectation of $5.162 billion.
McDonald’s Stock Fell Due to Weak US Same-Store Sales Growth
On January 30, McDonald’s posted its fourth-quarter earnings. The company posted an adjusted EPS of $1.97 on revenues of $5.16 billion.
McDonald’s: Analysts Favor a ‘Buy’ Rating
Among the 32 analysts covering McDonald’s (MCD), 78.1% recommend a “buy,” while 21.9% recommend a “hold.”
McDonald’s Q4 Earnings: Investors Are Optimistic
McDonald’s (MCD) is scheduled to post its fourth-quarter earnings before the market opens on January 30.
What Analysts Expect from McDonald’s Revenue in 2019
In the first three quarters of 2018, McDonald’s (MCD) revenue fell 9.3% to $15.86 billion.
Why Analysts Continue to Favor ‘Buy’ Ratings for McDonald’s
Of the 32 analysts that cover McDonald’s (MCD), 78.1% have given the stock “buy” ratings, while the remaining 21.9% have given it “holds.”
What’s Driving Jack in the Box Stock Today?
As of December 14, Jack in the Box stock has declined by 18.1% since the beginning of this year.
Jack in the Box Posts Mixed Fourth-Quarter Earnings
After the market closed on November 19, Jack in the Box posted its fourth-quarter earnings. The company posted an adjusted EPS of $0.77.
Jack in the Box: Analysts Favor a ‘Hold’ Rating
Of the 17 analysts following Jack in the Box (JACK), 47.1% favor a “buy” as of November 14, while 52.9% favor a “hold.”
Refranchising Could Lower Jack in the Box’s Revenues
Analysts expect Jack in the Box (JACK) to post revenues of $176.0 million in Q4 2018—a fall of 24.2% from $232.13 million in Q4 2017.
Will Jack in the Box’s Q4 2018 Earnings Boost Its Stock Price?
Jack in the Box (JACK) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes on November 19.
Analysts Expect McDonald’s EPS to Rise in Next Four Quarters
For the next four quarters, analysts expect McDonald’s (MCD) to post adjusted EPS of $8.01.
Analysts Favor ‘Buy’ Ratings on Wendy’s ahead of Its Q3 Results
Of the 26 analysts that cover Wendy’s (WEN), 61.5% have given it “buys,” and 38.5% have given it “holds.” No analysts have given it “sell” recommendations.
What Analysts Expect from Wendy’s Revenue in Q3 2018
Analysts expect Wendy’s (WEN) to post revenue of $405.6 million in the third quarter, which represents a rise of 31.7% year-over-year.
What Drove McDonald’s Revenue in the Third Quarter?
In the third quarter, McDonald’s (MCD) posted revenue of $5.37 billion, outperforming analysts’ expectation of $5.32 billion.
McDonald’s Stock Rallies on Strong Q3 2018 Earnings
McDonald’s (MCD) posted its third-quarter earnings on October 23. It reported adjusted EPS of $2.10 on revenues of $5.37 billion.
What to Expect from McDonald’s Revenue in the Next Four Quarters
For the next four quarters, analysts are expecting McDonald’s (MCD) to post revenue of $20.75 billion, which is a 3.9% fall year-over-year.