Jack In The Box (JACK) earnings: expect 4% revenue growth

4:05 pm ET, 13 May 2019

Jack In The Box (JACK) is announcing earnings on May 15. We combed through analyst estimates to understand what the company revenue and earnings are predicted to look like.

What should you expect from the upcoming earnings?

Revenue for the next quarter is expected to be $217M, which implies a 4% growth rate year-over-year.

Earnings per share are expected to come in at $0.94. If this materializes, EPS will grow 18% year-over-year.

How did the stock do last month?

Over the last month, Jack In The Box (JACK) returned -3.59%.

What do analysts say about the stock?

Jack In The Box (JACK) average analyst price target is 19.34% above its current price ($76.90).

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Jack In The Box Inc. (JACK) Stock Guide

Updated at: 2:07 am ET, 18 Sep 2020

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Looking to buy or sell Jack In The Box Inc. (JACK)? Interested in getting the full scoop on JACK, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this JACK stock guide, we'll address key questions about JACK, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are JACK earnings?
2. What is JACK dividend?
3. What is JACK dividend yield?
4. What is JACK stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
5. JACK buy or sell? What is JACK Finny Score?
6. What are the reasons to buy JACK? Why should I buy JACK stock?
7. What are the reasons to sell JACK? Why should I sell JACK stock?
8. What are JACK key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are JACK earnings?

JACK trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $3.09.

2. What is JACK dividend?

JACK forward dividend is $1.60.

3. What is JACK dividend yield?

JACK forward dividend yield is 1.94%.

Analyst Predictions

4. What is JACK stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on JACK analyst price targets, JACK stock forecast is $90.41 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for JACK stock is $90.41. The prediction is based on 17 analyst estimates.

The low price target for JACK is $64.00, while the high price target is $100.00.

JACK analyst rating is Buy.

Analysis

5. JACK buy or sell? What is JACK Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:45}Our quantitative analysis shows 5 reasons to buy and 6 reasons to sell JACK, resulting in Finny Score of 45.

6. What are the reasons to buy JACK? Why should I buy JACK stock?

Here are the reasons to buy JACK stock:

  • JACK quarterly revenue growth was 9.00%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.25% and 0.78%, respectively). See JACK revenue growth chart.
  • JACK profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 5.25 percentage points. See JACK profitability chart.
  • JACK forward dividend yield is 1.94%, higher than the industry (0.54%) and sector (0.55%) forward dividend yields. See JACK forward dividend chart.
  • JACK PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.47, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See JACK PEG chart.
  • JACK average analyst rating is Buy. See JACK analyst rating chart.

7. What are the reasons to sell JACK? Why should I sell JACK stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell JACK stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • JACK stock price ($82.41) is close to the 52-week high ($87.09). Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See JACK price chart.
  • JACK Price/Sales ratio is 1.96, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See JACK forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  • JACK short share of float is 16.73%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See JACK short share of float chart.
  • JACK short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.16. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See JACK short interest ratio chart.
  • JACK cash to debt ratio is 0.07, lower than the average industry (0.12) and sector (0.13) cash to debt ratio. See JACK cash to debt chart.
  • JACK Enterprise Value/Revenue multiple is 4.09, which is high compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/Revenue multiples. See JACK Enterprise Value/Revenue chart.

Key Stats

8. What are JACK key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for JACK:

Metrics JACK
Price $85.80
Average Price Target / Upside $91.50 / 6.64%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Forward Dividend Yield 1.89%
Industry Restaurants
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Number of Employees 5,200
Market Cap $1.92B
Forward P/E Ratio 16.98
Price/Book Ratio 1.95
Revenue (TTM) $987.34M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 9.00%
Profit Margin 7.49%

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