Del Taco Restaurants Company Profile (NASDAQ:TACO)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating(s), 5 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.83)
Consensus Price Target: $15.25 (45.10% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/21/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$16.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/3/2016WedbushLower Price TargetOutperform$16.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/5/2016BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$14.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/28/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Initiated CoverageNeutral$13.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/13/2015Dougherty & CoInitiated CoverageBuy$18.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/8/2015Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$17.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/2/2015CJS SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
10/17/2016        
7/20/2016Q216$0.12$0.13$100.06 million$100.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2016Q116$0.08$0.08$96.09 million$97.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/7/2016Q415$0.19$0.12$133.33 million$133.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/19/2015Q315$0.10($0.06)$97.60 million$98.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.07$0.12$0.09
Q2 20164$0.11$0.15$0.13
Q3 20164$0.12$0.13$0.12
Q4 20164$0.21$0.24$0.23
Q1 20171$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q2 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q3 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q4 20171$0.23$0.23$0.23
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
4/6/2016Pleasant Lake Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,450,000$9.86$14,297,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/22/2016David PearSVPSell10,000$10.67$106,700.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/23/2015Patrick WalshDirectorBuy10,000$10.33$103,300.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/19/2015Patrick WalshDirectorBuy30,000$10.26$307,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/30/2015Pleasant Lake Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy40,063$13.29$532,437.27View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/31/2015Pleasant Lake Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy107,400$13.09$1,405,866.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/27/2015Pleasant Lake Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy411,381$12.92$5,315,042.52View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/8/2015Pleasant Lake Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy2,414$14.98$36,161.72View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/30/2015Eileen A AptmanDirectorBuy467,500$8.56$4,001,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
DateHeadline
07/25/16 09:58 AMDel Taco Restaurants : Announces Increase in Number of Warrants Subject to Warrant Tender Offer and Extension of Expiration Date
07/25/16 06:00 AMDel Taco Announces Increase in Number of Warrants Subject to Warrant Tender Offer and Extension of Expiration Date - [Business Wire] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. today announced that it has increased from 6,750,000 to 7,750,000 the number of warrants subject to its previously announced offer to exchange 0.2780 shares of the Company’s common stock for each outstanding Company warrant exercisable for Shares at an exercise price of $11.50 per Share .
07/22/16 06:33 PMDel Taco Restaurants : tops Street 2Q forecasts
07/20/16 10:57 PMEdited Transcript of TACO earnings conference call or presentation 20-Jul-16 9:00pm GMT -
07/20/16 03:55 PMDel Taco tops Street 2Q forecasts -
07/20/16 06:07 AMQ2 2016 Del Taco Restaurants Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close -
07/13/16 07:04 PMDel Taco Restaurants Is Buying Back Warrants, I Sell Them
07/12/16 07:47 AMDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TACO-US : July 12, 2016 -
07/11/16 06:36 PMDel Taco Commences Offer to Exchange Common Stock for up to 6,750,000 Outstanding Warrants
07/11/16 01:38 PMDEL TACO RESTAURANTS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and E -
07/08/16 05:00 AMDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. Clarifies July 7, 2016 Form 4 Filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission - [Business Wire] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. , the second largest Mexican-American QSR chain by units in the United States, received numerous inquiries after the market close on July 7, 2016 regarding three Form 4 filings filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 7, 2016 that it would like to clarify so as to avoid confusion or misinterpretation.
07/06/16 07:30 AMDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. to Announce Fiscal Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - [Business Wire] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. , the second largest Mexican-American QSR chain by units in the United States, operating restaurants under the name Del Taco, will announce fiscal second quarter 2016 financial results on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 after the market closes.
06/27/16 06:00 AMDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. Added to Russell 3000® Index - [Business Wire] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. today announced that its stock has been added to the Russell 3000® Index, effective after the US market opens today, June 27, 2016.
06/22/16 03:00 PMDel Taco Unveils a Taco Worthy of Its Name - [Marketwired] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. is proud to introduce The Del Taco, a bigger, fresher and better-tasting crunchy beef taco, worthy of the brand's name. The Del Taco is loaded with more seasoned beef, more freshly ...
06/13/16 01:53 PMDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:TACO) : June 13, 2016 -
06/10/16 07:15 AMDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TACO-US : June 10, 2016 -
06/07/16 07:30 AMDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. to Participate in Two Upcoming Investor Conferences in June - [Business Wire] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. today announced that Paul J.B. Murphy, III, President and Chief Executive Officer; John D. Cappasola, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer; and Steven L.
05/31/16 03:14 PMDEL TACO RESTAURANTS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders -
05/25/16 03:00 PMDel Taco's Menu Gets Even More Epic With the New Bacon Ranch Chicken Avocado Epic Burrito - [Marketwired] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. has expanded its popular Epic Burrito® line with the introduction of the Bacon Ranch Chicken Avocado Epic Burrito, fully loaded with fresh sliced avocado, heaping portions of ...
05/07/16 01:44 PMLevy Acquisition Corp. (TACO) Updated Broker Price Targets - Share Trading News - Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO) Updated Broker Price TargetsShare Trading NewsMarket analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets on shares of Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO). The latest reports which are currently in issue on Thursday 5th of May state 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 0 analysts “buy”, 0 ...Q2 2016 Earnings Estimate for Levy Acquisition Corp (TACO) Issued By Jefferies GroupWeb Breaking Newsall 4 news articles »
05/03/16 01:54 PMThis Weeks Broker Price Targets For Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO) - Share Trading News - This Weeks Broker Price Targets For Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO)Share Trading NewsLevy Acquisition Corp. has a 50 day moving average of 9.91 and a 200 day moving average of 10.51. The stock's market capitalization is 351.16M, it has a 52-week low of 8.37 and a 52-week high of 17.25. The share price of the company (TACO) was down ...and more »
05/03/16 01:54 PMDel Taco reports 15 consecutive quarters of growth - Del Taco, which became a public company when it completed a business combination with Levy Acquisition Corp. on June 30, 2015, reported the following Q1 highlights: Del Taco plans to launch its "fresh combined solutions" strategy in June to improve speed ...
05/03/16 03:39 AMEdited Transcript of TACO earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-16 9:00pm GMT -
05/02/16 04:09 PMDel Taco misses 1Q profit forecasts -
05/02/16 03:05 PMDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. Announces Fiscal First Quarter 2016 Financial Results - [Business Wire] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. , , the second largest Mexican-American QSR chain by units in the United States, operating restaurants under the name Del Taco, today announced fiscal first quarter 2016 financial results.
05/02/16 06:07 AMQ1 2016 Del Taco Restaurants Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close -
04/29/16 02:00 PMBroker Roundup For Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO) - Share Trading News - Broker Roundup For Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO)Share Trading News01/21/2016 – Levy Acquisition Corp. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. They now have a USD 16 price target on the stock. 01/05/2016 – BTIG Research began new coverage on Levy Acquisition Corp. giving the company a “buy” rating.and more »
04/12/16 08:00 AMDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. to Announce Fiscal First Quarter 2016 Financial Results Monday, May 2, 2016 - [Business Wire] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. , the second largest Mexican-American QSR chain by units in the United States, operating restaurants under the name Del Taco, will announce fiscal first quarter 2016 financial results on Monday, May 2, 2016 after the market closes.
04/09/16 01:38 PMCurrent Price Targets For Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO) - Risers & Fallers - Current Price Targets For Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO)Risers & FallersRecently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO). The latest broker reports which are currently outstanding on Thursday 7th of April state 4 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 2 ...and more »
04/09/16 01:38 PMAnalyst Coverage: Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO) - Risers & Fallers - Analyst Coverage: Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO)Risers & FallersRecently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO). The latest broker reports which are currently outstanding on Friday 8th of April state 4 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 2 analysts ...Levy Acquisition Corp (TACO) Major Shareholder Pleasant Lake Partners Llc Sells 1450000 SharesWeb Breaking Newsall 3 news articles »
04/04/16 01:27 PMLatest Analyst Ratings For Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO) - Share Trading News - Latest Analyst Ratings For Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO)Share Trading NewsRecently analysts working for a variety of stock market brokerages have changed their consensus ratings and price targets on shares of Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO). The most recent broker reports which have been released note that 4 analysts have a ...and more »
04/04/16 07:15 AMDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TACO-US : April 4, 2016 -
04/03/16 01:19 PMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO) - Share Trading News - Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO)Share Trading NewsRecently analysts working for a variety of stock market brokerages have changed their consensus ratings and price targets on shares of Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO). The most recent broker reports which have been released note that 4 analysts have a ...and more »
03/31/16 01:42 PMRecently Changed Price Targets On Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO) - Risers & Fallers - Recently Changed Price Targets On Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO)Risers & FallersA number of investment brokers have recently updated their price targets on shares of Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO). According to the latest broker reports 4 analysts have a rating of “buy”, 2 analysts “outperform”, 1 analysts “hold”, 0 analysts ...and more »
03/28/16 01:52 PMLevy Acquisition Corp. (TACO) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Share Trading News - Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO) Broker Price Targets For The Coming WeekShare Trading NewsMarket analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets on shares of Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO). The latest reports which are currently in issue on Monday 28th of March state 4 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 2 analysts “buy ...and more »
03/24/16 08:00 AMDel Taco Opens in South Carolina - [Marketwired] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. , the nation's second leading Mexican Quick Service Restaurant chain, announced it has opened a new location in South Carolina as part of a recently signed multi-unit development ...
03/22/16 08:00 AMDel Taco Earns Top Honors for Recent Merger - [Marketwired] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. , the second largest Mexican-American QSR chain by units in the United States, announced that the brand was presented with the Franchise Times "Deal of the Year" award ...
03/21/16 08:00 AMDel Taco Spices Up Breakfast With New Mexican Chorizo Sausage - [Marketwired] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. is spicing up its breakfast menu with the introduction of Mexican Chorizo Sausage, perfectly grilled in each restaurant's working kitchen until golden brown and juicy. The flavorful ...
03/17/16 01:19 PMAnalyst Coverage Updates - Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO) - Risers & Fallers - Analyst Coverage Updates - Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO)Risers & FallersRecently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Levy Acquisition Corp. (TACO). The latest broker reports which are currently outstanding on Thursday 17th of March state 4 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 2 ...
03/15/16 08:00 AMDel Taco Protects Brand Reputation With Earthlink - [GlobeNewswire] - ATLANTA, March 15, 2016-- EarthLink, a leading managed network services provider dedicated to delivering great customer experiences, today announced it has completed its migration of network services with ...
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03/08/16 05:14 AMDEL TACO RESTAURANTS, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report -
03/07/16 12:34 PMForm 8-K Del Taco Restaurants, For: Mar 07 - Del Taco became a public company when it completed a business combination with Levy Acquisition Corp. on June 30, 2015. This resulted in a fiscal fourth quarter financial statement presentation that includes a predecessor period for the sixteen-weeks ended ...
03/07/16 11:19 AMEdited Transcript of TACO earnings conference call or presentation 7-Mar-16 1:00pm GMT -
03/07/16 08:33 AMStocks to Watch: Pier 1, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Del Taco, NCR Corp. -
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03/07/16 06:07 AMDEL TACO RESTAURANTS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements an -
03/07/16 06:07 AMQ4 2015 Del Taco Restaurants Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open -
03/07/16 06:00 AMDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results - [Business Wire] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. , , the second largest Mexican-American QSR chain by units in the United States, operating restaurants under the name Del Taco, today announced fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year 2015 financial results.
03/04/16 08:00 AMDel Taco Expands Footprint in Florida - [Marketwired] - Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. , a leader in the Mexican Quick Service Restaurant category, announced it will open six new restaurants in Florida with the signing of an exclusive development agreement for ...

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About Del Taco Restaurants

Del Taco Restaurants logoDel Taco Restaurants, Inc., formerly Levy Acquisition Corporation, is an operator and franchisor of restaurants featuring fresh and fast made-to-order cuisine, including both Mexican inspired and American classic dishes. The Company operates Del Taco restaurants in approximately 20 states, including over one franchised restaurant in Guam. The Company has approximately 300 Company-operated and over 250 franchised restaurants. The Company's menu offers a combination of Mexican-inspired food, such as tacos and burritos, and American classics, such as Double Del cheeseburgers, crinkle-cut fries and milkshakes. Additionally, the Company's menu features both premium items such as Epic Burritos, Handcrafted Ensaladas and Fresca Bowls, as well as lower priced items on its Buck & Under Menu. Del Taco restaurant is a free-standing building with drive-in service that ranges in size from 2,000 to 2,600 square feet.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: TACO
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $10.51
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $9.42
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.71
  • P/E Ratio: 25.95
  • P/E Growth: 1.60
  • Market Cap: $399.13M
  • Beta: -0.13
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.55 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.61 EPS
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Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO) Chart for Saturday, July, 30, 2016