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DOW   32,196.66
QQQ   301.94
S&P 500   4,023.89
DOW   32,196.66
QQQ   301.94
S&P 500   4,023.89
DOW   32,196.66
QQQ   301.94
S&P 500   4,023.89
DOW   32,196.66
QQQ   301.94

Ark Restaurants Stock Competitors

-0.05 (-0.30%)
(As of 05/13/2022 03:45 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
9,200 shs
Average Volume
8,226 shs
Market Capitalization
$58.50 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield


Should you be buying Ark Restaurants stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ark Restaurants include Nathan's Famous (NATH), Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI), Potbelly (PBPB), BBQ (BBQ), Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB), FAT Brands (FATBB), FAT Brands (FAT), Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST), BurgerFi International (BFI), and Luby's (LUB). These companies are all part of the "eating places" industry.

Ark Restaurants vs.

Nathan's Famous (NASDAQ:NATH) and Ark Restaurants (NASDAQ:ARKR) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, media sentiment, profitability, community ranking, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Nathan's Famous has a beta of 0.46, indicating that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ark Restaurants has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Ark Restaurants received 28 more outperform votes than Nathan's Famous when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 68.86% of users gave Ark Restaurants an outperform vote while only 61.43% of users gave Nathan's Famous an outperform vote.

Nathan's FamousOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Ark RestaurantsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Nathan's Famous has a net margin of 12.45% compared to Ark Restaurants' net margin of 10.20%. Ark Restaurants' return on equity of 33.31% beat Nathan's Famous' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nathan's Famous 12.45% -23.28% 11.90%
Ark Restaurants 10.20% 33.31% 9.87%

In the previous week, Nathan's Famous had 2 more articles in the media than Ark Restaurants. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for Nathan's Famous and 4 mentions for Ark Restaurants. Nathan's Famous' average media sentiment score of 0.71 beat Ark Restaurants' score of 0.29 indicating that Nathan's Famous is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Nathan's Famous
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Ark Restaurants
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nathan's Famous
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Ark Restaurants
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Ark Restaurants has higher revenue and earnings than Nathan's Famous. Ark Restaurants is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nathan's Famous, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nathan's Famous$75.84 million2.65$11.07 million$3.2814.92
Ark Restaurants$131.87 million0.44$12.90 million$4.383.76

41.6% of Nathan's Famous shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 14.3% of Ark Restaurants shares are owned by institutional investors. 31.4% of Nathan's Famous shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 40.1% of Ark Restaurants shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Ark Restaurants beats Nathan's Famous on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ARKR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Ark Restaurants (NASDAQ:ARKR) vs. Its Competitors

MetricArk RestaurantsEating places IndustryRetail SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$58.50M$6.38B$14.57B$5.86B
Dividend YieldN/A3.17%181.24%3.21%
P/E Ratio3.7631.3113.1814.05
Price / Sales0.441.751.78100.17
Price / Cash3.1915.5737.3282.14
Price / Book1.143.934.664.47
Net Income$12.90M$265.60M$723.05M$240.25M
7 Day Performance-0.30%6.62%1.04%0.19%
1 Month Performance-5.24%-4.53%-11.08%-13.06%
1 Year Performance-14.44%-25.64%-22.13%-25.57%

Ark Restaurants Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Nathan's Famous
1.8265 of 5 stars
N/A-24.6%$201.35M$75.84M14.92146Short Interest ↑
Fiesta Restaurant Group
2.3148 of 5 stars
-50.0%$175.21M$357.28M16.104,480Short Interest ↑
Gap Up
1.1181 of 5 stars
N/A-18.0%$163.34M$380.05M-9.285,500Analyst Report
2.9682 of 5 stars
+19.0%$144.59M$206.44M5.564,350Earnings Report
Short Interest ↓
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
2.0248 of 5 stars
-73.2%$142.70M$1.16B-2.8322,483Positive News
Gap Up
FAT Brands
0.6667 of 5 stars
N/AN/A$114.60M$118.88M0.005,200Short Interest ↓
Positive News
FAT Brands
2.6515 of 5 stars
-27.6%$101.59M$118.88M-1.885,200Short Interest ↑
High Trading Volume
Carrols Restaurant Group
2.0881 of 5 stars
-76.3%$79.12M$1.65B-1.2725,500Earnings Report
Analyst Downgrade
Positive News
Gap Up
BurgerFi International
2.1583 of 5 stars
-69.8%$65.69M$68.87M-0.4192Short Interest ↓
1.5048 of 5 stars
N/A-47.2%$60.61M$214.02M0.003,074News Coverage
High Trading Volume
0.7917 of 5 stars
N/AN/A$49.28M$65.23M-0.91209Positive News
Gap Up
Good Times Restaurants
1.9167 of 5 stars
N/A-36.1%$32.97M$123.95M2.262,230Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
Positive News
BT Brands
0 of 5 stars
N/AN/A$14.09M$8.45M0.0017Lockup Expiration
News Coverage
Gap Up
This page was last updated on 5/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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