Denny's Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:DENN)

About Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)

DennyDenny's Corporation (Denny's) operates a franchised full-service restaurant chain. The Company, through its subsidiary, Denny's, Inc., owns and operates the Denny's brand. As of December 28, 2016, the Denny's brand consisted of 1,733 franchised, licensed and Company-operated restaurants around the world, including 1,610 restaurants in the United States and 123 international locations. As of December 28, 2016, 1,564 of its restaurants were franchised or licensed and 169 were Company-operated. In addition to its breakfast-all-day items, Denny's offers a selection of lunch and dinner items, including burgers, sandwiches, salads and skillet entrees, along with an assortment of beverages, appetizers and desserts. The Company's Fit Fare menu helps its guests identify items suited to their dietary needs. Most Denny's restaurants offer special items for children and seniors. The Company has restaurant locations within travel centers, primarily with Pilot and Pilot Flying J Travel Centers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Restaurants & Bars
  • Sub-Industry: Restaurants
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:DENN
  • CUSIP: 24869P10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $882.01 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 67,175,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $12.02
  • 52 Week Range: $10.02 - $14.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.67
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.46
  • P/E Growth: 1.47
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $519.28 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.69
  • Book Value: ($1.17) per share
  • Price / Book: -11.19
  • EBITDA: $91.98 million
  • Net Margins: 7.34%
  • Return on Equity: -60.77%
  • Return on Assets: 13.43%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -3.27%
  • Current Ratio: 0.34%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.31%
  • Average Volume: 271,251 shs.
  • Beta: 0.6
  • Short Ratio: 9.65

Frequently Asked Questions for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)

What is Denny's Corporation's stock symbol?

Denny's Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "DENN."

How were Denny's Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $133.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $131.62 million. Denny's Corporation had a negative return on equity of 60.77% and a net margin of 7.34%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.13 EPS. View Denny's Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Denny's Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Denny's Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Denny's Corporation.

Where is Denny's Corporation's stock going? Where will Denny's Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Denny's Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate Denny's Corporation's stock price to reach $12.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Denny's Corporation.

What are analysts saying about Denny's Corporation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Denny's Corporation stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Denny's Corp., formerly Advantica Restaurant Group, Inc., is one of the largest restaurant companies, operating moderately-priced restaurants: Denny's, Hardee's, Quincy's, El Pollo Loco, Coco's and Carrows. The company believes its restaurants benefit from the diversity of the restaurant concepts, the generally strong market positions and consumer recognition enjoyed by these chains, the benefits of a centralized support system for purchasing, menu development, human resources, management information systems, site selection, restaurant design and construction. " (10/3/2017)
  • 2. Wedbush analysts commented, "The Wedbush View: We believe current 2017 consensus expectations are realistic, driven by expense control, opportunistic purchases of franchised units, and share repurchases. Recent meetings with CFO Mark Wolfinger, Sr. Director of Investor Relations & Financial Analysis Curt Nichols, and VP of Financial Planning and Analysis Robert Verostek increase our confidence in 0-2% annual SSS growth guidance. We model 0.6% for 2017. Incremental pricing taken in April should sustain menu pricing of around ~2% through the remainder of 2017." (6/6/2017)

Who are some of Denny's Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Denny's Corporation's key executives?

Denny's Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Debra L. Smithart-Oglesby, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • John C. Miller, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • F. Mark Wolfinger, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Director
  • Robert P. Verostek, Senior Vice President - Finance
  • Christopher D. Bode, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Michael Furlow, Senior Vice President - Information Technology, Chief Information Officer
  • John W. Dillon, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Timothy E. Flemming, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer
  • Stephen C. Dunn, Senior Vice President, Chief Global Development Officer
  • Jill A. Van Pelt, Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer

Who owns Denny's Corporation stock?

Denny's Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Skylands Capital LLC (0.19%). Company insiders that own Denny's Corporation stock include Christopher D Bode, Debra Smithart-Oglesby, F Mark Wolfinger, Pelt Jill A Van, Stephen C Dunn and Timothy E Flemming. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Denny's Corporation.

Who sold Denny's Corporation stock? Who is selling Denny's Corporation stock?

Denny's Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Skylands Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold Denny's Corporation stock in the last year include Christopher D Bode, Debra Smithart-Oglesby, F Mark Wolfinger, Pelt Jill A Van, Stephen C Dunn and Timothy E Flemming. View Insider Buying and Selling for Denny's Corporation.

How do I buy Denny's Corporation stock?

Shares of Denny's Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Denny's Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Denny's Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.09.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ DENN)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  130 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  116 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  246
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Denny's Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $12.67 (3.23% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
Price Target History for Denny`s Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
Analysts' Ratings History for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/8/2017WedbushReiterated RatingOutperformLowView Rating Details
5/3/2017NomuraReiterated RatingHold$12.00LowView Rating Details
5/3/2017InstinetReiterated RatingNeutral$11.00 -> $12.00LowView Rating Details
5/5/2016StephensReiterated RatingOverweight$12.00N/AView Rating Details
11/4/2015Roth CapitalReiterated RatingHold$13.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
Earnings by Quarter for Denny`s Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ DENN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017$0.14N/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2017Q2 2017$0.15$0.14$131.62 million$133.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2017Q1 2017$0.13$0.12$128.55 million$127.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/15/2017Q4 2016$0.13$0.17$128.95 million$129.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q3$0.13$0.13$127.97 million$128.39 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q2$0.13$0.13$125.78 million$124.32 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q1$0.11$0.12$122.93 million$124.64 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q4$0.10$0.11$123.66 million$124.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q3$0.12$0.11$123.15 million$123.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.12$0.11$120.28 million$123.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.09$0.10$117.10 million$120.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414$0.11$0.11$124.33 million$128.73 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2014Q314$0.09$0.10$115.40 million$117.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q214$0.08$0.09$114.33 million$114.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q114$0.07$0.07$112.97 million$111.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413$0.08$0.08$116.16 million$114.26 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2013Q313$0.08$0.08$118.77 million$117.28 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.08$0.08$116.66 million$116.57 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.07$0.08$111.89 million$114.49 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2013Q4 2012$0.07$0.07$112.80 million$115.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2012Q312$0.09$0.06$120.60 million$120.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.07$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$0.06$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$0.08$0.94ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.10$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.09$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.07$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$0.08$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.58
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.60
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q2 20172$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q3 20172$0.14$0.15$0.15
Q4 20172$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q1 20181$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q2 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q3 20181$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q4 20181$0.16$0.16$0.16
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.41%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Denny`s Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Denny`s Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/13/2017Stephen C DunnVPSell5,111$11.89$60,769.79View SEC Filing  
8/16/2017F Mark WolfingerEVPSell1,800$12.37$22,266.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017Christopher D BodeCOOSell12,000$12.64$151,680.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Pelt Jill A VanVPSell9,200$12.68$116,656.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Debra Smithart-OglesbyDirectorSell20,950$12.28$257,266.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Debra Smithart-OglesbyDirectorSell99,000$11.90$1,178,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016F Mark WolfingerEVPSell42,100$12.28$516,988.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2016Timothy E FlemmingVPSell15,300$11.43$174,879.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2016Debra Smithart-OglesbyDirectorSell2,281$11.50$26,231.50View SEC Filing  
6/17/2016Stephen C DunnVPSell12,500$10.81$135,125.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Pelt Jill A VanVPSell3,135$10.35$32,447.25View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016F Mark WolfingerCFOSell26,100$10.30$268,830.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Timothy E FlemmingVPSell7,700$10.31$79,387.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015Stephen C DunnVPSell4,225$11.27$47,615.75View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015Robert E MarksDirectorSell10,000$11.64$116,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014Stephen C DunnVPSell4,514$10.00$45,140.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Robert E MarksDirectorSell18,900$9.78$184,842.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Jay C GilmoreCAOSell17,866$9.17$163,831.22View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014F Mark WolfingerCFOSell20,000$8.90$178,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014F Mark WolfingerCFOSell20,000$8.60$172,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Timothy E FlemmingVPSell20,000$7.06$141,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Brenda J LauderbackDirectorSell18,900$6.82$128,898.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Stephen C DunnVPSell83,925$6.76$567,333.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Stephen C DunnVPSell84,275$6.91$582,340.25View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Louis NeebDirectorSell18,900$7.49$141,561.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013F Mark WolfingerCFOSell100,000$6.05$605,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Jay GilmoreCAOSell23,133$6.08$140,648.64View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Brenda LauderbackDirectorSell37,800$5.58$210,924.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013F Mark WolfingerCFOSell100,000$6.05$605,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
Latest Headlines for Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
DateHeadline logoAnalyzing Denny's Corporation (DENN) and The Competition - October 20 at 10:30 PM logoDenny's Announces Expansion Into United Kingdom Nasdaq:DENN - GlobeNewswire (press release) - October 19 at 11:29 PM logoDenny's Corporation Announces Timing of Third Quarter Results and Conference Call on November 1, 2017 - GlobeNewswire (press release) - October 19 at 11:29 PM logoBRIEF-Dennys says expanding into Europe through a franchise agreement - October 19 at 6:27 PM logoDenny’s Announces Expansion Into United Kingdom - October 19 at 6:27 PM logoDenny's Corporation (DENN) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - October 18 at 10:18 AM logoComparing Denny's Corporation (DENN) & Its Competitors - October 14 at 2:20 AM logoDenny's Kicks Off The Season Of Giving With Annual No Kid Hungry® Fundraiser - October 11 at 7:21 PM logoSeattle real estate company Clise Properties has a new president and COO - October 10 at 8:34 PM logoDenny's is opening its first-ever restaurant in the UK and people are shook - October 10 at 3:34 PM logoETFs with exposure to Denny’s Corp. : October 10, 2017 - October 10 at 3:34 PM logoCritical Comparison: Denny's Corporation (DENN) versus The Competition - October 5 at 4:50 PM logoHead to Head Survey: Denny's Corporation (DENN) and Its Peers - October 4 at 2:36 PM logoDenny's Corporation (DENN) & The Competition Head-To-Head Contrast - October 3 at 6:22 AM logoDenny's Corporation (DENN) versus Its Peers Head to Head Survey - October 2 at 10:06 PM logoHow Does Every NFL Owner Rank as a Businessperson? - September 28 at 9:32 AM logoContrasting Denny's Corporation (DENN) and The Competition - September 27 at 4:28 AM logoDenny's Corporation (DENN) Presents At CL King 15th Annual Best Ideas Conference - Slideshow - September 15 at 6:21 PM logoDenny's Corporation (DENN) VP Sells $60,769.79 in Stock - September 14 at 11:56 PM logoDenny's responds to Twitter users who say its mascot looks like a 'turd' - September 14 at 6:39 PM logoDenny’s Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:DENN) : September 12, 2017 - September 12 at 4:33 AM logoDenny's Corporation to Present at CL King's 15th Annual Best Ideas ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) - September 11 at 6:27 PM logoDenny’s Corporation to Present at CL King’s 15th Annual Best Ideas Conference on September 14, 2017 - September 11 at 6:27 PM logo5 Easy Ways To Get A Free (Or At Least Cheaper) Meal - Benzinga - September 10 at 10:19 PM logoDenny’s Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DENN-US : September 8, 2017 - September 8 at 6:11 PM logoBiglari Holdings (BH) & Denny's Corporation (DENN) Head to Head Contrast - August 31 at 8:10 PM logoWorkday's (WDAY) CEO Aneel Bhusri on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - August 31 at 12:01 AM logoRuby Tuesday (RT) and Denny's Corporation (DENN) Critical Survey - August 26 at 12:22 AM logoDenny’s Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DENN-US : August 25, 2017 - August 25 at 7:24 PM logoIs Toyota Spending on NASCAR Paying Off? - August 21 at 5:30 PM logoWhich Chains Have Eclipse Deals and Promotions? - August 20 at 4:42 PM
News Icon12 chains and companies with special deals to celebrate the solar eclipse - August 19 at 5:01 PM logoInsider Selling: Denny's Corporation (DENN) EVP Sells 1,800 Shares of Stock - August 18 at 8:50 PM logoETFs with exposure to Denny’s Corp. : August 17, 2017 - August 17 at 7:03 PM logoDenny's Corporation's (NASDAQ:DENN) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Wedbush - August 8 at 7:00 PM logoBrokers Set Expectations for Denny's Corporation's Q4 2018 Earnings (DENN) - August 4 at 7:10 PM logoDenny’s Corp. :DENN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 3, 2017 - August 3 at 4:49 PM logoBrokers Offer Predictions for Denny's Corporation's FY2017 Earnings (DENN) - August 3 at 10:44 AM logoDenny’s Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DENN-US : August 2, 2017 - August 2 at 6:41 PM logoEdited Transcript of DENN earnings conference call or presentation 1-Aug-17 8:30pm GMT - August 2 at 4:36 AM logoDenny's (DENN) CEO John Miller on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - August 1 at 11:34 PM logoDenny's posts 2Q profit - August 1 at 11:33 PM logoDenny's Corporation (DENN) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.01 EPS - August 1 at 9:29 PM logoBRIEF-Denny's Corporation Q2 earnings per share $0.12 - August 1 at 6:31 PM logoDenny’s CEO John Miller Joins CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion - August 1 at 6:31 PM logoDenny's is feuding with 'Dawson's Creek' star James Van Der Beek, who's pretending to be a DJ on Twitter - August 1 at 6:31 PM logoDenny's Corporation (DENN) Given "Buy" Rating at Wedbush - July 30 at 8:38 AM logoSeacoast Banking Corporation of Florida's (SBCF) CEO Dennis Hudson on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - July 28 at 7:51 PM logoJobs Numbers Poised for Release Next Week - July 28 at 7:51 PM logoDenny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - July 25 at 7:50 AM



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