Denny's Co. Company Profile (NASDAQ:DENN)

About Denny's Co. (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
  • Sub-Industry: Restaurants
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:DENN
  • CUSIP: 24869P10
  • Web: www.dennys.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $811.11 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 69,863,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.11
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $12.36
  • 52 Week Range: $10.02 - $14.25
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 51.37
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.14
  • P/E Growth: 1.27
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $510.22 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.59
  • Book Value: ($0.92) per share
  • Price / Book: -12.62
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $93.18 million
  • Net Margins: 3.37%
  • Return on Equity: -68.96%
  • Return on Assets: 13.15%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -4.19%
  • Current Ratio: 0.35%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.31%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 325,338 shs.
  • Beta: 0.45
  • Short Ratio: 4.42
 

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

What is Denny's Co.'s stock symbol?

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

How were Denny's Co.'s earnings last quarter?

Denny's Co. (NASDAQ:DENN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.01. The business earned $127.91 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $128.55 million. Denny's Co. had a negative return on equity of 68.96% and a net margin of 3.37%. View Denny's Co.'s Earnings History.

When will Denny's Co. make its next earnings announcement?

Denny's Co. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Denny's Co..

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

3 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Denny's Co.'s stock. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect Denny's Co.'s share price to reach $12.67 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Denny's Co..

Who are some of Denny's Co.'s key competitors?

Who are Denny's Co.'s key executives?

Denny's Co.'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
  • 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
  • Jose M. Gutierrez, Director

Who owns Denny's Co. stock?

Denny's Co.'s stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Avenir Corp (10.36%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (7.63%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.21%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.46%) and State Street Corp (2.11%). Company insiders that own Denny's Co. 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 Co..

Who sold Denny's Co. stock? Who is selling Denny's Co. stock?

Denny's Co.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Avenir Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Morgan Stanley, Skylands Capital LLC, State Street Corp, Driehaus Capital Management LLC and Spark Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Denny's Co. 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 Co..

Who bought Denny's Co. stock? Who is buying Denny's Co. stock?

Denny's Co.'s stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, First Trust Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Cadence Capital Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Trexquant Investment LP and TFS Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Denny's Co..

How do I buy Denny's Co. stock?

Shares of Denny's Co. 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 Co.'s stock price today?

One share of Denny's Co. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.61.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Denny's Co. (NASDAQ DENN)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  84 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  69 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  153
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Denny's Co. (NASDAQ:DENN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $12.67 (9.10% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Denny's Co. (NASDAQ:DENN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/3/2017NomuraReiterated RatingHold$12.00LowView Rating Details
5/3/2017InstinetReiterated RatingNeutral$11.00 -> $12.00LowView Rating Details
2/16/2017WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$14.00N/AView Rating Details
5/5/2016StephensReiterated RatingOverweight$12.00N/AView Rating Details
11/4/2015Roth CapitalReiterated RatingHold$13.00N/AView Rating Details
8/21/2015Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingPositiveN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Denny's Co. (NASDAQ:DENN)
Earnings by Quarter for Denny`s Co. (NASDAQ:DENN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Denny's Co. (NASDAQ:DENN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/1/2017        
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Denny's Co. (NASDAQ:DENN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.58
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.62
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$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q3 20181$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q4 20181$0.17$0.17$0.17
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Denny's Co. (NASDAQ:DENN)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Denny's Co. (NASDAQ:DENN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 89.02%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Denny`s Co. (NASDAQ:DENN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Denny`s Co. (NASDAQ:DENN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Denny's Co. (NASDAQ:DENN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Denny's Co. (NASDAQ:DENN)
Latest Headlines for Denny's Co. (NASDAQ:DENN)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoDenny’s Names Michael Furlow CIO
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 12:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$132.57 Million in Sales Expected for Denny's Co. (DENN) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 4:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Denny’s Corp. : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 4:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDenny’s Corp. :DENN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 12:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.15 EPS Expected for Denny's Co. (DENN) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 7:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDenny’s Corporation to Present at the BMO Capital Markets 12th Annual Farm to Market Conference on May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 11:52 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoDenny's Corporation to Present at the BMO Capital Markets 12th Annual Farm to Market Conference on May 18, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - May 15 at 9:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 Earnings Forecast for Denny's Co. Issued By Feltl & Co. (DENN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 8:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Denny's Co. Boosted by Feltl & Co. (DENN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 11:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWedbush Weighs in on Denny's Co.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (DENN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 9:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDenny's Co. Expected to Earn Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.15 Per Share (DENN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 5:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDenny's Co. (DENN) Earns "Hold" Rating from Nomura
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 12:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNomura Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Denny's Co. (DENN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 11:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDenny’s Corporation Reports Results for First Quarter 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 9:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DENN earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-17 8:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 9:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDenny's Co. (DENN) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 4:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDenny's Co. (DENN) Given "Neutral" Rating at Instinet
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 2:00 PM
marketbeat.com logoDenny's posts 1Q profit
marketbeat.com - May 2 at 7:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDenny's Co. (DENN) Earning Very Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 2:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDenny's Co. (DENN) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 3:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDenny's Co. (DENN) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $128.55 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 12:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Critical Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Denny's Co. (DENN) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 11:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Denny's Co. (DENN) to Post $0.13 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 4:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDenny’s Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DENN-US : April 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 11:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDenny's Co. (DENN) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 7:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDenny's Co. (DENN) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 4:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDenny's Co. (DENN) Getting Somewhat Negative Media Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 9:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDenny’s Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:DENN) : April 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 4:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDenny’s Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:DENN) : April 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 4:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDenny’s Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DENN-US : April 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 10:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDenny’s Corporation Announces Timing of First Quarter Results and Conference Call on May 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 12:53 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoDenny's Corporation Announces Timing of First Quarter Results and Conference Call on May 2, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - April 11 at 11:00 AM
thestreet.com logoPETA Prepares to Be an Active Shareholder Ahead of Canada Goose's IPO Thursday
www.thestreet.com - March 15 at 5:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDenny’s Corporation to Present at the 29th Annual Roth Conference on March 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDENNYS CORP Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 3 at 4:46 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoDENNYS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - March 1 at 1:05 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoDENNYS CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - February 27 at 7:42 PM
usatoday.com logoJoey Logano signs extension with Team Penske through 2024
www.usatoday.com - February 24 at 11:57 AM
nasdaq.com logoDenny's (DENN) is in Overbought Territory: Whats Next? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 17 at 7:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDenny's (DENN) is in Overbought Territory: Whats Next?
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:38 PM
investopedia.com logoDenny's Closes 2016 Strong, Predicts a Decent 2017
www.investopedia.com - February 17 at 7:38 PM
seekingalpha.com logoDenny's (DENN) CEO John Miller on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - February 16 at 7:30 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Denny's Corp posts Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.17
www.reuters.com - February 16 at 7:30 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Denny's Corp posts Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.17
www.reuters.com - February 16 at 7:30 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Dennys Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:30 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Dennys Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:30 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoDenny’s Corporation Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:30 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoDenny’s Corporation Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:30 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:11 pm Denny's beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:30 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:11 pm Denny's beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:30 PM

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