NASDAQ:DENN - Denny's Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $17.74 +0.16 (+0.91 %) (As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$17.58Today's Range$17.63 - $18.1252-Week Range$13.32 - $18.94Volume532,633 shsAverage Volume426,839 shsMarket Capitalization$1.11 billionP/E Ratio26.09Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.17 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Denny's Corporation, through its subsidiary, Denny's, Inc., owns and operates full-service restaurant chains under the Denny's brand. As of September 26, 2018, it had 1,715 franchised, licensed, and company restaurants worldwide, including 128 restaurants in Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, New Zealand, Honduras, the Philippines, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, the United Arab Emirates, Guam, Curaçao, El Salvador, Guatemala, and the United Kingdom. The company was formerly known as Advantica Restaurant Group, Inc. and changed its name to Denny's Corporation in 2002. The company was founded in 1953 and is based in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Receive DENN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for DENN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Eating places Sub-IndustryRestaurants SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNASDAQ:DENN Previous Symbol CUSIP24869P10 Webwww.dennys.com Phone864-597-8000Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.45 Quick Ratio0.41Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio26.09 Forward P/E Ratio30.07 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$630.18 million Price / Sales1.76 Cash Flow$1.0045 per share Price / Cash Flow17.66 Book Value($1.49) per share Price / Book-11.91Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.68 Net Income$39.59 million Net Margins6.93% Return on Equity-38.27% Return on Assets13.41%Miscellaneous Employees8,900 Outstanding Shares62,587,000Market Cap$1.11 billion OptionableOptionable Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) Frequently Asked Questions What is Denny's' stock symbol? Denny's trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "DENN." How were Denny's' earnings last quarter? Denny's Corp (NASDAQ:DENN) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 12th. The restaurant operator reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.18. The restaurant operator had revenue of $159.55 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $158.85 million. Denny's had a net margin of 6.93% and a negative return on equity of 38.27%. The business's revenue was up 17.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.18 EPS. View Denny's' Earnings History. When is Denny's' next earnings date? Denny's is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Denny's. What price target have analysts set for DENN? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Denny's' shares. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate Denny's' share price to reach $19.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Denny's. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Denny's? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Denny's in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Denny's. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Denny's stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Denny's 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. " (2/14/2019) 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We maintain our Buy rating and $21 price target on Denny’s (DENN) following yesterday’s release of better-than-expected 4Q18 (December) comps, as well as this morning’s presentation at the ICR Conference in Orlando. DENN reported a better-than-expected 4Q18 blended comp of +1.3%, which was above our +0.6% estimate and the Street mean estimate of +0.5%. The company did not issue 2019 guidance, though said its refranchising program is now underway in today’s comments. Our EPS estimates are unchanged at $0.69 for 2018, $0.81 for 2019, and $1.03 for 2020." (1/15/2019) Has Denny's been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about DENN stock has been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Denny's earned a news impact score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Denny's' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Denny's include Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Jack in the Box (JACK), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Wingstop (WING), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Brinker International (EAT), Dine Brands Global (DIN), Sonic (SONC), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Papa John's Int'l (PZZA), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI) and Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH). Who are Denny's' key executives? Denny's' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Curt Nichols, Sr. Director of Investor Relations & Financial AnalysisC. Patrick Autry, Ethics & Compliance Officer III and Associate Gen. CounselMr. Robert P. Verostek, Sr. VP of Fin. (Age 47)Thomas M. Starnes, Chief Food Safety Officer and VP of Brand Protection, QualityMr. John W. Dillon, Sr. VP & Chief Brand Officer Who are Denny's' major shareholders? Denny's' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.35%), Avenir Corp (6.52%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.17%), Brown Advisory Inc. (3.28%), Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (1.92%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.32%). Company insiders that own Denny's stock include Christopher D Bode, F Mark Wolfinger, John C Miller, John William Dillon, Pelt Jill A Van, Robert P Verostek, Stephen C Dunn and Timothy E Flemming. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Denny's. Which institutional investors are selling Denny's stock? DENN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Avenir Corp, Beddow Capital Management Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Menta Capital LLC and State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Denny's company stock in the last year include Christopher D Bode, F Mark Wolfinger, John C Miller, John William Dillon, Robert P Verostek, Stephen C Dunn and Timothy E Flemming. View Insider Buying and Selling for Denny's. Which institutional investors are buying Denny's stock? DENN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Nomura Holdings Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Two Sigma Investments LP, Brown Advisory Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Two Sigma Advisers LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Denny's. How do I buy shares of Denny's? Shares of DENN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Denny's' stock price today? One share of DENN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.74. How big of a company is Denny's? Denny's has a market capitalization of $1.11 billion and generates $630.18 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $39.59 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.68 on an earnings per share basis. Denny's employs 8,900 workers across the globe. What is Denny's' official website? The official website for Denny's is http://www.dennys.com. How can I contact Denny's? Denny's' mailing address is 203 East Main Street, Spartanburg SC, 29319. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 864-597-8000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Denny's (NASDAQ DENN)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 222 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 205 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 427MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Denny's and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DENN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DENN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What impact do institutional investors have on markets?