NASDAQ:DENN - Denny's Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$17.84 +0.02 (+0.11 %)
(As of 03/24/2019 01:37 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.84
Today's Range$17.74 - $18.00
52-Week Range$13.32 - $18.94
Volume345,742 shs
Average Volume412,881 shs
Market Capitalization$1.10 billion
P/E Ratio26.24
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.17
Denny's Corporation, through its subsidiary, Denny's, Inc., owns and operates full-service restaurant chains under the Denny's brand. As of December 26, 2018, it operated 1,709 franchised, licensed, and company restaurants, including 1,578 restaurants in the United States; and 131 in Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, New Zealand, the Philippines, Honduras, Costa Rica, the United Arab Emirates, Guam, the United Kingdom, El Salvador, and Guatemala. 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 headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryRestaurants
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:DENN
CUSIP24869P10
Phone864-597-8000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$630.18 million
Cash Flow$1.1539 per share
Book Value($2.13) per share

Profitability

Net Income$43.69 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,000
Market Cap$1.10 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Estimated)
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) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 12th. The restaurant operator reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18. The restaurant operator earned $159.55 million during 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 36.93%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 17.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.18 earnings per share. 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 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Denny's' shares. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect Denny's' share price to reach $19.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% 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. " (3/20/2019)
  • 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?

Press coverage about DENN stock has been trending positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Denny's earned a media sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Denny's' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Denny's own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Denny's investors own include Tejon Ranch (TRC), Tesla (TSLA), Citigroup (C), General Electric (GE), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Bank of America (BAC), Mcdonald's (MCD) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Who are Denny's' key executives?

Denny's' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John C. Miller, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. F. Mark Wolfinger, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer, CFO & Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. Christopher D. Bode, Sr. VP & COO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Timothy E. Flemming, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Legal Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Jay C. Gilmore, VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller (Age 50)

Who are Denny's' major shareholders?

Denny's' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.35%), Avenir Corp (6.52%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.17%), Brown Advisory Inc. (3.28%) and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (1.92%). 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 F Mark Wolfinger, John C Miller, John William Dillon, 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 $17.84.

How big of a company is Denny's?

Denny's has a market capitalization of $1.10 billion and generates $630.18 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $43.69 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.68 on an earnings per share basis. Denny's employs 9,000 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  225 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  213 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  438
MarketBeat'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 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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