Denny's (DENN) Competitors

$7.79
-0.35 (-4.30%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

DENN vs. BH, CHUY, TAST, NATH, DIN, RRGB, NDLS, BJRI, JACK, and CBRL

Should you be buying Denny's stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Denny's include Biglari (BH), Chuy's (CHUY), Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST), Nathan's Famous (NATH), Dine Brands Global (DIN), Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB), Noodles & Company (NDLS), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Jack in the Box (JACK), and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL). These companies are all part of the "eating places" industry.

Denny's vs.

Biglari (NYSE:BH) and Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, media sentiment, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and community ranking.

Denny's has a consensus price target of $11.42, suggesting a potential upside of 46.56%. Given Biglari's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Denny's is more favorable than Biglari.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Biglari
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Denny's
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Biglari has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Denny's has a beta of 1.94, meaning that its share price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Biglari has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Denny's. Biglari is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Denny's, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Biglari$365.32M1.25$54.95M$44.704.47
Denny's$463.92M0.87$19.94M$0.4318.12

Denny's received 105 more outperform votes than Biglari when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 62.22% of users gave Biglari an outperform vote while only 61.54% of users gave Denny's an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
BiglariOutperform Votes
247
62.22%
Underperform Votes
150
37.78%
Denny'sOutperform Votes
352
61.54%
Underperform Votes
220
38.46%

74.3% of Biglari shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.1% of Denny's shares are held by institutional investors. 71.4% of Biglari shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.2% of Denny's shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Denny's had 29 more articles in the media than Biglari. MarketBeat recorded 33 mentions for Denny's and 4 mentions for Biglari. Denny's' average media sentiment score of 0.59 beat Biglari's score of 0.25 indicating that Biglari is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Biglari
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Denny's
7 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
17 Neutral mention(s)
4 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Denny's has a net margin of 5.27% compared to Denny's' net margin of 3.47%. Denny's' return on equity of 2.11% beat Biglari's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Biglari3.47% 2.11% 1.46%
Denny's 5.27%-63.27%6.66%

Summary

Denny's beats Biglari on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding DENN 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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DENN vs. The Competition

MetricDenny'sEating places IndustryRetail SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$423.43M$9.24B$22.01B$7.94B
Dividend YieldN/A3.70%178.35%3.91%
P/E Ratio18.1243.0327.3218.78
Price / Sales0.872.396.75111.81
Price / Cash9.0121.5518.6832.08
Price / Book-7.284.934.764.68
Net Income$19.94M$339.91M$757.77M$217.01M
7 Day Performance-4.42%0.80%2.47%2.90%
1 Month Performance-3.35%7.43%9.59%6.58%
1 Year Performance-32.67%2.06%9.56%10.15%

Denny's Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BH
Biglari
3.7363 of 5 stars
$209.22
+3.1%
N/A+3.6%$477.02M$365.32M4.682,466Short Interest ↓
CHUY
Chuy's
3.2871 of 5 stars
$27.88
-2.0%
$38.14
+36.8%
-28.3%$480.37M$461.31M16.507,400Analyst Forecast
TAST
Carrols Restaurant Group
2.8883 of 5 stars
$9.55
+0.1%
$9.55
N/A$502.52M$1.88B18.3725,000Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
NATH
Nathan's Famous
1.5675 of 5 stars
$68.04
+1.9%
N/A-3.6%$277.60M$130.79M14.63138
DIN
Dine Brands Global
4.5713 of 5 stars
$45.00
+2.4%
$58.57
+30.2%
-35.0%$693M$831.07M8.01596Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↓
RRGB
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
2.8121 of 5 stars
$7.68
-1.3%
$15.75
+105.1%
-49.4%$119.81M$1.30B-5.7322,516Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
NDLS
Noodles & Company
3.4116 of 5 stars
$2.32
+9.4%
$3.50
+50.9%
-44.8%$104.38M$498.72M-8.007,600Analyst Upgrade
BJRI
BJ's Restaurants
3.471 of 5 stars
$35.03
-0.1%
$38.30
+9.3%
+12.7%$819.00M$1.33B35.0321,000Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
JACK
Jack in the Box
4.9527 of 5 stars
$53.07
flat
$84.78
+59.7%
-44.7%$1.05B$1.69B9.339,523Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
CBRL
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
4.6063 of 5 stars
$57.29
+0.5%
$75.43
+31.7%
-56.2%$1.27B$3.44B15.2877,000Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Gap Down

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This page (NASDAQ:DENN) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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