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NASDAQ:DENN

Denny's Competitors

$17.55
-0.02 (-0.11 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$17.14
Now: $17.55
$18.00
50-Day Range
$14.26
MA: $16.25
$18.24
52-Week Range
$4.50
Now: $17.55
$18.37
Volume622,265 shs
Average Volume885,846 shs
Market Capitalization$1.12 billion
P/E Ratio109.69
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.74

Competitors

Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) Vs. MCD, SBUX, CMG, YUM, DRI, and DPZ

Should you be buying DENN stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "restaurants" are considered alternatives and competitors to Denny's, including McDonald's (MCD), Starbucks (SBUX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Yum! Brands (YUM), Darden Restaurants (DRI), and Domino's Pizza (DPZ).

Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) and McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Denny's and McDonald's' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Denny's$541.39 million2.07$117.41 million$0.7722.79
McDonald's$21.08 billion7.29$6.03 billion$7.8426.29

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

Risk and Volatility

Denny's has a beta of 1.74, indicating that its share price is 74% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, McDonald's has a beta of 0.58, indicating that its share price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Denny's and McDonald's' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Denny's3.44%-6.12%2.28%
McDonald's25.60%-53.62%9.56%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.0% of Denny's shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.3% of McDonald's shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.1% of Denny's shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of McDonald's shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Denny's and McDonald's, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Denny's04402.50
McDonald's072302.77

Denny's presently has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential downside of 14.53%. McDonald's has a consensus price target of $232.5714, indicating a potential upside of 12.82%. Given McDonald's' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe McDonald's is more favorable than Denny's.

Summary

McDonald's beats Denny's on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) and Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Denny's and Starbucks' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Denny's$541.39 million2.07$117.41 million$0.7722.79
Starbucks$23.52 billion5.41$928.30 million$1.1792.33

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

Risk and Volatility

Denny's has a beta of 1.74, indicating that its share price is 74% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Starbucks has a beta of 0.82, indicating that its share price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Denny's and Starbucks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Denny's3.44%-6.12%2.28%
Starbucks3.95%-18.07%4.88%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.0% of Denny's shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.3% of Starbucks shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.1% of Denny's shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Starbucks shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Denny's and Starbucks, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Denny's04402.50
Starbucks0101702.63

Denny's presently has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential downside of 14.53%. Starbucks has a consensus price target of $102.8846, indicating a potential downside of 4.76%. Given Starbucks' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Starbucks is more favorable than Denny's.

Summary

Starbucks beats Denny's on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) and Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Denny's and Chipotle Mexican Grill's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Denny's3.44%-6.12%2.28%
Chipotle Mexican Grill4.08%16.70%5.38%

Risk and Volatility

Denny's has a beta of 1.74, indicating that its share price is 74% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chipotle Mexican Grill has a beta of 1.31, indicating that its share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Denny's and Chipotle Mexican Grill's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Denny's$541.39 million2.07$117.41 million$0.7722.79
Chipotle Mexican Grill$5.59 billion7.26$350.16 million$14.05102.63

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Denny's and Chipotle Mexican Grill, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Denny's04402.50
Chipotle Mexican Grill0131902.59

Denny's presently has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential downside of 14.53%. Chipotle Mexican Grill has a consensus price target of $1,526.9655, indicating a potential upside of 5.89%. Given Chipotle Mexican Grill's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Chipotle Mexican Grill is more favorable than Denny's.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.0% of Denny's shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.0% of Chipotle Mexican Grill shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.1% of Denny's shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Chipotle Mexican Grill shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Chipotle Mexican Grill beats Denny's on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) and Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Yum! Brands and Denny's' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Yum! Brands18.78%-12.42%17.73%
Denny's3.44%-6.12%2.28%

Volatility & Risk

Yum! Brands has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Denny's has a beta of 1.74, suggesting that its stock price is 74% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Yum! Brands and Denny's' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Yum! Brands$5.60 billion5.55$1.29 billion$3.5529.16
Denny's$541.39 million2.07$117.41 million$0.7722.79

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Yum! Brands and Denny's, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Yum! Brands110602.29
Denny's04402.50

Yum! Brands presently has a consensus price target of $104.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.45%. Denny's has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential downside of 14.53%. Given Yum! Brands' higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Yum! Brands is more favorable than Denny's.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

75.2% of Yum! Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.0% of Denny's shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Yum! Brands shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of Denny's shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Yum! Brands beats Denny's on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) and Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Darden Restaurants and Denny's' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Darden Restaurants-1.70%10.47%2.51%
Denny's3.44%-6.12%2.28%

Volatility & Risk

Darden Restaurants has a beta of 1.48, suggesting that its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Denny's has a beta of 1.74, suggesting that its stock price is 74% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Darden Restaurants and Denny's' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Darden Restaurants$7.81 billion2.29$-52,400,000.00$3.1343.88
Denny's$541.39 million2.07$117.41 million$0.7722.79

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Darden Restaurants and Denny's, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Darden Restaurants0102002.67
Denny's04402.50

Darden Restaurants presently has a consensus price target of $114.1833, indicating a potential downside of 16.85%. Denny's has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential downside of 14.53%. Given Denny's' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Denny's is more favorable than Darden Restaurants.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

89.4% of Darden Restaurants shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.0% of Denny's shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Darden Restaurants shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of Denny's shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Darden Restaurants beats Denny's on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) and Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Domino's Pizza and Denny's' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Domino's Pizza11.98%-14.11%31.41%
Denny's3.44%-6.12%2.28%

Volatility & Risk

Domino's Pizza has a beta of 0.38, suggesting that its stock price is 62% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Denny's has a beta of 1.74, suggesting that its stock price is 74% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Domino's Pizza and Denny's' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Domino's Pizza$3.62 billion3.77$400.71 million$9.5736.21
Denny's$541.39 million2.07$117.41 million$0.7722.79

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Domino's Pizza and Denny's, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Domino's Pizza092102.70
Denny's04402.50

Domino's Pizza presently has a consensus price target of $420.00, indicating a potential upside of 21.21%. Denny's has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential downside of 14.53%. Given Domino's Pizza's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Domino's Pizza is more favorable than Denny's.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.8% of Domino's Pizza shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.0% of Denny's shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of Domino's Pizza shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of Denny's shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Domino's Pizza beats Denny's on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Denny's Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
McDonald's logo
MCD
McDonald's
3.0$206.14-1.7%$153.69 billion$21.08 billion31.47Gap Down
Starbucks logo
SBUX
Starbucks
2.5$108.03-4.2%$127.18 billion$23.52 billion140.30Analyst Upgrade
High Trading Volume
Gap Up
Chipotle Mexican Grill logo
CMG
Chipotle Mexican Grill
1.6$1,442.00-2.2%$40.58 billion$5.59 billion172.49
Yum! Brands logo
YUM
Yum! Brands
2.4$103.53-1.1%$31.06 billion$5.60 billion31.09News Coverage
Darden Restaurants logo
DRI
Darden Restaurants
2.0$137.33-1.0%$17.90 billion$7.81 billion-143.05
Domino's Pizza logo
DPZ
Domino's Pizza
2.2$346.51-2.2%$13.65 billion$3.62 billion29.69Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
Texas Roadhouse logo
TXRH
Texas Roadhouse
1.5$90.88-0.0%$6.31 billion$2.76 billion116.51Analyst Report
Insider Selling
News Coverage
The Wendy's logo
WEN
The Wendy's
2.2$20.43-1.8%$4.58 billion$1.71 billion42.56Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Increase
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store logo
CBRL
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
1.3$154.87-0.5%$3.67 billion$2.52 billion39.01Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Brinker International logo
EAT
Brinker International
1.6$68.59-0.2%$3.12 billion$3.08 billion120.34
Papa John's International logo
PZZA
Papa John's International
1.7$90.19-0.6%$2.97 billion$1.62 billion112.74Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
The Cheesecake Factory logo
CAKE
The Cheesecake Factory
1.3$54.95-0.8%$2.50 billion$2.48 billion-40.40Analyst Report
Jack in the Box logo
JACK
Jack in the Box
1.9$102.35-0.6%$2.34 billion$1.02 billion26.31Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Bloomin' Brands logo
BLMN
Bloomin' Brands
1.8$24.84-0.8%$2.18 billion$4.14 billion-18.13Analyst Report
Insider Selling
News Coverage
Dine Brands Global logo
DIN
Dine Brands Global
1.5$79.11-2.0%$1.30 billion$910.18 million-17.43Upcoming Earnings
BJ's Restaurants logo
BJRI
BJ's Restaurants
1.3$55.53-0.8%$1.24 billion$1.16 billion-48.29Insider Selling
Chuy's logo
CHUY
Chuy's
1.3$41.00-4.6%$807.50 million$426.36 million-93.18Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
Gap Up
Ruth's Hospitality Group logo
RUTH
Ruth's Hospitality Group
1.2$22.81-0.2%$795.89 million$468.03 million-61.63Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
RCI Hospitality logo
RICK
RCI Hospitality
1.5$64.25-5.4%$578.25 million$132.33 million-94.49Gap Up
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers logo
RRGB
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
1.2$30.69-2.9%$476.98 million$1.32 billion-1.65Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
Fiesta Restaurant Group logo
FRGI
Fiesta Restaurant Group
0.9$15.26-0.5%$395.55 million$660.94 million-12.11Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Carrols Restaurant Group logo
TAST
Carrols Restaurant Group
1.3$6.18-0.8%$321.93 million$1.46 billion-13.73Upcoming Earnings
Biglari logo
BH
Biglari
1.1$117.14-2.9%$266.61 million$668.84 million-0.65Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
Nathan's Famous logo
NATH
Nathan's Famous
1.0$59.76-2.5%$245.91 million$103.32 million20.54Gap Down
Luby's logo
LUB
Luby's
0.7$3.19-0.6%$98.07 million$214.02 million-3.26
This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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