NASDAQ:JACK - Jack in the Box Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$80.86 -1.09 (-1.33 %)
(As of 05/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$81.95
Today's Range$80.54 - $82.83
52-Week Range$74.19 - $93.98
Volume415,281 shs
Average Volume585,836 shs
Market Capitalization$2.09 billion
P/E Ratio21.34
Dividend Yield1.95%
Beta0.51
Jack in the Box Inc. operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants. As of April 15, 2018, it operated and franchised 2,245 Jack in the Box restaurants primarily in the western and southern United States and Guam. The company was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryRestaurants
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:JACK
CUSIP46636710
Phone858-571-2121

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$869.69 million
Cash Flow$6.22 per share
Book Value($22.95) per share

Profitability

Net Income$121.37 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,200
Market Cap$2.09 billion
Next Earnings Date8/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jack in the Box's stock symbol?

Jack in the Box trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "JACK."

How often does Jack in the Box pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Jack in the Box?

Jack in the Box announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 16th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 28th. View Jack in the Box's Dividend History.

How were Jack in the Box's earnings last quarter?

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 15th. The restaurant operator reported $0.99 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.06. The restaurant operator had revenue of $215.73 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $217.99 million. Jack in the Box had a net margin of 13.85% and a negative return on equity of 19.41%. Jack in the Box's revenue was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.80 earnings per share. View Jack in the Box's Earnings History.

When is Jack in the Box's next earnings date?

Jack in the Box is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Jack in the Box.

What price target have analysts set for JACK?

11 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Jack in the Box's shares. Their forecasts range from $81.00 to $108.00. On average, they anticipate Jack in the Box's stock price to reach $92.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Jack in the Box.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Jack in the Box?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jack in the Box in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Jack in the Box.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Jack in the Box stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Jack in the Box stock:
  • 1. Cowen Inc analysts commented, "We recently held a series of investor meetings in McDonnell (CEO) and Dan Jackson (CFO) of Strategic Education, visiting with both existing shareholders and new institutional investors. Our key takeaways are below." (5/16/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Jack in the Box makes regular menu innovations and plans to continue focusing on improving guest experience at both brands via operational excellence. The premium and value offerings at Jack in the Box along with focus on breakfast menu to combat competition bode well. It has a mostly positive record of earnings surprises in the recent past. Yet, comps at company-owned and franchised restaurants have been suffering due to poor restaurant level execution. Higher costs remain concern too. Notably, Jack in the Box’s shares have underperformed the industry in the past year. Nonetheless, expansion of third-party delivery channels should increase transactions. Earnings estimates have also been revised upward over the past two months." (1/23/2019)
  • 3. Wedbush analysts commented, "We are maintaining our $155 PT for EXPE following a 3Q:18 with EBITDA +29% y/y, 10% above consensus, on higher advertising ROIs. However, top-line KPIs lagged the Street. To break out of range-bound levels, we believe EXPE needs to prove to investors its ability to generate sustainable, profitable growth after lapping initial market optimization efforts. Mgmt maintained high-end FY EBITDA guidance (+10%-12% y/y), implying flat 4Q growth, conservative in our view. HomeAway online bookings decelerated by 9pts on 2pt easier comp from continuing marketing efficiencies, but still a red flag, we think. Airbnb/BKNG’s larger push into traditional US vacation rental markets could also be a factor. We continue to like EXPE shares long-term on improving advertising efficacy delivering path to sustainable mid-teens EBITDA growth. Maintain Outperform." (10/26/2018)

Has Jack in the Box been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about JACK stock have been trending somewhat negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Jack in the Box earned a news sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Jack in the Box's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Jack in the Box own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Jack in the Box investors own include Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Celgene (CELG), Starbucks (SBUX), Broadcom (AVGO), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Ford Motor (F), Mastercard (MA), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are Jack in the Box's key executives?

Jack in the Box's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Leonard A. Comma, Interim Chairman & CEO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Phillip H. Rudolph, Exec. VP, Chief Legal & Risk Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Lance F. Tucker, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Marcus D. Tom, VP & COO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Drew T. Martin, VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 55)

Who are Jack in the Box's major shareholders?

Jack in the Box's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.93%), Blue Harbour Group L.P. (6.22%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.36%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.93%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.69%) and Voya Investment Management LLC (1.85%). Company insiders that own Jack in the Box stock include Carol A Diraimo, David Goebel, Dean C Gordon, Frances L Allen, Jerry P Rebel, Keith M Guilbault, Lance F Tucker, Leonard A Comma, Marcus D Tom, Mark H Blankenship, Paul D Melancon, Phillip H Rudolph, Raymond Pepper and Vanessa C Fox. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Jack in the Box.

Which major investors are selling Jack in the Box stock?

JACK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Blue Harbour Group L.P., Marshall Wace LLP, Wellington Management Group LLP, Victory Capital Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold Jack in the Box company stock in the last year include Carol A Diraimo, David Goebel, Lance F Tucker, Leonard A Comma, Marcus D Tom, Mark H Blankenship, Paul D Melancon, Phillip H Rudolph and Raymond Pepper. View Insider Buying and Selling for Jack in the Box.

Which major investors are buying Jack in the Box stock?

JACK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including J. Goldman & Co LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Maverick Capital Ltd., BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Man Group plc, Stormborn Capital Management LLC and Hsbc Holdings PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Jack in the Box.

How do I buy shares of Jack in the Box?

Shares of JACK 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 Jack in the Box's stock price today?

One share of JACK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.86.

How big of a company is Jack in the Box?

Jack in the Box has a market capitalization of $2.09 billion and generates $869.69 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $121.37 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.79 on an earnings per share basis. Jack in the Box employs 5,200 workers across the globe.

What is Jack in the Box's official website?

The official website for Jack in the Box is http://www.jackinthebox.com/.

How can I contact Jack in the Box?

Jack in the Box's mailing address is 9330 BALBOA AVENUE, SAN DIEGO CA, 92123. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 858-571-2121 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Jack in the Box (NASDAQ JACK)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  535 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  504 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,039
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Jack in the Box and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe JACK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe JACK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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