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

$86.34
-0.26 (-0.30 %)
(As of 10/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$85.44
Now: $86.34
$86.95
50-Day Range
$84.14
MA: $89.06
$92.04
52-Week Range
$70.77
Now: $86.34
$93.12
Volume275,800 shs
Average Volume536,703 shs
Market Capitalization$2.23 billion
P/E Ratio22.78
Dividend Yield1.85%
Beta0.28
Jack in the Box Inc operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants. As of March 19, 2019, it operated and franchised approximately 2,200 Jack in the Box restaurants in 21 states and Guam. The company was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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$6.14 per share
Book Value($21.71) per share

Profitability

Net Income$121.37 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,200
Market Cap$2.23 billion
Next Earnings Date11/18/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Friday, August 2nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 19th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Tuesday, September 10th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 16th. 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 7th. The restaurant operator reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.08. The restaurant operator earned $222.36 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $220.44 million. Jack in the Box had a negative return on equity of 18.59% and a net margin of 9.78%. Jack in the Box's revenue was up 18.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.00 EPS. 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 Monday, November 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Jack in the Box.

What price target have analysts set for JACK?

13 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Jack in the Box's shares. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $108.00. On average, they anticipate Jack in the Box's share price to reach $92.92 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.6% 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?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Jack in the Box in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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?

Media coverage about JACK stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Jack in the Box earned a news impact score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Jack in the Box.

Are investors shorting Jack in the Box?

Jack in the Box saw a drop in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,760,000 shares, a drop of 8.1% from the August 30th total of 4,090,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 507,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.4 days. Currently, 14.9% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Jack in the Box's Current Options Chain.

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 Verizon Communications (VZ), HCA Healthcare (HCA), Pandora Media (P), Ryder System (R), Ford Motor (F), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) and Tesla (TSLA).

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. Lance F. Tucker, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Phillip H. Rudolph, Exec. VP, Chief Legal & Risk Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 61)
  • Dr. Mark H. Blankenship, Exec. VP and Chief of Staff & Strategy (Age 58)
  • Mr. Paul D. Melancon, Sr. VP of Fin., Controller & Treasurer (Age 63)

Who are Jack in the Box's major shareholders?

Jack in the Box's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.03%), Cerebellum GP LLC (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.01%) and Wedbush Securities Inc. (0.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling Jack in the Box stock?

JACK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cerebellum GP LLC and Pacer Advisors Inc.. 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, Raymond Pepper and Vanessa C Fox. View Insider Buying and Selling for Jack in the Box.

Which institutional investors are buying Jack in the Box stock?

JACK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Wedbush Securities Inc., Cerebellum GP LLC and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. 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, Robinhood, 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 $86.34.

How big of a company is Jack in the Box?

Jack in the Box has a market capitalization of $2.23 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.View Additional Information About Jack in the Box.

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:  561 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  532 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,093
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 10/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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