Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Company Profile (NASDAQ:PLKI)

About Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen logoPopeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. operates and franchises quick-service restaurants (QSRs or restaurants) under the trade names Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits. The Company operates through two segments: franchise operations and company-operated restaurants. The franchise segment consists of domestic and international franchising activities. Within the QSR industry, it offers Louisiana style menu that features spicy chicken, chicken tenders, fried shrimp and other seafood, red beans and rice and other regional items. It operates and franchises approximately 2,539 Popeyes restaurants in over 48 states, the District of Columbia, three territories and 27 foreign countries. Its approximately 1,900 domestic franchised restaurants are concentrated in Texas, California, Florida, Louisiana, New York, Illinois, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia and Mississippi. Its approximately 569 international franchised restaurants are located in Turkey, South Korea and Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sub-Industry: Restaurants
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: PLKI
  • CUSIP: 00104Q10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $66.12
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $63.01
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $58.07
  • 52-Week Range: $20,726,000.00 - $49.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.80
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.99
  • P/E Growth: 1.96
  • Market Cap: $1.37B
  • Outstanding Shares: 20,726,000
  • Beta: -0.11
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 16.19%
  • Return on Equity: 132.85%
  • Return on Assets: 17.32%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 19.73%
  • Current Ratio: 1.09%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.09%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (NASDAQ:PLKI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: $63.43 (4.07% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (NASDAQ:PLKI)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/14/2017SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/14/2017Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetHold$63.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
1/28/2017WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$72.00View Rating Details
11/10/2016Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeBuy -> Hold$63.00View Rating Details
8/17/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingIn-Line$56.00View Rating Details
5/27/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$59.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details
4/19/2016Cowen and CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$59.00View Rating Details
11/10/2015Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (NASDAQ:PLKI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/22/2017Q416$0.47$59.91 millionN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2016Q316$0.53$0.59$64.92 million$64.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/16/2016Q216$0.47$0.47$63.40 million$61.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2016Q116$0.64$0.58$85.37 million$82.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415$0.41$0.42$61.00 million$59.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/11/2015Q315$0.45$0.47$61.97 million$61.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/19/2015Q215$0.44$0.44$62.86 million$59.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/27/2015Q115$0.54$0.58$81.38 million$79.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.36$0.38$56.22 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2014Q314$0.41$0.42$55.50 million$54.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/20/2014Q214$0.39$0.39$53.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/28/2014Q114$0.45$0.46$69.52 million$70.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q1$0.31$0.30$49.98 million$48.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2013Q313$0.32$0.38$46.45 million$49.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/21/2013Q2 2013$0.31$0.35$45.35 million$47.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2013Q1 2013$0.40$0.40$59.30 million$60.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.33$0.34$45.30 million$47.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.27$0.29$40.10 million$38.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/15/2012$0.26$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/23/2012$0.31$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2012$0.24$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2011$0.23$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/17/2011$0.23$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2011$0.26$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2011$0.18$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (NASDAQ:PLKI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.11 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.45 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.63$0.67$0.64
Q2 20165$0.46$0.51$0.47
Q3 20164$0.52$0.55$0.53
Q4 20164$0.45$0.48$0.46
Q1 20174$0.66$0.73$0.69
Q2 20174$0.56$0.58$0.57
Q3 20174$0.59$0.69$0.65
Q4 20174$0.51$0.64$0.58
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (NASDAQ:PLKI)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (NASDAQ:PLKI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.55%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/16/2016Carolyn H ByrdDirectorSell1,500$54.66$81,990.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2016Richard LynchInsiderSell8,300$52.78$438,074.00View SEC Filing  
12/21/2015Cheryl A. BachelderCEOSell25,639$56.67$1,452,962.13View SEC Filing  
12/17/2015Cheryl A. BachelderCEOSell24,456$57.18$1,398,394.08View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Cheryl A. BachelderCEOSell34,429$57.47$1,978,634.63View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Cheryl A. BachelderCEOSell16,297$57.84$942,618.48View SEC Filing  
6/26/2015Andrew G SkehanCOOSell10,078$59.91$603,772.98View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Harold M CohenGeneral CounselSell4,473$57.01$255,005.73View SEC Filing  
3/19/2015Cheryl A BachelderCEOSell65,900$60.03$3,955,977.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015Harold M CohenGeneral CounselSell2,833$60.99$172,784.67View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Carolyn H ByrdDirectorSell4,000$61.08$244,320.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Joel K ManbyDirectorBuy1,900$53.18$101,042.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Andrew G SkehanCOOSell5,000$51.86$259,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Harold M CohenGeneral CounselSell6,000$51.84$311,040.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014Richard LynchInsiderSell39,900$44.06$1,757,994.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014R William Ide IIIDirectorSell5,000$40.02$200,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014Cheryl A BachelderCEOSell22,111$45.61$1,008,482.71View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Carolyn H ByrdDirectorSell1,758$44.76$78,688.08View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Harold M CohenGeneral CounselSell8,758$44.83$392,621.14View SEC Filing  
1/27/2014Cheryl A BachelderCEOSell9,352$41.01$383,525.52View SEC Filing  
1/27/2014Ralph W BowerInsiderSell12,000$41.09$493,080.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014Ralph W BowerInsiderSell12,000$41.00$492,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/16/2014Ralph BowerInsiderSell12,000$41.13$493,560.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2014Cheryl BachelderCEOSell9,352$36.96$345,649.92View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Cheryl BachelderCEOSell9,352$43.35$405,409.20View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Martyn RedgraveDirectorBuy5,000$43.11$215,550.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Cheryl A BachelderCEOSell18,428$43.76$806,409.28View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013Cheryl A BachelderCEOSell21,185$43.52$921,971.20View SEC Filing  
10/14/2013Cheryl BachelderCEOSell11,824$43.92$519,310.08View SEC Filing  
10/7/2013H Melville Hope IIICFOSell23,108$42.81$989,253.48View SEC Filing  
9/23/2013Cheryl BachelderCEOSell9,352$42.44$396,898.88View SEC Filing  
9/5/2013Harold M CohenGeneral CounselSell3,000$41.53$124,590.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Cheryl BachelderCEOSell43,313$41.32$1,789,693.16View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Cheryl BachelderCEOSell3,733$41.86$156,263.38View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Cheryl A BachelderCEOSell10,338$36.69$379,301.22View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Cheryl A BachelderCEOSell10,333$36.46$376,741.18View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Cheryl A BachelderCEOSell10,333$35.22$363,928.26View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Cheryl A BachelderCEOSell6,600$36.06$237,996.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2012John M Cranor IIIDirectorBuy1,000$25.57$25,570.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Cheryl A BachelderCEOSell33,993$26.12$887,897.16View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (NASDAQ:PLKI)
DateHeadline
News IconMarket View: Watching the Numbers for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLKI) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:PLKI)
sherwooddaily.com - February 17 at 5:58 PM
bizjournals.com logoPopeyes going Canadian? Tim Horton's owner reportedly eyeing chicken chain (NASDAQ:PLKI)
www.bizjournals.com - February 16 at 6:53 PM
News IconShares of Popeyes, Restaurant Brands International spike on acquisition rumor (NASDAQ:PLKI)
brassale.net - February 16 at 6:53 PM
News IconSource: Restaurant Brands International in bid to buy Popeyes (NASDAQ:PLKI)
www.toledoblade.com - February 14 at 11:31 PM
News IconPopeyes Louisiana Kitchen (PLKI) Spiked To A New High On Takeover Interest (NASDAQ:PLKI)
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bizjournals.com logoReport: Restaurant Brands International wants to buy Popeyes (NASDAQ:PLKI)
www.bizjournals.com - February 13 at 11:14 PM
News IconPopeyes customer sues, asserting flesh-eating screwworms in rice and beans: report (NASDAQ:PLKI)
www.nola.com - February 12 at 8:33 AM
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finance.yahoo.com logoPopeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2016 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast (NASDAQ:PLKI)
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What is Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen's stock symbol?

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLKI."

Where is Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen's stock going? Where will Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen's stock. Their predictions range from $56.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen's stock price to reach $63.43 in the next twelve months.

When will Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen announce their earnings?

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February, 21st 2017.

Who owns Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen stock?

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Janus Capital Management LLC (10.78%), Nicholas Co. Inc. WI (5.55%), Avenir Corp (4.78%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.87%), State Street Corp (2.34%) and FMR LLC (2.25%). Company insiders that own Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen stock include Andrew G Skehan, Carolyn H Byrd, Cheryl A Bachelder, Harold M Cohen and Richard Lynch.

Who sold Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen stock? Who is selling Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen stock?

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nicholas Co. Inc. WI, Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC, Oxford Asset Management, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Ranger Investment Management L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Employees Retirement System of Texas and Century Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen stock in the last year include Carolyn H Byrd and Richard Lynch.

Who bought Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen stock? Who is buying Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen stock?

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Capital Management LLC, Pacific Grove Capital LP, Night Square Capital Partners LP, State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Summit Global Investments, Martingale Asset Management L P and Two Sigma Investments LP.

How do I buy Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen stock?

Shares of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen stock cost?

One share of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.12.

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Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff