Del Taco Restaurants Company Profile (NASDAQ:TACO)

About Del Taco Restaurants

Del Taco Restaurants logoDel Taco Restaurants, Inc., formerly Levy Acquisition Corporation, is an operator and franchisor of restaurants featuring fresh and fast made-to-order cuisine, including both Mexican inspired and American classic dishes. The Company operates Del Taco restaurants in approximately 20 states, including over one franchised restaurant in Guam. The Company has approximately 300 Company-operated and over 250 franchised restaurants. The Company's menu offers a combination of Mexican-inspired food, such as tacos and burritos, and American classics, such as Double Del cheeseburgers, crinkle-cut fries and milkshakes. Additionally, the Company's menu features both premium items such as Epic Burritos, Handcrafted Ensaladas and Fresca Bowls, as well as lower priced items on its Buck & Under Menu. Del Taco restaurant is a free-standing building with drive-in service that ranges in size from 2,000 to 2,600 square feet.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: TACO
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.01
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.96
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.13
  • 52-Week Range: $8.43 - $15.32
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.19
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.68
  • P/E Growth: 2.13
  • Market Cap: $509.38M
  • Outstanding Shares: 39,153,000
  • Beta: -0.07
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 4.07%
  • Return on Equity: 4.78%
  • Return on Assets: 2.51%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.46%
  • Current Ratio: 0.41%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.36%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $15.50 (19.14% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/28/2017WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$17.00View Rating Details
10/21/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$14.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
10/18/2016BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$14.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
9/13/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$12.00 -> $13.00View Rating Details
10/28/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageNeutral$13.00View Rating Details
10/13/2015Dougherty & CoInitiated CoverageBuy$18.50View Rating Details
6/2/2015CJS SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/6/2017        
10/17/2016Q316$0.12$0.13$101.61 million$104.42 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$0.12$0.13$100.06 million$100.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.08$0.08$96.09 million$97.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2016Q415$0.19$0.12$133.33 million$133.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2015Q315$0.10($0.06)$97.60 million$98.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.54 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.60 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.07$0.12$0.09
Q2 20164$0.11$0.15$0.13
Q3 20164$0.12$0.13$0.12
Q4 20163$0.19$0.21$0.20
Q1 20172$0.10$0.11$0.11
Q2 20172$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q3 20172$0.14$0.16$0.15
Q4 20172$0.20$0.23$0.22
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 36.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 71.69%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/8/2016Patrick WalshDirectorSell1,665,482$14.50$24,149,489.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2016David PearSVPSell6,000$10.55$63,300.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016Pleasant Lake Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,450,000$9.86$14,297,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2016David PearSVPSell10,000$10.67$106,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Patrick WalshDirectorBuy10,000$10.33$103,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Patrick WalshDirectorBuy30,000$10.26$307,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2015Pleasant Lake Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy40,063$13.29$532,437.27View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Pleasant Lake Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy107,400$13.09$1,405,866.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2015Pleasant Lake Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy411,381$12.92$5,315,042.52View SEC Filing  
7/8/2015Pleasant Lake Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy2,414$14.98$36,161.72View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015Eileen A AptmanDirectorBuy467,500$8.56$4,001,800.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. to Announce Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results Monday, March 13, 2017 (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:48 PM
benzinga.com logoA Calendar Of All The National Food Days You Can Take Advantage Of (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.benzinga.com - February 13 at 3:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TACO-US : February 13, 2017 (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.capitalcube.com - February 13 at 3:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDel Taco Makes a Big Splash With Crispy Jumbo Shrimp Tacos and Burritos (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:08 AM
capitalcube.com logoDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TACO-US : January 26, 2017 (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.capitalcube.com - January 27 at 6:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDel Taco Marks Beginning of Significant Central California Expansion (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 6:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDel Taco's Turkey Now Has All the Flavor With 40-Percent Less Fat (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 5:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThis Mexican chain doesn't want to be the 'sexy' new Chipotle — and that's why it's winning (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 5:29 AM
marketexclusive.com logoDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEVYU) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:TACO)
marketexclusive.com - January 10 at 8:59 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Del Taco Restaurants Q4 revenue $150.2 mln (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.reuters.com - January 10 at 12:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. Announces Preliminary Unaudited Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Sales Results (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 12:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:07 pm Del Taco preannounces Q4 sales with comps +5.5%, just above estimates (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 12:33 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoDEL TACO RESTAURANTS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements an (NASDAQ:TACO)
biz.yahoo.com - January 10 at 12:33 AM
News IconDel Taco names president, chief brand officer (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.meatpoultry.com - January 8 at 2:12 AM
fool.com logoWhy Del Taco Restaurants Inc. Shares Soared 35% Last Year (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.fool.com - January 8 at 2:12 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoDEL TACO RESTAURANTS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Ex (NASDAQ:TACO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 7 at 5:48 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Del Taco Restaurants promotes John Cappasola to president and chief brand officer (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.reuters.com - January 6 at 6:01 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:15 pm Del Taco appoints John D. Cappasola, Jr. as President and Chief Brand Officer effective today (NASDAQ:TACO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 6 at 6:01 AM
capitalcube.com logoDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:TACO) : January 3, 2017 (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.capitalcube.com - January 4 at 5:46 AM
capitalcube.com logoDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TACO-US : January 2, 2017 (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.capitalcube.com - January 2 at 7:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFinal Trade: GIS, TACO, & more (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - December 24 at 1:15 AM
News IconDetroit to get world's first IHOP-Applebee's combo restaurant (NASDAQ:TACO)
thecelebritytruth.com - December 23 at 8:15 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. : December 16, 2016 (NASDAQ:TACO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 18 at 2:34 AM
News IconDel Taco Introduces Mobile App Test in Sacramento (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.restaurantnews.com - December 17 at 2:29 AM
insidermonkey.com logoIs Del Taco Restaurants Inc (TACO) a Good Stock to Buy? (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.insidermonkey.com - December 10 at 7:15 PM
4-traders.com logoDel Taco Restaurants : to open 14 restaurants in Phoenix area (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.4-traders.com - November 14 at 12:00 PM
News IconDel Taco to Add 14 in Phoenix (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.ocbj.com - November 10 at 7:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCORRECTION - Del Taco to Expand Arizona Presence with 14 New Locations (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 7:46 PM
News IconDel Taco to Expand Arizona Presence with 14 New Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.restaurantnews.com - November 10 at 11:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDel Taco to Expand Arizona Presence with 14 New Locations (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 11:13 AM
fool.com logoWhy Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. Stock Jumped 13% in October (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.fool.com - November 4 at 7:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDel Taco Introduces Platos: A Fresh New Dinner Option From A Drive-Thru (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 12:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDel Taco Posts Impressive Quarter (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 7:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDEL TACO RESTAURANTS, INC. Financials (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - October 21 at 7:36 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. : October 21, 2016 (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.capitalcube.com - October 21 at 11:11 AM
4-traders.com logoDel Taco Restaurants : enjoys strong Q3 sales growth (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.4-traders.com - October 20 at 7:53 PM
capitalcube.com logoDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. :TACO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : October 20, 2016 (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.capitalcube.com - October 20 at 12:44 PM
thestreet.com logo[video]Del Taco Restaurants (TACO) Stock Is Wednesday's 'Chart of the Day' (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.thestreet.com - October 19 at 7:12 PM
4-traders.com logoDel Taco Restaurants : tops Street 3Q forecasts (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.4-traders.com - October 19 at 10:39 AM
seekingalpha.com logoDel Taco Restaurants' (TACO) CEO Paul Murphy on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:TACO)
seekingalpha.com - October 18 at 7:26 PM
marketwatch.com logoDel Taco shares jump after earnings beat, guidance raised (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.marketwatch.com - October 18 at 7:26 PM
schaeffersresearch.com logoAnalyst Upgrades: Intel Corporation, Netflix, Inc., and Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.schaeffersresearch.com - October 18 at 7:26 PM
News IconDel Taco Announces Its Best Selling Menu Item Ever (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.restaurantnews.com - October 18 at 7:26 PM
News IconDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.restaurantnewsrelease.com - October 18 at 7:26 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoNetflix and UnitedHealth climb; IBM and Amaya stumble (NASDAQ:TACO)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 7:26 PM
benzinga.com logoThere Seems To Be A Disconnect Between Del Taco's Fundamentals And Its Valuation (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.benzinga.com - October 14 at 7:25 PM
News IconTehachapi Police arrest one man for string of fast food robberies (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.kerngoldenempire.com - October 13 at 7:47 PM
investors.com logoChipotle Still Struggling Despite Chorizo, Freebies, Love Story, Drones (NASDAQ:TACO)
www.investors.com - October 11 at 4:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStarbucks Opens Store in Cambodia, Eyes Global Expansion (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 11:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDel Taco draws bulls before report (NASDAQ:TACO)
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 11:42 AM

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What is Del Taco Restaurants' stock symbol?

Del Taco Restaurants trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TACO."

Where is Del Taco Restaurants' stock going? Where will Del Taco Restaurants' stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Del Taco Restaurants' stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Del Taco Restaurants' stock price to reach $15.50 in the next year.

When will Del Taco Restaurants announce their earnings?

Del Taco Restaurants is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March, 6th 2017.

Who owns Del Taco Restaurants stock?

Del Taco Restaurants' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (8.86%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (4.59%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.01%), Putnam Investments LLC (2.13%), Marshall Wace LLP (2.00%) and Castleark Management LLC (1.58%). Company insiders that own Del Taco Restaurants stock include David Pear, Eileen A Aptman, Patrick Walsh and Pleasant Lake Partners Llc.

Who sold Del Taco Restaurants stock? Who is selling Del Taco Restaurants stock?

Del Taco Restaurants' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wall Street Associates, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Putnam Investments LLC, Millrace Asset Group Inc. and Horizon Kinetics LLC. Company insiders that have sold Del Taco Restaurants stock in the last year include David Pear, Patrick Walsh and Pleasant Lake Partners Llc.

Who bought Del Taco Restaurants stock? Who is buying Del Taco Restaurants stock?

Del Taco Restaurants' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Numeric Investors LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Kavi Asset Management LP. Company insiders that have bought Del Taco Restaurants stock in the last two years include Eileen A Aptman, Patrick Walsh and Pleasant Lake Partners Llc.

How do I buy Del Taco Restaurants stock?

Shares of Del Taco Restaurants 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 Del Taco Restaurants stock cost?

One share of Del Taco Restaurants stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.01.

Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff