NASDAQ:TACO - Del Taco Restaurants Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$10.71 -0.31 (-2.81 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$11.02
Today's Range$10.67 - $11.07
52-Week Range$9.45 - $14.83
Volume19,934 shs
Average Volume765,171 shs
Market Capitalization$427.11 million
P/E Ratio20.65
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.07
Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. develops, franchises, owns, and operates Del Taco quick-service Mexican-American restaurants in the United States. The company's restaurants offer Mexican inspired and American classic dishes. As of January 2, 2018, it operated 312 company-operated and 252 franchise-operated Del Taco restaurants located in 14 states, including 1 franchise-operated unit in Guam. Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:TACO
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:LEVY
CUSIPN/A
Phone949-462-9300

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.40
Current Ratio0.28
Quick Ratio0.24

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio20.65
Forward P/E Ratio19.13
P/E Growth1.29

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$471.46 million
Price / Sales0.86
Cash Flow$1.0699 per share
Price / Cash10.01
Book Value$10.76 per share
Price / Book1.00

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.52
Net Income$49.87 million
Net Margins9.81%
Return on Equity4.93%
Return on Assets2.77%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,656
Outstanding Shares37,760,000
Market Cap$427.11 million
OptionableOptionable

Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Del Taco Restaurants' stock symbol?

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

How were Del Taco Restaurants' earnings last quarter?

Del Taco Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:TACO) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 16th. The restaurant operator reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.01. The restaurant operator earned $117.83 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $119.84 million. Del Taco Restaurants had a return on equity of 4.93% and a net margin of 9.81%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.13 EPS. View Del Taco Restaurants' Earnings History.

When is Del Taco Restaurants' next earnings date?

Del Taco Restaurants is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Del Taco Restaurants.

What guidance has Del Taco Restaurants issued on next quarter's earnings?

Del Taco Restaurants updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 16th. The company provided EPS guidance of ~$0.53-0.56 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.61. The company issued revenue guidance of $504-507 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $511.68 million.Del Taco Restaurants also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $0.53-0.56 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for TACO?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Del Taco Restaurants' stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect Del Taco Restaurants' share price to reach $15.1429 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 41.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Del Taco Restaurants.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Del Taco Restaurants?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Del Taco Restaurants in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Del Taco Restaurants.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Del Taco Restaurants stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Del Taco Restaurants stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Del Taco is the second largest Mexican-American QSR chain by units in the United States, serving more than three million guests each week. At Del Taco, menu items are made to order with fresh ingredients, including Cheddar cheese grated from 40-pound blocks, handmade pico de gallo salsa, lard-free beans slow-cooked from scratch, and marinated chicken grilled in the restaurant. The menu includes classic Mexican dishes such as tacos, burritos, quesadillas and nachos as well as American favorites including hamburgers, crinkle-cut fries and shakes. The company was founded on June 30, 2015 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, CA. " (11/16/2018)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We maintain our Buy rating and $19 price target on Del Taco (TACO) as the company’s 3Q18 (September) draws to a close. We lower our 3Q18 (September) EPS estimate to $0.15, from $0.16, though maintain our above-guidance $0.63 EPS estimate for 2018. Our EPS estimates of $0.72 for 2019 (vs. $0.67 consensus) and $0.79 for 2020 are unchanged. We believe recent M&A activity in the industry will push TACO’s valuation multiples higher." (9/26/2018)

Has Del Taco Restaurants been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about TACO stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Del Taco Restaurants earned a coverage optimism score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Del Taco Restaurants' key competitors?

Who are Del Taco Restaurants' key executives?

Del Taco Restaurants' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John D. Cappasola Jr., CEO, Pres & Director (Age 44)
  • Mr. Steven L. Brake, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 45)
  • Mr. David A. Pear, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 54)
  • Jack T. Tang, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Mr. Jeff Little, Sr. VP of Devel.

Who are Del Taco Restaurants' major shareholders?

Del Taco Restaurants' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.54%), BlackRock Inc. (6.51%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (5.66%), Royce & Associates LP (3.96%), Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (2.28%) and Emerald Advisers Inc. PA (2.26%). Company insiders that own Del Taco Restaurants stock include David Pear, Eileen A Aptman, John D Jr Cappasola, Lawrence F Levy and Patrick Walsh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Del Taco Restaurants.

Which institutional investors are selling Del Taco Restaurants stock?

TACO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc., Putnam Investments LLC, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Man Group plc, Mesirow Financial Investment Management Inc. and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have sold Del Taco Restaurants company stock in the last year include David Pear and John D Jr Cappasola. View Insider Buying and Selling for Del Taco Restaurants.

Which institutional investors are buying Del Taco Restaurants stock?

TACO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Emerald Advisers Inc. PA, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, RK Capital Management LLC and Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Del Taco Restaurants stock in the last two years include Eileen A Aptman, Lawrence F Levy and Patrick Walsh. View Insider Buying and Selling for Del Taco Restaurants.

How do I buy shares of Del Taco Restaurants?

Shares of TACO 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 Del Taco Restaurants' stock price today?

One share of TACO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.71.

How big of a company is Del Taco Restaurants?

Del Taco Restaurants has a market capitalization of $427.11 million and generates $471.46 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $49.87 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.52 on an earnings per share basis. Del Taco Restaurants employs 7,656 workers across the globe.

What is Del Taco Restaurants' official website?

The official website for Del Taco Restaurants is http://www.deltaco.com.

How can I contact Del Taco Restaurants?

Del Taco Restaurants' mailing address is 25521 COMMERCENTRE DRIVE, LAKE FOREST CA, 92630. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 949-462-9300 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ TACO)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  276 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  221 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  497
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Del Taco Restaurants and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe TACO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe TACO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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