NASDAQ:TACO - Del Taco Restaurants Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$13.64 -0.24 (-1.73 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 10:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$13.76
Today's Range$13.57 - $13.81
52-Week Range$10.00 - $15.99
Volume1,048 shs
Average Volume252,078 shs
Market Capitalization$533.73 million
P/E Ratio26.69
Dividend YieldN/A
Del Taco Restaurants logoDel Taco Restaurants, Inc. is an operator and franchisor of restaurants featuring made-to-order cuisine, including both Mexican inspired and American classic dishes. As of January 3, 2017, the Company operated 551 Del Taco 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. The Company's menu features items, such as its Platos plated meals, Epic Burritos, Handcrafted Ensaladas and Fresca Bowls, as well as items on its Buck & Under Menu. As of January 3, 2017, the Company had 310 Company-operated and 241 franchise-operated restaurants. The Platos menu offering consists of individually plated meals complete with an entree, two sides, and chips and salsa. The Company's menu also includes quesadillas, bowls and handcrafted ensaladas, as well as burgers and fries.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41
Current Ratio0.39
Quick Ratio0.33


Trailing P/E Ratio26.69
Forward P/E Ratio22.73
P/E Growth1.47

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$471.46 million
Price / Sales1.11
Cash Flow$1.1107 per share
Price / Cash12.28
Book Value$10.76 per share
Price / Book1.27


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.52
Net Income$49.87 million
Net Margins10.21%
Return on Equity4.94%
Return on Assets2.70%


Outstanding Shares38,450,000

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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 earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The restaurant operator reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.02. The restaurant operator had revenue of $112.55 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $112.77 million. Del Taco Restaurants had a return on equity of 4.94% and a net margin of 10.21%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 6.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.10 earnings per share. View Del Taco Restaurants' Earnings History.

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

Del Taco Restaurants updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.59-0.63 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.62. The company issued revenue guidance of $506-516 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $510.19 million.

What price target have analysts set for TACO?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Del Taco Restaurants' shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect Del Taco Restaurants' stock price to reach $16.1667 in the next year. 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. " (5/23/2018)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We maintain our Buy rating and $20 price target on Del Taco (TACO) following the release of 4Q17 (December) results." (3/15/2018)

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:
  • Lawrence F. Levy, Chairman of the Board (Age 73)
  • John D. Cappasola Jr., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 43)
  • Steven L. Brake, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President (Age 43)
  • David Pear, Senior Vice President - Operations (Age 53)
  • Patrick D. Walsh, Lead Independent Director (Age 41)
  • Ari B. Levy, Director (Age 37)
  • Eileen Aptman, Independent Director (Age 49)
  • R. J. Melman, Independent Director (Age 37)
  • Joseph Stein, Independent Director (Age 56)

Has Del Taco Restaurants been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about TACO stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Del Taco Restaurants earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.29 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Del Taco Restaurants' major shareholders?

Del Taco Restaurants' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.88%), Keeley Teton Advisors LLC (5.19%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (4.94%), Cannell Capital LLC (2.40%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.82%). Company insiders that own Del Taco Restaurants stock include David Pear, Eileen A Aptman, Lawrence F Levy and Patrick Walsh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Del Taco Restaurants.

Which major investors are selling Del Taco Restaurants stock?

TACO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Millrace Asset Group Inc. and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Del Taco Restaurants.

Which major investors are buying Del Taco Restaurants stock?

TACO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Cannell Capital LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC and Prudential Financial Inc.. 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 $13.72.

How big of a company is Del Taco Restaurants?

Del Taco Restaurants has a market capitalization of $533.73 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.

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 (TACO)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  229 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  168 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  397
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 6/25/2018 by Staff

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