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Wingstop (WING) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$378.54
-1.80 (-0.47%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$373.82
$381.90
50-Day Range
$339.55
$397.84
52-Week Range
$150.08
$400.99
Volume
278,550 shs
Average Volume
470,728 shs
Market Capitalization
$11.09 billion
P/E Ratio
134.71
Dividend Yield
0.23%
Price Target
$330.39

Wingstop MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.44 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.7% Downside
$330.39 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
6.04% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.71mentions of Wingstop in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$7.09 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
22.12%
From $3.39 to $4.14 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.37 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

90th out of 187 stocks

Eating Places Industry

19th out of 39 stocks

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About Wingstop Stock (NASDAQ:WING)

Wingstop Inc., together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates restaurants under the Wingstop brand. Its restaurants offer classic wings, boneless wings, tenders, and hand-sauced-and-tossed in various flavors, as well as chicken sandwiches with fries and hand-cut carrots and celery that are cooked-to-order. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Addison, Texas.

WING Stock Price History

WING Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/29 Dividend
3/07/2024
Dividend Payable
3/29/2024
Last Earnings
5/01/2024
Ex-Dividend for 6/7 Dividend
5/16/2024
Today
5/22/2024
Dividend Payable
6/07/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/07/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Eating places
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WING
Fax
N/A
Employees
1,225
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$330.39
High Stock Price Target
$461.00
Low Stock Price Target
$190.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-12.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.44
Research Coverage
18 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$70.18 million
Pretax Margin
22.51%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$460.05 million
Cash Flow
$3.00 per share
Book Value
($14.82) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
29,195,000
Market Cap
$11.09 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.67
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WING Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Wingstop stock right now?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wingstop in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" WING shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WING, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Wingstop's stock price target for 2024?

18 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Wingstop's stock. Their WING share price targets range from $190.00 to $461.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $330.39 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.7%.
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How have WING shares performed in 2024?

Wingstop's stock was trading at $256.58 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WING shares have increased by 47.5% and is now trading at $378.54.
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When is Wingstop's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2024.
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How were Wingstop's earnings last quarter?

Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ:WING) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 1st. The restaurant operator reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.76 by $0.22. The restaurant operator earned $145.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $136.34 million. Wingstop had a net margin of 16.75% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.64%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 34.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.59 EPS.

How often does Wingstop pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wingstop?

Wingstop declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 30th. Investors of record on Friday, May 17th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, June 7th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.23%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 16th.
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.

Is Wingstop a good dividend stock?

Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.23%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 6 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 31.32%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WING will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.26% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Charles Morrison's approval rating as Wingstop's CEO?

132 employees have rated Wingstop Chief Executive Officer Charles Morrison on Glassdoor.com. Charles Morrison has an approval rating of 61% among the company's employees. This puts Charles Morrison in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Wingstop own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Wingstop investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Tesla (TSLA), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), PayPal (PYPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Salesforce (CRM), Block (SQ) and Intel (INTC).

When did Wingstop IPO?

Wingstop (WING) raised $75 million in an IPO on Friday, June 12th 2015. The company issued 5,800,000 shares at a price of $12.00-$14.00 per share. Morgan Stanley, Jefferies and Baird acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Goldman Sachs, Barclays and Wells Fargo Securities were co-managers.

Who are Wingstop's major shareholders?

Wingstop's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.96%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (7.76%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.48%), 1832 Asset Management L.P. (1.16%), Westfield Capital Management Co. LP (1.07%) and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (0.74%). Insiders that own company stock include Albert G Mcgrath, Alex Kaleida, Charles R Morrison, Charles R Morrison, Donnie Upshaw, Kate S Lavelle, Kilandigalu Madati, Krishnan Anand, Mahesh Sadarangani, Marisa Carona, Michael Skipworth, Nicolas Boudet, Stacy Peterson and Wesley S Mcdonald.
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How do I buy shares of Wingstop?

Shares of WING stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:WING) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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