NASDAQ:WING - Wingstop Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$64.24 +2.81 (+4.57 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 02:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$61.43
Today's Range$61.50 - $64.36
52-Week Range$37.50 - $75.58
Volume527,410 shs
Average Volume583,856 shs
Market Capitalization$1.80 billion
P/E Ratio86.81
Dividend Yield0.57%
Beta1.11
Wingstop Inc., together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates restaurants under the Wingstop brand name. Its restaurants offer cooked-to-order, hand-sauced, and tossed chicken wings. As of February 22, 2018, the company operated approximately 1,000 restaurants the United States, Mexico, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and Colombia. Wingstop Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WING
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone972-686-6500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.76
Quick Ratio0.76

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio86.81
Forward P/E Ratio74.70
P/E Growth3.68

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$105.55 million
Price / Sales17.83
Cash Flow$0.9163 per share
Price / Cash Flow70.11
Book Value($1.66) per share
Price / Book-38.70

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.74
Net Income$27.30 million
Net Margins21.14%
Return on Equity-21.61%
Return on Assets20.70%

Miscellaneous

Employees530
Outstanding Shares29,300,000
Market Cap$1.80 billion
OptionableOptionable

Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wingstop's stock symbol?

Wingstop trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WING."

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

Wingstop declared a special dividend on Friday, November 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 26th will be given a dividend of $3.05 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 23rd. View Wingstop's Dividend History.

How were Wingstop's earnings last quarter?

Wingstop Inc (NASDAQ:WING) posted its earnings results on Monday, October, 29th. The restaurant operator reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.02. The restaurant operator earned $38.25 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $38.02 million. Wingstop had a negative return on equity of 21.61% and a net margin of 21.14%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 15.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.16 earnings per share. View Wingstop's Earnings History.

When is Wingstop's next earnings date?

Wingstop is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Wingstop.

What guidance has Wingstop issued on next quarter's earnings?

Wingstop updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.85. Wingstop also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $0.85-0.85 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WING?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Wingstop's shares. Their predictions range from $42.00 to $81.00. On average, they expect Wingstop's share price to reach $63.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Wingstop.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Wingstop?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wingstop in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Wingstop.

Has Wingstop been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WING stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Wingstop earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Wingstop's key competitors?

Who are Wingstop's key executives?

Wingstop's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Charles R. Morrison, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael J. Skipworth, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 40)
  • Mr. Lawrence D. Kruguer, Exec. VP & Chief Operating Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Stacy Peterson, Exec. VP & Chief Experience Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. Darryl R. Marsch, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52)

When did Wingstop IPO?

(WING) raised $75 million in an IPO on Friday, June 12th 2015. The company issued 5,800,000 shares at $12.00-$14.00 per share. Morgan Stanley, Jefferies and Baird served 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 of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.14%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.88%), FMR LLC (3.52%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.84%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.76%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.71%). Company insiders that own Wingstop stock include Charles R Morrison, Flynn Dekker, Lawrence Kruguer, Madison Jobe, Michael J Hislop, Michael Mravle, Michael Skipworth, Sidney J Feltenstein and Stacy Peterson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Wingstop.

Which institutional investors are selling Wingstop stock?

WING stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Bamco Inc. NY, FMR LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Franklin Resources Inc. and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Wingstop company stock in the last year include Charles R Morrison, Flynn Dekker, Lawrence Kruguer, Madison Jobe, Michael J Hislop, Michael Skipworth and Stacy Peterson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Wingstop.

Which institutional investors are buying Wingstop stock?

WING stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Putnam Investments LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Wingstop.

How do I buy shares of Wingstop?

Shares of WING 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 Wingstop's stock price today?

One share of WING stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.24.

How big of a company is Wingstop?

Wingstop has a market capitalization of $1.80 billion and generates $105.55 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $27.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.74 on an earnings per share basis. Wingstop employs 530 workers across the globe.

What is Wingstop's official website?

The official website for Wingstop is http://www.wingstop.com.

How can I contact Wingstop?

Wingstop's mailing address is 5501 LBJ FREEWAY 5TH FLOOR, DALLAS TX, 75240. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 972-686-6500.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Wingstop (NASDAQ WING)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  309 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  277 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  586
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Wingstop and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WING will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WING will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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