Wingstop Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.23 (-1.50 %)
(As of 06/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume382,391 shs
Average Volume495,665 shs
Market Capitalization$4.34 billion
P/E Ratio152.19
Dividend Yield0.38%
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About Wingstop

Wingstop Inc., together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates restaurants under the Wingstop brand name. Its restaurants offer classic wings, boneless wings, and tenders that are cooked-to-order, and hand-sauced-and-tossed in various flavors. As of December 26, 2020, the company had 1,506 franchised restaurants and 32 company-owned restaurants in 44 states and 10 countries worldwide. Wingstop Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in Dallas, Texas.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sales & Book Value






Overall MarketRank

1.90 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

56th out of 402 stocks

Eating Places Industry

9th out of 67 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Wingstop a buy right now?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wingstop in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Wingstop stock.
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When is Wingstop's next earnings date?

Wingstop is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were Wingstop's earnings last quarter?

Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ:WING) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 28th. The restaurant operator reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.13. The restaurant operator had revenue of $70.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $69.31 million. Wingstop had a net margin of 10.74% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.26%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 27.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.27 earnings per share.
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How has Wingstop's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Wingstop's stock was trading at $71.57 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WING stock has increased by 104.1% and is now trading at $146.10.
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How often does Wingstop pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wingstop?

Wingstop announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 14th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, June 4th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.38%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 13th.
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Is Wingstop a good dividend stock?

Wingstop pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.38%. Wingstop has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Wingstop is 51.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Wingstop will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.94% next year. This indicates that Wingstop will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WING?

19 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Wingstop's stock. Their forecasts range from $145.00 to $182.00. On average, they expect Wingstop's share price to reach $166.63 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Wingstop's key executives?

Wingstop's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Charles R. Morrison, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 53, Pay $3.6M)
  • Mr. Michael J. Skipworth, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 43, Pay $1.45M)
  • Mr. Mahesh G. Sadarangani, Exec. VP & COO (Age 43, Pay $835.12k)
  • Ms. Stacy Peterson Androes, Exec. VP & Chief Technology Officer (Age 45, Pay $782.46k)
  • Mr. Albert G. McGrath Jr., Senio VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 63)
  • Ms. Christina M. Clarke, Sr. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Donnie Upshaw, Sr. VP of People (Age 42)
  • Mr. Kevin Fish, Sr. VP of Digital
  • Mr. Nicolas Boudet, Sr. VP & Pres of International (Age 49)
  • Ms. Marisa J. Carona, Chief of Staff & VP of Strategy (Age 37)

What is Charles Morrison's approval rating as Wingstop's CEO?

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

Who are some of Wingstop's key competitors?

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), The Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), PayPal (PYPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), (CRM), Square (SQ) and Intel (INTC).

When did Wingstop IPO?

(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.

What is Wingstop's stock symbol?

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

Who are Wingstop's major shareholders?

Wingstop's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.74%), Fred Alger Management LLC (5.91%), Federated Hermes Inc. (4.62%), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (2.98%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.52%) and Champlain Investment Partners LLC (2.38%). Company insiders that own Wingstop stock include Charles R Morrison, Christina Clarke, Donnie Upshaw, Madison Jobe, Mahesh Sadarangani, Marisa Carona, Michael J Hislop, Michael Skipworth and Nicolas Boudet.
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Which major investors are selling Wingstop stock?

WING stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Retirement Systems of Alabama, and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. Company insiders that have sold Wingstop company stock in the last year include Charles R Morrison, Christina Clarke, Donnie Upshaw, Mahesh Sadarangani, Marisa Carona, and Michael Skipworth.
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Which major investors are buying Wingstop stock?

WING stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Champlain Investment Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Maryland Capital Management, Federated Hermes Inc., UBS Group AG, and Copeland Capital Management LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Wingstop's stock price today?

One share of WING stock can currently be purchased for approximately $146.10.

How much money does Wingstop make?

Wingstop has a market capitalization of $4.34 billion and generates $248.81 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $23.31 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.09 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Wingstop have?

Wingstop employs 238 workers across the globe.

What is Wingstop's official website?

The official website for Wingstop is

Where are Wingstop's headquarters?

Wingstop is headquartered at 5501 LBJ FREEWAY 5TH FLOOR, DALLAS TX, 75240.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/17/2021 by Staff
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