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NASDAQ:WING

Wingstop - WING Stock Forecast, Price & News

$135.83
-1.95 (-1.42%)
(As of 08/15/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$134.91
$137.73
50-Day Range
$71.87
$138.29
52-Week Range
$67.67
$187.35
Volume
398,894 shs
Average Volume
658,614 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.06 billion
P/E Ratio
101.37
Dividend Yield
0.55%
Price Target
$138.35

Wingstop MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.56 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.9% Upside
$138.35 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
13.10% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.46mentions of Wingstop in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
17.20%
From $1.57 to $1.84 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.20 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

127th out of 219 stocks

Eating Places Industry

30th out of 45 stocks

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About Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) Stock

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 25, 2021, the company had 1,695 franchised restaurants and 36 company-owned restaurants in 44 states and 7 countries worldwide. Wingstop Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Addison, Texas.

Wingstop Stock Down 1.4 %

NASDAQ:WING opened at $135.83 on Tuesday. Wingstop has a fifty-two week low of $67.67 and a fifty-two week high of $187.35. The stock has a market cap of $4.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 101.37, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 7.99 and a beta of 1.69. The business has a fifty day moving average of $97.34 and a 200-day moving average of $107.43.

Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The restaurant operator reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.09. Wingstop had a negative return on equity of 10.82% and a net margin of 13.49%. The firm had revenue of $83.78 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $86.11 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.38 earnings per share. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, analysts anticipate that Wingstop will post 1.57 EPS for the current year.

Wingstop Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 12th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.56%. This is a boost from Wingstop's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 11th. Wingstop's dividend payout ratio is presently 56.72%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

WING has been the topic of several analyst reports. Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on Wingstop from $108.00 to $118.00 and gave the company an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Citigroup lifted their price target on Wingstop from $118.00 to $145.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. BTIG Research lifted their price target on Wingstop from $125.00 to $145.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Cowen lifted their price target on Wingstop from $140.00 to $150.00 in a research note on Monday, August 8th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft lifted their price target on Wingstop from $83.00 to $117.00 in a research note on Friday, July 29th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, the stock presently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus target price of $138.35.

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WING Stock News Headlines

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Barclays Boosts Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) Price Target to $144.00
Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) PT Raised to $125.00
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Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) Price Target Raised to $117.00
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WING Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/10 Dividend
5/19/2022
Dividend Payable
6/10/2022
Last Earnings
7/28/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/2 Dividend
8/11/2022
Today
8/16/2022
Dividend Payable
9/02/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Eating places
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WING
Fax
N/A
Employees
240
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$138.35
High Stock Price Forecast
$186.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$70.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+1.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.56
Research Coverage
18 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$42.66 million
Pretax Margin
18.67%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$282.50 million
Cash Flow
$1.64 per share
Book Value
($10.38) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
29,723,000
Market Cap
$4.06 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.69














WING Stock - 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 twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" WING shares.
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What is Wingstop's stock price forecast for 2022?

18 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Wingstop's shares. Their WING share price forecasts range from $70.00 to $186.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $138.35 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have WING shares performed in 2022?

Wingstop's stock was trading at $172.80 at the start of the year. Since then, WING shares have decreased by 21.4% and is now trading at $135.83.
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When is Wingstop's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022.
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How were Wingstop's earnings last quarter?

Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ:WING) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 28th. The restaurant operator reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.09. The restaurant operator earned $83.78 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $86.11 million. Wingstop had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.82% and a net margin of 13.49%. Wingstop's quarterly revenue was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.38 EPS.

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

Wingstop announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Investors of record on Friday, August 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share on Friday, September 2nd. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 11th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17.
Read our dividend analysis for WING
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Is Wingstop a good dividend stock?

Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.55%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 56.72%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WING will have a dividend payout ratio of 41.30% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for WING.

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

Wingstop issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.55-$1.57 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $1.53. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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?

(WING) raised $75 million in an initial public offering (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 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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.07%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (2.81%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (2.79%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.56%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.37%) and FMR LLC (1.68%). Insiders that own company stock include Albert G Mcgrath, Alex Kaleida, Charles R Morrison, Charles R Morrison, Christina Clarke, Donnie Upshaw, Madison Jobe, Mahesh Sadarangani, Marisa Carona, Michael Skipworth, Nicolas Boudet and Stacy Peterson.
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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 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 $135.83.

How much money does Wingstop make?

Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) has a market capitalization of $4.06 billion and generates $282.50 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $42.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.34 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Wingstop have?

The company employs 240 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Wingstop?

Wingstop's mailing address is 5501 LBJ FREEWAY 5TH FLOOR, DALLAS TX, 75240. The official website for the company is www.wingstop.com. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at (972) 686-6500 or via email at ir@wingstop.com.

This page (NASDAQ:WING) was last updated on 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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