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NASDAQ:WING

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$120.53
+0.17 (+0.14 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$112.49
Now: $120.53
$121.55
50-Day Range
$120.36
MA: $149.34
$171.37
52-Week Range
$44.27
Now: $120.53
$172.87
Volume693,993 shs
Average Volume515,813 shs
Market Capitalization$3.58 billion
P/E Ratio125.55
Dividend Yield0.43%
Beta1.06

Competitors

Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) Vs. ARMK, TXRH, CBRL, EAT, PZZA, and CAKE

Should you be buying WING stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "eating places" are considered alternatives and competitors to Wingstop, including Aramark (ARMK), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Brinker International (EAT), Papa John's International (PZZA), and The Cheesecake Factory (CAKE).

Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) and Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Wingstop and Aramark, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Wingstop051302.72
Aramark09402.31

Wingstop currently has a consensus price target of $158.5714, suggesting a potential upside of 31.56%. Aramark has a consensus price target of $31.4167, suggesting a potential downside of 23.82%. Given Wingstop's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Wingstop is more favorable than Aramark.

Dividends

Wingstop pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Aramark pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Wingstop pays out 76.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Aramark pays out -258.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Wingstop has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Aramark has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Aramark is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

93.5% of Aramark shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Wingstop shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.3% of Aramark shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Wingstop and Aramark's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Wingstop12.73%-14.61%16.48%
Aramark-3.60%-1.48%-0.30%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Wingstop and Aramark's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Wingstop$199.68 million17.92$20.48 million$0.73165.11
Aramark$12.83 billion0.82$-461,530,000.00($0.17)-242.59

Wingstop has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Aramark. Aramark is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Wingstop, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Wingstop has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aramark has a beta of 1.88, suggesting that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Wingstop beats Aramark on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH) and Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Volatility and Risk

Texas Roadhouse has a beta of 1, indicating that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Wingstop has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

91.7% of Texas Roadhouse shares are held by institutional investors. 6.2% of Texas Roadhouse shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Wingstop shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Texas Roadhouse and Wingstop's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Texas Roadhouse$2.76 billion2.35$174.45 million$2.4637.97
Wingstop$199.68 million17.92$20.48 million$0.73165.11

Texas Roadhouse has higher revenue and earnings than Wingstop. Texas Roadhouse is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Wingstop, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Texas Roadhouse and Wingstop, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Texas Roadhouse116612.29
Wingstop051302.72

Texas Roadhouse currently has a consensus target price of $76.00, suggesting a potential downside of 18.63%. Wingstop has a consensus target price of $158.5714, suggesting a potential upside of 31.56%. Given Wingstop's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Wingstop is more favorable than Texas Roadhouse.

Profitability

This table compares Texas Roadhouse and Wingstop's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Texas Roadhouse2.19%5.97%2.60%
Wingstop12.73%-14.61%16.48%

Summary

Wingstop beats Texas Roadhouse on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (NASDAQ:CBRL) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Wingstop and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Wingstop12.73%-14.61%16.48%
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store3.92%3.54%0.73%

Volatility and Risk

Wingstop has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has a beta of 1.39, suggesting that its stock price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Wingstop and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Wingstop051302.72
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store12502.50

Wingstop presently has a consensus price target of $158.5714, suggesting a potential upside of 31.56%. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has a consensus price target of $146.6250, suggesting a potential downside of 10.23%. Given Wingstop's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Wingstop is more favorable than Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

74.8% of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Wingstop shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Wingstop and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Wingstop$199.68 million17.92$20.48 million$0.73165.11
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store$2.52 billion1.54$-32,470,000.00$2.0480.06

Wingstop has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Wingstop, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Wingstop beats Cracker Barrel Old Country Store on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brinker International (NYSE:EAT) and Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

Brinker International has a beta of 2.65, suggesting that its stock price is 165% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wingstop has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Brinker International and Wingstop's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brinker International$3.08 billion1.06$24.40 million$1.7142.10
Wingstop$199.68 million17.92$20.48 million$0.73165.11

Brinker International has higher revenue and earnings than Wingstop. Brinker International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Wingstop, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Brinker International and Wingstop's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brinker International0.67%-12.26%2.62%
Wingstop12.73%-14.61%16.48%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

97.2% of Brinker International shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.7% of Brinker International shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Wingstop shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Brinker International and Wingstop, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brinker International081402.64
Wingstop051302.72

Brinker International currently has a consensus price target of $56.15, suggesting a potential downside of 22.00%. Wingstop has a consensus price target of $158.5714, suggesting a potential upside of 31.56%. Given Wingstop's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Wingstop is more favorable than Brinker International.

Summary

Brinker International beats Wingstop on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA) and Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Dividends

Papa John's International pays an annual dividend of $0.90 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Wingstop pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Papa John's International pays out 76.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Wingstop pays out 76.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Papa John's International has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Wingstop has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

Papa John's International has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wingstop has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Papa John's International and Wingstop's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Papa John's International$1.62 billion1.68$4.87 million$1.1770.66
Wingstop$199.68 million17.92$20.48 million$0.73165.11

Wingstop has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Papa John's International. Papa John's International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Wingstop, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Papa John's International and Wingstop's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Papa John's International2.14%-18.31%7.31%
Wingstop12.73%-14.61%16.48%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Papa John's International and Wingstop, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Papa John's International031302.81
Wingstop051302.72

Papa John's International currently has a consensus target price of $101.00, suggesting a potential upside of 22.17%. Wingstop has a consensus target price of $158.5714, suggesting a potential upside of 31.56%. Given Wingstop's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Wingstop is more favorable than Papa John's International.

Summary

Wingstop beats Papa John's International on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE) and Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares The Cheesecake Factory and Wingstop's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Cheesecake Factory-1.89%-8.77%-1.30%
Wingstop12.73%-14.61%16.48%

Risk and Volatility

The Cheesecake Factory has a beta of 1.68, meaning that its share price is 68% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wingstop has a beta of 1.06, meaning that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

93.1% of The Cheesecake Factory shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.5% of The Cheesecake Factory shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Wingstop shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for The Cheesecake Factory and Wingstop, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Cheesecake Factory211502.17
Wingstop051302.72

The Cheesecake Factory currently has a consensus target price of $36.3529, suggesting a potential downside of 35.22%. Wingstop has a consensus target price of $158.5714, suggesting a potential upside of 31.56%. Given Wingstop's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Wingstop is more favorable than The Cheesecake Factory.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The Cheesecake Factory and Wingstop's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Cheesecake Factory$2.48 billion1.04$127.29 million$2.6121.50
Wingstop$199.68 million17.92$20.48 million$0.73165.11

The Cheesecake Factory has higher revenue and earnings than Wingstop. The Cheesecake Factory is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Wingstop, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Wingstop Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Aramark logo
ARMK
Aramark
1.4$41.24+1.5%$10.47 billion$12.83 billion-22.54High Trading Volume
Texas Roadhouse logo
TXRH
Texas Roadhouse
1.5$93.40+1.8%$6.49 billion$2.76 billion119.74
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store logo
CBRL
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
1.3$163.33+2.5%$3.88 billion$2.52 billion41.14
Brinker International logo
EAT
Brinker International
1.6$71.99+2.0%$3.27 billion$3.08 billion126.30Analyst Revision
Papa John's International logo
PZZA
Papa John's International
1.7$82.67+0.0%$2.72 billion$1.62 billion103.34Analyst Report
The Cheesecake Factory logo
CAKE
The Cheesecake Factory
1.3$56.12+0.7%$2.57 billion$2.48 billion-41.26Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Main Street Capital logo
MAIN
Main Street Capital
1.2$36.73+1.2%$2.50 billion$243.37 million-64.44Dividend Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Bloomin' Brands logo
BLMN
Bloomin' Brands
1.4$27.01+4.4%$2.38 billion$4.14 billion-19.72Gap Up
Jack in the Box logo
JACK
Jack in the Box
1.9$99.13+1.2%$2.26 billion$1.02 billion25.48Ex-Dividend
Dave & Buster's Entertainment logo
PLAY
Dave & Buster's Entertainment
1.5$42.38+1.4%$2.02 billion$1.35 billion-15.03
Dine Brands Global logo
DIN
Dine Brands Global
1.5$84.25+2.1%$1.38 billion$910.18 million-18.56Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
BJ's Restaurants logo
BJRI
BJ's Restaurants
1.3$56.97+1.8%$1.27 billion$1.16 billion-49.54Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Denny's logo
DENN
Denny's
1.4$17.79+1.2%$1.14 billion$541.39 million111.19
Arcos Dorados logo
ARCO
Arcos Dorados
1.6$5.11+0.8%$1.06 billion$2.96 billion-7.53Decrease in Short Interest
Ruth's Hospitality Group logo
RUTH
Ruth's Hospitality Group
1.2$24.01+5.7%$837.95 million$468.03 million-64.89Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
Chuy's logo
CHUY
Chuy's
1.3$41.90+5.0%$825.22 million$426.36 million-95.23Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
El Pollo Loco logo
LOCO
El Pollo Loco
1.6$19.56+2.6%$712.90 million$442.33 million30.56Upcoming Earnings
RCI Hospitality logo
RICK
RCI Hospitality
1.5$65.20+0.2%$586.80 million$132.33 million-95.88Dividend Announcement
Decrease in Short Interest
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers logo
RRGB
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
1.2$36.21+6.3%$562.78 million$1.32 billion-1.95Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
Noodles & Company logo
NDLS
Noodles & Company
1.1$10.94+5.6%$496.22 million$462.41 million-23.78News Coverage
Gap Up
Fiesta Restaurant Group logo
FRGI
Fiesta Restaurant Group
0.9$16.83+6.2%$436.25 million$660.94 million-13.36Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
Del Taco Restaurants logo
TACO
Del Taco Restaurants
2.2$10.81+1.4%$403.48 million$512.95 million-1.89Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Biglari logo
BH
Biglari
0.9$154.14+8.0%$350.82 million$668.84 million-0.86Upcoming Earnings
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Up
Carrols Restaurant Group logo
TAST
Carrols Restaurant Group
1.3$6.29+2.1%$327.66 million$1.46 billion-13.98Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
LiveXLive Media logo
LIVX
LiveXLive Media
1.7$3.80+0.5%$286.82 million$38.66 million-6.55Decrease in Short Interest
Nathan's Famous logo
NATH
Nathan's Famous
1.0$66.38+3.8%$273.15 million$103.32 million22.81Gap Up
Kura Sushi USA logo
KRUS
Kura Sushi USA
1.0$31.80+1.4%$266.23 million$45.17 million-11.78Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
The ONE Group Hospitality logo
STKS
The ONE Group Hospitality
1.0$5.46+1.6%$158.71 million$120.68 million14.76Gap Down
Potbelly logo
PBPB
Potbelly
0.8$5.66+1.6%$137.04 million$409.71 million-2.68Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Down
J. Alexander's logo
JAX
J. Alexander's
0.7$8.75+1.4%$131.36 million$247.27 million-5.27Upcoming Earnings
FAT Brands logo
FAT
FAT Brands
0.9$9.61+8.2%$114.61 million$22.50 million-13.93Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Up
BFI
BurgerFi International
0.0$14.24+1.9%$111.97 millionN/A-83.76Increase in Short Interest
Gap Up
Luby's logo
LUB
Luby's
0.7$3.27+0.0%$100.53 million$214.02 million-3.34High Trading Volume
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
ARKR
Ark Restaurants
0.7$18.14+5.9%$63.89 million$106.49 million-13.54Gap Up
BBQ
BBQ
0.6$6.44+7.3%$59.79 million$82.27 million9.91Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Up
Good Times Restaurants logo
GTIM
Good Times Restaurants
1.0$3.43+2.3%$43.42 million$109.86 million-3.09Gap Down
This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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