Cara Operations Ltd Company Profile (TSE:CAO)

About Cara Operations Ltd (TSE:CAO)

Cara Operations Ltd logoCara Operations Limited is a Canada-based full service restaurant operator and franchisor. The Company operates through three segments: corporate restaurants, franchise restaurants and central operations. The corporate restaurant segment includes the operations of the Company-owned restaurants, which generate revenues from the direct sale of prepared food and beverages to customers. The franchise restaurants segment represents the operations of its franchised restaurant network operating under the Company's brand names. The central operations segment includes call center services, which earn fees from off-premise phone, mobile and Web orders processed for corporate and franchised restaurants, and income generated from the lease of certain equipment to franchisees, as well as the collection of new franchise and franchise renewal fees. It has over 10 brands and approximately 1,010 restaurants across Canada, approximately 88% of which are operated by franchisees.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$22.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$22.00
  • 52 Week Range: C$22.85 - C$36.98
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0
  • Dividend Yield: 1.6%
  • Net Margins: 9.76%
  • Return on Equity: 11.66%
  • Return on Assets: 5.33%
  • Average Volume: 32,558 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Cara Operations Ltd (TSE:CAO)

What is Cara Operations Ltd's stock symbol?

Cara Operations Ltd trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "CAO."

How often does Cara Operations Ltd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cara Operations Ltd?

Cara Operations Ltd announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.102 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.41 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.52%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 29th. View Cara Operations Ltd's Dividend History.

When will Cara Operations Ltd make its next earnings announcement?

Cara Operations Ltd is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Cara Operations Ltd.

Where is Cara Operations Ltd's stock going? Where will Cara Operations Ltd's stock price be in 2017?

4 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Cara Operations Ltd's shares. Their predictions range from C$28.00 to C$34.00. On average, they expect Cara Operations Ltd's share price to reach C$30.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Cara Operations Ltd.

Who are some of Cara Operations Ltd's key competitors?

Who are Cara Operations Ltd's key executives?

Cara Operations Ltd's management team includes the folowing people:

  • William D. Gregson, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Kenneth J. Grondin, Chief Financial Officer
  • Grant Cobb, Senior Vice President - Casual Dining Division
  • Mark Findlay, Senior Vice President - Premium Dining Division
  • Kenneth Mark Otto, President - Family Dining Division & Chief Development Officer of the Company
  • Sean Paul Regan, Director
  • John A. Rothschild, Director
  • Stephen K. Gunn, Independent Director
  • Christopher D. Hodgson, Independent Director
  • Michael J. Norris, Independent Director

How do I buy Cara Operations Ltd stock?

Shares of Cara Operations Ltd and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Cara Operations Ltd's stock price today?

One share of Cara Operations Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$26.92.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cara Operations Ltd (TSE CAO)
Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  142 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  66 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  208
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cara Operations Ltd (TSE:CAO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: C$30.50

Analysts' Ratings History for Cara Operations Ltd (TSE:CAO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/15/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$33.00 -> C$34.00View Rating Details
5/15/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price TargetMarket PerformC$30.00 -> C$28.00View Rating Details
5/15/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformC$32.00 -> C$31.00View Rating Details
5/15/2017CIBCReiterated RatingNeutralC$28.00 -> C$29.00View Rating Details
9/7/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingOutperformC$34.00View Rating Details
4/1/2016BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeOutperformC$34.00View Rating Details
1/25/2016LaurentianLower Price TargetBuyC$38.00 -> C$32.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cara Operations Ltd (TSE:CAO)
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Earnings Estimates for Cara Operations Ltd (TSE:CAO)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.68
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.32$0.33$0.33
Q2 20172$0.36$0.40$0.38
Q3 20172$0.44$0.49$0.47
Q4 20172$0.45$0.56$0.51
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for Cara Operations Ltd (TSE CAO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Cara Operations Ltd (TSE:CAO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cara Operations Ltd (TSE:CAO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cara Operations Ltd (TSE:CAO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/17/2015Paul RivettDirectorSell3,800C$31.26C$118,788.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Cara Operations Ltd (TSE:CAO)
Latest Headlines for Cara Operations Ltd (TSE:CAO)
DateHeadline logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Cara Operations Ltd (CAO) Increased by Analyst - August 3 at 7:40 AM logoCara Operations Ltd Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.10 (TSE:CAO) - August 2 at 12:40 PM logoCara Operations Ltd (CAO) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday - July 27 at 4:09 PM logoCara Operations Ltd (CAO) Price Target Cut to C$28.00 - May 15 at 1:56 PM logoCara Operations Ltd (CAO) PT Raised to C$34.00 at Scotiabank - May 15 at 1:20 PM logoCara Operations Ltd (CAO) Rating Reiterated by CIBC - May 8 at 6:00 PM logoRoyal Bank of Canada Lowers Cara Operations Ltd (CAO) Price Target to C$31.00 - May 8 at 5:28 PM logoRoyal Bank of Canada Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Cara Operations Ltd (CAO) - April 24 at 7:16 PM logoCara Operations Ltd (CAO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - March 29 at 12:34 PM logoTop Stocks for February - The Motley Fool Canada - February 1 at 3:18 PM logoCara Operations Limited Declares Third Quarter Dividend - November 9 at 8:54 PM logoCara Reports Q3 2016 Results - Operating EBITDA grows 27.7% to $36.9 million and to 7.4% of Total System Sales - November 9 at 8:54 PM logo3 Ways to Play The Second Cup Ltd. Sale - The Motley Fool Canada - November 1 at 9:30 PM logoCara Operations Limited to Release 2016 Third Quarter Results - October 5 at 4:18 PM logoCara Operations Ltd (CAO.TO) - September 19 at 4:54 PM logoCara completes acquisition of St-Hubert - September 2 at 3:53 PM logoWhat Is the Best Restaurant Stock to Own? - The Motley Fool Canada - August 23 at 9:18 PM logoProfile: Cara Operations Ltd (CAO.TO) - August 15 at 9:41 PM logoCara Operations Limited Declares Second Quarter Dividend - August 4 at 9:47 PM logoCara Reports Q2 2016 Results - Operating EBITDA grows 15.5% to $32.8 million and to 7.3% of Total System Sales - August 4 at 9:47 PM logoQ2 2016 Cara Operations Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close - August 4 at 12:40 PM logoMTY Food Group Just Doubled In Size With Latest Acquisition - Seeking Alpha - July 28 at 5:05 PM



Cara Operations Ltd (CAO) Chart for Sunday, September, 24, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/24/2017 by Staff