How to buy Arcos Dorados stock
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Arcos Dorados is a restaurants business based in the US. Arcos Dorados shares (ARCO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.
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Arcos Dorados shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$9.54|
|52-week range||$6.54 - $11.47|
|50-day moving average||$10.44|
|200-day moving average||$8.88|
|Wall St. target price||$13.21|
|Dividend yield||$0.19 (1.54%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.81|
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Arcos Dorados price performance over time
|1 week (2023-09-15)||-6.29%|
|1 month (2023-08-24)||-4.41%|
|3 months (2023-06-23)||-4.12%|
|6 months (2023-03-24)||29.80%|
|1 year (2022-09-23)||36.29%|
|2 years (2021-09-24)||82.06%|
|3 years (2020-09-24)||130.11%|
|5 years (2018-09-24)||57.66%|
Is Arcos Dorados stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Arcos Dorados stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Arcos Dorados's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Arcos Dorados's P/E ratio
Arcos Dorados's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Arcos Dorados shares trade at around 13x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Arcos Dorados's PEG ratio
Arcos Dorados's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.15. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Arcos Dorados's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Arcos Dorados's EBITDA
Arcos Dorados's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $424.3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Arcos Dorados's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Arcos Dorados financials
|Revenue TTM||$4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||7.47%|
|Gross profit TTM||$492.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||7.12%|
|Return on equity TTM||54.28%|
|Market Capitalization||$2.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Arcos Dorados share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 22.5% of net profits
Recently Arcos Dorados has paid out, on average, around 22.5% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.54% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Arcos Dorados shareholders could enjoy a 1.54% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Arcos Dorados's case, that would currently equate to about $0.19 per share.
While Arcos Dorados's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Arcos Dorados is investing more in its future growth.
Arcos Dorados's most recent dividend payout was on 26 December 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 21 September 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Arcos Dorados's shares ever split?
Arcos Dorados's shares were split on a 993:979 basis on 12 July 2021. So if you had owned 979 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 993 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Arcos Dorados shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1.4% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Arcos Dorados shares which in turn could have impacted Arcos Dorados's share price.
Arcos Dorados share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Arcos Dorados's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.5369 up to $11.47. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Arcos Dorados's is 1.0692. This would suggest that Arcos Dorados's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Arcos Dorados overview
Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. operates as a franchisee of McDonald's restaurants. It has the exclusive right to own, operate, and grant franchises of McDonald's restaurants in 20 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, including Argentina, Aruba, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, the U. S. Virgin Islands of St. Croix and St. Thomas, and Venezuela.
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Arcos Dorados is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.256% of Arcos Dorados shares are held by insiders and 43.21% by institutions. When does the fiscal year end for Arcos Dorados?
Arcos Dorados's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Arcos Dorados based?
Arcos Dorados's address is: Dr. Luis Bonavita 1294, Montevideo, Uruguay, 11300 What is Arcos Dorados's ISIN number?
Arcos Dorados's international securities identification number is: VGG0457F1071 What is Arcos Dorados's CUSIP number?
Arcos Dorados's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: G0457F107
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