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How to buy Ark Restaurants stock | $16.0848

Learn how to easily invest in Ark Restaurants stock.

Ark Restaurants Corp is a restaurants business based in the US. Ark Restaurants shares (ARKR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ark Restaurants employs 786 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Ark Restaurants stock price (NASDAQ: ARKR)

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Ark Restaurants shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$16.08
52-week range$9.50 - $24.46
50-day moving average $15.82
200-day moving average $17.97
Wall St. target price$17.00
PE ratio 13.677
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.16

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Is it a good time to buy Ark Restaurants stock?

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Ark Restaurants price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $16.0848 from 2021-10-20

1 week (2021-10-14) 0.85%
1 month (2021-09-21) 3.22%
3 months (2021-07-21) -2.40%
6 months (2021-04-21) -16.18%
1 year (2020-10-21) 41.47%
2 years (2019-10-18) -22.16%
3 years (2018-10-19) 23.3
5 years (2016-10-21) 20.51

Is Ark Restaurants under- or over-valued?

Valuing Ark Restaurants stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ark Restaurants's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Ark Restaurants's P/E ratio

Ark Restaurants's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Ark Restaurants shares trade at around 14x 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.

Ark Restaurants's EBITDA

Ark Restaurants's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Ark Restaurants's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Ark Restaurants financials

Revenue TTM $110.8 million
Gross profit TTM $21.5 million
Return on assets TTM -0.87%
Return on equity TTM 12.39%
Profit margin 3.76%
Book value $12.25
Market capitalisation $56.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ark Restaurants shares

There are currently 16,851 Ark Restaurants shares held short by investors – that's known as Ark Restaurants's "short interest". This figure is 2.6% down from 17,308 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Ark Restaurants shares can be evaluated.

Ark Restaurants's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ark Restaurants's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ark Restaurants shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ark Restaurants shares traded daily (recently around 4376.8831168831). Ark Restaurants's SIR currently stands at 3.85. In other words for every 100,000 Ark Restaurants shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3850 shares are currently held short.

However Ark Restaurants's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ark Restaurants shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ark Restaurants shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ark Restaurants's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ark Restaurants shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0085% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ark Restaurants shares, roughly 9 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Ark Restaurants.

Find out more about how you can short Ark Restaurants stock.

Ark Restaurants share dividends

We're not expecting Ark Restaurants to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Ark Restaurants share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ark Restaurants's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.5 up to $24.46. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ARKR.US volatility(beta: 1.4)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Ark Restaurants's is 1.3974. This would suggest that Ark Restaurants's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Ark Restaurants overview

Ark Restaurants Corp. , through its subsidiaries, owns and operates restaurants and bars in the United States. As of October 3, 2020, it owned and/or operated 20 restaurants and bars, including 5 facilities located in New York City; 2 in Washington, D. C. ; 5 in Las Vegas, Nevada; 3 in Atlantic City, New Jersey; 3 on the east coast of Florida; and 2 on the gulf coast of Alabama, as well as had 17 fast food concepts and catering operations. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in New York, New York. .

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Ark Restaurants is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 47.635% of Ark Restaurants shares are held by insiders and 16.704% by institutions.
How many people work for Ark Restaurants?
Latest data suggests 786 work at Ark Restaurants.
When does the fiscal year end for Ark Restaurants?
Ark Restaurants's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is Ark Restaurants based?
Ark Restaurants's address is: 85 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10003
What is Ark Restaurants's ISIN number?
Ark Restaurants's international securities identification number is: US0407121013
What is Ark Restaurants's CUSIP number?
Ark Restaurants's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 040712101

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