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BJ's Restaurants, Inc is a restaurants business based in the US. BJs Restaurants shares (BJRI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. BJs Restaurants employs 22,725 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$952.4 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, BJs Restaurants's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was USD$38.51, which is 0.80% down on its pre-crash value of USD$38.82 and 540.77% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$6.01.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of BJs Restaurants shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$242.18 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$973.53.
|Latest market close||USD$38.51|
|52-week range||USD$6.01 - USD$44.47|
|50-day moving average||USD$32.72|
|200-day moving average||USD$23.637|
|Wall St. target price||USD$27.64|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.52 (3.61%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$1.411|
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|1 week (2020-11-23)||5.68%|
|1 month (2020-10-30)||36.51%|
|3 months (2020-08-28)||19.41%|
|6 months (2020-05-29)||77.30%|
|1 year (2019-11-29)||-6.42%|
|2 years (2018-11-30)||-29.11%|
|3 years (2017-11-30)||7.72%|
|5 years (2015-11-30)||-15.92%|
Valuing BJs Restaurants stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of BJs Restaurants's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
BJs 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 12x. In other words, BJs Restaurants shares trade at around 12x 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.
BJs Restaurants's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.2007. 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 BJs Restaurants's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
BJs Restaurants's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$50.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a BJs Restaurants's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$952.4 million|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$185.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-1.34%|
|Return on equity TTM||-4.72%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$726.8 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 1.2 million BJs Restaurants shares held short by investors – that's known as BJs Restaurants's "short interest". This figure is 0% down from 1.2 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting BJs Restaurants shares can be evaluated.
BJs Restaurants's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of BJs Restaurants shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of BJs Restaurants shares traded daily (recently around 533931.30434783). BJs Restaurants's SIR currently stands at 2.3. In other words for every 100,000 BJs Restaurants shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2300 shares are currently held short.
However BJs Restaurants's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of BJs Restaurants shares, or, against the total number of tradable BJs Restaurants shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case BJs Restaurants's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 BJs Restaurants shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0795% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable BJs Restaurants shares, roughly 80 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 BJs Restaurants.
Find out more about how you can short BJs Restaurants stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 36.23% of net profits
Recently BJs Restaurants has paid out, on average, around 36.23% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.61% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), BJs Restaurants shareholders could enjoy a 3.61% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In BJs Restaurants's case, that would currently equate to about $0.52 per share.
While BJs Restaurants's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that BJs Restaurants may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
BJs Restaurants's most recent dividend payout was on 24 March 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, BJs Restaurants's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.01 up to $44.47. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while BJs Restaurants's is 2.0883. This would suggest that BJs Restaurants's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
BJ's Restaurants, Inc. owns and operates casual dining restaurants in the United States. Its restaurants offer pizzas, craft and other beers, appetizers, entrées, pastas, sandwiches, specialty salads, and desserts. As of April 6, 2020, the company operated 209 restaurants. BJ's Restaurants, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Huntington Beach, California.
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