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How to buy Carrols Restaurant Group stock

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Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc is a restaurants business based in the US. Carrols Restaurant Group shares (TAST) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Carrols Restaurant Group employs 31,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.5 billion.

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  3. Search for Carrols Restaurant Group. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TAST. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Carrols Restaurant Group reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Carrols Restaurant Group, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Carrols Restaurant Group. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Carrols Restaurant Group share price

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Carrols Restaurant Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-25.
52-week range USD$0.9801 - USD$8.12
50-day moving average USD$6.1964
200-day moving average USD$5.7681
Wall St. target price USD$7.83
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.296

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Is it a good time to buy Carrols Restaurant Group stock?

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Is Carrols Restaurant Group under- or over-valued?

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

Carrols Restaurant Group's PEG ratio

Carrols Restaurant Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.79. 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 Carrols Restaurant Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Carrols Restaurant Group's EBITDA

Carrols Restaurant Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$94 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Carrols Restaurant Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Carrols Restaurant Group financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 0.78%
Gross profit TTM USD$211 million
Return on assets TTM 0.43%
Return on equity TTM -6.76%
Profit margin -1.36%
Book value $5.601
Market capitalisation USD$341.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Carrols Restaurant Group shares

There are currently 2.1 million Carrols Restaurant Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Carrols Restaurant Group's "short interest". This figure is 7.2% down from 2.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Carrols Restaurant Group shares can be evaluated.

Carrols Restaurant Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Carrols Restaurant Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Carrols Restaurant Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Carrols Restaurant Group shares traded daily (recently around 244927.97619048). Carrols Restaurant Group's SIR currently stands at 8.4. In other words for every 100,000 Carrols Restaurant Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8400 shares are currently held short.

However Carrols Restaurant Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Carrols Restaurant Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Carrols Restaurant Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Carrols Restaurant Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Carrols Restaurant Group shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0616% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Carrols Restaurant Group shares, roughly 62 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Carrols Restaurant Group.

Find out more about how you can short Carrols Restaurant Group stock.

Carrols Restaurant Group share dividends

We're not expecting Carrols Restaurant Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Carrols Restaurant Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Carrols Restaurant Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.9801 up to $8.12. 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 Carrols Restaurant Group's is 2.7272. This would suggest that Carrols Restaurant Group's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Carrols Restaurant Group overview

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a restaurant company in the United States. The company operates as a Burger King franchisee. As of December 29, 2019, it had, as franchisee, 1,036 Burger King restaurants located in 23 Northeastern, Midwestern, and Southeastern states; and 65 Popeyes restaurants in seven Southeastern states. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Syracuse, New York.

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