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FAT Brands Inc is a restaurants business based in the US. FAT Brands shares (FAT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. FAT Brands employs 58 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$19.3 million.

How to buy shares in FAT Brands

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for FAT Brands. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FAT. 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 FAT Brands 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. At last close price of USD$5.62, 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 FAT Brands, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of FAT Brands. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted FAT Brands's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, FAT Brands's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$5.62, which is 21.71% up on its pre-crash value of USD$4.4 and 226.74% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$1.72.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of FAT Brands shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$374.48 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$1,195.77.

FAT Brands share price

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FAT Brands shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$5.62
52-week range USD$1.72 - USD$7
50-day moving average USD$5.3629
200-day moving average USD$4.0079
Wall St. target price USD$8
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD$0.47 (10.28%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.334

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Is it a good time to buy FAT Brands stock?

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FAT Brands price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.62 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-23) -6.33%
1 month (2020-10-30) 4.07%
3 months (2020-08-28) 8.08%
6 months (2020-05-29) 72.29%
1 year (2019-11-29) 8.29%
2 years (2018-11-30) 1.81%
3 years (2017-11-30) -40.15%
5 years (2015-11-27) N/A

Is FAT Brands under- or over-valued?

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


FAT Brands's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.6 million.

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

FAT Brands financials

Revenue TTM USD$19.3 million
Operating margin TTM 3.22%
Gross profit TTM USD$18.4 million
Return on assets TTM 0.46%
Return on equity TTM -508.39%
Profit margin -33.33%
Book value $0.253
Market capitalisation USD$66.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting FAT Brands shares

There are currently 40,798 FAT Brands shares held short by investors – that's known as FAT Brands's "short interest". This figure is 27.3% down from 56,140 last month.

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

FAT Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

FAT Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of FAT Brands shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of FAT Brands shares traded daily (recently around 39228.846153846). FAT Brands's SIR currently stands at 1.04. In other words for every 100,000 FAT Brands shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1040 shares are currently held short.

However FAT Brands's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of FAT Brands shares, or, against the total number of tradable FAT Brands shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case FAT Brands's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 FAT Brands shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0203% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable FAT Brands shares, roughly 20 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 FAT Brands.

Find out more about how you can short FAT Brands stock.

FAT Brands share dividends

We're not expecting FAT Brands to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

FAT Brands share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, FAT Brands's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.72 up to $7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FAT.US volatility(beta: 2.2)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 FAT Brands's is 2.1971. This would suggest that FAT Brands's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

FAT Brands overview

FAT Brands Inc., a multi-brand franchising company, acquires, develops, and markets fast casual and casual dining restaurant concepts. As of June 29, 2020, it owned 8 restaurant brands, including Fatburger, Buffalo's Cafe, Buffalo's Express, Hurricane Grill & Wings, Elevation Burger, Yalla Mediterranean, Ponderosa, and Bonanza Steakhouse, as well as franchised approximately 375 units worldwide. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California. FAT Brands Inc. is a subsidiary of Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc.

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