How to buy Jack In The Box stock
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Jack In The Box is a restaurants business based in the US. Jack In The Box shares (JACK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Jack In The Box employs 1,030 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.7 billion.
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Jack In The Box stock price (NASDAQ: JACK)Use our graph to track the performance of JACK stocks over time.
Jack In The Box shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$69.55|
|52-week range||$64.66 - $99.02|
|50-day moving average||$85.50|
|200-day moving average||$83.95|
|Wall St. target price||$101.81|
|Dividend yield||$1.76 (2.49%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$7.38|
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Is it a good time to buy Jack In The Box stock?
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Jack In The Box price performance over time
|1 week (2023-09-19)||-4.45%|
|1 month (2023-08-25)||-12.53%|
|3 months (2023-06-27)||-23.28%|
|6 months (2023-03-27)||-17.20%|
|1 year (2022-09-27)||-7.23%|
|2 years (2021-09-27)||-32.91%|
|3 years (2020-09-25)||78.946|
|5 years (2018-09-27)||79.7423|
Is Jack In The Box stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Jack In The Box stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Jack In The Box's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Jack In The Box's P/E ratio
Jack In The Box's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Jack In The Box shares trade at around 9x 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.
Jack In The Box's PEG ratio
Jack In The Box's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.7444. 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 Jack In The Box's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Jack In The Box's EBITDA
Jack In The Box's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $339 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Jack In The Box's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Jack In The Box financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||15.7%|
|Gross profit TTM||$433 million|
|Return on assets TTM||5.81%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market Capitalization||$1.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Jack In The Box share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 28.12% of net profits
Recently Jack In The Box has paid out, on average, around 28.12% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.49% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Jack In The Box shareholders could enjoy a 2.49% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Jack In The Box's case, that would currently equate to about $1.76 per share.
While Jack In The Box's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Jack In The Box may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Jack In The Box's most recent dividend payout was on 17 September 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 4 September 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Jack In The Box's shares ever split?
Jack In The Box's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 October 2007. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Jack In The Box shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Jack In The Box shares which in turn could have impacted Jack In The Box's share price.
Jack In The Box share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Jack In The Box's shares have ranged in value from as little as $64.6576 up to $99.0184. 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 Jack In The Box's is 1.6978. This would suggest that Jack In The Box's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Jack In The Box overview
Jack in the Box Inc. operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants. The company was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in San Diego, California. .
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Jack In The Box is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.327% of Jack In The Box shares are held by insiders and 104.698% by institutions. How many people work for Jack In The Box?
Latest data suggests 1,030 work at Jack In The Box. When does the fiscal year end for Jack In The Box?
Jack In The Box's fiscal year ends in September. Where is Jack In The Box based?
Jack In The Box's address is: 9357 Spectrum Center Boulevard, San Diego, CA, United States, 92123 What is Jack In The Box's ISIN number?
Jack In The Box's international securities identification number is: US4663671091 What is Jack In The Box's CUSIP number?
Jack In The Box's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 344839204
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