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How to buy Krispy Kreme stock

Learn how to easily invest in Krispy Kreme stock.

Iconic doughnut brand Krispy Kreme (DNUT) conducted its IPO today, with shares opening at $16.30 and trading as high as $19.

The IPO shares had been priced at $17, well below the expected range of $21-$24 per share. That suggests Wall Street wasn't too excited to buy in.

How to buy shares in Krispy Kreme

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – DNUT – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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Krispy Kreme stock price (NASDAQ: DNUT)

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Krispy Kreme shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$11.38
52-week range$11.34 - $19.41
50-day moving average $13.19
200-day moving average $14.26
Wall St. target price$15.70
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (1.15%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.12

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Is it a good time to buy Krispy Kreme stock?

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Krispy Kreme price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.38 from 2022-09-26

1 week (2022-09-19) -8.67%
1 month (2022-08-26) -4.69%
3 months (2022-06-28) -16.99%
6 months (2022-03-28) -20.70%
1 year (2021-09-28) -19.92%
2 years (2020-09-24) N/A
3 years (2019-09-24) N/A
5 years (2017-09-24) N/A

Is Krispy Kreme stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Krispy Kreme's EBITDA

Krispy Kreme's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $151.4 million.

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

To put Krispy Kreme's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Krispy Kreme financials

Revenue TTM $1.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.15%
Gross profit TTM $400.1 million
Return on assets TTM 0.93%
Return on equity TTM 0.43%
Profit margin -0.28%
Book value $7.21
Market capitalisation $2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Krispy Kreme share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 46.67% of net profits

Recently Krispy Kreme has paid out, on average, around 46.67% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.15% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Krispy Kreme shareholders could enjoy a 1.15% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Krispy Kreme's case, that would currently equate to about $0 per share.

While Krispy Kreme's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Krispy Kreme may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Krispy Kreme's most recent dividend payout was on 9 November 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 October 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Krispy Kreme's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.

Krispy Kreme share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Krispy Kreme's shares have ranged in value from as little as $11.335 up to $19.4102. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DNUT.US volatility(beta: 0.65)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 Krispy Kreme's is 0.6484. This would suggest that Krispy Kreme's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

To put Krispy Kreme's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

Krispy Kreme overview

Krispy Kreme, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, operates through an omni-channel business model to provide doughnut experiences and produce doughnuts. The company operates through three segments: U. S. and Canada, International, and Market Development. It also produces cookies, brownies, cookie cakes, ice cream, cookie-wiches, and cold milk, as well as doughnut mixes, other ingredients, and doughnut-making equipment. As of January 2, 2022, the company had 1,810 Krispy Kreme and Insomnia Cookies-branded shops in approximately 30 countries worldwide, which include 971 company owned and 839 franchised.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Krispy Kreme is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 50.577% of Krispy Kreme shares are held by insiders and 31.991% by institutions.
How many people work for Krispy Kreme?
Latest data suggests 21,500 work at Krispy Kreme.
When does the fiscal year end for Krispy Kreme?
Krispy Kreme's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Krispy Kreme based?
Krispy Kreme's address is: 2116 Hawkins Street, Charlotte, NC, United States, 28203
What is Krispy Kreme's ISIN number?
Krispy Kreme's international securities identification number is: US50101L1061

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