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Nathan's Famous, Inc is a restaurants business based in the US. Nathans Famous shares (NATH) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Nathans Famous employs 120 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$82.6 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Nathans Famous's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was USD$64.5, which is 0.92% down on its pre-crash value of USD$65.1 and 65.34% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$39.01.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Nathans Famous shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$739.39 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$989.43.
|Latest market close||USD$64.5|
|52-week range||USD$42.4858 - USD$74.1765|
|50-day moving average||USD$55.2559|
|200-day moving average||USD$54.1747|
|Wall St. target price||N/A|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.4 (2.33%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$2.895|
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|1 week (2020-11-20)||8.39%|
|1 month (2020-10-30)||27.07%|
|3 months (2020-08-28)||22.62%|
|6 months (2020-05-29)||15.12%|
|1 year (2019-11-29)||-13.48%|
|2 years (2018-11-29)||-11.39%|
|3 years (2017-11-29)||-32.18%|
|5 years (2015-11-27)||47.23%|
Valuing Nathans Famous stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Nathans Famous's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Nathans Famous's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, Nathans Famous shares trade at around 20x 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.
Nathans Famous's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$28.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Nathans Famous's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$82.6 million|
|Operating margin TTM||32.65%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$43.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||15.8%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$233.7 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 51,523 Nathans Famous shares held short by investors – that's known as Nathans Famous's "short interest". This figure is 9.7% down from 57,063 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Nathans Famous shares can be evaluated.
Nathans Famous's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Nathans Famous shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Nathans Famous shares traded daily (recently around 8050.46875). Nathans Famous's SIR currently stands at 6.4. In other words for every 100,000 Nathans Famous shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6400 shares are currently held short.
However Nathans Famous's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Nathans Famous shares, or, against the total number of tradable Nathans Famous shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Nathans Famous's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Nathans Famous shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0219% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Nathans Famous shares, roughly 22 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 Nathans Famous.
Find out more about how you can short Nathans Famous stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 48.17% of net profits
Recently Nathans Famous has paid out, on average, around 48.17% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.33% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Nathans Famous shareholders could enjoy a 2.33% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Nathans Famous's case, that would currently equate to about $1.4 per share.
While Nathans Famous's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Nathans Famous may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Nathans Famous's most recent dividend payout was on 4 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Nathans Famous's shares have ranged in value from as little as $42.4858 up to $74.1765. 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 Nathans Famous's is 0.1894. This would suggest that Nathans Famous's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Nathan's Famous, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates in the foodservice industry. The company owns and franchises restaurants under the Nathan's Famous brand name, as well as sells products bearing the Nathan's Famous trademarks through various channels of distribution. It also has license agreements for the manufacture, distribution, marketing, and sale of Nathan's Famous branded hot dogs, sausages, and corned beef products in refrigerated consumer packages to be resold through retail channels, such as supermarkets, groceries, mass merchandisers, and club stores; and other Nathan's Famous branded refrigerated meat products in consumer packages to be resold through retail channels. In addition, the company has license agreements to manufacture Nathan's Famous branded hot dog and sausage products in bulk for use in the food service industry; for supplying Nathan's Famous natural casing and skinless hot dogs in bulk for use in the Nathan's Famous restaurant system; to manufacture proprietary spices; to manufacture and sell various products, including mustard, salsa, sauerkraut, and pickles; to produce and sell French fries and onion rings for retail sale; and to manufacture and sell miniature bagel dogs, franks-in-a-blanket, and other hors d'oeuvres through club stores, supermarkets, and other retail food stores. Further, the company sells Nathan's products directly to end users or to various foodservice distributors, as well as provides Arthur Treacher's brand fish fillets. As of March 29, 2020, its restaurant system consisted of four company-owned units in the New York City metropolitan area; and 216 franchised units in 21 states and nine foreign countries. Nathan's Famous, Inc. was founded in 1916 and is based in Jericho, New York.
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