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How to buy Nathans Famous stock

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Nathans 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 131 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Nathans Famous stock price (NASDAQ: NATH)

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Nathans Famous shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-24.
Latest market close$58.45
52-week range$45.11 - $71.93
50-day moving average $49.78
200-day moving average $56.58
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 16.1676
Dividend yield $1.5 (3.22%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.46

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Nathans Famous price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $58.45 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-24) 1.04%
1 month (2022-05-31) 14.50%
3 months (2022-04-01) 7.84%
6 months (2021-12-31) 0.10%
1 year (2021-07-02) -17.65%
2 years (2020-07-02) -1.68%
3 years (2019-07-02) 78.6
5 years (2017-06-30) 63

Is Nathans Famous stock undervalued or overvalued?

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 P/E ratio

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 16x. In other words, Nathans Famous shares trade at around 16x 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

Nathans Famous's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $30.9 million.

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

Nathans Famous financials

Revenue TTM $114.9 million
Operating margin TTM 25.99%
Gross profit TTM $44.1 million
Return on assets TTM 19.93%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 11.84%
Book value $-15.41
Market capitalisation $230.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Nathans Famous share dividends

58%

Dividend payout ratio: 57.9% of net profits

Recently Nathans Famous has paid out, on average, around 57.9% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.22% 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 3.22% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Nathans Famous's case, that would currently equate to about $1.5 per share.

Nathans Famous's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Nathans Famous's most recent dividend payout was on 23 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Nathans Famous share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Nathans Famous's shares have ranged in value from as little as $45.1102 up to $71.9314. 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 0.4519. This would suggest that Nathans Famous's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Nathans Famous overview

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 produce and distribute sauerkraut and pickles; to produce and sell French fries and onion rings for retail sale; and to produce and sell miniature bagel dogs, franks-in-a-blanket, mozzarella sticks, and other hors d'oeuvres through club stores, supermarkets, and other retail food stores. Further, the company sells Nathan's products directly to foodservice operators or to various foodservice distributors, as well as provides Arthur Treacher's brand fish fillets. As of March 27, 2022, its restaurant system consisted of four company-owned units in the New York City metropolitan area; and 239 franchised units in 18 states and 12 foreign countries.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Nathans Famous is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 31.393% of Nathans Famous shares are held by insiders and 48.669% by institutions.
How many people work for Nathans Famous?
Latest data suggests 131 work at Nathans Famous.
When does the fiscal year end for Nathans Famous?
Nathans Famous's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is Nathans Famous based?
Nathans Famous's address is: One Jericho Plaza, Jericho, NY, United States, 11753
What is Nathans Famous's ISIN number?
Nathans Famous's international securities identification number is: US6323471002
What is Nathans Famous's CUSIP number?
Nathans Famous's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 632347100

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