How to buy Texas Roadhouse stock - 17 April

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How to buy Texas Roadhouse stock

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Texas Roadhouse, Inc is a restaurants business based in the US. Texas Roadhouse shares (TXRH) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Texas Roadhouse employs 61,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.4 billion.

How to buy shares in Texas Roadhouse

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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 Texas Roadhouse. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TXRH. 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 Texas Roadhouse 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. 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 Texas Roadhouse, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Texas Roadhouse. 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.

Texas Roadhouse share price

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Texas Roadhouse shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-16.
52-week rangeUSD$41.68 - USD$100.77
50-day moving average USD$95.2862
200-day moving average USD$81.4425
Wall St. target priceUSD$92.17
PE ratio 215.2889
Dividend yield USD$0.36 (0.37%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.45

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Is it a good time to buy Texas Roadhouse stock?

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Is Texas Roadhouse under- or over-valued?

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

Texas Roadhouse's P/E ratio

Texas Roadhouse's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 215x. In other words, Texas Roadhouse shares trade at around 215x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Texas Roadhouse's PEG ratio

Texas Roadhouse's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.0752. 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 Texas Roadhouse's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Texas Roadhouse's EBITDA

Texas Roadhouse's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$144 million.

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

Texas Roadhouse financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 1.09%
Gross profit TTM USD$297.4 million
Return on assets TTM 0.76%
Return on equity TTM 3.73%
Profit margin 1.3%
Book value $13.334
Market capitalisation USD$6.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Texas Roadhouse shares

There are currently 2.8 million Texas Roadhouse shares held short by investors – that's known as Texas Roadhouse's "short interest". This figure is 6.2% down from 3.0 million last month.

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

Texas Roadhouse's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Texas Roadhouse's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Texas Roadhouse shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Texas Roadhouse shares traded daily (recently around 790880.05698006). Texas Roadhouse's SIR currently stands at 3.51. In other words for every 100,000 Texas Roadhouse shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3510 shares are currently held short.

However Texas Roadhouse's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Texas Roadhouse shares, or, against the total number of tradable Texas Roadhouse shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Texas Roadhouse's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Texas Roadhouse shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.048% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Texas Roadhouse shares, roughly 48 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 Texas Roadhouse.

Find out more about how you can short Texas Roadhouse stock.

Texas Roadhouse share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 80% of net profits

Recently Texas Roadhouse has paid out, on average, around 80% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.21% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Texas Roadhouse shareholders could enjoy a 3.21% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Texas Roadhouse's case, that would currently equate to about $0.36 per share.

Texas Roadhouse'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.

Texas Roadhouse's most recent dividend payout was on 26 March 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Texas Roadhouse's shares ever split?

Texas Roadhouse's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 25 September 2005. 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 Texas Roadhouse shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Texas Roadhouse shares which in turn could have impacted Texas Roadhouse's share price.

Texas Roadhouse share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Texas Roadhouse's shares have ranged in value from as little as $41.68 up to $100.77. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TXRH.US volatility(beta: 1.11)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 Texas Roadhouse's is 1.1081. This would suggest that Texas Roadhouse's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Texas Roadhouse overview

Texas Roadhouse, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, operates casual dining restaurants in the United States and internationally. The company operates and franchises Texas Roadhouse and Bubba's 33 restaurants. As of December 29, 2020, it operated 537 domestic restaurants and 97 franchise restaurants. Texas Roadhouse, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky. .

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