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How to buy Arcos Dorados (ARCO) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Arcos Dorados stocks.

Arcos Dorados is a restaurants business based in the US. Arcos Dorados stocks (ARCO.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $5.84 – an increase of 6.14% over the previous week. Arcos Dorados employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.5 billion.

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Arcos Dorados stock price (NYSE:ARCO)

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Arcos Dorados shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-25.
Latest market close$5.88
52-week range$4.33 - $6.72
50-day moving average $5.38
200-day moving average $5.58
Wall St. target price$6.98
PE ratio 55.4455
Dividend yield $0.001 (0.02%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.10

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Is it a good time to buy Arcos Dorados stock?

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Arcos Dorados price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.88 from 2022-01-25

1 week (2022-01-19) 6.14%
1 month (2021-12-23) 10.32%
3 months (2021-10-26) 23.27%
6 months (2021-07-26) 5.88
1 year (2021-01-26) 12.86%
2 years (2020-01-24) -26.50%
3 years (2019-01-25) 8.81
5 years (2017-01-26) 4.07%

Is Arcos Dorados under- or over-valued?

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

Arcos Dorados's P/E ratio

Arcos Dorados's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 55x. In other words, Arcos Dorados shares trade at around 55x 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.

Arcos Dorados's PEG ratio

Arcos Dorados's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.15. 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 Arcos Dorados's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Arcos Dorados's EBITDA

Arcos Dorados's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $212.6 million.

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

Arcos Dorados financials

Revenue TTM $2.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.66%
Gross profit TTM $113.8 million
Return on assets TTM 2.59%
Return on equity TTM 13.04%
Profit margin 0.88%
Book value $0.87
Market capitalisation $1.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Arcos Dorados share dividends

We're not expecting Arcos Dorados to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Arcos Dorados's shares ever split?

Arcos Dorados's shares were split on a 71:70 basis on 12 July 2021. So if you had owned 70 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 71 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Arcos Dorados shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1.4% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Arcos Dorados shares which in turn could have impacted Arcos Dorados's share price.

Arcos Dorados share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Arcos Dorados's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.33 up to $6.7239. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ARCO.US volatility(beta: 1.38)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Arcos Dorados's is 1.3832. This would suggest that Arcos Dorados's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Arcos Dorados overview

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. operates as a franchisee of McDonald's restaurants. The company has the exclusive right to own, operate, and grant franchises of McDonald's restaurants in 20 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, including Argentina, Aruba, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, the U. S. Virgin Islands of St. Croix and St. Thomas, and Venezuela.

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