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How to buy Del Taco Restaurants (TACO) stocks in Canada

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Del Taco Restaurants is a restaurants business based in the US. Del Taco Restaurants stocks (TACO.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $10.83 – the same closing value as a week prior. Del Taco Restaurants employs 7,892 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $521.5 million.

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Del Taco Restaurants stock price (NASDAQ:TACO)

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Del Taco Restaurants shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-01.
Latest market close$12.51
52-week range$7.32 - $12.54
50-day moving average $12.48
200-day moving average $10.14
Wall St. target price$12.34
PE ratio 23.0387
Dividend yield $0.12 (1.28%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.54

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Del Taco Restaurants price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $12.51 from 2022-03-09

1 week (2022-05-18) N/A
1 month (2022-04-25) N/A
3 months (2022-03-01) 12.51
6 months (2021-11-29) 61.63%
1 year (2021-05-28) 23.13%
2 years (2020-05-29) 105.08%
3 years (2019-05-29) 14.98%
5 years (2017-05-26) 12.9

Is Del Taco Restaurants under- or over-valued?

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

Del Taco Restaurants's P/E ratio

Del Taco Restaurants's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Del Taco Restaurants shares trade at around 23x 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.

Del Taco Restaurants's PEG ratio

Del Taco Restaurants's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.95. 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 Del Taco Restaurants's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Del Taco Restaurants's EBITDA

Del Taco Restaurants's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $54.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Del Taco Restaurants's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Del Taco Restaurants financials

Revenue TTM $521.5 million
Operating margin TTM 5.77%
Gross profit TTM $94 million
Return on assets TTM 2.53%
Return on equity TTM 9.43%
Profit margin 3.83%
Book value $5.93
Market capitalisation $455.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Del Taco Restaurants share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 47.06% of net profits

Recently Del Taco Restaurants has paid out, on average, around 47.06% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.28% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Del Taco Restaurants shareholders could enjoy a 1.28% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Del Taco Restaurants's case, that would currently equate to about $0.12 per share.

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

Del Taco Restaurants's most recent dividend payout was on 21 February 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 January 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Del Taco Restaurants share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Del Taco Restaurants's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.3165 up to $12.54. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TACO.US volatility(beta: 2.06)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 Del Taco Restaurants's is 2.0645. This would suggest that Del Taco Restaurants's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Del Taco Restaurants overview

Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. develops, franchises, owns, and operates Del Taco quick-service Mexican-American restaurants in the United States. The company's restaurants offer Mexican inspired and American classic dishes. As of August 31, 2021, it operated approximately 600 restaurants across 16 states. The company was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, California. .

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