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How to buy Nathans Famous (NATH) stocks in Canada

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Nathans Famous is a restaurants business based in the US. Nathans Famous stocks (NATH.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $69.41 – a decrease of 0.49% over the previous week. Nathans Famous employs 146 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $100.5 million.

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Nathans Famous stock price (NASDAQ:NATH)

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Nathans Famous shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-24.
Latest market close$52.77
52-week range$52.69 - $77.67
50-day moving average $59.41
200-day moving average $63.98
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 17.3139
Dividend yield $1.4 (2.64%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.09

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Nathans Famous price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $52.77 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-21) -0.49%
1 month (2021-12-29) -11.61%
3 months (2021-10-29) -15.57%
6 months (2021-07-29) -19.06%
1 year (2021-01-29) -4.94%
2 years (2020-01-28) -23.90%
3 years (2019-01-28) 71.56
5 years (2017-01-27) 62.5

Is Nathans Famous under- or over-valued?

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 17x. In other words, Nathans Famous shares trade at around 17x 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 $29.1 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 $100.5 million
Operating margin TTM 27.84%
Gross profit TTM $38.7 million
Return on assets TTM 15.69%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 12.66%
Book value $-15.41
Market capitalisation $220.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Nathans Famous share dividends

39%

Dividend payout ratio: 38.66% of net profits

Recently Nathans Famous has paid out, on average, around 38.66% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.64% 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 2.64% 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 3 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 November 2021 (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 $52.69 up to $77.6747. 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 0.408. 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 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 28, 2021, its restaurant system consisted of 4 company-owned units in the New York City metropolitan area; and 213 franchised units in 19 states and 8 foreign countries.

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