Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a restaurant company in the United States.
Fair value with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Carrols Restaurant Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: XQC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: XQC underperformed the German Hospitality industry which returned -34.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: XQC underperformed the German Market which returned 3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Carrols Restaurant Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Carrols Restaurant Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: XQC (€4.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€7.59)
Significantly Below Fair Value: XQC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: XQC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Hospitality industry average.
PE vs Market: XQC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate XQC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: XQC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the DE Hospitality industry average (2x).
How is Carrols Restaurant Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: XQC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: XQC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: XQC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: XQC's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: XQC's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: XQC is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Carrols Restaurant Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: XQC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: XQC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: XQC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -5.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare XQC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: XQC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-15.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: XQC has a negative Return on Equity (-15.07%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Carrols Restaurant Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: XQC's short term assets ($75.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($139.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: XQC's short term assets ($75.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: XQC's debt to equity ratio (187%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: XQC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 155% to 187% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: XQC has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if XQC has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Carrols Restaurant Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate XQC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate XQC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if XQC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if XQC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of XQC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dan Accordino (69yo)
Mr. Daniel T. Accordino, also known as Dan, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. since January 1, 2012 and has been its President since February 1993. Mr. Accordino has be ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dan's total compensation ($USD2.33M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD780.56K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of the Board||8.5yrs||US$2.33m||3.14% $7.5m|
|Chief Information Officer & VP||1.67yrs||US$529.96k||0.057% $136.5k|
|VP, CFO & Treasurer||0.50yr||no data||0.48% $1.1m|
|VP, General Counsel & Secretary||0.42yr||no data||0.10% $238.9k|
|Vice President of Human Resources||19yrs||US$580.12k||0.33% $803.2k|
|Controller & Assistant Treasurer||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: XQC's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Chairman of the Board||8.5yrs||US$2.33m||3.14% $7.5m|
|Independent Director||5.33yrs||US$177.51k||0.11% $270.1k|
|Independent Director||3.08yrs||US$181.01k||0.069% $165.5k|
|Independent Director||8.17yrs||US$180.51k||0.23% $556.9k|
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||US$215.00k||0.065% $155.2k|
|Independent Director||1.5yrs||US$45.58k||0.096% $229.2k|
|Independent Director||1.5yrs||US$45.58k||0.095% $227.6k|
|Director||0.42yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: XQC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.8%.
Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.
- Ticker: XQC
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1960
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$271.000m
- Listing Market Cap: US$239.890m
- Shares outstanding: 52.72m
- Website: https://www.carrols.com
Number of Employees
- Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.
- 968 James Street
- PO Box 6969
- New York
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|TAST||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Voting Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 2006|
|XQC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Voting Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 2006|
Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a restaurant company in the United States. The company operates as a Burger King franchisee. As of December 29, 2019, it had, as franchisee, 1,036 Burger King restaurants located in 23 Northeastern, Midwestern, and Southeastern states; and 65 Popeyes restaurants in seven Southeastern states. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Syracuse, New York.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/07 21:37|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/07 00:00|
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