NasdaqGM:ARKR

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Executive Summary

Ark Restaurants Corp., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates restaurants and bars in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Overvalued with worrying balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Ark Restaurants's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ARKR has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.4%

ARKR

2.2%

US Hospitality

-0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

-45.0%

ARKR

-14.3%

US Hospitality

18.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: ARKR underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned -16% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ARKR underperformed the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ARKRIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.4%2.2%-0.8%
30 Day0.4%4.7%6.8%
90 Day10.6%18.2%8.9%
1 Year-44.4%-45.0%-12.9%-14.3%20.7%18.0%
3 Year-47.3%-52.4%-7.9%-13.7%41.5%32.1%
5 Year-41.4%-51.5%17.9%5.5%84.6%63.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Ark Restaurants's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Ark Restaurants undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.07x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ARKR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ARKR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ARKR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Hospitality industry average.

PE vs Market: ARKR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ARKR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ARKR is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (2.3x).


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Future Growth

How is Ark Restaurants forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

64.3%

Forecasted Consumer Services industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Ark Restaurants has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Ark Restaurants performed over the past 5 years?

-18.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ARKR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ARKR is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ARKR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 18.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ARKR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: ARKR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-49.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ARKR has a negative Return on Equity (-9.95%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Ark Restaurants's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ARKR's short term assets ($28.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($23.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: ARKR's short term assets ($28.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($95.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ARKR's debt to equity ratio (121.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ARKR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 14.7% to 121.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ARKR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (2.9%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if ARKR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Ark Restaurants's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARKR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARKR'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 ARKR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ARKR's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: ARKR is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ARKR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

19.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael Weinstein (77 yo)

37.75yrs

Tenure

US$1,144,156

Compensation

Mr. Michael Weinstein founded Ark Restaurants Corp. in January 1983 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since January 1983. Mr. Weinstein serves as President of Ark Las Vegas Restaurant Corporation. H ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD1.14M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD589.01K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Michael's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Weinstein
Founder37.75yrsUS$1.14m26.8%
$ 10.8m
Vincent Pascal
COO, Senior VP & Director35yrsUS$529.11k1.06%
$ 425.6k
Paul Gordon
Senior VP & Director23.92yrsUS$543.70k0%
$ 0
Anthony Sirica
CFO & Director2.08yrsno data0%
$ 0
Sonal Shah
In-House Counselno datano datano data
Walter Rauscher
Vice President of Corporate Sales & Cateringno datano datano data
Evyette Ortiz
Director of Marketing35yrsno datano data
Marilyn Guy
Director of Human Resourcesno datano datano data
Mei Ling Chew
Joint Secretaryno datano datano data
Nancy Alvarez
Controllerno datano datano data

19.5yrs

Average Tenure

73yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: ARKR's management team is seasoned and experienced (19.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Weinstein
Founder37.75yrsUS$1.14m26.8%
$ 10.8m
Vincent Pascal
COO, Senior VP & Director35yrsUS$529.11k1.06%
$ 425.6k
Paul Gordon
Senior VP & Director23.92yrsUS$543.70k0%
$ 0
Anthony Sirica
CFO & Director2.08yrsno data0%
$ 0
Stephen Novick
Independent Director15.75yrsUS$32.50k0%
$ 0
Steven Shulman
Independent Director16.83yrsUS$34.00k0.19%
$ 78.0k
Bruce Lewin
Independent Director20.67yrsUS$48.50k8.36%
$ 3.4m
Marcia Allen
Independent Director17.75yrsUS$40.00k0%
$ 0
Arthur Stainman
Independent Director16.17yrsUS$40.00k1.65%
$ 662.4k

16.8yrs

Average Tenure

77yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ARKR's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Ark Restaurants Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Ark Restaurants Corp.
  • Ticker: ARKR
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: US$40.173m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.50m
  • Website: https://www.arkrestaurants.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Ark Restaurants Corp.
  • 85 Fifth Avenue
  • 14th Floor
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10003
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ARKRNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 1985

Biography

Ark Restaurants Corp., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates restaurants and bars in the United States. As of September 28, 2019, it owned and/or operated 20 restaurants and bars, including 5 facilit ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/23 00:20
End of Day Share Price2020/10/22 00:00
Earnings2020/06/27
Annual Earnings2019/09/28


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.