NasdaqGM:ARKR

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

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

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Fundamentals

Fair value second-rate dividend payer.

Risks

  • Ark Restaurants is not covered by any analysts.

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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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.2%

NasdaqGM:ARKR

1.1%

US Hospitality

1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

-8.7%

NasdaqGM:ARKR

-0.7%

US Hospitality

2.1%

US Market

ARKR underperformed the Hospitality industry which returned 0.2% over the past year.

ARKR underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 2% over the past year.


Share holder returns

ARKRIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.2%1.1%1.1%
30 Day1.7%5.9%3.7%
90 Day2.8%1.1%2.3%
1 Year-4.3%-8.7%1.6%-0.7%4.4%2.1%
3 Year-1.2%-12.2%49.0%39.1%47.0%37.4%
5 Year12.1%-8.9%44.0%28.6%61.6%43.8%

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 based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

16.68x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Ark Restaurants's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Ark Restaurants's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Ark Restaurants is good value based on earnings compared to the US Hospitality industry average.

Ark Restaurants is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Ark Restaurants, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Ark Restaurants is good value based on assets compared to the US Hospitality industry average.


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Future Growth

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

7.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Ark Restaurants is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Ark Restaurants's earnings are expected to grow by 7.1% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unable to compare Ark Restaurants's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.

Ark Restaurants's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Ark Restaurants's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Ark Restaurants will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Ark Restaurants performed over the past 5 years?

-6.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Ark Restaurants's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years and the most recent earnings are below average.

Ark Restaurants's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

Ark Restaurants's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Hospitality industry average.


Return on Equity

Ark Restaurants has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Ark Restaurants used its assets more efficiently than the US Hospitality industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Ark Restaurants's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Ark Restaurants's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Ark Restaurants's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Ark Restaurants's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Ark Restaurants's level of debt (60.9%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (21.1% vs 60.9% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.2%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 5.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.5x debt.


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Dividend

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

4.91%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

Purchase Ark Restaurants before the 'Buy Limit' to receive their next dividend payment.


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Ark Restaurants's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.45%).

Ark Restaurants's dividend is above the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.67%).

Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).

Dividends per share have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are covered by earnings (1.2x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Ark Restaurants's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

18.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael Weinstein (76yo)

36.7yrs

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

Michael's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Michael's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

18.4yrs

Average Tenure

72yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Ark Restaurants management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

15.8yrs

Average Tenure

76yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Ark Restaurants board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Michael Weinstein (76yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 36.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.14m
  • Vincent Pascal (76yo)

    COO, Senior VP & Director

    • Tenure: 33.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$529.11k
  • Paul Gordon (68yo)

    Senior VP & Director

    • Tenure: 22.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$540.52k
  • Mei Ling Chew

    Joint Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Walter Rauscher

    Vice President of Corporate Sales & Catering

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Anthony Sirica (55yo)

    CFO & Director

    • Tenure: 1yrs
  • Sonal Shah

    In-House Counsel

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Marilyn Guy

    Director of Human Resources

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Nancy Alvarez

    Controller

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Evyette Ortiz

    Director of Marketing

    • Tenure: 33.9yrs

Board Members

  • Michael Weinstein (76yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 36.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.14m
  • Vincent Pascal (76yo)

    COO, Senior VP & Director

    • Tenure: 33.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$529.11k
  • Paul Gordon (68yo)

    Senior VP & Director

    • Tenure: 22.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$540.52k
  • Stephen Novick (78yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 14.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$28.00k
  • Steve Shulman (77yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 15.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$29.20k
  • Bruce Lewin (71yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 19.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$47.80k
  • Marcia Allen (69yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 16.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$34.00k
  • Art Stainman (77yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 15.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$34.00k
  • Anthony Sirica (55yo)

    CFO & Director

    • Tenure: 1yrs

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$71.273m
  • 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 29, 2018, 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 Analysis2019/09/16 23:31
End of Day Share Price2019/09/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/29
Annual Earnings2018/09/29


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.