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BBQ Stock Overview
BBQ Holdings, Inc. develops, owns, operates, and franchises casual and fast dining restaurants under the Famous Dave’s, Village Inn, Clark Crew BBQ, Granite City, Tahoe Joe’s Steakhouse, Bakers Square, and Real Urban Barbecue names in the United States, Canada, and the United Arab Emirates.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$17.24|
|52 Week High||US$17.56|
|52 Week Low||US$9.95|
|1 Month Change||0.41%|
|3 Month Change||60.52%|
|1 Year Change||8.02%|
|3 Year Change||248.97%|
|5 Year Change||378.89%|
|Change since IPO||118.92%|
Recent News & Updates
|BBQ||US Hospitality||US Market|
Return vs Industry: BBQ exceeded the US Hospitality industry which returned -31.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BBQ exceeded the US Market which returned -22.1% over the past year.
|BBQ Average Weekly Movement||14.1%|
|Hospitality Industry Average Movement||7.2%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: BBQ is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BBQ's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
About the Company
BBQ Holdings, Inc. develops, owns, operates, and franchises casual and fast dining restaurants under the Famous Dave’s, Village Inn, Clark Crew BBQ, Granite City, Tahoe Joe’s Steakhouse, Bakers Square, and Real Urban Barbecue names in the United States, Canada, and the United Arab Emirates. It offers smoked, barbequed, and grilled meats, as well as entrée items, and side dishes and appetizers. The company operates full-service and counter-service restaurants.
BBQ Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|BBQ fundamental statistics|
Is BBQ overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BBQ income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$227.80m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jul 03, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.15|
|Net Profit Margin||4.62%|
How did BBQ perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is BBQ undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for BBQ?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is BBQ's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does BBQ's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|BBQ PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
STKS ONE Group Hospitality
MHGU Meritage Hospitality Group
NATH Nathan's Famous
LOCO El Pollo Loco Holdings
BBQ BBQ Holdings
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: BBQ is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15x) compared to the peer average (11.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does BBQ's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Hospitality Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: BBQ is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (16.6x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is BBQ's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||15x|
|Fair PE Ratio||13x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: BBQ is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of BBQ when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: BBQ ($17.24) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($40.73)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BBQ is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is lower than the current share price.
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How is BBQ Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BBQ's forecast earnings growth (15.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: BBQ's earnings (15.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BBQ's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BBQ's revenue (11.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BBQ's revenue (11.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if BBQ's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has BBQ Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BBQ has a large one-off gain of $4.0M impacting its July 3 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: BBQ's current net profit margins (4.6%) are lower than last year (9.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BBQ has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 59% per year.
Accelerating Growth: BBQ's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BBQ had negative earnings growth (-10.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Hospitality industry average (36.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BBQ's Return on Equity (16.9%) is considered low.
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How is BBQ Holdings's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BBQ's short term assets ($33.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($45.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: BBQ's short term assets ($33.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($117.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BBQ's net debt to equity ratio (5.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BBQ's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 53.2% to 34.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BBQ's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (91.1%).
Interest Coverage: BBQ's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (20.6x coverage).
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What is BBQ Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
|BBQ Holdings Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (BBQ Holdings)||n/a|
|Market Bottom 25% (US)||1.6%|
|Market Top 25% (US)||4.5%|
|Industry Average (Hospitality)||1.9%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (BBQ Holdings)||n/a|
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BBQ's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BBQ'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 BBQ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BBQ's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as BBQ has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Crivello (43 yo)
Mr. Jeffery Crivello, also known as Jeff, has been the Chief Executive Officer of BBQ Holdings Inc. (formerly known as BBQ Holdings, Inc. (formerly known as Famous Dave’s of America, Inc.) since November 1...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Jeff Crivello's Compensation vs BBQ Holdings Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jul 03 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Apr 03 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 02 2022||US$378k||US$250k|
|Oct 03 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 04 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Apr 04 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 03 2021||US$1m||US$260k|
|Sep 27 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 28 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 29 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 29 2019||US$1m||US$250k|
|Sep 29 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 01 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Apr 01 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2017||US$455k||US$28k|
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD377.75K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.69M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: BBQ's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: BBQ's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
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
|11 Aug 22||SellUS$20,523,120||Kanen Wealth Management LLC||Company||1,200,000||US$17.11|
|22 Mar 22||SellUS$154,274||Jeffery Crivello||Individual||10,000||US$15.55|
|22 Mar 22||SellUS$75,693||Bryan Wolff||Individual||4,941||US$15.39|
|21 Mar 22||SellUS$41,958||Albert Hank||Individual||2,700||US$15.54|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.9%.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
BBQ Holdings, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BBQ Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: BBQ
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1994
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$185.503m
- Shares outstanding: 10.76m
- Website: https://www.bbq-holdings.com
Number of Employees
- BBQ Holdings, Inc.
- 12701 Whitewater Drive
- Suite 100
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BBQ||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 1996|
|2RA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 1996|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/27 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/27 00:00|
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.