CHUY Stock Overview
Chuy's Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants under the Chuy’s name in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$22.50|
|52 Week High||US$34.93|
|52 Week Low||US$18.64|
|1 Month Change||10.19%|
|3 Month Change||-2.05%|
|1 Year Change||-28.89%|
|3 Year Change||-9.93%|
|5 Year Change||9.22%|
|Change since IPO||49.40%|
Recent News & Updates
Chuy's Holdings Inc.: So Much Potential Turning To Dust
CHUY’s is far from a sexy story. It’s a restaurant chain, with weak earnings growth, founded 40 years ago, that appears unable to breakout beyond a few U.S. regions. Its restaurants, however, are another story. They are fun and exciting and offer excellent food. Shift in strategy is required for the firm to achieve the substantial potential its restaurants clearly demonstrate. Nevertheless, CHUY is undervalued, as our DCF model generates a fair value of $40/share. Therefore, we’ve a Buy Rating on the stock.
|CHUY||US Hospitality||US Market|
Return vs Industry: CHUY underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned -17.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CHUY underperformed the US Market which returned -11.6% over the past year.
|CHUY Average Weekly Movement||7.7%|
|Hospitality Industry Average Movement||8.7%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: CHUY is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CHUY's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Chuy's Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants under the Chuy’s name in the United States. As of December 26, 2021, it operated 96 restaurants in 17 states, including the Southeastern and Midwestern United States. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
Chuy's Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|CHUY fundamental statistics|
Is CHUY overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CHUY income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$321.88m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 26, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.35|
|Net Profit Margin||6.16%|
How did CHUY perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is CHUY undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
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 CHUY?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is CHUY's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CHUY's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CHUY PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
LOCO El Pollo Loco Holdings
RUTH Ruth's Hospitality Group
NATH Nathan's Famous
CHUY Chuy's Holdings
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CHUY is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.7x) compared to the peer average (12.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CHUY's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Hospitality Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CHUY is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.7x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (17.7x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CHUY'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||16.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||15.5x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CHUY is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CHUY when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: CHUY ($22.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($11.85)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CHUY is trading above our estimate of fair value.
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 more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Chuy's Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
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: CHUY's forecast earnings growth (11.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: CHUY's earnings (11.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CHUY's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CHUY's revenue (9.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CHUY's revenue (9.9% 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 CHUY's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Chuy's Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CHUY has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CHUY's current net profit margins (6.2%) are lower than last year (6.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CHUY's earnings have grown by 1.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CHUY's earnings growth over the past year (11.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (1.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CHUY earnings growth over the past year (11.7%) underperformed the Hospitality industry 52.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CHUY's Return on Equity (9.9%) is considered low.
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How is Chuy's Holdings's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CHUY's short term assets ($107.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($43.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: CHUY's short term assets ($107.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($189.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CHUY is debt free.
Reducing Debt: CHUY had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: CHUY has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: CHUY has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is Chuy's Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHUY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHUY's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHUY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHUY's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CHUY has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Steve Hislop (62 yo)
Mr. Steven J. Hislop, also known as Steve, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Chuy's Holdings, Inc. since July 2007. Mr. Hislop served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sam...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD1.91M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.61M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: CHUY's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CHUY's board of directors are considered experienced (9.9 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Chuy's Holdings, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Chuy's Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: CHUY
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$424.029m
- Shares outstanding: 18.85m
- Website: https://www.chuys.com
Number of Employees
- Chuy's Holdings, Inc.
- 1623 Toomey Road
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/11 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/11 00:00|
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