Denny's Corporation, through its subsidiary, Denny's, Inc., owns and operates full-service restaurant chains under the Denny's brand.
Share Price & News
How has Denny's's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DENN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DENN's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: DENN exceeded the US Hospitality industry which returned 29.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DENN exceeded the US Market which returned 33.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Denny's's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAs Denny's Corporation's (NASDAQ:DENN)) market cap dropped by US$63m, insiders who sold US$1.0m worth of stock were able to offset their losses
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHow Many Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) Shares Do Institutions Own?
7 months ago | Simply Wall StCalculating The Intrinsic Value Of Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)
Denny's Fundamentals Summary
|DENN fundamental statistics|
Is DENN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|DENN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$206.10m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.48|
|Net Profit Margin||9.21%|
How did DENN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Denny's undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: DENN ($16.07) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DENN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DENN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.1x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (24.2x).
PE vs Market: DENN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.1x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DENN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DENN has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Hospitality industry average.
How is Denny's forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DENN's forecast earnings growth (16.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: DENN's earnings (16.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: DENN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: DENN's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DENN's revenue (7.6% 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 DENN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Denny's performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DENN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DENN's current net profit margins (9.2%) are lower than last year (13.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DENN's earnings have grown by 10.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: DENN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: DENN had negative earnings growth (-38.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Hospitality industry average (96.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DENN's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Denny's's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DENN has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: DENN has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DENN has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: DENN's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: DENN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.3%).
Interest Coverage: DENN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.7x coverage).
What is Denny's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DENN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DENN'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 DENN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DENN'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 DENN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Miller (66 yo)
Mr. John C. Miller serves as Chief Executive Officer and President at DFO, LLC. Mr. Miller has been the Chief Executive Officer of Denny's Corporation since February 2011 and served as its President since...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD5.34M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.33M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: DENN's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: DENN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: DENN insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Denny's Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Denny's Corporation
- Ticker: DENN
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1953
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$1.032b
- Shares outstanding: 64.20m
- Website: https://www.dennys.com
Number of Employees
- Denny's Corporation
- 203 East Main Street
- South Carolina
- United States
Denny's Corporation, through its subsidiary, Denny's, Inc., owns and operates full-service restaurant chains under the Denny's brand. As of June 24, 2021, it had 1,649 franchised, licensed, and company res...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/16 22:48|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/16 00:00|
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