Denny's Corporation

NasdaqCM:DENN Stock Report

Market Cap: US$342.3m

Denny's Valuation

Is DENN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

5/6

Valuation Score 5/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Analyst Forecast

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of DENN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: DENN ($6.58) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($10.83)

Significantly Below Fair Value: DENN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for DENN?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

DENN key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA9.9x
PEG Ratio0.9x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does DENN's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

The above table shows the PE ratio for DENN vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyForward PEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average16x
CHUY Chuy's Holdings
15.5x8.7%US$467.8m
RICK RCI Hospitality Holdings
22.2x50.2%US$428.5m
NATH Nathan's Famous
14.4xn/aUS$286.3m
LOCO El Pollo Loco Holdings
11.7x-4.6%US$314.3m
DENN Denny's
14.2x16.2%US$342.3m

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: DENN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.2x) compared to the peer average (16x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does DENN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Hospitality Industry?

0 CompaniesPrice / EarningsEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Industry Avg.n/a19.0%
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No. of CompaniesPE048121620

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Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: DENN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.2x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (19.3x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is DENN'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.

DENN PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio14.2x
Fair PE Ratio16.4x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: DENN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.4x).


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

The above table shows the analyst DENN forecast and predictions for the stock price in 12 month’s time.
DateShare PriceAverage 1Y Price TargetDispersionHighLow1Y Actual priceAnalysts
CurrentUS$6.58
US$10.79
+63.9%
19.5%US$15.00US$8.50n/a7
Jun ’25US$7.30
US$10.79
+47.7%
19.5%US$15.00US$8.50n/a7
May ’25US$8.04
US$11.07
+37.7%
17.8%US$15.00US$8.50n/a7
Apr ’25US$8.92
US$11.64
+30.5%
14.6%US$15.00US$9.00n/a7
Mar ’25US$9.19
US$11.64
+26.7%
14.6%US$15.00US$9.00n/a7
Feb ’25US$10.86
US$12.14
+11.8%
16.7%US$16.00US$9.00n/a7
Jan ’25US$10.88
US$11.57
+6.4%
19.0%US$16.00US$9.00n/a7
Dec ’24US$9.91
US$11.43
+15.3%
19.8%US$16.00US$9.00n/a7
Nov ’24US$8.43
US$11.43
+35.6%
19.8%US$16.00US$9.00n/a7
Oct ’24US$8.47
US$13.14
+55.2%
13.1%US$16.00US$10.00n/a7
Sep ’24US$9.52
US$13.57
+42.6%
9.5%US$16.00US$12.00n/a7
Aug ’24US$11.45
US$13.86
+21.0%
13.0%US$17.00US$12.00n/a7
Jul ’24US$12.32
US$14.17
+15.0%
12.5%US$17.00US$12.00n/a6
Jun ’24US$11.33
US$14.17
+25.0%
12.5%US$17.00US$12.00US$7.306
May ’24US$11.16
US$14.25
+27.7%
11.8%US$17.00US$12.00US$8.046
Apr ’24US$11.16
US$14.42
+29.2%
9.0%US$17.00US$13.00US$8.926
Mar ’24US$11.79
US$14.21
+20.6%
9.2%US$17.00US$13.00US$9.197
Feb ’24US$11.92
US$13.36
+12.1%
9.1%US$15.00US$11.00US$10.867
Jan ’24US$9.21
US$13.36
+45.0%
10.7%US$15.00US$11.00US$10.887
Dec ’23US$12.53
US$13.36
+6.6%
10.7%US$15.00US$11.00US$9.917
Nov ’23US$11.22
US$12.50
+11.4%
12.6%US$15.00US$10.00US$8.437
Oct ’23US$9.41
US$12.57
+33.6%
11.7%US$15.00US$10.50US$8.477
Sep ’23US$9.56
US$12.57
+31.5%
11.7%US$15.00US$10.50US$9.527
Aug ’23US$9.35
US$13.33
+42.6%
21.9%US$18.00US$10.00US$11.456
Jul ’23US$9.07
US$13.21
+45.7%
20.6%US$18.00US$10.00US$12.327
Jun ’23US$10.41
US$15.71
+51.0%
13.5%US$19.00US$13.00US$11.337

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.


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