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Muscle Maker NasdaqCM:GRIL Stock Report

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29 Jun, 2022


Company Financials +
GRIL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

GRIL Stock Overview

Muscle Maker, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises Muscle Maker Grill, SuperFit Foods meal prep, and Pokemoto Hawaiian Poke restaurants.

Muscle Maker Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Muscle Maker
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$0.37
52 Week HighUS$2.20
52 Week LowUS$0.32
1 Month Change-2.12%
3 Month Change-29.86%
1 Year Change-73.57%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-90.42%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

GRILUS HospitalityUS Market

Return vs Industry: GRIL underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned -29.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GRIL underperformed the US Market which returned -20.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GRIL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GRIL volatility
GRIL Average Weekly Movement10.2%
Hospitality Industry Average Movement9.4%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: GRIL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GRIL's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2014n/aMike Roper

Muscle Maker, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises Muscle Maker Grill, SuperFit Foods meal prep, and Pokemoto Hawaiian Poke restaurants. The company operates a fast-casual restaurant that specializes in preparing protein-based meals featuring chicken, seafood, pasta, hamburgers, wraps, and flat breads, as well as entrée salads and sides, protein shakes, and fruit smoothies. It also operates under the Meal Plan AF, Muscle Maker Burger Bar, Bowls Deep, Burger Joe’s, Wrap It Up, Salad Vibes, Mr. T’s House of Boba, and Gourmet Sandwich brand names.

Muscle Maker Fundamentals Summary

How do Muscle Maker's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GRIL fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$10.62m
Earnings (TTM)-US$6.35m
Revenue (TTM)US$11.94m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GRIL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$10.49m
Gross ProfitUS$1.45m
Other ExpensesUS$7.80m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.22
Gross Margin12.14%
Net Profit Margin-53.18%
Debt/Equity Ratio5.2%

How did GRIL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

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

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

GRIL 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/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does GRIL's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

GRIL PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for GRIL vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.5x
BTBD BT Brands
NROM Noble Roman's
RAVE RAVE Restaurant Group
GRIL Muscle Maker

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: GRIL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.9x) compared to the peer average (1.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

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

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: GRIL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (1.6x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is GRIL's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

GRIL PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.9x
Fair PS Ratio1.6x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: GRIL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.6x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: GRIL ($0.37) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($10.46)

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GRIL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is Muscle Maker forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: GRIL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: GRIL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: GRIL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: GRIL's revenue (65% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: GRIL's revenue (65% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if GRIL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has Muscle Maker performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GRIL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GRIL is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GRIL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GRIL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: GRIL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (119.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: GRIL has a negative Return on Equity (-28.14%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Muscle Maker's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GRIL's short term assets ($16.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: GRIL's short term assets ($16.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.3M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GRIL has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: GRIL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 23.4% to 5.2% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: GRIL has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if GRIL has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.

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What is Muscle Maker current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GRIL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GRIL'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 GRIL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GRIL'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 GRIL 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


Mike Roper (55 yo)





Mr. Michael J. Roper, also known as Mike, has been Chief Executive Officer of Muscle Maker, Inc. since May 1, 2018 and also serves as its Secretary. Mr. Roper served as the President at Taco Bueno Restaura...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD643.08K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD759.63K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: GRIL's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: GRIL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 93%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Muscle Maker, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Muscle Maker, Inc.
  • Ticker: GRIL
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 2014
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Implied Market Cap: US$10.617m
  • Shares outstanding: 28.69m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Muscle Maker, Inc.
  • 2600 South Shore Boulevard
  • Suite 300
  • League City
  • Texas
  • 77573
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/29 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.