Jack in the Box Inc. operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants. More Details
Second-rate dividend payer and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Jack in the Box's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: JACK has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: JACK exceeded the US Hospitality industry which returned -15.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: JACK underperformed the US Market which returned 19.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Jack in the Box's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StReflecting on Jack in the Box's (NASDAQ:JACK) Share Price Returns Over The Last Three Years
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAre Jack in the Box's (NASDAQ:JACK) Statutory Earnings A Good Reflection Of Its Earnings Potential?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs There An Opportunity With Jack in the Box Inc.'s (NASDAQ:JACK) 21% Undervaluation?
Is Jack in the Box undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: JACK ($87.41) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($94.75)
Significantly Below Fair Value: JACK is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: JACK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.2x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (27.9x).
PE vs Market: JACK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.2x) compared to the US market (19x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: JACK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: JACK has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Hospitality industry average.
How is Jack in the Box forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: JACK's forecast earnings growth (16% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: JACK's earnings (16% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: JACK's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: JACK's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).
High Growth Revenue: JACK's revenue (2.5% 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 JACK's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Jack in the Box performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: JACK has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: JACK's current net profit margins (7.5%) are lower than last year (9.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: JACK's earnings have declined by 7.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: JACK's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: JACK had negative earnings growth (-16.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Hospitality industry average (-49.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: JACK's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Jack in the Box's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: JACK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: JACK 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: JACK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: JACK's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: JACK's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (10.3%).
Interest Coverage: JACK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.8x coverage).
What is Jack in the Box current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: JACK's dividend (1.83%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.62%).
High Dividend: JACK's dividend (1.83%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.66%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: JACK has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: JACK's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.8%), JACK's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: JACK's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (32.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Darin Harris (51 yo)
Mr. Darin Harris is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Jack in the Box Inc. since June 15, 2020. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of CICI Enterprises, LP since August 12, 2013 until Februa ...
|Senior VP & COO||2.67yrs||US$1.07m||0.0046% |
|CEO & Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Controller||0.083yr||no data||0.0088% |
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||3.92yrs||no data||0.0059% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations & Strategic Analysis||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP and Chief Legal & Risk Officer||0.92yr||no data||0.0082% |
|Senior VP & Chief HR Officer||1.92yrs||no data||0.023% |
|Senior VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer||3.25yrs||no data||0.033% |
|Senior VP and Chief Brand & Experience Officer||0.92yr||no data||0.0052% |
|Senior VP and Chief Product & Innovation Officer||0.92yr||no data||0.0052% |
|Treasurer||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: JACK's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO & Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||9.83yrs||US$195.85k||0.026% |
|Independent Director||15.83yrs||US$240.90k||0.020% |
|Independent Director||9.08yrs||US$182.00k||0.029% |
|Independent Non Executive Chairman||0.33yr||US$198.88k||0.029% |
|Independent Director||18.08yrs||US$254.81k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$125.63k||0.014% |
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$125.63k||0.015% |
|Independent Director||6.08yrs||US$170.44k||0.011% |
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$174.05k||0% |
Experienced Board: JACK's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: JACK 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.
Jack in the Box Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Jack in the Box Inc.
- Ticker: JACK
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1951
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$1.982b
- Shares outstanding: 22.68m
- Website: https://www.jackinthebox.com
Number of Employees
- Jack in the Box Inc.
- 9330 Balboa Avenue
- San Diego
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|JACK||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 1992|
|JBX||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 1992|
Jack in the Box Inc. operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants. As of September 29, 2019, it operated and franchised approximately 2,243 Jack in the Box restaurants in 21 states and ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/19 06:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/16 00:00|
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