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JACK

Jack in the Box NasdaqGS:JACK Stock Report

Last Price

US$71.18

Market Cap

US$1.5b

7D

-8.5%

1Y

-38.1%

Updated

22 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
JACK fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health1/6
Dividends3/6

JACK Stock Overview

Jack in the Box Inc. operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants.

Jack in the Box Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Jack in the Box
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$71.18
52 Week HighUS$122.70
52 Week LowUS$69.66
Beta1.71
1 Month Change-17.01%
3 Month Change-21.17%
1 Year Change-38.13%
3 Year Change-11.45%
5 Year Change-32.75%
Change since IPO825.92%

Recent News & Updates

May 20
When Should You Buy Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK)?

When Should You Buy Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK)?

Jack in the Box Inc. ( NASDAQ:JACK ), might not be a large cap stock, but it received a lot of attention from a...

May 12

Jack In The Box: A Boom Or A Bomb In The Box?

Jack in the Box shows stable operations amidst external pressures. The acquisition of Del Taco may enhance its market presence and potential expansion. The stock price is still geared downwards, which highlights its potential undervaluation. Dividends remain promising, given the capacity to sustain payments.

Apr 05
Does Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Does Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Some have more dollars than sense, they say, so even companies that have no revenue, no profit, and a record of falling...

Shareholder Returns

JACKUS HospitalityUS Market
7D-8.5%-3.6%-2.7%
1Y-38.1%-24.5%-12.9%

Return vs Industry: JACK underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned -24.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: JACK underperformed the US Market which returned -12.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is JACK's price volatile compared to industry and market?
JACK volatility
JACK Average Weekly Movement5.2%
Hospitality Industry Average Movement9.1%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: JACK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: JACK's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19513,953Darin Harrishttps://www.jackinthebox.com

Jack in the Box Inc. operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants. As of November 23, 2021, it operated and franchised approximately 2,200 Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants in 21 states and Guam. The company was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Jack in the Box Fundamentals Summary

How do Jack in the Box's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
JACK fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$1.50b
Earnings (TTM)US$165.76m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.14b

9.0x

P/E Ratio

1.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
JACK income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$1.14b
Cost of RevenueUS$732.96m
Gross ProfitUS$410.71m
Other ExpensesUS$244.96m
EarningsUS$165.76m

Last Reported Earnings

Oct 03, 2021

Next Earnings Date

May 26, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)7.88
Gross Margin35.91%
Net Profit Margin14.49%
Debt/Equity Ratio-155.5%

How did JACK perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.5%

Current Dividend Yield

23%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Jack in the Box undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

4/6

Valuation Score 4/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


39.6%

Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: JACK ($71.18) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($117.9)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: JACK is good value based on its PE Ratio (9x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (17.3x).

PE vs Market: JACK is good value based on its PE Ratio (9x) compared to the US market (15.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: JACK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.1x)


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.


Future Growth

How is Jack in the Box forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

Future Growth Score

2/6

Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


2.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: JACK's forecast earnings growth (2.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: JACK's earnings (2.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: JACK's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: JACK's revenue (15.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: JACK's revenue (15.2% 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


Past Performance

How has Jack in the Box performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

4/6

Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


1.8%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: JACK has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: JACK's current net profit margins (14.5%) are higher than last year (9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: JACK's earnings have grown by 1.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: JACK's earnings growth over the past year (80.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (1.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: JACK earnings growth over the past year (80.8%) underperformed the Hospitality industry 157.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: JACK's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Financial Health

How is Jack in the Box's financial position?

Financial Health Score

1/6

Financial Health Score 1/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

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 (15.8%).

Interest Coverage: JACK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Jack in the Box current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

3/6

Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


2.47%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: JACK's dividend (2.47%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.58%).

High Dividend: JACK's dividend (2.47%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.11%).


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 8 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.7%), JACK's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (23.1%), JACK's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Darin Harris (52 yo)

1.92yrs

Tenure

US$4,709,511

Compensation

Mr. Darin S. Harris is President and Director at Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. from March 08, 2022. He is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Jack in the Box Inc. since June 15, 2020. Mr. Harris serve...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Darin's total compensation ($USD4.71M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.44M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Darin's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: JACK's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: JACK's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Jack in the Box Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Jack in the Box Inc.
  • Ticker: JACK
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1951
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Implied Market Cap: US$1.498b
  • Shares outstanding: 21.04m
  • Website: https://www.jackinthebox.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Jack in the Box Inc.
  • 9357 Spectrum Center Boulevard
  • San Diego
  • California
  • 92123
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/22 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 00:00
Earnings2021/10/03
Annual Earnings2021/10/03


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.