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JACK

Jack in the BoxNasdaqGS:JACK Stock Report

Last Price

US$88.42

Market Cap

US$1.9b

7D

-2.9%

1Y

-12.5%

Updated

18 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
JACK fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
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

McDonald's

NYSE:MCD

US$192.6b

Restaurant Brands International

NYSE:QSR

US$26.3b

Domino's Pizza

NYSE:DPZ

US$17.2b

Texas Roadhouse

NasdaqGS:TXRH

US$6.1b

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Jack in the Box
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$88.42
52 Week HighUS$124.53
52 Week LowUS$77.13
Beta1.78
1 Month Change9.13%
3 Month Change-12.23%
1 Year Change-12.46%
3 Year Change10.11%
5 Year Change-18.26%
Change since IPO1,050.18%

Recent News & Updates

Jan 16

Jack In The Box: Ticking The Box?

Jack in the Box has focused on leverage, franchises and a growth to shrink strategy over the past decade. I do not like all aspects of this, as valuations have become much less demanding since 2014. This is to be applauded, yet leverage and the Del Tacos deal increase operational risks as well.

Nov 29

Jack In The Box: Lackluster Fourth Quarter Results But Solid Long-Term Outlook Remains Intact

F4Q2021 revenues of ~$278 million were below analyst projections by ~$11 million. EPS of $1.80 beat consensus estimates by $0.06. With franchisee satisfaction scores of 72%, it appears that JACK and its franchisees are on the mend. We’re updating our 1-year Price Target to $129/share, from the prior $149/share, to account for increased risk. Reiterate Buy Rating.

Nov 26
Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At US$0.44

Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At US$0.44

Jack in the Box Inc.'s ( NASDAQ:JACK ) dividend will be increasing to US$0.44 on 23rd of December. This makes the...

Shareholder Returns

JACKUS HospitalityUS Market
7D-2.9%0.6%-0.3%
1Y-12.5%-0.3%13.7%

Return vs Industry: JACK underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned -0.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: JACK underperformed the US Market which returned 13.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is JACK's price volatile compared to industry and market?
JACK volatility
JACK Average Weekly Movement4.7%
Hospitality Industry Average Movement7.8%
Market Average Movement6.6%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

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.jackintheboxinc.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$1.86b
Earnings (TTM)US$165.76m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.14b

11.2x

P/E Ratio

1.6x

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
ExpensesUS$244.96m
EarningsUS$165.76m

Last Reported Earnings

Oct 03, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)7.89
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

2.0%

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?

14.4%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: JACK ($88.42) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($103.34)

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 good value based on its PE Ratio (11.2x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (27.1x).

PE vs Market: JACK is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.2x) compared to the US market (17.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: JACK's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


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 16 analysts?

-0.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: JACK's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.3% per year).

Earnings vs Market: JACK's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: JACK's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: JACK's revenue (3.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: JACK's revenue (3.2% 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?

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%) exceeded the Hospitality industry 79.7%.


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 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?

1.99%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: JACK's dividend (1.99%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).

High Dividend: JACK's dividend (1.99%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.44%).


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.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.7%), 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 (28.5% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

1.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Darin Harris (52 yo)

1.58yrs

Tenure

US$1,369,940

Compensation

Mr. Darin Harris is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Jack in the Box Inc. since June 15, 2020. Mr. Harris served as the Chief Executive Officer of CICI Enterprises, LP since August 12, 2013 unti...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Darin's total compensation ($USD1.37M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.62M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Darin's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: JACK's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: JACK's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

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 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$1.858b
  • Shares outstanding: 21.01m
  • Website: https://www.jackintheboxinc.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 Analysis2022/01/18 23:53
End of Day Share Price2022/01/18 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.