JACK Stock Overview
Jack in the Box Inc. operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$71.18|
|52 Week High||US$122.70|
|52 Week Low||US$69.66|
|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 IPO||825.92%|
Recent News & Updates
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|JACK||US Hospitality||US Market|
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.
|JACK Average Weekly Movement||5.2%|
|Hospitality Industry Average Movement||9.2%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
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
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
|JACK fundamental statistics|
Is JACK overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|JACK income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$732.96m|
Last Reported Earnings
Oct 03, 2021
Next Earnings Date
May 26, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||7.88|
|Net Profit Margin||14.49%|
How did JACK perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is Jack in the Box undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
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.
How is Jack in the Box forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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
How has Jack in the Box performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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.
How is Jack in the Box's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
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).
What is Jack in the Box current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Future Dividend Coverage
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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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Darin Harris (52 yo)
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.
Experienced Management: JACK's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: JACK's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11 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 employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Jack in the Box Inc.
- 9357 Spectrum Center Boulevard
- San Diego
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/22 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/20 00:00|
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.