Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. develops, franchises, owns, and operates Del Taco quick-service Mexican-American restaurants in the United States. More Details
No risks detected for TACO from our risk checks.
Moderate growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Del Taco Restaurants's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: TACO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TACO's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: TACO exceeded the US Hospitality industry which returned -8.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TACO exceeded the US Market which returned 22.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Del Taco Restaurants's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StHow Well Is Del Taco Restaurants (NASDAQ:TACO) Allocating Its Capital?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDel Taco Restaurants' (NASDAQ:TACO) Stock Price Has Reduced 32% In The Past Three Years
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIndependent Director Ari Levy Just Bought 19% More Shares In Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:TACO)
Is Del Taco Restaurants undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: TACO ($9.15) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($3.78)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TACO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TACO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Hospitality industry average.
PE vs Market: TACO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate TACO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TACO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (2.7x).
How is Del Taco Restaurants forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TACO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: TACO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: TACO's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: TACO's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TACO's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: TACO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.5%).
How has Del Taco Restaurants performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TACO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: TACO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TACO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 65.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare TACO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: TACO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-53.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TACO has a negative Return on Equity (-101.71%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Del Taco Restaurants's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TACO's short term assets ($15.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($83.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: TACO's short term assets ($15.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($454.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TACO's debt to equity ratio (59.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: TACO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 44% to 59.4% over the past 5 years.
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: Whilst unprofitable TACO has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: TACO is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 7.9% per year.
What is Del Taco Restaurants's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TACO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TACO'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 TACO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TACO's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TACO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Cappasola (46 yo)
Mr. John D. Cappasola Jr., has been the Chief Executive Officer of Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. since July 7, 2017 and President since January 2017. Mr. Cappasola served as Chief Brand Officer of Del Taco Re...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD2.16M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.79M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||3.42yrs||US$2.16m||1.49% |
|Executive VP & CFO||10.67yrs||US$1.10m||0.90% |
|Chief Operating Officer||1.25yrs||US$688.58k||0.37% |
|Managing Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|General Counsel & Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Development||4.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||0.83yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: TACO's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||3.42yrs||US$2.16m||1.49% |
|Lead Independent Director||no data||US$136.57k||0.095% |
|Independent Chairman||7.08yrs||US$140.52k||1.01% |
|Independent Director||5.5yrs||US$109.02k||0.16% |
|Independent Director||7.08yrs||US$106.00k||1.32% |
|Independent Director||5.5yrs||US$126.00k||0.16% |
Experienced Board: TACO's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: TACO insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Del Taco Restaurants, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Del Taco Restaurants, Inc.
- Ticker: TACO
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1964
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$341.520m
- Shares outstanding: 37.32m
- Website: https://www.deltaco.com
Number of Employees
- Del Taco Restaurants, Inc.
- 25521 Commercentre Drive
- Lake Forest
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|TACO||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||New Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 2014|
|22L||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 2014|
Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. develops, franchises, owns, and operates Del Taco quick-service Mexican-American restaurants in the United States. The company’s restaurants offer Mexican inspired and American c...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/12/04 00:14|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/03 00:00|
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