Wingstop Inc., together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates restaurants under the Wingstop brand name.
Moderate growth potential with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Wingstop's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WING's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WING exceeded the US Hospitality industry which returned -44.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WING exceeded the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Wingstop's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Wingstop undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WING ($80.52) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($47.93)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WING is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WING is poor value based on its PE Ratio (115.7x) compared to the Hospitality industry average (11.9x).
PE vs Market: WING is poor value based on its PE Ratio (115.7x) compared to the US market (13.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WING is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WING has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Hospitality industry average.
How is Wingstop forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WING's forecast earnings growth (18.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: WING's earnings (18.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WING's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: WING's revenue (11.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WING's revenue (11.7% 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 WING's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Wingstop performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WING has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WING's current net profit margins (10.3%) are lower than last year (14.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WING's earnings have grown significantly by 20.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WING's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: WING had negative earnings growth (-6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Hospitality industry average (1.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WING's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Wingstop's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WING has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: WING 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: WING has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: WING's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: WING's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.4%).
Interest Coverage: WING's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.5x coverage).
Inventory Level: WING has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: WING has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
What is Wingstop's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WING's dividend (0.55%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.95%).
High Dividend: WING's dividend (0.55%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.4%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WING is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: WING is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: WING is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WING'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
Charlie Morrison (51yo)
Mr. Charles R. Morrison, also known as Charlie, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Wingstop Restaurants, Inc. and Wingstop Inc. since June 12, 2012. Mr. Morrison has more than 20 years o ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Charlie's total compensation ($USD4.46M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.58M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Charlie's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||2.67yrs||US$1.59m||0.044% $1.0m|
|Chief Operating Officer||0.17yr||no data||0.00062% $14.7k|
|Chief Marketing Officer||0.42yr||no data||0.0038% $90.6k|
|Senior Vice President of People||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Development Officer||3yrs||no data||0.035% $842.0k|
|Senior Vice President of Digital||1yr||no data||no data|
|President of International||no data||no data||0.0031% $74.0k|
Experienced Management: WING's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||8.42yrs||US$159.58k||0.033% $787.9k|
|Independent Director||3.83yrs||US$121.63k||0.018% $422.9k|
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$105.82k||0.0096% $226.8k|
|Independent Director||1yr||no data||0.0024% $55.7k|
|Lead Independent Director||3yrs||US$126.93k||0.013% $318.8k|
|Independent Director||1.58yrs||US$69.45k||0.0049% $116.2k|
|Independent Director||3yrs||US$105.06k||0.011% $265.7k|
Experienced Board: WING's board of directors are considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: WING 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.
Wingstop Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Wingstop Inc.
- Ticker: WING
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1994
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$2.372b
- Shares outstanding: 29.46m
- Website: https://www.wingstop.com
Number of Employees
- Wingstop Inc.
- 5501 LBJ Freeway
- 5th Floor
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WING||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||New Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 2015|
|EWG||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 2015|
Wingstop Inc., together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates restaurants under the Wingstop brand name. Its restaurants offer classic wings, boneless wings, and tenders that are cooked-to-order, and hand-sauced and tossed in various flavors. As of December 28, 2019, the company operated 1,354 franchised restaurants, including 1,200 restaurants in the United States and 154 restaurants internationally; and 31 company owned restaurants in the United States. Wingstop Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/31 01:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/30 00:00|
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