Planet Fitness, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates fitness centers under the Planet Fitness name.
Proven track record with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Planet Fitness's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PLNT's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PLNT exceeded the US Hospitality industry which returned -41.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PLNT underperformed the US Market which returned -11.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Planet Fitness's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhat Is Planet Fitness's (NYSE:PLNT) P/E Ratio After Its Share Price Tanked?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StCEO & Director Christopher Rondeau Just Bought Shares In Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE:PLNT)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHere's What Analysts Are Forecasting For Planet Fitness, Inc. After Its Annual Results
Is Planet Fitness 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: PLNT ($50.42) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($26.2)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PLNT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PLNT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (35.5x) compared to the Hospitality industry average (12.7x).
PE vs Market: PLNT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (35.5x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PLNT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PLNT has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Hospitality industry average.
How is Planet Fitness forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PLNT's forecast earnings growth (18% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: PLNT's earnings (18% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PLNT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: PLNT's revenue (10.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PLNT's revenue (10.1% 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 PLNT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Planet Fitness performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PLNT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PLNT's current net profit margins (18.4%) are higher than last year (16.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PLNT's earnings have grown significantly by 42.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PLNT's earnings growth over the past year (33.7%) is below its 5-year average (42.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PLNT earnings growth over the past year (33.7%) exceeded the Hospitality industry 1.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PLNT's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Planet Fitness's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PLNT has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: PLNT 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: PLNT has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: PLNT's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: PLNT's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12%).
Interest Coverage: PLNT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.4x coverage).
Inventory Level: PLNT has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: PLNT has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
What is Planet Fitness's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLNT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLNT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLNT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLNT'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 PLNT'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
Chris Rondeau (46yo)
Mr. Christopher J. Rondeau, also known as Chris, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Planet Fitness, Inc. since January 2013 and served as its Chief Operating Officer since 2003. Mr. Rondeau serves as ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD4.36M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.51M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||7.17yrs||US$4.36m||0.086% $3.8m|
|Chief Digital & Information Officer||2.58yrs||US$801.38k||0.0095% $423.1k|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.17yr||no data||0.0037% $167.2k|
|VP & Chief Accounting Officer||0.17yr||no data||0.0018% $78.9k|
|General Counsel & Secretary||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Development Officer||1.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Chief People Officer||0.67yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: PLNT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO & Director||7.17yrs||US$4.36m||0.086% $3.8m|
|Independent Director||3.58yrs||US$149.97k||0.013% $574.3k|
|Independent Director||4.5yrs||US$149.46k||0.0095% $425.3k|
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||US$129.99k||0.0087% $387.5k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.83yrs||US$207.47k||0.013% $574.7k|
|Independent Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: PLNT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PLNT 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.
Planet Fitness, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Planet Fitness, Inc.
- Ticker: PLNT
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1992
- Industry: Leisure Facilities
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$4.459b
- Market Cap: US$4.185b
- Shares outstanding: 88.43m
- Website: https://www.planetfitness.com
Number of Employees
- Planet Fitness, Inc.
- 4 Liberty Lane West
- New Hampshire
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PLNT||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 2015|
|3PL||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 2015|
|0KJD||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||GB||USD||Aug 2015|
Planet Fitness, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates fitness centers under the Planet Fitness name. It operates through three segments: Franchise, Corporate-Owned Stores, and Equipment. The Franchise segment is involved in franchising business in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Dominican Republic, Panama, Mexico, and Australia. The Corporate-Owned Stores segment operates corporate-owned stores in the United States and Canada. The Equipment segment engages in the sale of fitness equipment to franchisee-owned stores in the United States. As of December 31, 2019, the company had 2,001 stores, including 1,903 franchised and 98 corporate-owned stores in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Dominican Republic, Panama, Mexico, and Australia. Planet Fitness, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Hampton, New Hampshire.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/28 04:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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