NYSE:SHAK

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Executive Summary

Shake Shack Inc. owns, operates, and licenses Shake Shack restaurants (Shacks) in the United States and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential with adequate balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Shake Shack's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SHAK's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.9%

SHAK

-2.4%

US Hospitality

-0.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

-34.7%

SHAK

-29.0%

US Hospitality

5.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SHAK underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned -29% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SHAK underperformed the US Market which returned 5.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SHAKIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.9%-2.4%-0.7%
30 Day-12.1%-5.5%4.6%
90 Day11.9%18.9%14.0%
1 Year-34.7%-34.7%-27.5%-29.0%7.6%5.3%
3 Year39.4%39.4%-18.4%-23.7%34.9%26.1%
5 Year-18.1%-18.1%-1.4%-12.0%62.3%44.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Shake Shack's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Shake Shack undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

95.84x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SHAK ($47.98) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($4.92)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SHAK is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SHAK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (95.8x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (21.4x).

PE vs Market: SHAK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (95.8x) compared to the US market (16.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SHAK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SHAK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.5x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (1.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Shake Shack forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?

70.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SHAK's forecast earnings growth (70.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: SHAK's earnings (70.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SHAK's revenue (17.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SHAK's revenue (17.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SHAK's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.3%).


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Past Performance

How has Shake Shack performed over the past 5 years?

46.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SHAK has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SHAK's current net profit margins (2.7%) are lower than last year (2.9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SHAK has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 46.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: SHAK's earnings growth over the past year (14.7%) is below its 5-year average (46.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SHAK earnings growth over the past year (14.7%) exceeded the Hospitality industry -39.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: SHAK's Return on Equity (6%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Shake Shack's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SHAK's short term assets ($115.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($102.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: SHAK's short term assets ($115.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($614.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SHAK's debt to equity ratio (15.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: SHAK's debt to equity ratio has increased from 2% to 15.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SHAK's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (160.3%).

Interest Coverage: SHAK earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Shake Shack current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SHAK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SHAK'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 SHAK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SHAK'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 SHAK's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

1.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Randy Garutti (45yo)

8.25yrs

Tenure

US$2,315,916

Compensation

Mr. Randall J. Garutti, also known as Randy, has been Chief Executive Officer of Shake Shack Inc. since April 2012. Mr. Garutti has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of SSE Holdings since April ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Randy's total compensation ($USD2.32M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.72M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Randy's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Daniel Meyer
Founder & Chairman10.5yrsUS$49.99k6.82% $137.2m
Randall Garutti
CEO & Director8.25yrsUS$2.32m0.10% $2.1m
Tara Comonte
President & CFO0.75yrUS$2.06m0.048% $973.2k
Zachary Koff
Chief Operating Officer3.5yrsUS$855.11k0.029% $590.9k
Dave Harris
Chief Information Officer1.42yrsno datano data
Ronald Palmese
Senior VPno dataUS$1.25mno data
Edwin Bragg
Vice President of Marketing & Communications3.42yrsno datano data
Jay Livingston
Chief Marketing Officer1.5yrsno datano data
Diane Neville
Senior Vice President of People Resources1.08yrsno datano data
Jeffrey Amoscato
Senior Vice President of Supply Chain & Menu Innovation0.42yrno datano data
Michael Kark
Chief Global Licensing Officer1.42yrsno datano data
Andrew McCaughan
Chief Development Officer1.42yrsno datano data

1.4yrs

Average Tenure

45yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SHAK's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Daniel Meyer
Founder & Chairman10.5yrsUS$49.99k6.82% $137.2m
Randall Garutti
CEO & Director8.25yrsUS$2.32m0.10% $2.1m
Jonathan Sokoloff
Independent Director7.58yrsUS$49.99k0.0037% $74.4k
Robert Vivian
Independent Director10.08yrsUS$94.98k0.025% $505.2k
Joshua Silverman
Independent Director3.67yrsUS$74.95k0.0041% $81.6k
Jeffrey Flug
Independent Director10.5yrsUS$84.97k0.012% $233.4k
Jenna Lyons
Independent Director5.58yrsUS$74.95k0.0041% $81.6k
Anna Fieler
Independent Director2.58yrsUS$74.95k0.0026% $52.1k
Tristan Walker
Director0.083yrno datano data
Sumaiya Balbale
Independent Director1.33yrsUS$84.31k0.00045% $9.0k

6.6yrs

Average Tenure

51.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SHAK's board of directors are considered experienced (6.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: SHAK insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 11.1%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Shake Shack Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Shake Shack Inc.
  • Ticker: SHAK
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Implied Market Cap: US$2.010b
  • Market Cap: US$1.832b
  • Shares outstanding: 41.29m
  • Website: https://www.shakeshack.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Shake Shack Inc.
  • 225 Varick Street
  • Suite 301
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10014
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SHAKNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDJan 2015
9SHDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURJan 2015
0L5RLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockGBUSDJan 2015
SHAK *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesClass A Common StockMXMXNJan 2015

Biography

Shake Shack Inc. owns, operates, and licenses Shake Shack restaurants (Shacks) in the United States and internationally. Its Shacks offers hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, crinkle cut fries, shakes, frozen custard, beer, wine, and other products. As of December 26, 2018, it operated 208 Shacks, including 124 domestic company-operated Shacks, 12 domestic licensed Shacks, and 72 international licensed Shacks. Shake Shack Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in New York, New York. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/14 23:57
End of Day Share Price2020/07/14 00:00
Earnings2020/03/25
Annual Earnings2019/12/25


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.