|Bid||185.15 x 300|
|Ask||185.38 x 200|
|Day's Range||183.42 - 185.78|
|52 Week Range||146.84 - 187.42|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.19|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||27.25|
|Earnings Date||Jan 28, 2019 - Feb 1, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||4.64 (2.50%)|
|1y Target Est||192.37|
Of the 17 analysts following Jack in the Box (JACK), 47.1% favor a “buy” as of November 14, while 52.9% favor a “hold.” None of the analysts favor a “sell” recommendation. On the same day, analysts set a target price of $96.21, which represents an upside potential of 20.0% from its current stock price of $80.19. Since the announcement of the company’s third-quarter earnings on August 8, Oppenheimer, Wedbush, Morgan Stanley, and Stifel cut their target prices.
For the fourth quarter, analysts expect Jack in the Box (JACK) to post an EPS of $0.85, which represents 16.0% growth from $0.73 in the fourth quarter of 2017. The EPS growth will likely be driven by the expanded EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) margin, lower effective tax rate, and share repurchases. Due to the enactment of tax reforms, Jack in the Box’s effective tax rate is expected to fall from 37.8% in the fourth quarter of 2017 to 28.3%.
Analysts expect Jack in the Box (JACK) to post revenues of $176.0 million in the fourth quarter, which represents a fall of 24.2% from $232.13 million in the fourth quarter of 2017. Refranchising company-owned restaurants will likely lower Jack in the Box’s revenues. In the last three quarters, Jack in the Box has refranchised 127 restaurants, which increased the ownership of franchised restaurants to 93.5%.
Nike Inc. is opening is latest retail experience, Nike NYC, on Thursday on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue. The shop offers benefits and features like the Speed Shop, which offers locals swift access to popular items and the ability to pick up items that NikePlus members reserve on the Nike app, personal service in the Nike Expert Studio, and a customized visit based on app in-store features. On Tuesday, Nike announced that Craig Williams has been named president of the Jordan brand. Williams joins from Coca-Cola Co. where he was senior vice president and president of the McDonald's division where he was responsible for growing the strategic partnership with the fast-food giant . He succeeds Larry Miller, who will become chairman of the new Jordan brand advisory board. Nike shares have gained 17.7% for the year so far while the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 1% for the period.
Jack in the Box (JACK) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes on November 19. In the third quarter, Jack in the Box posted an adjusted EPS of $1.0 on revenues of $188.0 million. The company beat analysts’ EPS expectation of $0.88 and the revenue estimate of $184 million. Jack in the Box’s systemwide SSSG (same-store sales growth) returned to positive territory after posting a negative SSSG for the last five quarters.
The European Union may open a probe into Facebook’s (FB) tax deals with Ireland, according to Politico. Probes into the tax affairs of several American multinationals have resulted in huge fines in Europe. A probe into Apple’s tax deals with Ireland resulted in the company being ordered to pay around $15 billion in back taxes. And last year, Amazon (AMZN) was ordered to pay nearly $300 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, following a European Commission probe that faulted Amazon’s tax arrangement with Luxembourg. Both Apple and Amazon deny wrongdoing.
When the bears have you feeling down, consumer staples can lend some much-needed stability and strength to your portfolio.
If you had 100 shares of MCD stock in 2006, you would have approximately $43,330 today if you opted for Chipotle stock and $18,433 if you decided not to exchange your 100 shares of the Golden Arches. After surging 69% year-to-date through Nov. 12, Chipotle stock appears ready to deliver a second straight double-digit annual return in 2019.
Can McDonald’s Maintain Its Upward Momentum? Of the 31 analysts that follow McDonald’s (MCD), 74.2% favor a “buy” rating as of November 12, while the remaining 25.8% favor a “hold” rating. None of the analysts favored a “sell” recommendation.
While the rest of the stock market is faltering, restaurant stocks have managed to stay impressively resilient. The S&P 500 dropped meaningfully in October, and currently sits more than 5% off its trailing three-month high. But, the Invesco Dynamic Food & Beverage ETF (OTCMKTS:PBJ) currently sits right around trailing three-month highs, while many individual restaurant stocks are making fresh new all time highs.
The recent volatility in the markets has been fairly rough on many stocks. But not Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX). It’s as if the company is in another universe! Since early October, SBUX stock has gone from $57 to $68.
Can McDonald’s Maintain Its Upward Momentum? For the next four quarters, analysts expect McDonald’s (MCD) to post adjusted EPS of $8.01, which represents growth of 5.5% from $7.59 in the corresponding four quarters of the previous year. The expansion of net margins and share repurchases are expected to drive the company’s EPS, while the decline in revenue could partially offset some of the growth in EPS.
Can McDonald’s Maintain Its Upward Momentum? For the next four quarters, analysts are expecting McDonald’s (MCD) to post revenue of $20.75 billion, which represents a fall of 2.1% from $21.20 billion in the corresponding four quarters of the previous year. Strategic refranchising of company-owned restaurants is expected to lower the company’s revenue in the next four quarters.
As of November 12, McDonald’s (MCD) was trading at $184.37, which is an increase of 10.6% since the announcement of its third-quarter earnings on October 23. For the quarter ended on September 30, McDonald’s posted adjusted EPS of $2.10 on revenues of $5.37 billion, outperforming analysts’ EPS expectations of $1.99 and revenue expectation of $5.32 billion.
Tech stocks were sharply lower in morning trade Monday. Apple stock sold off nearly 4% after its supplier cut its profit and revenue outlook.
McDonald's (MCD) increased focus on delivery and accelerated deployment of Experience of the Future restaurants in the United States should boost its performance.
With the relationship between the United States and Russia fraying, how does McDonald's Corp. avoid potential tussles? Reuters reported that a plant south of Moscow is now providing the fries to 651 Russian McDonald's outlets. Going local could keep possibly McDonald's above the political fray widening between the United States and Russia.
McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) has seen its stock surge to record highs. MCD stock has rocketed higher since its Oct. 23 earnings announcement. The earnings and revenue beat started an uptrend that has taken McDonald’s stock higher by over 10% within a two-week period.
MOSCOW—McDonald’s Corp. became a leading ambassador of American culture after opening its first restaurant here in the twilight of the Soviet Union. Earlier this year, the company boosted the share of Russian suppliers its restaurants use to 98%, and it has embarked on a marketing campaign to drive home the point that in Russia McDonald’s doesn’t have to be an American company. “People are only now starting to understand: We’re one of the most Russian companies there is,” Moscow-based McDonald’s spokeswoman Elena Chilingaryan said.