Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ: TXRH) and Chanticleer (NASDAQ:BURG) are both cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership and earnings.
Texas Roadhouse pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Chanticleer does not pay a dividend. Texas Roadhouse pays out 48.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Texas Roadhouse has a beta of 0.52, indicating that its share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chanticleer has a beta of 1.63, indicating that its share price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Texas Roadhouse and Chanticleer, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Texas Roadhouse currently has a consensus price target of $53.63, indicating a potential downside of 7.68%. Given Texas Roadhouse’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Texas Roadhouse is more favorable than Chanticleer.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
86.0% of Texas Roadhouse shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.8% of Chanticleer shares are held by institutional investors. 6.6% of Texas Roadhouse shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.5% of Chanticleer shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Texas Roadhouse and Chanticleer’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Texas Roadhouse and Chanticleer’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Texas Roadhouse||$1.99 billion||2.08||$115.59 million||$1.73||33.58|
|Chanticleer||$41.70 million||0.24||-$9.07 million||($2.58)||-1.28|
Texas Roadhouse has higher revenue and earnings than Chanticleer. Chanticleer is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Texas Roadhouse, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Texas Roadhouse beats Chanticleer on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Texas Roadhouse
Texas Roadhouse, Inc. is a restaurant company, which operates in the casual dining segment. The Company offers an assortment of seasoned and aged steaks, all cooked over open grills and all but one hand cut daily on the premises. Its restaurants offer a range of menu items at prices that are designed to appeal to a range of consumer tastes. The Company also offers its guests a selection of ribs, fish, seafood, chicken, pork chops, pulled pork and vegetable plates, and an assortment of hamburgers, salads and sandwiches. The Company offers an assortment of wings, sandwiches, pizzas and burgers, including its bacon grind patty. In addition, the Company also offers its guests a selection of chicken, beef, fish and seafood. Other menu items include specialty appetizers, such as the Cactus Blossom and Rattlesnake Bites. As of December 27, 2016, the Company had 23 franchisees that operated 86 Texas Roadhouse restaurants in 23 states and six foreign countries.
Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. is engaged in the business of owning, operating and franchising fast casual dining concepts domestically and internationally. The Company’s brands include Hooters, American Burger Company (ABC), BGR: the Burger Joint (BGR), BT’s Burger Joint (BT), Little Big Burger (LBB) and Just Fresh. Hooters restaurants are casual beach-themed establishments featuring music, sports on large flat screens, and a menu that includes seafood, burgers, salads and Hooters original chicken wings. ABC is a fast casual dining chain located in North Carolina, South Carolina and New York. BGR consists of approximately 10 Company-owned locations in the United States and over 13 franchisee-operated locations in the United States and the Middle East. LBB consists of approximately eight locations in Oregon. Just Fresh consists of approximately seven Company owned locations in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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