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Stock Highlights: Jack In The Box (NASDAQ: JACK)


Jack In The Box trades as part of the restaurants industry and consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Leonard A. Comma. Jack In The Box Inc mainly operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants and Qdoba Mexican Grill fast-casual restaurants.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The JACK stock showed a previous change of 3.07% with an open at 82.55 and a close of 84.51. It reached an intraday high of 84.68 and a low of 82.52.

SeekingAlpha:  Jack In The Box names two to the board


The stock has a market cap of $2.2b with 25.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 24.4m shares. Trading volume reached 552,555 shares compared to its average volume of 730,056 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Jack In The Box shares returned 7.00% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 9.60%. Over three months, it changed 7.37%. In one year it has changed 6.70% and within that year its 52-week high was 93.98 and its 52-week low was 74.19. JACK stock is 13.91% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 80.55 and a 50 day moving average of 79.02. Currently JACK stock is trading 4.92% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

Business Wire:  Jack in the Box Inc. Announces Addition of Two New Independent Directors to Board


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.25 that ended on 30th of September 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 19.88. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.30. The TTM EPS is 3.92, which comes to a TTM PE of 21.56. Historically, the PE high was 60.40 and the PE low was 18.00. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 70.56, which is a decrease of -16.51%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/15/2019): 0.96
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/20/2019): 1.31
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/19/2018): 0.60
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/08/2018): 1.60
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/16/2018): 1.62

The dividend per share is currently 1.60, which is a dividend yield of 1.89%. Also, the payout ratio is 40.82%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 92.51, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 8.65%.

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 0.37.

Business Wire:  Jack in the Box Inc. Announces Addition of Two New Independent Directors to Board

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 14.83%, profit margin is 13.87%, price-to-sales is 2.43 and.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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