Denny's Corporation (DENN): Price and Financial Metrics

Denny's Corporation (DENN): $8.91

0.23 (+2.65%)

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  • DENN scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 94.12% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for DENN is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • DENN's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 21.66% of US stocks).

DENN Stock Summary

  • DENNY'S Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than merely 2.06% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of DENNY'S Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 99.72% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, DENN has reported earnings growth of 999.09%, putting it ahead of 97.68% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to DENNY'S Corp are CLOV, CDMO, AXU, EXP, and CLB.
  • Visit DENN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

DENN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, DENN's EV/EBIT ratio is 50.3% higher, now standing at 25.1.
  • DENN's price/earnings ratio has moved up 35 over the prior 243 months.
  • DENN's price/sales ratio has moved up 3.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DENN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DENN 2021-08-27 3.2 -10.8 34.5 25.1
DENN 2021-08-26 3.0 -10.2 32.6 24.0
DENN 2021-08-25 3.0 -10.2 32.4 23.9
DENN 2021-08-24 3.0 -10.3 32.7 24.1
DENN 2021-08-23 3.0 -10.2 32.5 23.9
DENN 2021-08-20 2.9 -10.0 31.8 23.6

DENN Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -58.36%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 900.71%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 170.7%.
Over the past 15 months, DENN's revenue has gone up $75,838,000.

The table below shows DENN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 398.174 76.173 78.073
2021-09-30 370.64 71.702 36.977
2021-06-30 338.49 48.192 31.189
2021-03-31 272.486 5.197 9.052
2020-12-31 288.605 -3.137 -5.116
2020-09-30 322.336 -0.309 11.084

DENN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • DENN has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 82.38% of graded US stocks.
  • DENN's asset turnover comes in at 0.786 -- ranking 28th of 79 Restaraunts Hotels Motels stocks.
  • BJRI, PLAY, and SHAK are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with DENN.

The table below shows DENN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.786 0.323 0.089
2021-03-31 0.615 0.275 0.046
2020-12-30 0.629 0.276 0.015
2020-09-23 0.692 0.302 0.042
2020-06-24 0.809 0.309 0.121
2020-03-25 1.067 0.316 0.226

DENN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of DENN, see our DENN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $19.43 Average Broker Recommendation 1.55 (Moderate Buy)

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DENN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $8.91 52-week high $17.40
Prev. close $8.68 52-week low $8.46
Day low $8.68 Volume 374,220
Day high $9.01 Avg. volume 570,488
50-day MA $10.36 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $13.98 Market Cap 549.85M

Denny's Corporation (DENN) Company Bio

Denny's Corporation owns and operates full-service restaurants under the Denny’s brand name. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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Denny's Menu Adds TikTok Stars (It Probably Won't Be a Grand Slam)

Depending on where you live, Denny's may or may not be your top choice for a stack of blueberry pancakes and an endless supply of coffee refills. Denny's is still recovering from the blow Covid dealt it, just like countless other restaurants that were forced to stop serving customers in person. Denny's added a limited edition collaborative menu, the Social Stars Influenced Menu on Feb. 24.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Denny's Corporation (DENN) CEO John Miller on Q4 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Denny's Corporation (DENN) Q4 2021 Earnings Conference Call Feb 15, 2022 04:30 PM ET Company Participants Curt Nichols - VP, IR & Financial Planning & Analysis John Miller - CEO Mark Wolfinger - President Robert Verostek - EVP and CFO Conference Call Participants Michael Tamas - Oppenheimer & Company Jake...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 16, 2022

Analysts Offer Insights on Services Companies: ViacomCBS (VIAC) and Denny’s (DENN)

There's a lot to be optimistic about in the Services sector as 2 analysts just weighed in on ViacomCBS (VIAC – Research Report) and Denny's (DENN – Research Report) with bullish sentiments. ViacomCBS (VIAC) Needham analyst Laura Martin maintained a Buy rating on ViacomCBS today and set a price target of $45.00. The company's shares closed last Tuesday at $35.99, close to its 52-week low of $28.29. According to TipRanks.

Brian Anderson on TipRanks | February 16, 2022

Denny’s Stock Slips as Q4 Disappoints

By Dhirendra Tripathi

Yahoo | February 16, 2022

Denny's Non-GAAP EPS of $0.16 misses by $0.01, revenue of $107.64M misses by $5.35M

Denny's press release (NASDAQ:DENN): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $0.16 misses by $0.01. Revenue of $107.64M (+34.4% Y/Y) misses by $5.35M....

Seeking Alpha | February 15, 2022

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DENN Price Returns

1-mo -14.41%
3-mo -35.99%
6-mo -44.31%
1-year -46.00%
3-year -57.04%
5-year -24.30%
YTD -44.31%
2021 8.99%
2020 -26.16%
2019 22.64%
2018 22.43%
2017 3.20%

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