Lubys, Inc. operates as a multi-brand restaurant company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Company-Owned Restaurants, Franchise Operations, and Culinary Contract Services. The companys primary brands include Lubys Cafeteria, Fuddruckers - Worlds Greatest Hamburgers, and Lubys Culinary Contract Services; and other brands comprise Cheeseburger in Paradise and Bob Lubys Seafood. The company was founded in 1947 and is based in Houston, Texas.
LUB Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Lubys Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Lubys Inc ranked in the 11th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Lubys Inc ended up being:
Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 4.24 years, is -0.14% -- higher than only 13.87% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
As a business, LUB is generating more cash flow than only 3.26% of positive cash flow stocks in the Consumer Cyclical.
24% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 10.81% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
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Luby's Inc. said Tuesday that it will furlough half of its corporate office general and administrative staff due to the coronavirus outbreak. All other salaried workers, including senior management, will see their pay halved. These actions will be in place until further notice. Advertising will also be reduced as a cost-saving measure. Luby's still operates 34 Luby's Cafeterias and 3 Fuddruckers restaurants as carry-out, drive-thru and delivery businesses. The company has 78 Luby's Cafeterias, 40 Fuddruckers and one Cheeseburger in Paradise location as well as nearly 100 franchised restaurants and a foodservice business. Luby's stock sank nearly 10% in Tuesday premarket trading, and is down 66% over the past year. The S&P 500 index has tumbled 20.1% for the last 12 months.