Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (TACO): Price and Financial Metrics

Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (TACO): $10.24

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  • Growth is the dimension where TACO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.95% of US stocks.
  • TACO's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 206 days.
  • TACO ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 43rd percentile.

TACO Stock Summary

  • TACO's price/sales ratio is 0.74; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 15.3% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, TACO has reported earnings growth of -111.2%, putting it ahead of only 17.92% of US stocks in our set.
  • Del Taco Restaurants Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 18.25%, greater than the shareholder yield of 87.92% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Del Taco Restaurants Inc are SYNL, FORR, WD, CRD.A, and FORD.
  • TACO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Del Taco Restaurants Inc's official web site, go to

TACO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of TACO, see our TACO 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 $13.25 Average Broker Recommendation 1.38 (Strong Buy)

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TACO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $10.24 52-week high $11.99
Prev. close $9.97 52-week low $5.46
Day low $9.99 Volume 289,000
Day high $10.35 Avg. volume 317,717
50-day MA $10.67 Dividend yield 1.56%
200-day MA $9.35 Market Cap 376.39M

Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (TACO) Company Bio

Del Taco Restaurants owns, operates, and franchises restaurants, offering Mexican dishes and American favorites. The company was founded in 1964 and is based in Lake Forest, California.

TACO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$10.24$908.04 8044%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for TACO, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Del Taco Restaurants Inc ranked in the 97th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Del Taco Restaurants Inc, consider:

  • As a business, TACO is generating more cash flow than just 24.78% of positive cash flow stocks in the Consumer Cyclical.
  • 52% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 17.39% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Del Taco Restaurants Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 1.48% of tickers in our DCF set.

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NGMS, ABG, CONN, SAH, and LAZY can be thought of as valuation peers to TACO, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest TACO News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Del Taco Restaurants Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate TACO as an investment opportunity.

Rise of online ordering ‘will continue’ after COVID-19: Yum China CEO

Yum China CEO Joey Wat joins 'Influencers with Andy Serwer' to discuss the digital acceration as a result of COVID-19.

Yahoo | May 14, 2021

Del Taco Fires Up Florida Development with New Multi-Unit Franchise Deal and New Restaurant Growth

Leading QSR-Plus Concept Continues Penetration Across Florida and the Southeast Del Taco Fresh Flex Fresh Flex design prototype LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Del Taco (NASDAQ: TACO), the nation’s second largest Mexican quick-service restaurant chain*, announced continued growth plans in Florida as new multi-unit franchisees drive development across the region. In support of national growth efforts, Del Taco has signed a multi-unit development deal with FreshMex FL LLC—a well-established quick service operator equipped with more than 20 years of restaurant experience and 200-plus operating units across multiple brands. Broadening their portfolio with Del Taco, they are focused on growing the brand primarily in the Tampa metro market on Florida’s west coast. The ne...

Yahoo | May 13, 2021

Is It Smart To Buy Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:TACO) Before It Goes Ex-Dividend?

Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. ( NASDAQ:TACO ) is about to trade ex-dividend in the next three days. If you purchase the...

Yahoo | May 8, 2021

Exclusive: Del Taco Marketing Chief Serves Up Vibrant Q1 Earnings, Expands Crunchtada Menu Offerings

Del Taco Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: TACO ) closed its first quarter on a high note, with year-over-year increases in revenue and net income. And to help ensure encore performances for the next quarters, the company is reinventing an old favorite while taking a not-subtle jab at one of its prominent competitors. Q1 Results: The Lake Forest, California-based company operates roughly 600 restaurants across 16 states. In its fiscal first quarter results published this week, Del Taco generated $115.5 million in total revenue, up 5.2% year-over-year, while company-operated restaurant sales were $103.6 million, a 3.2% growth one year earlier. Also in the first quarter, net income totaled $2.6 million, or $0.07 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $102.5 million, or $2.76 per diluted sha...

Benzinga | May 1, 2021

Del Taco Restaurants Inc (TACO) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Thank you for standing by and welcome to the Fiscal First Quarter 2021 Conference Call and Webcast for Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. On the call with me is John Cappasola, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Steve Brake, Chief Financial Officer. Today's earnings press release also includes non-GAAP financial measures such as adjusted net income, adjusted EBITDA and restaurant contribution along with reconciliations of these non-GAAP measures to the nearest GAAP measures.

Yahoo | April 30, 2021

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TACO Price Returns

1-mo -3.11%
3-mo 2.80%
6-mo 24.22%
1-year 82.70%
3-year -9.85%
5-year 10.05%
YTD 13.94%
2020 14.61%
2019 -20.87%
2018 -17.57%
2017 -14.16%
2016 32.58%

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