Publicly-traded company Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:TACO) had a closing price of $7.64 yesterday. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is currently $12.67, this means that the stock is underpriced by 39.7%. In the past 52 weeks the company’s stock price has moved within the range of $7.42 to $13.50.
This particular stock’s 5-day moving average is 7.73, its 20-day moving average is 8.90 and its 100-day moving average is 11.04. Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (TACO) currently has 37059 shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $282.95M.
The Details: Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (TACO) Financial Health
There are a number of indicators we can consider when wondering about a potential stock’s financial health. Looking at a company’s profit margin, for example, tells us how much of its sales revenue it keeps in earnings – and it is calculated by taking net income and dividing it by net sales. TACO currently has a profit margin of 0.30%.
Checking out a company’s operating margin is also useful, as it tells us how much profit is retained after considering operating costs and depreciation. Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (TACO) has an operating margin of 3.00%.
Return on Assets is a number, expressed as a percentage that tells us how well a publicly-traded company is using its current assets to generate revenue. The higher the percentage, the better a company is using its assets to turn a profit. At the moment, Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. Return on Assets is 0.20%.
What Does Wall Street Say about Company?
When choosing stocks, many investors search for what Wall Street professionals think about the company first – like what the average rating is. At the moment, the average analyst rating for TACO is Overweight. Out of 6 total analysts who were surveyed, 0 rated it a sell, 0 rated it a underweight, 0 rated it an overweight, 2 rated it hold, and 4 rated it a Buy.
Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (TACO) was a Overweight – from a survey of 8 analysts. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 3 rated the company a Hold, 0 rated it a Sell, 0 rated it an overweight, 0 rated it an underweight, and 5 rated it a Buy.
Understanding Profitability at Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (TACO)
Taking a look at a public company’s Earnings per Share (EPS) is a good way of evaluating its profitability. In the most recent financial results released by Del Taco Restaurants, Inc., for the quarter ending on 12/2019, the company posted EPS of 0.18. The average estimate of Wall Street analysts had projected 0.19.