Carrols Restaurant Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

TAST -- USA Stock  

USD 10.31  0.65  6.73%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Carrols Restaurant Group is 'Strong Sell'. Macroaxis provides Carrols Restaurant buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding TAST positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Carrols Restaurant available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from TAST buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Carrols Restaurant Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Carrols Restaurant Group has a mean deviation of 2.01, semi deviation of 2.03, standard deviation of 3.16, variance of 10.0, downside variance of 5.49 and semi variance of 4.1
Our buy or sell advice tool can be used to cross verify current analyst consensus on Carrols Restaurant and to analyze the company potential to grow in the current economic cycle. To make sure Carrols Restaurant is not overpriced, please confirm all Carrols Restaurant fundamentals including its Current Ratio, and the relationship between EBITDA and Number of Employees . Given that Carrols Restaurant has Number of Shares Shorted of 1.55M, we suggest you validate Carrols Restaurant Group market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Carrols Restaurant Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.24Value At Risk3.6
Potential Upside5.33Standard Deviation3.16
 Return Density 
      Distribution 

Carrols Restaurant Greeks

α
Alpha over DOW
=0.24
β
Beta against DOW=0.23
σ
Overall volatility
=3.27
Ir
Information ratio =0.05

Carrols Restaurant Volatility Alert

Carrols Restaurant Group currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.34. It has Information Ratio of 0.05 and Jensen Alpha of 0.24. However, we do advice investors to further question Carrols Restaurant Group expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
    
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Carrols Restaurant Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsCarrols RestaurantPeer Average
Return On Equity5.70% (15.17)%
Return On Asset4.01% (15.64)%
Profit Margin0.86% (5.50)%
Operating Margin3.21% (10.91)%
Current Valuation646.82M152.14B
Shares Outstanding36.86M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders6.69% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions92.99% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted1.55M3.24M
Price to Earning46.14X40.69X
Price to Book2.00X14.44X
Price to Sales0.32X17.81X
Revenue1.18B9.85B
Gross Profit210.01M21.75B
EBITDA95.54M1.41B
Net Income7.86M517.71M
Cash and Equivalents4.01M3.89B
Cash per Share0.11X5.17X
Total Debt279.97M7.36B
Debt to Equity150.80% 0.72%
Current Ratio0.42X3.30X
Book Value Per Share5.08X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations80.77M1.25B
Short Ratio5.11X2.09X
Earnings Per Share0.22X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.50X1.22X
Number of Employees24.5K10.67K
Beta1.060.34
Market Capitalization374.16M29.78B
Total Asset427.26M126.86B
Retained Earnings(30.96M)38.24B
Working Capital(26.26M)3.58B
Current Asset44.99M36.8B
   Acquisition by Gerald DiGenova of 4268 shares of Carrols Restaurant subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Carrols Restaurant Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Carrols Restaurant has very high historical volatility over the last 30 days
Carrols Restaurant has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations
The company currently holds 279.97M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 150.8 indicating the company may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations. Carrols Restaurant has Current Ratio of 0.41 indicating that it has a negative working capital and may not be able to pay financial obligations when they are due.
Over 93.0% of Carrols Restaurant shares are owned by institutional investors

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Carrols Restaurant Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price16.00
Target Mean Price15.70
Target High Price19.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions5
Target Low Price13.50
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