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24.91
+0.61
+2.51%
After Hours :
24.91
0.00
0.00%

Open

24.21

Previous Close

24.30

Volume (Avg)

765.00k (675.03k)

Day's Range

24.21-25.07

52Wk Range

16.92-25.07

Market Cap.

1.31B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.36 (-%)

Beta

1.64

Shares Outstanding

54.08M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

33.67 (0.72)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
Industry Restaurants
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 542.58M

    • Net Income

    • 36.70M

    • Market Cap.

    • 1.31B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 7.54

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.46

    • Beta

    • 1.64

    • Forward P/E

    • 24.27

    • Price/Sales

    • 2.54

    • Price/Book Value

    • 22.83

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 13.59

      • EBITDA

      • 125.78M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 6.43

      • Return on Equity %

      • 70.00

      • Return on Assets %

      • 6.43

      • Book Value/Share

      • 1.06

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 54.08M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.09 (11/7/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 8/7/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 25.00

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 3

        • EPS Estimate

        • 1.00

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 1.88

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 3.80

          • 3.20

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 1.70

          • -12.11

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 13.40

          • 3.50

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -7.58

          • 18.36

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -9.50

          • 5.23

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 5.29

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 37.54

            • 40.33

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 11.52

            • 19.92

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 7.54

            • 13.63

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 35.30

            • 39.77

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 8.80

            • 24.16

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 5.50

            • 270.97B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 7.89

              • 0.90

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.38

              • 1.47

              • Quick Ratio

              • 1.09

              • 1.09

              • Interest Coverage

              • 3.44

              • 14.79

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 11.15

              • 2.40

              • Book Value/Share

              • 1.06

              • 8.10

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 33.90

                • 29.07

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 34.43

                • 146.77

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 8.78

                • 51.26

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 2.56

                • 2.23

                • Price/Book Value

                • 23.04

                • 6.87

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 13.59

                • 16.89

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                • Industry

                  • Return on Equity %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 70.00

                    (-)

                  • 31.02

                    (34.92)

                  • Return on Assets %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 6.43

                    (4.40)

                  • 12.71

                    (15.39)

                  • Return on Capital %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 10.95

                    (-)

                  • 16.38

                    (19.49)

                  • Income/Employee

                  • 3.68k

                  • 4.04k

                  • Inventory Turnover

                  • -

                  • 29.21

                  • Asset Turnover

                  • 0.85

                  • 0.93

                  Current Historical
                  Financials
                  • Income Statement
                  • Balance Sheet
                  • Cash Flow
                  Operating Income
                  89.25M
                  Operating Margin
                  16.45
                  Total Equity
                  -
                  Retained Earnings
                  -
                  Free Cashflow
                  -
                  Price/Cashflow
                  13.59
                  Ownership

                  Institutional Ownership

                  98.98%

                  Top 10 Institutions

                  51.51%

                  Mutual Fund Ownership

                  56.67%

                  Float

                  81.92%

                  5% / Insider Ownership

                  4.83%

                  Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                  Top Mutual Fund Owners

                  Top Institutional Owners

                  Mutual Fund Name

                  Institution Name

                  • Mutual Fund Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Fidelity® Low-Priced Stock Fund

                  •  

                    4,035,800

                  • -10.32

                  • 7.46

                  • T. Rowe Price Small Cap Stock Fund

                  •  

                    2,470,200

                  • -0.49

                  • 4.57

                  • Lord Abbett Developing Growth Fund

                  •  

                    1,352,273

                  • 189.68

                  • 2.50

                  • iShares Core S&P Small-Cap (AU)

                  •  

                    1,035,208

                  • 0.57

                  • 2.10

                  • Vanguard Small Cap Index

                  •  

                    892,357

                  • -0.84

                  • 1.65

                  • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                  •  

                    835,284

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.54

                  • iShares Russell 2000 (AU)

                  •  

                    818,808

                  • -1.81

                  • 1.66

                  • Columbia Small Cap Value Fund II

                  •  

                    750,000

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.39

                  • Institution Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Lord, Abbett & Co LLC

                  •  

                    3,536,461

                  • +508.41%

                  • 6.54

                  • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                  •  

                    3,447,137

                  • -2.40%

                  • 6.37

                  • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                  •  

                    3,382,957

                  • +1.14%

                  • 6.26

                  • RS Investment Management Co. LLC

                  •  

                    3,363,355

                  • +259.41%

                  • 6.22

                  • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                  •  

                    2,644,872

                  • -10.11%

                  • 4.89

                  • Ranger Investment Management, L.P.

                  •  

                    2,192,781

                  • +61.33%

                  • 4.06

                  • Columbia Mangmt Investment Advisers, LLC

                  •  

                    2,131,139

                  • +6.85%

                  • 3.94

                  • Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

                  •  

                    1,788,001

                  • +19.65%

                  • 3.31

                  • Merrill Lynch & Co Inc

                  •  

                    1,731,884

                  • -9.47%

                  • 3.20

                  Company Profile

                  Sector

                  Consumer Cyclical

                  Industry

                  Restaurants

                  Type

                  Cyclical

                  Style

                  Small Growth

                  Sonic Corp was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1990. The Company operates and franchises the chain of drive-in restaurants (“Sonic Drive-Ins”) in the United States. As of the end of the fiscal year on August 31, 2013, the Co...morempany includes 3,522 Sonic Drive-Ins in 44 states of which 396 are owned and operated by Sonic Restaurants, Inc., the Company’s operating subsidiary and 3,126 are owned and operated by franchises. The Company maintains a highly diverse menu. The menu includes a variety of traditional and healthy choices as well as creative and fun items. The Company's signature food items include specialty drinks (such as cherry limeades and slushes), ice cream desserts, made-to-order sandwiches and hamburgers, a variety of hot dogs including six-inch premium beef hot dogs and footlong q...moreuarter-pound coneys, hand-battered onion rings, tater tots and wraps. It also offers breakfast items that include a variety of breakfast burritos and serve the full menu all day. The marketing plan includes promotions for use throughout the Sonic chain. It has developed and implemented a strategy designed to build the Sonic brand and to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction and repeat business. The Company supports those promotions with television, radio, interactive media, point-of-sale materials, and other media as appropriate. Its competitors include a large number of national, regional, and local food services, including quick-service restaurants and casual dining restaurants. The Company’s competitors include a large number of national, regional, and local food services, including quick-service restaurants and casual dining restaurants. Its business is not dependent upon either a single customer or small group of customers.lessless

                  Key People

                  Mr. J. Clifford Hudson

                  CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director/President

                  Stephen C. Vaughan

                  CFO/Executive VP

                  Mr. Omar Janjua

                  Executive VP, Subsidiary/Other Executive Officer

                  Ms. Carolyn C. Cummins

                  Secretary/Vice President, Divisional

                  Paige S. Bass

                  Assistant Secretary/General Counsel/Vice President

                  • Sonic Corp

                  • 300 Johnny Bench Drive

                  • Oklahoma City, OK 73104

                  • USA.Map

                  • Phone: +1 405 225-5000

                  • Fax: +1 405 280-7568

                  • sonicdrivein.com

                  Incorporated

                  1990

                  Employees

                  11,233

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