Dunkin' Brands Group Inc

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DNKN : NASDAQ : Services
$53.52 up 0.44 | 0.83%
Today's Range: 53.2088 - 53.84
Avg. Daily Volume: 1130800.0
09/20/17 - 3:29 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.10 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 8.98% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)218.52216.31
EBITDA ($mil)119.65110.68
EBIT ($mil)109.2599.94
Net Income ($mil)55.749.59

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)339.61320.36
Total Assets ($mil)3147.923130.4
Total Debt ($mil)2425.572444.4
Equity ($mil)-185.4-203.69

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin83.380.7
EBITDA Margin54.7551.16
Operating Margin49.9946.2
Sales Turnover0.260.26
Return on Assets6.733.96
Return on Equity0.00.0
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio1.381.42
Interest Expense24.8924.97
Interest Coverage4.394.0

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)90.4991.72
Div / share0.320.3
Book value / share-2.05-2.22
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1157253.01321384.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 44.25 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. Normally, for additional comaprison, we would look at the price-to-book ratio; however, this company's price-to-book ratio is negative making the value useless for comparisons. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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DNKN 22.48 Peers 44.25   DNKN 18.04 Peers 18.23

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

DNKN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

DNKN is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
DNKN 19.43 Peers 25.32   DNKN 1.48 Peers 2.87

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

DNKN is trading at a discount to its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

DNKN trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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DNKN NM Peers 9.96   DNKN 73.48 Peers 50.58

Neutral. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

DNKN's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

DNKN is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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DNKN 5.60 Peers 3.35   DNKN 1.50 Peers 7.77

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

DNKN is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

DNKN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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