Dunkin' Brands Group Inc

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DNKN : NASDAQ : Services
$52.99 -0.51 | -0.95%
Today's Range: 52.67 - 53.14
Avg. Daily Volume: 1225200.0
07/28/17 - 9:48 AM ET

Financial Analysis

DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.31 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 49.27% 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 Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)190.67189.78
EBITDA ($mil)98.3891.66
EBIT ($mil)87.9780.76
Net Income ($mil)47.4737.15

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)397.51291.19
Total Assets ($mil)3196.053093.93
Total Debt ($mil)2430.352449.21
Equity ($mil)-119.0-234.59

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin83.7180.54
EBITDA Margin51.5948.29
Operating Margin46.1342.56
Sales Turnover0.260.26
Return on Assets6.443.77
Return on Equity0.00.0
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.611.34
Interest Expense24.8724.88
Interest Coverage3.543.25

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)92.0991.55
Div / share0.320.3
Book value / share-1.29-2.56
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1207255.01319243.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 36.66 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.66. 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 23.93 Peers 36.66   DNKN 20.34 Peers 19.65

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 20.14 Peers 24.85   DNKN 1.58 Peers 3.10

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 10.48   DNKN 82.78 Peers 117.69

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.


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

However, DNKN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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DNKN 5.92 Peers 3.35   DNKN 1.83 Peers 4.04

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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