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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.08
DIN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. DIN: 0.08 )
DIN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.3
Current: 0.08

0.01
0.3
Equity to Asset 0.13
DIN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. DIN: 0.13 )
DIN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.13

0.01
0.49
Interest Coverage 2.13
DIN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. DIN: 2.13 )
DIN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.47   Max: 5.63
Current: 2.13

1.47
5.63
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.92
M-Score: -2.49
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 33.39
DIN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. DIN: 33.39 )
DIN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.66   Max: 33.39
Current: 33.39

-11.66
33.39
Net-margin (%) 11.25
DIN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. DIN: 11.25 )
DIN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.57   Max: 15.02
Current: 11.25

-9.57
15.02
ROE (%) 22.86
DIN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. DIN: 22.86 )
DIN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -361.16   Max: 48.44
Current: 22.86

-361.16
48.44
ROA (%) 3.00
DIN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. DIN: 3.00 )
DIN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.6   Max: 7.45
Current: 3

-4.6
7.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 77.95
DIN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. DIN: 77.95 )
DIN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.37   Max: 77.95
Current: 77.95

-22.37
77.95
Revenue Growth (%) -24.40
DIN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. DIN: -24.40 )
DIN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.4   Max: 75.7
Current: -24.4

-24.4
75.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 0.10
DIN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. DIN: 0.10 )
DIN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.1   Max: 56.4
Current: 0.1

-8.1
56.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

DIN Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Whitney Tilson 5,367 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 61,030 sh (unchged)
Michael Dell 2,352,356 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Keeley 567,552 sh (-10.66%)
Mason Hawkins 2,097,645 sh (-20.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 14,141 sh (-33.98%)
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Q2 2013

DIN Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 12,698 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 4,040 sh (New)
John Keeley 568,463 sh (+0.16%)
Chuck Royce 61,030 sh (unchged)
Michael Dell 2,352,356 sh (unchged)
Whitney Tilson Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 13,403 sh (-5.22%)
Mason Hawkins 1,364,900 sh (-34.93%)
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Q3 2013

DIN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 20,200 sh (+59.08%)
John Keeley 570,728 sh (+0.4%)
Chuck Royce 61,030 sh (unchged)
Mason Hawkins 1,364,900 sh (unchged)
Michael Dell 2,352,356 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 2,937 sh (-78.09%)
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Q4 2013

DIN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 5,323 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 5,021 sh (+70.96%)
John Keeley 608,153 sh (+6.56%)
Jim Simons 20,800 sh (+2.97%)
Chuck Royce 61,030 sh (unchged)
Michael Dell 2,352,356 sh (unchged)
Mason Hawkins 1,315,000 sh (-3.66%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DIN

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 70.96%$66.09 - $84.58 $ 76.3-3%5021
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -78.09%0.03%$64.79 - $71.9 $ 76.311%2937
Mason Hawkins 2013-06-30 Reduce -34.93%0.23%$67.12 - $74.5 $ 76.38%1364900
Mason Hawkins 2013-03-31 Reduce -20.11%0.15%$67 - $75.8 $ 76.37%2097645
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -33.98%0.03%$67 - $75.8 $ 76.37%14141
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 28.16%0.02%$56.41 - $68.41 $ 76.325%21420
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 37.28%0.02%$42.22 - $56.9 $ 76.351%16714
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Reduce -57.48%0.07%$41 - $53.5 $ 76.365%10673
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 20.86%0.02%$36.06 - $48.94 $ 76.376%25102
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 54.35%0.05%$35.6 - $56.03 $ 76.369%20770
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Add 110.74%0.13%$49.38 - $59.56 $ 76.342%15009
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 20.60
DIN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.70 vs. DIN: 20.60 )
DIN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.72   Max: 56.86
Current: 20.6

7.72
56.86
P/B 4.60
DIN's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. DIN: 4.60 )
DIN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 50.65
Current: 4.6

0.72
50.65
P/S 2.30
DIN's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DIN: 2.30 )
DIN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 3.31
Current: 2.3

0.06
3.31
PFCF 12.10
DIN's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 26.90 vs. DIN: 12.10 )
DIN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 39.67
Current: 12.1

0.71
39.67
EV-to-EBIT 12.70
DIN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. DIN: 12.70 )
DIN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 31.7
Current: 12.7

7.6
31.7
PEG 0.70
DIN's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. DIN: 0.70 )
DIN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 92.23
Current: 0.7

0.32
92.23
Shiller P/E 212.90
DIN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 28.50 vs. DIN: 212.90 )
DIN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 3361
Current: 212.9

4.8
3361

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.90
DIN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. DIN: 3.90 )
DIN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 16.26
Current: 3.9

0.71
16.26
Dividend Payout 0.74
DIN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
58% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. DIN: 0.74 )
DIN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.74

0.41
0.81
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.90
DIN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
79% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. DIN: 3.90 )
DIN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 16.26
Current: 3.9

0.71
16.26
Share Buyback Rate -3.50
DIN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. DIN: -3.50 )
DIN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.1   Max: -3.7
Current: -3.5

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.16
DIN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. DIN: 1.16 )
DIN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 22.28
Current: 1.16

0.24
22.28
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
DIN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. DIN: 1.32 )
DIN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.32

0.07
1.64
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.89
DIN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. DIN: 1.89 )
DIN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 3.45
Current: 1.89

0.44
3.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.90
DIN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. DIN: 7.90 )
DIN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 13.2
Current: 7.9

3.2
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.16
DIN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. DIN: 18.16 )
DIN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.3   Max: 42.8
Current: 18.16

-8.3
42.8

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, SBUX, IRG » details
Traded in other countries:IHP.Germany
DineEquity, Inc. was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in 1976 with the name IHOP Corp. Effective June 2, 2008, the name of the Company was changed to DineEquity, Inc. The Company owns and operates two restaurant concepts: Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, or Applebee's, in the bar and grill segment of the casual dining category of the restaurant industry, and International House of Pancakes, or IHOP, in the family dining category of the restaurant industry. The franchise operations segment consists of restaurants operated by Applebee's franchisees in the United States, one United States territory and 15 countries outside of the United States and restaurants operated by IHOP franchisees and area licensees in the United States, two United States territories and three countries outside of the United States. The company restaurant operations segment consists of Applebee's company-operated restaurants, IHOP company-operated restaurants and five restaurants reacquired from franchisees and operated by IHOP on a temporary basis until refranchised. All Company-operated restaurants are located in the United States. The Company restaurant sales are retail sales at company-operated restaurants. The Company restaurant expenses are operating expenses at company-operated restaurants and include food, beverage, labor, benefits, utilities, rent and other restaurant operating costs. Rental operations revenue includes revenue from operating leases and interest income from direct financing leases. Rental operations expenses are costs of operating leases and interest expense on capital leases on franchisee-operated restaurants. As of December 31, 2011, there were a total of 1,550 IHOP restaurants, of which 1,369 were subject to franchise agreements, 166 were subject to area license agreements and 15 were company-operated restaurants. IHOP restaurants are located in all 50 states of the United States, two United States territories and three countries outside of the United States. As of December 31, 2011, there were a total of 2,019 Applebee's restaurants, of which 1,842 were subject to franchise agreements and 177 were company-operated restaurants. The restaurants were located in 49 states, one United States territory and 15 countries outside of the United States. Applebee's competes in the casual dining segment against national and multi-state operators such as Chili's, T.G.I. Friday's and Ruby Tuesday's, among others. IHOP competes in the family dining segment against national and multi-state operators such as Denny's, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and Bob Evans Restaurants. IHOP also faces a growing level of competition from fast food chains that serve breakfast. The Company is subject to Federal Trade Commission regulation and a number of state laws which regulate the offer and sale of franchises.

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