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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 0.09
DIN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. DIN: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DIN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.09
0
0.38
Equity to Asset 0.12
DIN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. DIN: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DIN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.40 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.12
0.01
0.51
Interest Coverage 2.25
DIN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.30 vs. DIN: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DIN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.47  Med: 3.37 Max: 5.63
Current: 2.25
1.47
5.63
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.28
M-Score: -2.46
WACC vs ROIC
6.86%
8.37%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) 33.29
DIN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. DIN: 33.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DIN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.66  Med: 22.57 Max: 33.39
Current: 33.29
-11.66
33.39
Net-margin (%) 6.64
DIN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. DIN: 6.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DIN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.57  Med: 9.83 Max: 15.02
Current: 6.64
-9.57
15.02
ROE (%) 14.55
DIN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. DIN: 14.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DIN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -122.52  Med: 14.53 Max: 62.98
Current: 14.55
-122.52
62.98
ROA (%) 1.86
DIN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. DIN: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DIN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.3  Med: 5.08 Max: 6.69
Current: 1.86
-4.3
6.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 59.75
DIN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 13.74 vs. DIN: 59.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DIN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.49  Med: 36.99 Max: 80.48
Current: 59.75
1.49
80.48
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -16.40
DIN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. DIN: -16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DIN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.4  Med: 7.80 Max: 75.7
Current: -16.4
-24.4
75.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -15.20
DIN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. DIN: -15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DIN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.2  Med: 10.70 Max: 56.4
Current: -15.2
-15.2
56.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -21.20
DIN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. DIN: -21.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DIN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.1  Med: 12.60 Max: 137.4
Current: -21.2
-39.1
137.4
» DIN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

DIN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 126,200 sh (+224.50%)
Joel Greenblatt 114,343 sh (+123.22%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,113 sh (+22.79%)
Michael Dell 2,052,356 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 58,130 sh (-4.75%)
John Keeley 167,655 sh (-12.92%)
Mason Hawkins 213,000 sh (-83.80%)
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Q3 2014

DIN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mariko Gordon 6,964 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 114,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 195,471 sh (+70.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,135 sh (+39.55%)
Michael Dell 1,927,356 sh (unchged)
Mason Hawkins Sold Out
John Keeley 160,125 sh (-4.49%)
Michael Dell 1,927,356 sh (-6.09%)
Chuck Royce 53,130 sh (-8.60%)
Jim Simons 98,100 sh (-22.27%)
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Q4 2014

DIN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 231,300 sh (+102.54%)
Jim Simons 184,500 sh (+88.07%)
Michael Dell 1,727,356 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Chuck Royce 51,630 sh (-2.82%)
Joel Greenblatt 180,370 sh (-7.73%)
Michael Dell 1,727,356 sh (-10.38%)
John Keeley 86,115 sh (-46.22%)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,979 sh (-72.26%)
Michael Dell 1,727,356 sh (-10.38%)
» More
Q1 2015

DIN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 2,839 sh (+43.46%)
Michael Dell 1,727,356 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 176,681 sh (-2.05%)
Chuck Royce 50,430 sh (-2.32%)
John Keeley 83,904 sh (-2.57%)
Jim Simons 162,300 sh (-12.03%)
Steven Cohen 7,900 sh (-96.58%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 43.26
DIN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
78% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.70 vs. DIN: 43.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
DIN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.72  Med: 21.01 Max: 58.44
Current: 43.26
7.72
58.44
Forward P/E 13.66
DIN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. DIN: 13.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 43.00
DIN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
76% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.10 vs. DIN: 43.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
DIN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.81  Med: 20.98 Max: 66.68
Current: 43
7.81
66.68
P/B 6.54
DIN's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. DIN: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DIN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 4.74 Max: 50.65
Current: 6.54
0.72
50.65
P/S 2.82
DIN's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. DIN: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DIN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.75 Max: 3.31
Current: 2.82
0.06
3.31
PFCF 18.70
DIN's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 31.71 vs. DIN: 18.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DIN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 13.66 Max: 39.67
Current: 18.7
0.71
39.67
POCF 17.52
DIN's POCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.12 vs. DIN: 17.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DIN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 12.15 Max: 26.64
Current: 17.52
0.64
26.64
EV-to-EBIT 21.07
DIN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.17 vs. DIN: 21.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DIN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -13324.8  Med: 12.50 Max: 31.7
Current: 21.07
-13324.8
31.7
Shiller P/E 40.30
DIN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 34.07 vs. DIN: 40.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DIN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.8  Med: 25.81 Max: 8416
Current: 40.3
4.8
8416
Current Ratio 1.47
DIN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. DIN: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DIN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.22 Max: 3.27
Current: 1.47
0.81
3.27
Quick Ratio 1.47
DIN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. DIN: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DIN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.22 Max: 3.25
Current: 1.47
0.81
3.25
Days Sales Outstanding 51.45
DIN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
94% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. DIN: 51.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DIN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.68  Med: 47.62 Max: 86.88
Current: 51.45
26.68
86.88

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.41
DIN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. DIN: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
DIN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.28 Max: 16.26
Current: 3.41
0.86
16.26
Dividend Payout 1.42
DIN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
91% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. DIN: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
DIN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.50 Max: 1.19
Current: 1.42
0.31
1.19
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.41
DIN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. DIN: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
DIN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.28 Max: 16.26
Current: 3.41
0.86
16.26
Share Buyback Rate -1.40
DIN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
58% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. DIN: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
DIN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.1  Med: -1.40 Max: -3.7
Current: -1.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.49
DIN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. DIN: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DIN' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.06 Max: 42.46
Current: 1.49
0.2
42.46
Price/Median PS Value 1.61
DIN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. DIN: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DIN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.71
Current: 1.61
0.07
1.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.71
DIN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. DIN: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DIN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.2  Med: 7.40 Max: 12.8
Current: 4.71
3.2
12.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.00
DIN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. DIN: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DIN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -7.3  Med: 19.10 Max: 86.1
Current: 4
-7.3
86.1

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 together with its subsidiaries 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 eight countries outside of the United States. The company restaurant operations segment consists of Applebee's company-operated restaurants, IHOP company-operated restaurants and restaurants reacquired from franchisees and operated by IHOP on a temporary basis until refranchised. All Company-operated restaurants are located in the United States. As of December 31, 2013, there were a total of 1,620 IHOP restaurants, of which 1,439 were subject to franchise agreements, 168 were subject to area license agreements and 13 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, 2013, there were a total of 2,011 Applebee's restaurants, of which 1,988 were subject to franchise agreements and 23 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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