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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
DIN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. DIN: 0.07 )
DIN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.07

0
0.38
Equity to Asset 0.13
DIN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. DIN: 0.13 )
DIN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.13

0.01
0.51
Interest Coverage 2.13
DIN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.79 vs. DIN: 2.13 )
DIN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 5.63
Current: 2.13

0.2
5.63
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.04
M-Score: -2.66
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 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 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
93% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 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
91% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.09 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
61% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. DIN: 3.00 )
DIN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.6   Max: 6.43
Current: 3

-4.6
6.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 77.95
DIN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 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
65% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 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
58% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

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

-10
56.4
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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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%)
Michael Dell 2,352,356 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 61,030 sh (unchged)
Mason Hawkins 1,315,000 sh (-3.66%)
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Q1 2014

DIN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 4,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 51,225 sh (+920.22%)
Jim Simons 38,891 sh (+86.98%)
Mason Hawkins 1,315,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 61,030 sh (unchged)
Michael Dell 2,052,356 sh (-12.75%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,164 sh (-21.77%)
John Keeley 192,530 sh (-68.34%)
» More
Q2 2014

DIN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 126,200 sh (+224.5%)
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 (-83.8%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DIN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mason Hawkins 2014-06-30 Reduce -83.8%0.47%$75.28 - $82.67 $ 84.347%213000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 123.22%0.06%$75.28 - $82.67 $ 84.347%114343
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Reduce -68.34%0.59%$75.06 - $84.87 $ 84.344%192530
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 920.22%0.05%$75.06 - $84.87 $ 84.344%51225
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 70.96%$66.09 - $84.58 $ 84.347%5021
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -78.09%0.03%$64.79 - $71.9 $ 84.3423%2937
Mason Hawkins 2013-06-30 Reduce -34.93%0.23%$67.12 - $74.5 $ 84.3419%1364900
Mason Hawkins 2013-03-31 Reduce -20.11%0.15%$67 - $75.8 $ 84.3418%2097645
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -33.98%0.03%$67 - $75.8 $ 84.3418%14141
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 28.16%0.02%$56.41 - $68.41 $ 84.3438%21420
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 37.28%0.02%$42.22 - $56.9 $ 84.3467%16714
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Reduce -57.48%0.07%$41 - $53.5 $ 84.3482%10673
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 20.86%0.02%$36.06 - $48.94 $ 84.3494%25102
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 54.35%0.05%$35.6 - $56.03 $ 84.3487%20770
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 21.20
DIN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 30.80 vs. DIN: 21.20 )
DIN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.72   Max: 56.86
Current: 21.2

7.72
56.86
P/B 5.15
DIN's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. DIN: 5.15 )
DIN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 50.65
Current: 5.15

0.72
50.65
P/S 2.48
DIN's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. DIN: 2.48 )
DIN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 3.31
Current: 2.48

0.06
3.31
PFCF 13.37
DIN's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 112.66 vs. DIN: 13.37 )
DIN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 39.67
Current: 13.37

0.71
39.67
EV-to-EBIT 13.30
DIN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.93 vs. DIN: 13.30 )
DIN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 1768.3
Current: 13.3

7.8
1768.3
Shiller P/E 96.71
DIN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DIN: 96.71 )
DIN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 4208
Current: 96.71

4.8
4208
Current Ratio 1.22
DIN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. DIN: 1.22 )
DIN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 3.27
Current: 1.22

0.81
3.27
Quick Ratio 1.22
DIN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. DIN: 1.22 )
DIN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 3.25
Current: 1.22

0.81
3.25

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.56
DIN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
87% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. DIN: 3.56 )
DIN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 16.26
Current: 3.56

1.03
16.26
Dividend Payout 0.76
DIN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. DIN: 0.76 )
DIN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.19
Current: 0.76

0.31
1.19
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.60
DIN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
76% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. DIN: 3.60 )
DIN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 16.26
Current: 3.6

1.03
16.26
Share Buyback Rate -3.50
DIN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 218 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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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.25
DIN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DIN: 1.25 )
DIN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 131.76
Current: 1.25

0.2
131.76
Price/Median PS Value 1.39
DIN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. DIN: 1.39 )
DIN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.75
Current: 1.39

0.07
1.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.50
DIN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. DIN: 7.50 )
DIN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 12.9
Current: 7.5

0.1
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.29
DIN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.38 vs. DIN: 9.29 )
DIN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.2   Max: 49.7
Current: 9.29

-1.2
49.7

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
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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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