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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
NAS:JACK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NAS:JACK: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:JACK' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.01
0.01
0.8
Equity to Asset -0.13
NAS:JACK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NAS:JACK: -0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:JACK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.15  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.47
Current: -0.13
-0.15
0.47
Interest Coverage 7.61
NAS:JACK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 22.92 vs. NAS:JACK: 7.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:JACK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.77  Med: 8.36 Max: 10.44
Current: 7.61
5.77
10.44
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.54
M-Score: -3.01
WACC vs ROIC
5.74%
18.55%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.68
NAS:JACK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. NAS:JACK: 13.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:JACK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.31  Med: 8.95 Max: 13.68
Current: 13.68
5.31
13.68
Net-margin (%) 7.41
NAS:JACK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. NAS:JACK: 7.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:JACK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.06  Med: 4.75 Max: 7.41
Current: 7.41
3.06
7.41
ROA (%) 8.94
NAS:JACK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NAS:JACK: 8.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:JACK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.68  Med: 7.18 Max: 8.94
Current: 8.94
3.68
8.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.74
NAS:JACK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.86 vs. NAS:JACK: 29.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:JACK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.56  Med: 21.24 Max: 29.74
Current: 29.74
13.56
29.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.30
NAS:JACK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NAS:JACK: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:JACK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.6  Med: 8.9 Max: 15.3
Current: 6.3
-8.6
15.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 15.20
NAS:JACK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. NAS:JACK: 15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:JACK' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.6  Med: 8 Max: 21.4
Current: 15.2
-5.6
21.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 24.70
NAS:JACK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. NAS:JACK: 24.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:JACK' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.5  Med: 9.7 Max: 56.4
Current: 24.7
-12.5
56.4
» NAS:JACK's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-18)


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

JACK Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 7,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Hussman 125,000 sh (-16.67%)
Pioneer Investments 55,863 sh (-24.28%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,100 sh (-27.64%)
Jim Simons 218,100 sh (-50.50%)
Steven Cohen 138,100 sh (-63.64%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 78,585 sh (-77.90%)
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Q4 2015

JACK Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Caxton Associates 65,000 sh (New)
John Hussman Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp 77,235 sh (-1.72%)
Jim Simons 131,500 sh (-39.71%)
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Q1 2016

JACK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 57,764 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 237,100 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,429 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 77,487 sh (New)
Jim Simons 199,300 sh (+51.56%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
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Q2 2016

JACK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 129,288 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 666,861 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 25,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 80,518 sh (+39.39%)
Pioneer Investments 98,905 sh (+27.64%)
Steven Cohen 274,000 sh (+15.56%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 2,972 sh (-59.99%)
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Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
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Jack In The Box Inc owns, operates and franchises quick-service restaurants and Qdoba Mexican Grill fast-casual restaurants.

Jack In The Box Inc is a Delaware Corporation founded in 1951. The Company operates and franchises more than 2,910 Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants and Qdoba Mexican Grill fast-casual restaurants. Its restaurants offer a broad selection of products including classic burgers like its Jumbo Jack, and new product lines such as its Buttery Jack. It also offers tacos, regular and curly fries, specialty sandwiches, salads and real ice cream shakes. Qdoba restaurants use fresh, quality ingredients and traditional Mexican flavors to create flavor profiles. Throughout each day, guacamole is prepared on site using fresh Hass avocados, black and pinto beans are slow-simmered, shredded beef and pork are slow-roasted and adobo-marinated chicken and steak are flame-grilled. Qdoba restaurants also offer a variety of catering options that can be tailored to feed groups of ten to several hundred. The Jack in the Box, Qdoba Mexican Eats, and Qdoba are registered trademarks of the Company. It is subject to various federal, state and local laws regulating the discharge of materials into the environment.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 28.58
JACK's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. JACK: 28.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
JACK' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.96  Med: 17.6 Max: 45.29
Current: 28.58
6.96
45.29
Forward P/E 20.37
JACK's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.98 vs. JACK: 20.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.04
JACK's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
64% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.46 vs. JACK: 28.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
JACK' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.03  Med: 17.14 Max: 40
Current: 28.04
7.03
40
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 31.50
JACK's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 26.42 vs. JACK: 31.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
JACK' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.73  Med: 33.82 Max: 828.65
Current: 31.5
13.73
828.65
P/S 2.19
JACK's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. JACK: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
JACK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.81 Max: 2.67
Current: 2.19
0.33
2.67
PFCF 32.37
JACK's PFCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 23.32 vs. JACK: 32.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
JACK' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.95  Med: 30.16 Max: 2262.73
Current: 32.37
9.95
2262.73
POCF 15.92
JACK's POCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.55 vs. JACK: 15.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
JACK' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.89  Med: 9.97 Max: 21.36
Current: 15.92
4.89
21.36
EV-to-EBIT 18.64
JACK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.52 vs. JACK: 18.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JACK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 11.8 Max: 26.1
Current: 18.64
6
26.1
EV-to-EBITDA 13.02
JACK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
55% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 13.15 vs. JACK: 13.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
JACK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 7.1 Max: 17
Current: 13.02
4.1
17
PEG 2.66
JACK's PEG is ranked lower than
59% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. JACK: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
JACK' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 2.11 Max: 94.54
Current: 2.66
0.49
94.54
Shiller P/E 45.60
JACK's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 29.52 vs. JACK: 45.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
JACK' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.56  Med: 19.46 Max: 54.44
Current: 45.6
9.56
54.44
Current Ratio 0.62
JACK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. JACK: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
JACK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.93
Current: 0.62
0.34
1.93
Quick Ratio 0.58
JACK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. JACK: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
JACK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.75
Current: 0.58
0.25
1.75
Days Inventory 2.52
JACK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
94% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. JACK: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
JACK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 6.67 Max: 8
Current: 2.52
2.4
8
Days Sales Outstanding 10.91
JACK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. JACK: 10.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JACK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.73  Med: 8.81 Max: 16.34
Current: 10.91
4.73
16.34
Days Payable 6.96
JACK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
98% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 35.97 vs. JACK: 6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
JACK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.96  Med: 14.66 Max: 29.8
Current: 6.96
6.96
29.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.25
JACK's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. JACK: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
JACK' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.25
0.33
1.9
Dividend Payout 0.36
JACK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
96% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. JACK: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
JACK' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.46
Current: 0.36
0.21
0.46
Forward Dividend Yield 1.25
JACK's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
73% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. JACK: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.25
JACK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
72% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. JACK: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
JACK' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.25
0.33
1.9
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 6.60
JACK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. JACK: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
JACK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1  Med: 2.7 Max: 8.5
Current: 6.6
-1.1
8.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 4.59
JACK's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. JACK: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
JACK' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.97 Max: 5.4
Current: 4.59
0.87
5.4
Price/Median PS Value 2.64
JACK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. JACK: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
JACK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.75 Max: 3.12
Current: 2.64
0.4
3.12
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.05
JACK's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. JACK: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
JACK' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.12 Max: 5.77
Current: 2.05
0.4
5.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.30
JACK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. JACK: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
JACK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 8.5 Max: 16.6
Current: 5.3
3.8
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.04
JACK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.51 vs. JACK: 16.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
JACK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 8.3 Max: 17.6
Current: 16.04
-2.4
17.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,555
EPS (TTM) $ 3.30
Beta0.64
Short Percentage of Float5.70%
52-Week Range $61.78 - 102.68
Shares Outstanding (Mil)32.68

Analyst Estimate

Sep16 Sep17 Sep18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,600 1,588 1,376
EPS ($) 3.47 4.75 5.67
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.47 4.75 5.67
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
17.00%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.10 1.20 1.26
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