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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
JACK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. JACK: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
JACK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity-to-Asset -0.22
JACK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. JACK: -0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
JACK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.22  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.47
Current: -0.22
-0.22
0.47
Interest Coverage 6.69
JACK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. JACK: 6.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
JACK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.77  Med: 8.01 Max: 10.44
Current: 6.69
5.77
10.44
Altman Z-Score: 4.63
WACC vs ROIC
6.64%
25.47%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 14.88
JACK's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
83% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. JACK: 14.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
JACK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.31  Med: 9.27 Max: 14.38
Current: 14.88
5.31
14.38
Net Margin % 7.84
JACK's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
79% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. JACK: 7.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
JACK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.06  Med: 4.87 Max: 7.76
Current: 7.84
3.06
7.76
ROA % 12.19
JACK's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. JACK: 12.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
JACK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.68  Med: 7.45 Max: 9.35
Current: 12.19
3.68
9.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 42.27
JACK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. JACK: 42.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
JACK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.56  Med: 22.62 Max: 31.82
Current: 42.27
13.56
31.82
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 12.20
JACK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. JACK: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
JACK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.6  Med: 8.9 Max: 15.3
Current: 12.2
-8.6
15.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 21.70
JACK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. JACK: 21.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
JACK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.6  Med: 8 Max: 21.7
Current: 21.7
-5.6
21.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 26.20
JACK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. JACK: 26.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
JACK' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.5  Med: 9.7 Max: 42
Current: 26.2
-12.5
42
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

JACK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 237,100 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 77,487 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 57,764 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,429 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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Q3 2016

JACK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 364,700 sh (+33.10%)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 98,382 sh (-0.53%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,779 sh (-6.49%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 98,650 sh (-23.70%)
Joel Greenblatt 43,657 sh (-45.78%)
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Q4 2016

JACK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Caxton Associates 40,133 sh (New)
Jim Simons 244,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 49,017 sh (+12.28%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 87,200 sh (-11.61%)
Pioneer Investments 82,653 sh (-15.99%)
Steven Cohen 45,900 sh (-87.41%)
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Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants    NAICS: 722513    SIC: 5812
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Jack In The Box Inc owns, operates and franchises quick-service restaurants and Qdoba Mexican Grill fast-casual restaurants.

The firm operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants and Qdoba Mexican Grill fast-casual restaurants. It generates revenue through franchise royalties, company-operated restaurant sales, and rental income from franchisees. As of April, there were more than 2,200 Jack in the Box locations in more than 20 western and southern U.S. states and almost 650 Qdoba restaurants in more than 40 states.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 26.23
JACK's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.97 vs. JACK: 26.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
JACK' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.96  Med: 18.41 Max: 45.29
Current: 26.23
6.96
45.29
Forward PE Ratio 22.47
JACK's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 20.24 vs. JACK: 22.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 25.69
JACK's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
53% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.13 vs. JACK: 25.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
JACK' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.03  Med: 17.59 Max: 40
Current: 25.69
7.03
40
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 50.42
JACK's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
78% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.04 vs. JACK: 50.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
JACK' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.73  Med: 37.98 Max: 828.65
Current: 50.42
13.73
828.65
PS Ratio 2.07
JACK's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. JACK: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
JACK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.85 Max: 2.67
Current: 2.07
0.33
2.67
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 43.65
JACK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
83% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.40 vs. JACK: 43.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
JACK' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.95  Med: 34.1 Max: 2262.73
Current: 43.65
9.95
2262.73
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 20.59
JACK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
83% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. JACK: 20.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
JACK' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.89  Med: 10.84 Max: 28.65
Current: 20.59
4.89
28.65
EV-to-EBIT 17.46
JACK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.03 vs. JACK: 17.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JACK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 12.2 Max: 26.1
Current: 17.46
6
26.1
EV-to-EBITDA 12.62
JACK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.13 vs. JACK: 12.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
JACK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 7.4 Max: 17
Current: 12.62
4.1
17
PEG Ratio 1.81
JACK's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. JACK: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
JACK' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.85 Max: 94.54
Current: 1.81
0.49
94.54
Shiller PE Ratio 45.16
JACK's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 29.69 vs. JACK: 45.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
JACK' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.5  Med: 19.01 Max: 54.74
Current: 45.16
9.5
54.74
Current Ratio 0.46
JACK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. JACK: 0.46 )
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: 0.46
0.34
1.93
Quick Ratio 0.43
JACK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. JACK: 0.43 )
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: 0.43
0.25
1.75
Days Inventory 2.04
JACK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
94% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.62 vs. JACK: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
JACK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 4.38 Max: 8
Current: 2.04
2.4
8
Days Sales Outstanding 9.72
JACK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. JACK: 9.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JACK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.97  Med: 9.48 Max: 16.34
Current: 9.72
5.97
16.34
Days Payable 9.45
JACK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
93% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 37.00 vs. JACK: 9.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
JACK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.59  Med: 15.13 Max: 29.8
Current: 9.45
10.59
29.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.41
JACK's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
55% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. JACK: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
JACK' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.41
0.33
1.9
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.32
JACK's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. JACK: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
JACK' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.32
0.18
0.34
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.61
JACK's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
56% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. JACK: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.41
JACK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
61% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. JACK: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
JACK' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.41
0.33
1.9
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 8.50
JACK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. JACK: 8.50 )
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: 6 Max: 8.5
Current: 8.5
-1.1
8.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 5.35
JACK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. JACK: 5.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
JACK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.98 Max: 5.76
Current: 5.35
0.87
5.76
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.45
JACK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. JACK: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
JACK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.74 Max: 2.99
Current: 2.45
0.38
2.99
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.58
JACK's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. JACK: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
JACK' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.21 Max: 5.77
Current: 1.58
0.4
5.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.73
JACK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
60% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.16 vs. JACK: 5.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
JACK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 8.2 Max: 16.6
Current: 5.73
3.8
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 18.95
JACK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
80% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. JACK: 18.95 )
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: 9.7 Max: 19.1
Current: 18.95
-2.4
19.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,616
EPS (TTM) $ 3.82
Beta0.72
Short Percentage of Float6.10%
52-Week Range $61.78 - 113.30
Shares Outstanding (Mil)31.64

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,614 1,500 1,382
EPS ($) 4.42 5.44 5.62
EPS without NRI ($) 4.42 5.44 5.62
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
17.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.44 1.70 1.84
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