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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 0.14
MHGU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. MHGU: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MHGU' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.1 Max: N/A
Current: 0.14
Equity to Asset 0.20
MHGU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. MHGU: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MHGU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.2
0.01
0.23
Interest Coverage 3.95
MHGU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
81% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 21.87 vs. MHGU: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MHGU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.29 Max: 4.36
Current: 3.95
0.54
4.36
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.30
M-Score: -3.31
WACC vs ROIC
5.82%
11.75%
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 (%) 4.88
MHGU's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. MHGU: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MHGU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.86  Med: 3.02 Max: 5.08
Current: 4.88
-2.86
5.08
Net-margin (%) 2.93
MHGU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. MHGU: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MHGU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.67  Med: 1.97 Max: 3.35
Current: 2.93
-8.67
3.35
ROE (%) 31.74
MHGU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. MHGU: 31.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MHGU' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -113.38  Med: 27.64 Max: 167.57
Current: 31.74
-113.38
167.57
ROA (%) 6.05
MHGU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. MHGU: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MHGU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.78  Med: 4.02 Max: 7.22
Current: 6.05
-10.78
7.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.00
MHGU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. MHGU: 24.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MHGU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.01  Med: 11.21 Max: 28.3
Current: 24
-5.01
28.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 27.60
MHGU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. MHGU: 27.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MHGU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.2  Med: 12.2 Max: 27.6
Current: 27.6
-22.2
27.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 45.50
MHGU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. MHGU: 45.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MHGU' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.9  Med: 27.5 Max: 228.9
Current: 45.5
-47.9
228.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 30.90
MHGU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. MHGU: 30.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MHGU' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.6  Med: 2.65 Max: 32.1
Current: 30.9
-25.6
32.1
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MHGUP21.952.73

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
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Meritage Hospitality Group is a hospitality company. It is engaged in the operation of hotels, marinas, restaurants and mixed-use developments, including a number of restaurants operated under franchise from brands.

Meritage Hospitality Group operates approximately 50 Wendy's fast-food restaurants throughout western and southern Michigan. These restaurants typically range from 2,700 to 3,400 square feet, with a seating capacity between 90 and 130 people. Each restaurant features such food items as hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, french fries, salads, soft drinks (primarily supplied by Pepsi), and desserts. The company has been opening approximately six new Wendy's restaurants per year and plans to open 15 O'Charley's restaurants over a seven-year span.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 9.36
MHGU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 22.97 vs. MHGU: 9.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MHGU' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.59  Med: 9.43 Max: 31.45
Current: 9.36
4.59
31.45
PE(NRI) 9.27
MHGU's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
94% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 22.63 vs. MHGU: 9.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MHGU' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.64  Med: 9.36 Max: 29.88
Current: 9.27
4.64
29.88
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 16.20
MHGU's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.06 vs. MHGU: 16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
MHGU' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.79  Med: 9.35 Max: 62.99
Current: 16.2
4.79
62.99
P/B 2.66
MHGU's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. MHGU: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MHGU' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 2.73 Max: 61.13
Current: 2.66
1.66
61.13
P/S 0.28
MHGU's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. MHGU: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MHGU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.28
0.06
0.56
POCF 4.22
MHGU's POCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.33 vs. MHGU: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MHGU' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.44  Med: 4.05 Max: 9.05
Current: 4.22
2.44
9.05
EV-to-EBIT 10.45
MHGU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. MHGU: 10.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MHGU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -179.3  Med: -32.2 Max: 32.9
Current: 10.45
-179.3
32.9
EV-to-EBITDA 7.11
MHGU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
85% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.41 vs. MHGU: 7.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MHGU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 8.5 Max: 39.8
Current: 7.11
2.9
39.8
PEG 0.29
MHGU's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. MHGU: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MHGU' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.39 Max: 2.5
Current: 0.29
0.29
2.5
Shiller P/E 91.03
MHGU's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
94% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 30.41 vs. MHGU: 91.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MHGU' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 85.83  Med: 157.14 Max: 1075
Current: 91.03
85.83
1075
Current Ratio 0.30
MHGU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. MHGU: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MHGU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.44 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.3
0.24
1.11
Quick Ratio 0.27
MHGU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. MHGU: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MHGU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.39 Max: 1.06
Current: 0.27
0.2
1.06
Days Inventory 2.53
MHGU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. MHGU: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MHGU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.73  Med: 2.98 Max: 7.26
Current: 2.53
1.73
7.26
Days Sales Outstanding 0.47
MHGU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. MHGU: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MHGU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.28 Max: 7.91
Current: 0.47
0.47
7.91
Days Payable 15.33
MHGU's Days Payable is ranked lower than
83% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 35.99 vs. MHGU: 15.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MHGU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.87  Med: 15.76 Max: 58.69
Current: 15.33
6.87
58.69

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
MHGU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. MHGU: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MHGU' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.6  Med: -0.7 Max: 2.6
Current: -0.7
-39.6
2.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 1.37
MHGU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. MHGU: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MHGU' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.97 Max: 6
Current: 1.37
0.71
6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.58
MHGU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. MHGU: 9.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MHGU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 10.1 Max: 23.2
Current: 9.58
3
23.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -34.36
MHGU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. MHGU: -34.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MHGU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -200.2  Med: -69 Max: -6.1
Current: -34.36
-200.2
-6.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $233.6
EPS (TTM) $ 1.20
Beta0.67
Short Percentage of Float0.14%
52-Week Range $9.41 - 11.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5.90
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