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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 0.43
NATH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NATH: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NATH' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 0.43
Equity to Asset -0.86
NATH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NATH: -0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NATH' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.01  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.85
Current: -0.86
-1.01
0.85
Interest Coverage 1.80
NATH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 22.15 vs. NATH: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NATH' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 66.8 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.8
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.34
M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
1.99%
226.54%
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 : 9/10

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Operating margin (%) 27.06
NATH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. NATH: 27.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NATH' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 15.7 Max: 27.06
Current: 27.06
5.8
27.06
Net-margin (%) 7.53
NATH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. NATH: 7.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NATH' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 10.73 Max: 15.2
Current: 7.53
3.87
15.2
ROA (%) 9.45
NATH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. NATH: 9.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NATH' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 13.31 Max: 16.66
Current: 9.45
4.16
16.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 292.45
NATH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. NATH: 292.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NATH' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.36  Med: 156.1 Max: 292.45
Current: 292.45
43.36
292.45
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
NATH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NATH: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NATH' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4  Med: 8.9 Max: 20.3
Current: 13.4
-4
20.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.90
NATH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. NATH: 25.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NATH' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.1  Med: 10.4 Max: 106.4
Current: 25.9
-45.1
106.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -5.60
NATH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. NATH: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NATH' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.3  Med: 16.1 Max: 65.4
Current: -5.6
-28.3
65.4
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Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants    NAICS: 722513    SIC: 5812
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Traded in other countries:NFA.Germany,
Nathan's Famous Inc operates chain of retail fast food restaurants. It is engaged in the marketing of the 'Nathan's Famous' brand and the sale of products bearing the 'Nathan's Famous' trademarks through different channels of distribution.

Nathan's Famous Inc was incorporated in Delaware on July 10, 1992 under the name 'Nathan'sFamous Holding Corporation' to act as the parent of a Delaware corporation then-known as Nathan's Famous, Inc. On December 15, 1992, it changed its name to Nathan's Famous, Inc. The Company is engaged in the marketing of the 'Nathan's Famous' brand and the sale of products bearing the 'Nathan's Famous' trademarks through several different channels of distribution. The operation and franchising of quick-service restaurants features Nathan's Beef Hot Dogs, crinkle-cut French-fries, and a variety of other menu offerings, which operate under the name 'Nathan's Famous,' the name first used at its original Coney Island restaurant. The Branded Product Program, introduced in fiscal 1998, which allows foodservice operators to prepare and sell Nathan's World Famous Beef Hot Dogs and certain other proprietary products outside of the realm of a traditional franchise relationship while making limited use of the Nathan'sFamous trademark. A licensing program which began in 1978, which authorizes various third parties to manufacture, market and distribute various bulk and packaged products bearing the Nathan's Famous trademarks to food service customers and retail customers through supermarkets, club stores and other grocery-type outlets. It also owns the Arthur Treacher's brand and trademarks. Its menu is designed to take advantage of site-specific market opportunities by adding complementary food items to the core menu. Arthur Treacher's product is its 'Original Fish-n-Chips,' consisting of fish fillets coated with a special batter prepared under a proprietary formula, deep-fried golden brown, and served with English-style chips and corn meal 'hush puppies.' It is subject to Federal Trade Commission regulation and several state laws that regulate the offer and sale of franchises.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 35.66
NATH's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.24 vs. NATH: 35.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NATH' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.87  Med: 19.75 Max: 47.1
Current: 35.66
9.87
47.1
PE(NRI) 35.66
NATH's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
69% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.71 vs. NATH: 35.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NATH' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.92  Med: 24.19 Max: 47.1
Current: 35.66
13.92
47.1
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 61.90
NATH's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
83% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.35 vs. NATH: 61.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
NATH' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.75  Med: 18.03 Max: 308
Current: 61.9
9.75
308
P/S 2.75
NATH's P/S is ranked lower than
81% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. NATH: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NATH' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.08 Max: 4.06
Current: 2.75
1.38
4.06
PFCF 36.79
NATH's PFCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.47 vs. NATH: 36.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NATH' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.18  Med: 19.99 Max: 68.81
Current: 36.79
9.18
68.81
POCF 30.24
NATH's POCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. NATH: 30.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NATH' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.38  Med: 17.3 Max: 256.67
Current: 30.24
8.38
256.67
EV-to-EBIT 12.82
NATH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.22 vs. NATH: 12.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NATH' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 11 Max: 21
Current: 12.82
4.8
21
EV-to-EBITDA 12.23
NATH's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.49 vs. NATH: 12.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NATH' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 10 Max: 19
Current: 12.23
4.3
19
PEG 0.83
NATH's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. NATH: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NATH' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.31 Max: 21.31
Current: 0.83
0.34
21.31
Shiller P/E 42.40
NATH's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 29.52 vs. NATH: 42.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NATH' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.26  Med: 43.82 Max: 106
Current: 42.4
22.26
106
Current Ratio 5.63
NATH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. NATH: 5.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NATH' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.25 Max: 7.07
Current: 5.63
0.97
7.07
Quick Ratio 5.59
NATH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. NATH: 5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NATH' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 3.16 Max: 6.94
Current: 5.59
0.92
6.94
Days Inventory 3.89
NATH's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.66 vs. NATH: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NATH' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.89  Med: 9.3 Max: 12.18
Current: 3.89
3.89
12.18
Days Sales Outstanding 24.78
NATH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
80% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.59 vs. NATH: 24.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NATH' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.58  Med: 31.3 Max: 39.01
Current: 24.78
20.58
39.01
Days Payable 18.32
NATH's Days Payable is ranked lower than
79% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 39.67 vs. NATH: 18.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NATH' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.32  Med: 33.06 Max: 39.29
Current: 18.32
18.32
39.29

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.50
NATH's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. NATH: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NATH' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.4  Med: 1.5 Max: 9.7
Current: 1.5
-14.4
9.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 7.03
NATH's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. NATH: 7.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NATH' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.31 Max: 12.89
Current: 7.03
0.4
12.89
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
NATH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. NATH: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NATH' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.32
0.21
1.9
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.43
NATH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. NATH: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
NATH' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.3 Max: 7.66
Current: 1.43
0.32
7.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.82
NATH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. NATH: 7.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NATH' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 9.1 Max: 20.7
Current: 7.82
4.8
20.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 28.50
NATH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.22 vs. NATH: 28.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NATH' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 15.6 Max: 49
Current: 28.5
1.7
49

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $96.42
EPS (TTM) $ 1.75
Beta-0.38
Short Percentage of Float3.61%
52-Week Range $40.04 - 66.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4.18
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