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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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
NATH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. NATH: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NATH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.58   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.82
NATH's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. NATH: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NATH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.82

0.63
0.85
Interest Coverage No Debt
NATH's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. NATH: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NATH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.07   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

2.07
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 13.33
M-Score: -2.53
WACC vs ROIC
11.49%
96.31%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 19.78
NATH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. NATH: 19.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NATH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -24.62   Max: 17.6
Current: 19.78

-24.62
17.6
Net-margin (%) 11.82
NATH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. NATH: 11.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NATH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -42.56   Max: 15.2
Current: 11.82

-42.56
15.2
ROE (%) 24.02
NATH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. NATH: 24.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NATH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -53.18   Max: 23.71
Current: 24.02

-53.18
23.71
ROA (%) 19.39
NATH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. NATH: 19.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NATH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -37.43   Max: 16.53
Current: 19.39

-37.43
16.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 156.00
NATH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.59 vs. NATH: 156.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NATH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.04   Max: 167.54
Current: 156

4.04
167.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 20.10
NATH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. NATH: 20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NATH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4   Max: 20.5
Current: 20.1

-4
20.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 60.60
NATH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -41.00 vs. NATH: 60.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NATH' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -44.7   Max: 108.8
Current: 60.6

-44.7
108.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 65.40
NATH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NATH: 65.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NATH' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.3   Max: 65.4
Current: 65.4

-28.3
65.4
» NATH's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

NATH Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 2,100 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 270,564 sh (-0.06%)
Jim Simons 78,900 sh (-8.47%)
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Q4 2014

NATH Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 80,600 sh (+2.15%)
Chuck Royce 2,100 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 248,332 sh (-8.22%)
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Q1 2015

NATH Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 115,500 sh (+43.30%)
Chuck Royce 2,100 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 243,187 sh (-2.07%)
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2015

NATH Guru Trades in 2015

Mario Gabelli 233,387 sh (-6.02%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 16.10
NATH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 37.30 vs. NATH: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NATH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.96   Max: 46.31
Current: 16.1

9.96
46.31
Forward P/E 24.51
NATH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NATH: 24.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.10
NATH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
95% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 71.00 vs. NATH: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NATH' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 13.92   Max: 45.98
Current: 16.1

13.92
45.98
P/B 3.30
NATH's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NATH: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NATH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 6.91
Current: 3.3

1.57
6.91
P/S 1.91
NATH's P/S is ranked lower than
75% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. NATH: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NATH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 3.91
Current: 1.91

1.06
3.91
PFCF 13.50
NATH's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 64.60 vs. NATH: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NATH' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.9   Max: 68.25
Current: 13.5

8.9
68.25
POCF 12.40
NATH's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.86 vs. NATH: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NATH' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.79   Max: 267.47
Current: 12.4

7.79
267.47
EV-to-EBIT 7.28
NATH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 32.57 vs. NATH: 7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NATH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 21
Current: 7.28

4.7
21
PEG 0.69
NATH's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NATH: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NATH' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 76.29
Current: 0.69

0.42
76.29
Shiller P/E 27.90
NATH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NATH: 27.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NATH' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.33   Max: 768
Current: 27.9

14.33
768
Current Ratio 5.58
NATH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NATH: 5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NATH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 7.07
Current: 5.58

0.97
7.07
Quick Ratio 5.50
NATH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. NATH: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NATH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 6.94
Current: 5.5

0.92
6.94
Days Inventory 5.21
NATH's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.12 vs. NATH: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NATH' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.74   Max: 12.85
Current: 5.21

3.74
12.85
Days Sales Outstanding 24.24
NATH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
57% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.31 vs. NATH: 24.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NATH' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 12.64   Max: 39.01
Current: 24.24

12.64
39.01

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 6.10
NATH's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
97% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NATH: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
NATH' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.71   Max: 63
Current: 6.1

2.71
63
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.20
NATH's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NATH: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
NATH' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.07   Max: 22.09
Current: 5.2

2.07
22.09
Price/Tangible Book 3.50
NATH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. NATH: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NATH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 6.93
Current: 3.5

1.01
6.93
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
NATH's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NATH: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
NATH' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.77
Current: 1.4

0.4
2.77
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
NATH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NATH: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NATH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2
Current: 1

0.25
2
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.60
NATH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NATH: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
NATH' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 7.52
Current: 0.6

0.32
7.52
Price/Graham Number 1.60
NATH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NATH: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
NATH' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 3.11
Current: 1.6

0.52
3.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 13.50
NATH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
97% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. NATH: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
NATH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 21.1
Current: 13.5

4.8
21.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 42.10
NATH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NATH: 42.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
NATH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 42.1
Current: 42.1

1.1
42.1

Analyst Estimate

Mar15
EPS($) 2.20
EPS without NRI($) 2.20

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX » details
Traded in other countries:NFA.Germany,
Nathans Famous, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware on July 10, 1992 under the name 'Nathan's Famous 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's Famous 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.
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