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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
NAS:TAST's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NAS:TAST: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:TAST' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: N/A
Current: 0.05
Equity-to-Asset 0.27
NAS:TAST's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NAS:TAST: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:TAST' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.22  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.27
-0.22
0.36
Interest Coverage 2.27
NAS:TAST's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 22.15 vs. NAS:TAST: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:TAST' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.75
Current: 2.27
0.87
2.75
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 3.25
Beneish M-Score: -2.61
WACC vs ROIC
3.77%
13.94%
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
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history
Operating Margin % 4.42
NAS:TAST's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
53% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. NAS:TAST: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:TAST' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.71  Med: 3.44 Max: 8.55
Current: 4.42
-2.71
8.55
Net Margin % 2.47
NAS:TAST's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
52% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. NAS:TAST: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:TAST' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.5  Med: 1.79 Max: 3.34
Current: 2.47
-5.5
3.34
ROE % 17.20
NAS:TAST's ROE % is ranked higher than
78% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.93 vs. NAS:TAST: 17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:TAST' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.49  Med: 21.56 Max: 1570.44
Current: 17.2
-41.49
1570.44
ROA % 5.29
NAS:TAST's ROA % is ranked higher than
58% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. NAS:TAST: 5.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:TAST' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.98  Med: 2.75 Max: 5.29
Current: 5.29
-10.98
5.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 18.44
NAS:TAST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. NAS:TAST: 18.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:TAST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.9  Med: 7.7 Max: 32.1
Current: 18.44
-9.9
32.1
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -7.00
NAS:TAST's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NAS:TAST: -7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:TAST' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.9  Med: -6.95 Max: 20.9
Current: -7
-24.9
20.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 42.60
NAS:TAST's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. NAS:TAST: 42.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:TAST' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -10.85 Max: 42.6
Current: 42.6
0
42.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -100.00
NAS:TAST's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
100% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. NAS:TAST: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:TAST' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: 6.15 Max: 271.4
Current: -100
-100
271.4
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Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants    NAICS: 722513    SIC: 5812
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Carrols Restaurant Group Inc owns and operates more than 674 restaurants under the Burger King brand in 15 Northeastern, Midwestern and Southeastern states.

Carrols Restaurant Group Inc is a Delaware Corporation, incorporated in 1986. It conducts all of its operations through its direct and indirect subsidiaries and has no assets other than the shares of Carrols, its direct wholly-owned subsidiary. Prior to November 21, 2006 it was known as Carrols Holdings Corporation. On November 21, 2006, it amended its certificate of incorporation to change its name to Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. The Company owned and operated 564 Burger King restaurants located in 13 Northeastern, Midwestern and Southeastern states. It has a total of 13,667 Burger King restaurants, of which 13,615 were franchised and 7,436 were located in the United States and Canada. Burger King restaurants feature the popular flame-broiled Whopper sandwich, as well as a variety of hamburgers, chicken and other specialty sandwiches, french fries, salads, breakfast items, snacks, smoothies, frappes and other offerings. The Company' competitors are McDonald's and Wendy's. It is subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and various other federal and state laws governing such matters as: minimum wage requirements; unemployment compensation; overtime; and other working conditions and citizenship requirements.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 28.90
TAST's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.24 vs. TAST: 28.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
TAST' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 3.63 Max: 881.43
Current: 28.9
0.76
881.43
PE Ratio without NRI 28.90
TAST's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
62% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.71 vs. TAST: 28.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
TAST' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 3.11 Max: 53.89
Current: 28.9
0.76
53.89
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 60.66
TAST's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
84% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.35 vs. TAST: 60.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
TAST' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 30.72 Max: 216
Current: 60.66
2.46
216
PB Ratio 4.65
TAST's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. TAST: 4.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
TAST' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.76 Max: 11.64
Current: 4.65
0.65
11.64
PS Ratio 0.76
TAST's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. TAST: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
TAST' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.76
0.01
0.81
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.99
TAST's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
52% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. TAST: 10.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
TAST' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 2.48 Max: 64.43
Current: 10.99
0.21
64.43
EV-to-EBIT 19.08
TAST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.22 vs. TAST: 19.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TAST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -107.9  Med: 7.3 Max: 323.3
Current: 19.08
-107.9
323.3
EV-to-EBITDA 9.10
TAST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
76% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.49 vs. TAST: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TAST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 10.4 Max: 82.9
Current: 9.1
3.6
82.9
PEG Ratio 8.25
TAST's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. TAST: 8.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
TAST' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 0.91 Max: 8.25
Current: 8.25
0.8
8.25
Shiller PE Ratio 103.47
TAST's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 29.52 vs. TAST: 103.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
TAST' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.27  Med: 58.7 Max: 108.27
Current: 103.47
16.27
108.27
Current Ratio 0.49
TAST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. TAST: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TAST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.91
Current: 0.49
0.36
1.91
Quick Ratio 0.38
TAST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. TAST: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TAST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.43 Max: 1.75
Current: 0.38
0.28
1.75
Days Inventory 3.57
TAST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
87% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.66 vs. TAST: 3.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TAST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.06  Med: 4.33 Max: 6.87
Current: 3.57
3.06
6.87
Days Sales Outstanding 2.98
TAST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.59 vs. TAST: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TAST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 2.84 Max: 7.01
Current: 2.98
2.19
7.01
Days Payable 10.55
TAST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
93% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 39.67 vs. TAST: 10.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TAST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.05  Med: 13.53 Max: 18.64
Current: 10.55
9.05
18.64

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -16.00
TAST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. TAST: -16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TAST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.6  Med: -3.55 Max: 0
Current: -16
-18.6
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 18.00
TAST's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. TAST: 18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
TAST' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.72 Max: 18.83
Current: 18
0.4
18.83
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 3.89
TAST's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. TAST: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
TAST' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.01 Max: 4.07
Current: 3.89
0.09
4.07
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.16
TAST's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. TAST: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
TAST' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.3 Max: 3.31
Current: 1.16
0.18
3.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.19
TAST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. TAST: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
TAST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 12.3 Max: 17.4
Current: 5.19
0.3
17.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 23.70
TAST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
86% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.22 vs. TAST: 23.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
TAST' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.1  Med: -8.4 Max: 28.6
Current: 23.7
-37.1
28.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $931.8
EPS (TTM) $ 0.56
Beta-0.18
Short Percentage of Float3.99%
52-Week Range $9.60 - 17.55
Shares Outstanding (Mil)35.84
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