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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 0.05
TAST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. TAST: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
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 0.28
TAST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. TAST: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TAST' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.22  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.28
-0.22
0.36
Interest Coverage 2.42
TAST's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 22.48 vs. TAST: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TAST' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.75
Current: 2.42
0.87
2.75
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.17
M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
4.37%
15.81%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 4.82
TAST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.16 vs. TAST: 4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TAST' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.71  Med: 3.44 Max: 8.55
Current: 4.82
-2.71
8.55
Net-margin (%) 2.83
TAST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. TAST: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TAST' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.5  Med: 1.79 Max: 3.34
Current: 2.83
-5.5
3.34
ROE (%) 20.27
TAST's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. TAST: 20.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TAST' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.49  Med: 21.56 Max: 1570.44
Current: 20.27
-41.49
1570.44
ROA (%) 6.05
TAST's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. TAST: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TAST' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.98  Med: 2.75 Max: 6.05
Current: 6.05
-10.98
6.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 20.94
TAST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.63 vs. TAST: 20.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TAST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.9  Med: 7.7 Max: 32.1
Current: 20.94
-9.9
32.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.00
TAST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. TAST: -7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TAST' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.9  Med: -6.95 Max: 20.9
Current: -7
-24.9
20.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 42.60
TAST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. TAST: 42.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TAST' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -10.85 Max: 42.6
Current: 42.6
0
42.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
TAST's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. TAST: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TAST' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: 6.15 Max: 271.4
Current: -100
-100
271.4
» TAST's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-03)


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

Q3 2015

TAST Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 634,700 sh (+101.88%)
Private Capital 1,831,157 sh (+4.08%)
Chuck Royce 1,016,774 sh (-14.18%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,102,152 sh (-45.05%)
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Q4 2015

TAST Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 918,900 sh (+44.78%)
Private Capital 1,833,969 sh (+0.15%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
Chuck Royce 811,774 sh (-20.16%)
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Q1 2016

TAST Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 1,234,300 sh (+34.32%)
Private Capital 1,450,472 sh (-20.91%)
Chuck Royce 451,774 sh (-44.35%)
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Q2 2016

TAST Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 28,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,168,400 sh (-5.34%)
Private Capital 1,321,329 sh (-8.90%)
Chuck Royce 372,774 sh (-17.49%)
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Business Description

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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.

Guru Investment Theses on Carrols Restaurant Group Inc

Keeley Funds Comments on Carrol’s Restaurant Group - Nov 16, 2015

Another strong performer during the quarter was Carrol’s Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:TAST) which rose over 14 percent and added 16 basis points of performance to the Fund during the quarter. The company has exceeded the accretion goals from its prior acquisition of a large Burger King franchisee. In addition, Burger King has been much more nimble in adjusting its menu versus McDonald’s, thereby taking share as consumer tastes have evolved. With the strong stock performance and the shares nearing fair value, we have been trimming our position.





From Keeley Small Cap Fund third quarter 2015 commentary.



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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 21.61
TAST's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.34 vs. TAST: 21.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TAST' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 3.5 Max: 881.43
Current: 21.61
0.76
881.43
PE(NRI) 21.61
TAST's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
62% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.34 vs. TAST: 21.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TAST' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.97 Max: 53.89
Current: 21.61
0.76
53.89
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 30.04
TAST's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 26.18 vs. TAST: 30.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
TAST' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 19.18 Max: 216
Current: 30.04
2.46
216
P/B 3.98
TAST's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. TAST: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TAST' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.69 Max: 11.64
Current: 3.98
0.65
11.64
P/S 0.66
TAST's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. TAST: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TAST' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.68
Current: 0.66
0.01
0.68
POCF 8.67
TAST's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. TAST: 8.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TAST' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 2.21 Max: 64.43
Current: 8.67
0.21
64.43
EV-to-EBIT 15.39
TAST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.53 vs. TAST: 15.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TAST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -107.9  Med: 7.2 Max: 323.3
Current: 15.39
-107.9
323.3
EV-to-EBITDA 7.82
TAST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
80% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 13.17 vs. TAST: 7.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TAST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 10.7 Max: 82.9
Current: 7.82
3.6
82.9
PEG 5.97
TAST's PEG is ranked lower than
82% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. TAST: 5.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
TAST' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.88 Max: 5.97
Current: 5.97
0.82
5.97
Shiller P/E 72.87
TAST's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 30.76 vs. TAST: 72.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TAST' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.78  Med: 48.75 Max: 80.81
Current: 72.87
16.78
80.81
Current Ratio 0.52
TAST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. TAST: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TAST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.91
Current: 0.52
0.36
1.91
Quick Ratio 0.41
TAST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. TAST: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TAST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.44 Max: 1.75
Current: 0.41
0.28
1.75
Days Inventory 3.57
TAST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
89% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.22 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 3.19
TAST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. TAST: 3.19 )
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: 3.19
2.19
7.01
Days Payable 11.08
TAST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
93% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 36.41 vs. TAST: 11.08 )
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: 11.08
9.05
18.64

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -16.00
TAST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 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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history
Price/Projected FCF 13.81
TAST's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
96% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. TAST: 13.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TAST' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.72 Max: 13.78
Current: 13.81
0.4
13.78
Price/Median PS Value 3.46
TAST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
96% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. TAST: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TAST' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.02 Max: 3.57
Current: 3.46
0.1
3.57
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.93
TAST's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. TAST: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
TAST' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.23 Max: 3.31
Current: 0.93
0.18
3.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.48
TAST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. TAST: 6.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TAST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 12.9 Max: 17.4
Current: 6.48
0.3
17.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.15
TAST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. TAST: 20.15 )
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: -9.1 Max: 28.6
Current: 20.15
-37.1
28.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $910.6
EPS (TTM) $ 0.62
Beta-0.04
Short Percentage of Float3.49%
52-Week Range $10.57 - 14.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)35.84
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Carrols Restaurant Will Reap Good Profits Mar 16 2016 
Carrols: A Growth Stock With Huge Potential Jan 15 2016 
Keeley Funds Comments on Carrol’s Restaurant Group Nov 16 2015 
KEELEY Small Cap Value Fund Q3 2015 Manager Commentary Nov 03 2015 
Carrols Is On A Growth Spree Aug 31 2015 
Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 18 2011 
Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 10 2010 
Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 12 2010 
June 28, 2010 52-Week Low Wrap-Up: BP Plc, Carrols Restaurant, First Financial Northwest, Monsanto, Jun 28 2010 
Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 12 2010 

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