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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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity-to-Asset -0.32
JACK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. JACK: -0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
JACK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.38  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.47
Current: -0.32
-0.38
0.47
Debt-to-EBITDA 3.23
JACK's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. JACK: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
JACK' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 1.9 Max: 3.23
Current: 3.23
1.28
3.23
Interest Coverage 5.71
JACK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.12 vs. JACK: 5.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
JACK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.71  Med: 8.01 Max: 10.44
Current: 5.71
5.71
10.44
WACC vs ROIC
4.41%
22.51%
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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 17.13
JACK's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. JACK: 17.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
JACK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.31  Med: 9.32 Max: 17.13
Current: 17.13
5.31
17.13
Net Margin % 8.71
JACK's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
83% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. JACK: 8.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
JACK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.06  Med: 4.87 Max: 8.71
Current: 8.71
3.06
8.71
ROA % 10.71
JACK's ROA % is ranked higher than
86% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. JACK: 10.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
JACK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.68  Med: 7.45 Max: 10.52
Current: 10.71
3.68
10.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 39.87
JACK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
77% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. JACK: 39.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
JACK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.56  Med: 22.62 Max: 39.38
Current: 39.87
13.56
39.38
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 12.40
JACK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. JACK: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
JACK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.2  Med: 6.5 Max: 15.3
Current: 12.4
-11.2
15.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 23.70
JACK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. JACK: 23.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
JACK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.2  Med: 9.3 Max: 110.3
Current: 23.7
-46.2
110.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 25.50
JACK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. JACK: 25.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
JACK' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.5  Med: 13.5 Max: 56.4
Current: 25.5
-12.5
56.4
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Guru Trades

Q1 2017

JACK Guru Trades in Q1 2017

John Hussman 25,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 225,779 sh (+360.61%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 82,302 sh (-0.42%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 69,695 sh (-20.07%)
Caxton Associates 10,000 sh (-75.08%)
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Q2 2017

JACK Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 35,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 5,947 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 25,000 sh (+150.00%)
John Hussman 25,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 81,982 sh (-0.39%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 67,520 sh (-3.12%)
Joel Greenblatt 216,248 sh (-4.22%)
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Q3 2017

JACK Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jana Partners 1,316,715 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 625,564 sh (New)
John Hussman 25,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 81,866 sh (-0.14%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 67,200 sh (-0.47%)
Joel Greenblatt 64,523 sh (-70.16%)
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Q4 2017

JACK Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Louis Moore Bacon 125,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 145,890 sh (New)
John Hussman Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Jana Partners 1,085,919 sh (-17.53%)
Pioneer Investments 33,312 sh (-59.31%)
Joel Greenblatt 6,890 sh (-89.32%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with JACK

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Reduce -89.32%0.09%$98.11 - $106.61 $ 91.60-10%6,890
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Reduce -70.16%0.21%$91.49 - $101.04 $ 91.60-4%64,523
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Reduce -4.22%0.01%$97.66 - $109.45 $ 91.60-11%216,248
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Add 360.61%0.23%$93.71 - $111.92 $ 91.60-12%225,779
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Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants    NAICS: 722513    SIC: 5812
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Headquarter Location:USA
Jack In The Box Inc mainly operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants and Qdoba Mexican Grill fast-casual restaurants.

Jack In The Box Inc operates quick-service restaurants and fast-casual restaurants in California, the USA under the brands Jack in the Box and Qdoba Mexican Eats (Qdoba) respectively. Jack in the Box menu offers burgers, tacos, regular and curly fries, specialty sandwiches, salads and ice cream shakes. Qdoba's menu offers Mexican food such as burritos, tacos, salads, and quesadillas. These foods are available with the option of customization as per customer requirements. They also offer catering services to its customers. Revenues are generated from sales that take place at their restaurants and majority contributor is the Jack in the Box restaurant operations.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 20.82
JACK's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. JACK: 20.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
JACK' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.96  Med: 19.69 Max: 45.79
Current: 20.82
6.96
45.79
Forward PE Ratio 21.69
JACK's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.28 vs. JACK: 21.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 20.40
JACK's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
71% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. JACK: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
JACK' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.03  Med: 18.81 Max: 40
Current: 20.4
7.03
40
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 21.30
JACK's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
65% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.52 vs. JACK: 21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
JACK' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.03  Med: 36.76 Max: 828.65
Current: 21.3
16.03
828.65
PS Ratio 1.82
JACK's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. JACK: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
JACK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.98 Max: 2.65
Current: 1.82
0.33
2.65
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.43
JACK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
66% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.00 vs. JACK: 20.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
JACK' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.95  Med: 30.94 Max: 2262.73
Current: 20.43
9.95
2262.73
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.48
JACK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
55% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. JACK: 14.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
JACK' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.85  Med: 11.75 Max: 28.72
Current: 14.48
4.85
28.72
EV-to-EBIT 10.16
JACK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.04 vs. JACK: 10.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JACK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 13 Max: 26.1
Current: 10.16
5.9
26.1
EV-to-EBITDA 7.63
JACK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
89% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 13.65 vs. JACK: 7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
JACK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 7.7 Max: 17
Current: 7.63
4
17
EV-to-Revenue 1.74
JACK's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
62% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. JACK: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
JACK' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.2 Max: 3.2
Current: 1.74
0.5
3.2
PEG Ratio 1.05
JACK's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. JACK: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
JACK' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.73 Max: 68.28
Current: 1.05
0.47
68.28
Shiller PE Ratio 38.10
JACK's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 29.52 vs. JACK: 38.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
JACK' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.56  Med: 22.3 Max: 54.74
Current: 38.1
9.56
54.74
Days Inventory 2.47
JACK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.55 vs. JACK: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
JACK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.39  Med: 2.47 Max: 8
Current: 2.47
2.39
8
Days Sales Outstanding 15.17
JACK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
66% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.57 vs. JACK: 15.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JACK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.24  Med: 11.5 Max: 16.34
Current: 15.17
7.24
16.34
Days Payable 12.00
JACK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 43.35 vs. JACK: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
JACK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.59  Med: 12.48 Max: 29.8
Current: 12
10.59
29.8

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.75
JACK's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
61% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. JACK: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
JACK' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.29 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.75
0.33
1.95
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.34
JACK's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. JACK: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
JACK' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.34
0.18
0.36
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 58.70
JACK's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. JACK: 58.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
JACK' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 58.7
Current: 58.7
0
58.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.75
JACK's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
54% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. JACK: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.74
JACK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
51% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. JACK: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
JACK' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.97
Current: 1.74
0.33
1.97
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 8.60
JACK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. JACK: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
JACK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.1  Med: 2.4 Max: 8.6
Current: 8.6
-2.1
8.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.87
JACK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. JACK: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
JACK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.38 Max: 12.33
Current: 1.87
0.87
12.33
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.86
JACK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. JACK: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
JACK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.59 Max: 2.55
Current: 1.86
0.17
2.55
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.06
JACK's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. JACK: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
JACK' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.24 Max: 5.77
Current: 1.06
0.4
5.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.84
JACK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. JACK: 9.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
JACK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 7.7 Max: 16.9
Current: 9.84
3.8
16.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 22.42
JACK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
87% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. JACK: 22.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
JACK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.3  Med: 12.2 Max: 22.8
Current: 22.42
-2.3
22.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,553.91
EPS (TTM) $ 4.40
Beta0.36
Short Percentage of Float6.94%
52-Week Range $79.30 - 113.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.53

Analyst Estimate

Sep18 Sep19 Sep20
Revenue (Mil $) 1,206 990 1,339
EBIT (Mil $) 237 249 289
EBITDA (Mil $) 323 318 366
EPS ($) 4.41 5.19 5.34
EPS without NRI ($) 4.41 5.19 5.34
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
17.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.70 1.84 2.12

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: ----
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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