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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 0.10
MHGU's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. MHGU: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MHGU' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.22
Current: 0.1
0.02
0.22
Equity-to-Asset 0.18
MHGU's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. MHGU: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MHGU' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.18
0.01
0.23
Debt-to-Equity 3.52
MHGU's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
96% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. MHGU: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
MHGU' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1352.92  Med: 3.3 Max: 863.13
Current: 3.52
-1352.92
863.13
Debt-to-EBITDA 5.98
MHGU's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
77% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. MHGU: 5.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
MHGU' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.14  Med: 4.76 Max: 21.27
Current: 5.98
3.14
21.27
Interest Coverage 3.14
MHGU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 23.62 vs. MHGU: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MHGU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.31  Med: 3.01 Max: 4.6
Current: 3.14
2.31
4.6
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.78
Beneish M-Score: -2.41
WACC vs ROIC
4.19%
10.36%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 5.90
MHGU's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
53% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.08 vs. MHGU: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MHGU' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.46  Med: 3.59 Max: 5.99
Current: 5.9
-40.46
5.99
Net Margin % 2.94
MHGU's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
56% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. MHGU: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MHGU' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.67  Med: 2.63 Max: 3.35
Current: 2.94
-8.67
3.35
ROE % 26.47
MHGU's ROE % is ranked higher than
93% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.81 vs. MHGU: 26.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MHGU' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -113.38  Med: 29.95 Max: 167.57
Current: 26.47
-113.38
167.57
ROA % 4.29
MHGU's ROA % is ranked higher than
63% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. MHGU: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MHGU' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.78  Med: 5.03 Max: 7.22
Current: 4.29
-10.78
7.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 19.48
MHGU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.69 vs. MHGU: 19.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MHGU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.07  Med: 14.47 Max: 28.66
Current: 19.48
-4.07
28.66
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 21.40
MHGU's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. MHGU: 21.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MHGU' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.2  Med: 12.5 Max: 27.4
Current: 21.4
-22.2
27.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 39.80
MHGU's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. MHGU: 39.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
MHGU' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 27.5 Max: 127.1
Current: 39.8
0
127.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 43.80
MHGU's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. MHGU: 43.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
MHGU' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 43.8
Current: 43.8
0
43.8
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MHGUP.PFD32.352.47Pfd Shs Series B

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants    NAICS: 722511    SIC: 5812
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Headquarter Location:USA
Meritage Hospitality Group Inc is in the quick-service and casual dining restaurant industries. It operates Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers quick-service restaurants under franchise agreements with The Wendy's Company.

Meritage Hospitality Group Inc is in the quick-service and casual dining restaurant industries. The quick-service restaurant industry is characterized by customers who are looking for quick, convenient and value-oriented meals that are ordered, paid for and picked up at a cash register. It operates over 170 Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers quick-service restaurants under franchise agreements with The Wendy's Company. The company also operates Twisted Rooster, Crooked Goose, Freighters Eatery and Taproom, and Wheelhouse Kitchen and Cocktails full-service casual dining restaurants. Operations of the Company are located in Michigan, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, and Oklahoma.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 8.68
MHGU's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.91 vs. MHGU: 8.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
MHGU' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.59  Med: 9.8 Max: 31.45
Current: 8.68
4.59
31.45
PE Ratio without NRI 8.68
MHGU's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
90% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.39 vs. MHGU: 8.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
MHGU' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 9.8 Max: 30.25
Current: 8.68
4.6
30.25
PB Ratio 1.93
MHGU's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. MHGU: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MHGU' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 2.55 Max: 3.69
Current: 1.93
1.66
3.69
PS Ratio 0.25
MHGU's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. MHGU: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MHGU' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.25
0.14
0.56
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.01
MHGU's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
92% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. MHGU: 4.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MHGU' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.44  Med: 4.21 Max: 9.09
Current: 4.01
2.44
9.09
EV-to-EBIT 13.15
MHGU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.45 vs. MHGU: 13.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MHGU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 10.7 Max: 32.8
Current: 13.15
4.3
32.8
EV-to-EBITDA 8.66
MHGU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 13.96 vs. MHGU: 8.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MHGU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 7.2 Max: 11.7
Current: 8.66
2.9
11.7
EV-to-Revenue 0.68
MHGU's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
69% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. MHGU: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
MHGU' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.5 Max: 1
Current: 0.68
0.2
1
PEG Ratio 0.26
MHGU's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. MHGU: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
MHGU' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.35 Max: 2.52
Current: 0.26
0.19
2.52
Shiller PE Ratio 34.26
MHGU's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 30.20 vs. MHGU: 34.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MHGU' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.6  Med: 74.31 Max: 1075
Current: 34.26
33.6
1075
Current Ratio 0.39
MHGU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. MHGU: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MHGU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.44 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.39
0.24
1.11
Quick Ratio 0.34
MHGU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. MHGU: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MHGU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.37 Max: 1.06
Current: 0.34
0.2
1.06
Days Inventory 4.31
MHGU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
94% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.55 vs. MHGU: 4.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MHGU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.73  Med: 4.25 Max: 7.26
Current: 4.31
1.73
7.26
Days Sales Outstanding 0.66
MHGU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.04 vs. MHGU: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MHGU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.16 Max: 5.48
Current: 0.66
0.54
5.48
Days Payable 15.51
MHGU's Days Payable is ranked lower than
84% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 45.50 vs. MHGU: 15.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MHGU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.87  Med: 24.02 Max: 58.69
Current: 15.51
6.87
58.69

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.35
MHGU's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. MHGU: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MHGU' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.35
0
0.36
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.35
MHGU's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. MHGU: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.35
MHGU's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. MHGU: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MHGU' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.35
0
0.36
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.90
MHGU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. MHGU: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MHGU' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23  Med: -0.7 Max: 2.6
Current: -2.9
-23
2.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.81
MHGU's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
61% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. MHGU: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
MHGU' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.81
0.43
1.33
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.95
MHGU's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. MHGU: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MHGU' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.43 Max: 5.48
Current: 0.95
0.53
5.48
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.35
MHGU's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. MHGU: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
MHGU' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.56 Max: 5.87
Current: 0.35
0.34
5.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.60
MHGU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. MHGU: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MHGU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 9.3 Max: 23.2
Current: 7.6
3
23.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.30
MHGU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. MHGU: 7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MHGU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.4  Med: 8.1 Max: 15.8
Current: 7.3
-42.4
15.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $412.78
EPS (TTM) $ 1.97
Beta0.27
Volatility10.93%
52-Week Range $16.77 - 21.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.12

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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