In last trading session, Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST) saw 0.62 million shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 2.33. Company’s recent per share price level of $7.05 trading at $0.04 or 0.57% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $384.23M. That closing price of TAST’s stock is at a discount of -14.18% from its 52-week high price of $8.05 and is indicating a premium of 81.42% from its 52-week low price of $1.31. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 1.15 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 585.90K if we extend that period to 3-months.
For Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. (TAST), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of a Buy while assigning it a mean rating of 1.00. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 4 analysts covering the stock, 0 rated the stock as a Sell while 0 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 0 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 4 see the stock as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of $0.04 in the current quarter.
Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST) trade information
Upright in the green during last session for gaining 0.57%, in the last five days TAST remained trading in the red while hitting it’s week-highest on Monday, 11/13/23 when the stock touched $7.05 price level, adding 10.19% to its value on the day. Carrols Restaurant Group Inc.’s shares saw a change of 418.38% in year-to-date performance and have moved -7.11% in past 5-day. Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST) showed a performance of 31.04% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 1.27 million shares which calculate 3.69 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $9.88 to the stock, which implies a rise of 28.64% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $8.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $11.50. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -63.12% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -13.48% for stock’s current value.
Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. (TAST) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. is scoring comparatively higher than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company added 39.05% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of 160.00% while that of industry is 17.50. Apart from that, the company came raising its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2023. This year revenue growth is estimated to rise 8.10% from the last financial year’s standing.
3 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $465.33 million for the same. And 2 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $456.9 million in the next quarter that will end on Mar 2024. Company posted $445.06 million and $423.43 million of sales in current and next quarters respectively a year earlier. Analysts are expecting this quarter sales to grow by 4.60% while estimating it to be 7.90% for the next quarter.
Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report on November 09 and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt.
Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 37.47% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 29.81 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 47.67%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 29.81% institutions for Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. that are currently holding shares of the company. Blackrock Inc. is the top institutional holder at TAST for having 3.21 million shares of worth $16.16 million. And as of Jun 29, 2023, it was holding 5.89% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Vanguard Group Inc, which was holding about 1.64 million shares on Jun 29, 2023. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 3.02% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $8.29 million.
On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and iShares Russell 2000 ETF are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Jun 29, 2023, the former fund manager was holding 0.95 million shares of worth $4.77 million or 1.73% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 0.85 million shares on Aug 30, 2023, making its stake of worth around $5.94 million in the company or a holder of 1.56% of company’s stock.