• Return to Headlines

Top 5 Companies in the Restaurants Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (JACK, WING, BLMN, FRGI, CAKE)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Restaurants industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Jack In The Box ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 2.9%. Following is Wingstop Inc with a projected earnings growth of 3.6%. Bloomin' Brands ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 3.7%.

Fiesta Restauran follows with a projected earnings growth of 4.0%, and Cheesecake Facto rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 5.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Cheesecake Facto on February 23rd, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $48.39. Since that recommendation, shares of Cheesecake Facto have risen 7.9%. We continue to monitor Cheesecake Facto for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest projected earnings growth jack in the box wingstop inc bloomin' brands fiesta restauran cheesecake facto

Ticker(s): JACK WING BLMN FRGI CAKE