Carrols Restaurant Group is in the restaurants industry and consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Daniel T. Accordino. Carrols Restaurant Group Inc owns and operates restaurants under the Burger King brand in Northeastern, Midwestern and Southeastern states. It offers hamburgers, chicken and other specialty sandwiches, french fries, breakfast items and other offerings.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The TAST shares had a previous change of 0.17% which opened at 8.78 and closed at 8.72. It moved to an intraday high of 9.02 and a low of 8.64.

SeekingAlpha:  Carrols Restaurant Group: Shorts Can Cover – For Now

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, TAST shares returned 3.20% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -13.41%. Over three months, it changed -21.44%. In one year it has changed -30.79% and within that year its 52 week high was 16.40 and its 52 week low was 8.16. TAST stock is 6.86% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 11.52 and a 50 day moving average of 9.66. Right now, TAST stock is trading -24.32% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Carrols Restaurant Group: Shorts Can Cover – For Now


The company has a market cap of $387.6m with 44.4m shares outstanding and a float of 41.2m shares. Trading volume was 162,634 shares and has experienced an average volume of 342,504 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Carrols Restaurant Group was 0.2 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 43.68. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -0.13. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 0.28 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is -0.03), which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 31.20.

1stQtr 2019 -0.324thQtr 2018 0.043rdQtr 2018 0.082ndQtr 2018 0.171stQtr 2018 -0.09

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Carrols Restaurant Group; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 6.00% over the last twelve months.

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The beta was calculated to be 0.34.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -0.31%, return on assets is -0.06%, profit margin is 0.12%, price-to-sales is 0.32 and price-to-book is 2.10.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 4  : Growth Expectations Result
 0  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 1  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 1  : Overall Result

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