Luby’s Inc. (LUB)’s Financial Results Comparing With Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI)

Both Luby’s Inc. (NYSE:LUB) and Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI) are Restaurants companies, competing one another. We will compare their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Luby’s Inc. 354.62M 0.12 34.94M -1.06 0.00
Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. 688.60M 0.54 7.70M 0.14 107.01

Table 1 demonstrates Luby’s Inc. and Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Profitability

Table 2 represents Luby’s Inc. (NYSE:LUB) and Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI)’s return on equity, return on assets and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Luby’s Inc. -9.85% 0% 0%
Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. 1.12% 3.2% 1.8%

Volatility and Risk

A 1.17 beta means Luby’s Inc.’s volatility is 17.00% more than Standard and Poor’s 500’s volatility. Competitively, Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. is 75.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500, because of the 0.25 beta.

Liquidity

0.7 and 0.6 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Luby’s Inc. Its rival Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1 and 0.9 respectively. Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Luby’s Inc.

Analyst Ratings

Luby’s Inc. and Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. Ratings and Recommendations are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Luby’s Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. 0 1 2 2.67

On the other hand, Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc.’s potential upside is 92.03% and its consensus price target is $26.5.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Roughly 36.8% of Luby’s Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 99.5% of Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Luby’s Inc.’s share held by insiders are 17.5%. Comparatively, Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. has 13.9% of it’s share held by insiders.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Luby’s Inc. 2.67% 2.67% 0.65% -24.51% -45% 28.33%
Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. -8.66% -1.35% -21.81% -48.01% -11.69% -5.48%

For the past year Luby’s Inc. had bullish trend while Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. had bearish trend.

Summary

Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. beats Luby’s Inc. on 11 of the 12 factors.

LubyÂ’s, Inc. operates as a multi-brand restaurant company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Company-Owned Restaurants, Franchise Operations, and Culinary Contract Services. The companyÂ’s primary brands include LubyÂ’s Cafeteria, Fuddruckers – WorldÂ’s Greatest Hamburgers, and LubyÂ’s Culinary Contract Services; and other brands comprise Cheeseburger in Paradise and Bob LubyÂ’s Seafood. It also provides culinary contract services consisting of contract arrangements to manage food services for clients operating in healthcare, higher education, and corporate dining businesses. As of November 9, 2016, the Company owned and operated 174 restaurants; operated 23 locations through Culinary Contract Services; and franchised 111 Fuddruckers restaurants. The company was formerly known as LubyÂ’s Cafeterias, Inc. LubyÂ’s, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual restaurants. It operates its fast-casual restaurants under the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana brand names. The companyÂ’s Pollo Tropical restaurants offer various Caribbean inspired food, and Taco Cabana restaurants offer a selection of Mexican food. As of January 1, 2017, it had 177 company-owned Pollo Tropical restaurants, 166 company-owned Taco Cabana restaurants, and 29 franchised Pollo Tropical restaurants in the United States, Puerto Rico, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago, Guatemala, the Bahamas, Venezuela, and Guyana, as well as 5 franchised Taco Cabana restaurants located in New Mexico, 2 non-traditional Taco Cabana licensed locations on college campuses in Texas, and 1 location in a hospital in Florida. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.