Famous Dave’s (NASDAQ: DAVE) is one of 56 public companies in the “Eating places” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Famous Dave’s to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and institutional ownership.
This table compares Famous Dave’s and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Famous Dave’s Competitors||3.91%||-3.22%||5.31%|
This table compares Famous Dave’s and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Famous Dave’s||$64.60 million||-$8.12 million||366.00|
|Famous Dave’s Competitors||$1.91 billion||$184.64 million||18.60|
Famous Dave’s’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Famous Dave’s. Famous Dave’s is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
57.7% of Famous Dave’s shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.4% of shares of all “Eating places” companies are held by institutional investors. 27.0% of Famous Dave’s shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.1% of shares of all “Eating places” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Famous Dave’s and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Famous Dave’s Competitors||523||2626||2951||120||2.43|
As a group, “Eating places” companies have a potential upside of 8.23%. Given Famous Dave’s’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Famous Dave’s has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Risk and Volatility
Famous Dave’s has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Famous Dave’s’ competitors have a beta of 0.55, meaning that their average stock price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Famous Dave’s competitors beat Famous Dave’s on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
About Famous Dave’s
Famous Dave's of America, Inc. develops, owns, operates, and franchises restaurants under the Famous Dave's name. It offers smoked, barbequed, and grilled meats, as well as entrée items and delicious side dishes that are prepared using prepared proprietary seasonings, sauces, and mixes. The company operates full-service and counter-service restaurants. As of March 6, 2017, it owned 35 locations and franchised 138 locations in 32 states, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Canada, and the United Arab Emirates. Famous Dave's of America, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
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