Analysts estimate Grubhub Inc. (GRUB) To Grow by 31.7%: Here is Why

Grubhub Inc. (GRUB) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Lloyd D. Frink Independent Director with 79,784 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Adam Dewitt President and Chief Financial Officer, with 45,240 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 22,784 shares of GRUB is Brian P. Mcandrews Chairman of the Board.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Grubhub Inc. (GRUB), CALEDONIA (PRIVATE) INVESTMENTS PTY LTD is the top holder with 12.31 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is BAILLIE GIFFORD & CO with 10.04 million shares. In the third-place spot with 8.02 million shares is VANGUARD GROUP INC.

This company’s stock price was $59.34 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1,075,664. Compare that to its average daily volume of 2.52M. Given the fact that this stock has 96.14M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $5.70B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 1.23. Its Price to Sales ratio is 4.82, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 15.13, and its Price to Book ratio is 3.65.

GRUB stock has achieved a 5-day range of $55.61 to $60.19, with a total performance of +2.56% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $55.61 to $70.49, generating a -15.14% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by -6.99%, trading in the range of $55.61 to $80.25.

In the past 5 days, shares of GRUB have made a new high 4 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 2 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 10 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending Jun-19, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at $0.27. This is a 0.03 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.30, amounting to an earnings surprise of 10.54%. In the previous quarter, which ended in Mar-19, the consensus estimate was 0.25, making for an earnings surprise of 21.07. For the quarter ending Dec-18, EPS was reported at $0.19, generating a 32.70% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $78.48 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $98.98 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $225.53 million for the year, compared to $154.14 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$43.03 million, compared to -$18.97 million, and Free Cash flow was $151.31 million compared to the prior year’s $113.85 million.

Grubhub Inc. (GRUB) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 6.3/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.61, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.63, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.42 and a Debt to EBITDA of 4.67. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 3.16, its Piotroski F-Score is 3, its Altman Z-Score is 4.61 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.70.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 6/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 2.88, a Net Margin of 2.17, a ROE of 1.78, and a ROC of 21.76. Similarly, this company’s 3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate is 40.70, its 3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate is 24.10, and its 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate is 24.50.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for GRUB, this company’s Price to Projected FCF is 2.47 and its Price to Median PS Value is 0.60. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for GRUB is now 10.39. Meanwhile, its Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) is 0.64 and its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 21.41.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for GRUB is sitting at 2.42, while its Current Ratio is 2.42 and its PEG Ratio is 6.41. This stock’s PB Ratio is 3.68, its PS Ratio is 4.70, its PE Ratio (TTM) is 228.21, its Forward PE Ratio is 48.54, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 228.21. Similarly, its Price to Owner Earnings is 94.63, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 77.44 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 30.84.