$0.84 EPS Expected for Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK)

November 11, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.06, from 0.92 in 2018Q1. It is negative, as 27 investors sold Jack in the Box Inc. shares while 72 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 28.34 million shares or 1.55% more from 27.91 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt accumulated 2,406 shares. Moreover, Signaturefd Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) for 62 shares. Water Island Lc holds 0.53% or 113,381 shares. 285,821 are owned by Wellington Grp Inc Limited Liability Partnership. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt reported 7,676 shares. Jnba Financial reported 0.01% in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). Price T Rowe Assocs Md holds 278,644 shares. First Mercantile Trust Communication owns 1,310 shares. Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.01% in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). Freshford Cap Management Limited Co holds 525,138 shares. Trexquant Invest Lp reported 15,369 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt has 3,824 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Victory Mngmt Incorporated invested in 261,861 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Comerica Savings Bank stated it has 109,572 shares. The California-based Aperio Gp Ltd has invested 0.01% in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK).

Since May 23, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $225,529 activity. MELANCON PAUL D had sold 1,125 shares worth $101,248.

Analysts expect Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) to report $0.84 EPS on December, 5.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 15.07 % from last quarter’s $0.73 EPS. JACK’s profit would be $22.89M giving it 23.87 P/E if the $0.84 EPS is correct. After having $1.00 EPS previously, Jack in the Box Inc.’s analysts see -16.00 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $80.21. About 349,403 shares traded. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) has declined 12.33% since November 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.95% the S&P500.

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Jack In The Box Inc (NASDAQ:JACK), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Jack In The Box Inc had 7 analyst reports since June 1, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, August 10 by UBS. The stock of Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 19 by Oppenheimer. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of JACK in report on Thursday, October 18 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Wedbush downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $80 target in Friday, October 26 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $88 target in Monday, October 1 report. Oppenheimer maintained it with “Buy” rating and $10500 target in Friday, June 1 report.

Jack in the Box Inc. operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants and Qdoba Mexican Eats fast-casual restaurants primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.19 billion. As of October 01, 2017, it operated and franchised approximately 2,251 Jack in the Box restaurants in 21 states and Guam; and approximately 726 Qdoba Mexican Eats restaurants in 47 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. It has a 17.48 P/E ratio.

More important recent Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “Jana Partners Trims Holding in Jack in the Box” on October 26, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “What Does McDonald’s Franchisee Dissatisfaction Portend for the Company?”, Fool.com published: “Resign Now! Jack in the Box Franchisees Tell CEO He’s Got to Go” on October 21, 2018. More interesting news about Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) was released by: Ocbj.com and their article: “Habit Taps QSR Vet for Brand Post” with publication date: October 29, 2018.

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