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The Company is engaged in the sale of doughnuts and related items through Company-owned stores.
Krispy Kreme continues to deliver higher profits and the recent pullback makes an excellent opportunity for getting this stock at a much more reasonable price relative to future earnings. No debt and regularly returning cash to shareholders in the form of share buybacks makes this an enticing investment as the company continues to expand both at home and overseas. Is there any donut better than one from Krispy Kreme?
Overseas developing markets will taste the sweat treats and fall in love and KKD will get fat on profits.
Cleaning things up!
Strong brand recognition, improving balance sheet, stock buy back in 2013 with more cashed earmarked for additional buyback. Improving sales number coupled with International expansion should continue to boost earnings.Doughnuts account for 80% of their sales and they are by far the best. Their main competitor, Dunkin' Donuts, is not even close. "Hot Doughnuts Now" is iconic in the United States and soon will internationally.
RAPID GROAWTH AHEAD
Last quarter earnings were a great disappointment. KKD is not longer the growth Company as it was supposed to be. There is a good Chance that KKD - after last quarterly earnings - will be seen by Investors no longer as a large growth Company.
The push against obesity is starting to take baby steps in the media and that doesn't bode well for companies like Krispy Kreme.
Rebuilding rolls on, supplemented by buy-backs and an incremental [but relentless] overseas expansion. While Starbucks and Dunkin' are experimenting with their menu, Krispy has made the command decision to stay with what works - no more whole wheat donuts!
GOOD STOCK TO HAVE
Living overseas here in The Philippines, I see so many new branches being Built
if they get the coffee right as percentage of sales, they will outperform
Q1 EPS of $0.20 beats by $0.04. Revenue of $120.6M (+11.2% Y/Y) beats by $4.63M.
this company has been around since 1937. It currently has over 700 stores worldwide including in asia and the middle east. Its expansion overseas is moving at a quick pace. Its not hard for me to say that in another 10-20 yrs from here it will be a well known franchise around the world.
The show is over, now time for a dose of reality.
Slow steady growth, almost twice the cash than debt owed, expanding to new international markets, relying on its iconic brand name and method of grand openings.
Solid expansion plan. Seem to have solid numbers. Undervalued right now, outperform.
The spelling says it all.
KKD is making a comeback
KKD is turning its business around after a long slump, and is undervalued relative to the S&P.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is currently trading at $9.03 a share with a MKT Cap of just under 600 million. The fundamentals are outstanding on KKD, 3.98 PE, EPS $2.27, ROE of 95.9%(phenomenal) and a PEG ratio of 0.72. Couple all this with low debt, which has been cut in half over the last 5 years and almost $50 million in cash make the financials of this company fantastic. Krispy Kreme currently has over 500 stores in 36 states, and 15 countries, specifically growing countries such as India. I believe this stock wil with out a doubt, prove to be a homerun in the next 5 to 10 years.
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