Analyzing GEN Restaurant Group (GENK) & Its Rivals

GEN Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:GENKGet Free Report) is one of 75 publicly-traded companies in the “Eating places” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare GEN Restaurant Group to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares GEN Restaurant Group and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
GEN Restaurant Group $181.01 million $8.41 million 59.33
GEN Restaurant Group Competitors $2.14 billion $247.82 million 27.81

GEN Restaurant Group’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than GEN Restaurant Group. GEN Restaurant Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for GEN Restaurant Group and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GEN Restaurant Group 0 0 4 0 3.00
GEN Restaurant Group Competitors 553 4828 6310 322 2.53

GEN Restaurant Group presently has a consensus price target of $13.83, suggesting a potential upside of 29.53%. As a group, “Eating places” companies have a potential upside of 5.12%. Given GEN Restaurant Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe GEN Restaurant Group is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares GEN Restaurant Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GEN Restaurant Group 0.44% 2.32% 0.43%
GEN Restaurant Group Competitors -8.88% -451.00% -5.21%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

10.2% of GEN Restaurant Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.9% of shares of all “Eating places” companies are owned by institutional investors. 16.0% of shares of all “Eating places” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

GEN Restaurant Group beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About GEN Restaurant Group

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GEN Restaurant Group, Inc. operates restaurants in California, Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, Texas, New York, and Florida. It offers meats, poultry, and seafood. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Cerritos, California.

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