Dividend Growth of Jack In The Box Inc.(JACK)

Jack In The Box (JACK) is having a Dividend Yield of 1.47% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.2. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.4. Jack In The Box has a 5 year average dividend yield of 0.71% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.6. Jack In The Box (JACK) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 22, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.4. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1.6. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 1.47%. Jack In The Box (JACK) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.31 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.18. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.12. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Jack In The Box (JACK) is at the rate of 29.53% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.8. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Jack In The Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) rose 0.16% or 0.17 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $109.55 the stock was seen hitting $109.55 as a peak level and $108.17 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $109.3. The daily volume was measured at 500,970 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $113.3 and the 52-week low is $61.78. The company has a market cap of $3,457 million. Shares of Jack in the Box Inc. rose by 0.68% in the last five trading days and 1.33% for the last 4 weeks. Jack in the Box Inc. is up 8.69% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -2.1%.

Currently the company Insiders own 2.1% of Jack In The Box Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -14.6% . Institutional Investors own 98.13% of Jack In The Box Inc. shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -14.91%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 6, 2017, David Goebel (director) sold 1,376 shares at 108.83 per share price.On Jan 5, 2017, Mark H Blankenship (EVP- PEOPLE, CULTURE &STRATEGY) sold 32,959 shares at 109.61 per share price.On Dec 13, 2016, Madeleine Kleiner (director) sold 1,000 shares at 112.39 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Jack in the Box was Upgraded by SunTrust to Buy on Feb 10, 2017. Company shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Jan 6, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 125 from a previous price target of $120 .Company shares were Reiterated by Jefferies on Nov 25, 2016 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 121 from a previous price target of $112 .Company shares were Reiterated by Barclays on Nov 22, 2016 to Equal Weight, Raises Price Target to $ 98 from a previous price target of $96 .

Jack in the Box Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 21, 2016. The company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.15. Analyst had a consensus of $0.88. The company had revenue of $398.42 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $398.58 million. The companys revenue was up 12.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.62 EPS.

Jack in the Box is a quick-service hamburger restaurant chain. Jack in the Box restaurants offer a broad selection of distinctive, innovative products targeted at the adult fast-food consumer. The Jack in the Box menu features a variety of hamburgers, specialty sandwiches, salads, Mexican food, finger foods and side items. The core of the Jack in the Box menu is its hamburger products, including its signature hamburgers, the Jumbo Jack, Ultimate Cheeseburger and Sourdough Jack.

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