Movers and SHAKERS
FAT Brands Inc. (FAT)
Momentum Continues to Build
FAT Brands Inc is a multi-brand restaurant franchising company. It develops, markets, and acquires predominantly fast casual restaurant concepts. The company provides turkey burgers, chicken Sandwiches, chicken tenders, burgers, ribs, wrap sandwiches, and others. Its brand portfolio comprises Fatburger, Buffalo's Cafe and Express, and Ponderosa and Bonanza. The company's overall footprint covers nearly 32 countries. Fatburger generates maximum revenue for the company.
Joe Gomes, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
Refer to the full report for the price target, fundamental analysis, and rating.
1Q21 Results. Fat Brands reported 1Q21 revenue of $6.6 million, compared to $4.4 million in 1Q20. The increased revenue was driven by royalties, which rose to $4.9 million in the quarter from $3.3 million in 1Q20. Cost and expenses were impacted by increased compensation and legal expenses, which combined with higher interest expense, resulted in a reported loss for the quarter of $2.4 million, or $0.20 per share, compared to a loss of $2.4, or $0.20 per share last year. We had projected revenue of $6.75 million and a net loss of $675,000, or $0.06 per share.
Sales Trends Improving. The first quarter saw a continuation of improving sales trends off COVID lows. System-wide sales were $114.4 million in the quarter, up from $47.7 million in 2Q20, and $84.9 million in 1Q20. Average weekly sales hit nearly $19 million for the month of April, up from $18.1 million in March and $8.7 million in the year ago April. Third party delivery sales rose 70% in 1Q21 ...
This Company Sponsored Research is provided by Noble Capital Markets, Inc., a FINRA and S.E.C. registered broker-dealer (B/D).
*Analyst certification and important disclosures included in the full report. NOTE: investment decisions should not be based upon the content of this research summary. Proper due diligence is required before making any investment decision.