Metric Deep Dive: Understanding Portillos Inc (PTLO) Through its Ratios

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After finishing at $10.10 in the prior trading day, Portillos Inc (NASDAQ: PTLO) closed at $10.07, down -0.30%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.30 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.22 million shares were traded. PTLO stock price reached its highest trading level at $10.39 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $10.0232.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of PTLO by taking a closer look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.29 and its Current Ratio is at 0.36. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.58 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.45.

On November 10, 2023, Stephens started tracking the stock assigning a Overweight rating and target price of $20.

Morgan Stanley Downgraded its Overweight to Equal-Weight on October 11, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $26 to $19.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jan 04 ’24 when Pratt Derrick Lee sold 1,827 shares for $14.94 per share. The transaction valued at 27,295 led to the insider holds 23,599 shares of the business.

Osanloo Michael sold 1,558 shares of PTLO for $24,912 on Dec 07 ’23. The President & CEO now owns 143,116 shares after completing the transaction at $15.99 per share. On Nov 07 ’23, another insider, Osanloo Michael, who serves as the President & CEO of the company, sold 10,000 shares for $15.22 each. As a result, the insider received 152,200 and left with 144,674 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, PTLO now has a Market Capitalization of 622281664 and an Enterprise Value of 1268000768. As of this moment, Portillos’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 25.28, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 24.32. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.25. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.90 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.72. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.839 whereas that against EBITDA is 15.505.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, PTLO has reached a high of $23.99, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $9.55. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -13.67%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -29.49%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 1.15M shares per day over the past 3-months and 1073630 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 61.61M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 57.07M. Insiders hold about 7.37% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 74.73% stake in the company. Shares short for PTLO as of 1715731200 were 5332727 with a Short Ratio of 4.62, compared to 1713139200 on 5456242. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 5332727 and a Short% of Float of 9.959999999999999.

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