Denny's Co. (NASDAQ:DENN) EVP F Mark Wolfinger sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.44, for a total transaction of $201,600.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 682,697 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,175,447.68. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

F Mark Wolfinger also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, December 7th, F Mark Wolfinger sold 16,006 shares of Denny's stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.31, for a total transaction of $213,039.86.
  • On Tuesday, December 5th, F Mark Wolfinger sold 9,414 shares of Denny's stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.64, for a total transaction of $128,406.96.
  • On Tuesday, November 28th, F Mark Wolfinger sold 10,000 shares of Denny's stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.07, for a total transaction of $130,700.00.
  • On Friday, November 17th, F Mark Wolfinger sold 10,000 shares of Denny's stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.57, for a total transaction of $125,700.00.

Denny's Co. (NASDAQ DENN) opened at $13.41 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 0.40, a quick ratio of 0.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.95. Denny's Co. has a 1 year low of $10.87 and a 1 year high of $14.25. The firm has a market cap of $875.45, a PE ratio of 23.53 and a beta of 0.57.

Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The restaurant operator reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.14. Denny's had a net margin of 7.21% and a negative return on equity of 52.30%. The company had revenue of $132.38 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $133.58 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.13 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Denny's Co. will post 0.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC grew its position in Denny's by 1.0% during the second quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC now owns 16,066 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $189,000 after buying an additional 161 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC grew its position in Denny's by 5.1% during the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 26,741 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $315,000 after buying an additional 1,298 shares during the period. Voya Investment Management LLC grew its position in Denny's by 5.6% during the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 46,184 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $544,000 after buying an additional 2,460 shares during the period. BW Gestao de Investimentos Ltda. grew its position in Denny's by 7.1% during the second quarter. BW Gestao de Investimentos Ltda. now owns 41,721 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $491,000 after buying an additional 2,750 shares during the period. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. grew its position in Denny's by 68.3% during the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 9,957 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $116,000 after buying an additional 4,041 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 91.53% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms recently issued reports on DENN. TheStreet raised shares of Denny's from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Denny's from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Denny's from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Denny's has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.67.

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About Denny's

Denny’s Corporation (Denny’s) operates a franchised full-service restaurant chain. The Company, through its subsidiary, Denny’s, Inc, owns and operates the Denny’s brand. As of December 28, 2016, the Denny’s brand consisted of 1,733 franchised, licensed and Company-operated restaurants around the world, including 1,610 restaurants in the United States and 123 international locations.

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