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Wingstop is a franchisor and operator of restaurants that specialize in cooked-to-order, hand-sauced and tossed chicken wings. The Company offers its guests with on bone-in and boneless chicken wings paired with hand-cut, seasoned fries and sides. Wingstop is a casual chicken wings-focused restaurant chain with various concepts, which include wings as add-on menu items or focus on wings in a bar or sports-centric setting. The flavors include Atomic, Mango Habanero, Cajun, Louisiana Rub, Mild, Hickory Smoked BBQ, Lemon Pepper, Garlic Parmesan, Hawaiian and Teriyaki. It offers various order options, including eat-in, to go, individual, combo meals and family packs. Wingstop operates through two segments: Franchise and Company. The Franchise segment consists of its domestic and international franchise restaurants, which represent the majority of its system-wide restaurants. The Company segment consists of company-owned restaurants, which are located only in the United States.

TypePublic
Founded1994
HQDallas, US
Websitewingstop.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)209(+23%)
Job Openings75
Revenue (FY, 2019)$199.7 M(+31%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$130 (-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Wingstop

Charles R. Morrison

Charles R. Morrison

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Christina M. Clarke

Christina M. Clarke

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
Lynn Crump-Caine

Lynn Crump-Caine

Lead Independent Director
Krishnan Anand

Krishnan Anand

Director
Marisa J. Carona

Marisa J. Carona

Vice President, Strategy and Chief of Staff
Michael J. Skipworth

Michael J. Skipworth

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
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Wingstop Office Locations

Wingstop has an office in Dallas
Dallas, US (HQ)
5501 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy
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Wingstop Financials and Metrics

Wingstop Revenue

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Wingstop's revenue was reported to be $199.68 m in FY, 2019
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Revenue (Q3, 2020)

64.0m

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

52.2m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

81.6%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

10.1m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

14.3m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2020)

3.9b

Closing stock price (13-Nov-2020)

130.0

Cash (26-Sept-2020)

48.2m

EV

4.1b
Wingstop's current market capitalization is $3.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

78.0m91.4m105.6m153.2m199.7m

Revenue growth, %

17%16%

Cost of goods sold

22.2m25.3m28.7m32.1m41.1m

Gross profit

55.8m66.1m76.8m121.1m158.6m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

10.7m3.8m4.1m12.5m12.8m

Accounts Receivable

3.4m3.2m4.6m5.8m5.2m

Prepaid Expenses

1.8m1.6m4.3m2.1m2.4m

Current Assets

19.6m11.1m15.9m29.9m30.2m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

10.1m15.4m27.3m21.7m20.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

2.7m3.0m3.4m4.3m5.5m

Accounts Payable

1.2m3.6m(876.0k)7.0m3.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

13.9m23.3m27.0m38.8m38.6m
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Wingstop Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Countries

7 6 9

Franchised Restaurants

826 977 1.13 k

Owned Restaurants

19 21 23
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Wingstop Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Wingstop Beverages III, Inc.
Wingstop Beverages II, Inc.
Wingstop Beverages, Inc.
Wingstop GCM, LLC
Wingstop Holdings, Inc.
Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
Wingstop Restaurants LLC

Wingstop Revenue Breakdown

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Wingstop revenue breakdown by business segment: 64.9% from Royalty revenue and franchise fees and 35.1% from Company-owned restaurant sales

Wingstop Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Wingstop Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Wingstop Online and Social Media Presence

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Wingstop Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    57/100

  • CEO Rating

    D+

    65/100

  • Compensation

    D

    54/100

  • Diversity

    D+

    60/100

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Wingstop News and Updates

Wingstop Spices Up the Holiday Season with Free Delivery Offer

DALLAS, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ: WING), the award-winning restaurant brand with more than 1,450 locations worldwide is teaming up with delivery partner DoorDash to offer free delivery October 30 through November 13, and again November 27 through December 4, on...

Wingstop Increases Size of Recently Announced Securitized Financing Facility

DALLAS, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wingstop Inc. ("Wingstop" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: WING) is providing an update to its October 5, 2020 announcement of its intent to refinance its existing securitized financing facility. Today the Company announced an increase in the size of the...

Wingstop shares jump 5% after sales rise nearly one-third in preliminary Q3 earnings

Wingstop Inc. stock rose 5% in Tuesday premarket trading after the chicken chain said in preliminary third-quarter earnings that system-wide sales rose 32.8% to $509.2 million. Domestic same-store sales rose 25.4% and same-store sales at company-owned restaurants were up 15.2%. The company owned 43…

Wingstop Inc. Releases Preliminary Fiscal Third Quarter 2020 Sales Results

DALLAS, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wingstop Inc. ("Wingstop" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: WING) today released preliminary unaudited sales and unit development results for the fiscal third quarter 2020. The Company also announced that it will host a conference call and webcast to discuss...

Wingstop shares rise after earnings and revenue beat expectations, dividend increased 27%

Wingstop Inc. shares rose 4.5% in Wednesday premarket trading after the chicken wing chain reported second-quarter earnings and revenue that beat expectations. Net income totaled $11.5 million, or 39 cents per share, up from $4.9 million, or 17 cents per share, last year. Revenue totaled $66.1 mill…

Wingstop Inc. Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results

DALLAS, July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wingstop Inc. ("Wingstop" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: WING) today announced financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended June 27, 2020. Highlights for the fiscal second quarter 2020 compared to the fiscal second quarter 2019: System-wide sales...
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Wingstop Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Wingstop founded?

    Wingstop was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Wingstop key executives?

    Wingstop's key executives are Charles R. Morrison, Christina M. Clarke and Lynn Crump-Caine.

  • How many employees does Wingstop have?

    Wingstop has 209 employees.

  • What is Wingstop revenue?

    Latest Wingstop annual revenue is $199.7 m.

  • What is Wingstop revenue per employee?

    Latest Wingstop revenue per employee is $955.4 k.

  • Who are Wingstop competitors?

    Competitors of Wingstop include Potbelly Sandwich Works, Bojangles and Del Frisco's Restaurant Group.

  • Where is Wingstop headquarters?

    Wingstop headquarters is located at 5501 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, Dallas.

  • Where are Wingstop offices?

    Wingstop has an office in Dallas.

  • How many offices does Wingstop have?

    Wingstop has 1 office.