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.

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Employee Rating

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TypePublic
HQDallas, US
Founded1994
Size (employees)479 (est)
Websitewingstop.com
Wingstop was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Dallas, US
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Key People/Management at Wingstop

Maurice Cooper

Maurice Cooper

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Madison A. Jobe

Madison A. Jobe

Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer
Larry D. Kruguer

Larry D. Kruguer

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Michael Skipworth

Michael Skipworth

Executive Vice President and 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 $105.55 m in FY, 2017 which is a 15.5% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

38.2m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

30.2m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

79%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

6.3m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

10.4m

Market capitalization (9-Nov-2018)

2.0b

Closing stock price (9-Nov-2018)

67.4

Cash (29-Sep-2018)

3.0m

EV

2.2b
Wingstop's current market capitalization is $2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

78.0m91.4m105.6m

Revenue growth, %

17%16%

Cost of goods sold

22.2m25.3m28.7m

Gross profit

55.8m66.1m76.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

19.0m19.2m19.1m22.1m22.7m21.8m26.6m24.7m26.0m37.4m37.0m38.2m

Cost of goods sold

5.7m5.5m5.3m6.1m6.2m6.1m6.6m6.9m7.8m7.4m7.7m8.0m

Gross profit

13.3m13.7m13.8m16.0m16.5m15.7m20.0m17.8m18.2m30.0m29.3m30.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

70%71%72%72%73%72%75%72%70%80%79%79%
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

10.7m3.8m4.1m

Accounts Receivable

3.4m3.2m4.6m

Prepaid Expenses

1.8m1.6m4.3m

Current Assets

19.6m11.1m15.9m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

4.9m5.7m8.3m10.0m3.8m3.4m4.4m4.6m3.8m3.1m3.0m

Accounts Receivable

2.6m2.4m2.6m2.6m2.5m3.3m3.8m4.6m3.9m4.5m3.9m

Prepaid Expenses

5.0m3.8m1.7m2.1m2.9m1.6m3.5m3.3m

Current Assets

16.2m15.4m16.0m16.3m11.4m12.9m14.2m17.2m14.8m14.4m17.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

10.1m15.4m27.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

2.7m3.0m3.4m

Accounts Payable

1.2m3.6m(876.0k)

Cash From Operating Activities

13.9m23.3m27.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

2.6m3.1m6.3m4.3m8.4m11.1m6.5m11.8m16.8m6.2m13.0m19.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

663.0k1.3m1.9m714.0k1.4m2.2m755.0k1.5m2.4m950.0k2.0m3.2m

Accounts Payable

(280.0k)(1.0m)834.0k1.6m(315.0k)961.0k(2.4m)(2.3m)(331.0k)(703.0k)909.0k587.0k

Cash From Operating Activities

2.5m863.0k7.9m7.5m9.3m15.1m5.4m10.7m18.0m9.5m17.5m30.6m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

210.8 x

EV/CFO

71.3 x

Debt/Equity

-1.5 x

Debt/Assets

1.7 x

Financial Leverage

-0.9 x
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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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal 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: 35.1% from Company-owned restaurant sales and 64.9% from Royalty revenue and franchise fees

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Wingstop Online and Social Media Presence

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Wingstop News and Updates

Going Out is Out: Wingstop Launches Bundle Deal for Big Nights In

Limited time promotion available now; College tailgate tour travels the country 

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BET & Wingstop To Host HipHopDX's 3rd Annual Rappers VS Gamers Tag-Team Tournament: DX TURBO III

LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- HipHopDX, the #1 Hip Hop news source is bringing back their extremely popular annual video game tournament, DX TURBO. This year's event, DX TURBO III, is sponsored by BET, the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music and news...
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Wingstop Company Life and Culture

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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 Maurice Cooper, Madison A. Jobe and Larry D. Kruguer.

  • How many employees does Wingstop have?

    Wingstop has 479 employees.

  • What is Wingstop revenue?

    Latest Wingstop annual revenue is $105.6 m.

  • What is Wingstop revenue per employee?

    Latest Wingstop revenue per employee is $220.4 k.

  • Who are Wingstop competitors?

    Competitors of Wingstop include Heartstone Inns, J. Alexander's Holdings and Ignite 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.