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SONC [NASD]
Sonic Corp.
Index- P/E31.95 EPS (ttm)1.36 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand35.69M Perf Week0.05%
Market Cap1.55B Forward P/E23.88 EPS next Y1.82 Insider Trans-53.45% Shs Float33.70M Perf Month0.14%
Income51.40M PEG2.08 EPS next Q0.33 Inst Own91.00% Short Float3.11% Perf Quarter23.34%
Sales423.60M P/S3.66 EPS this Y-6.60% Inst Trans-15.66% Short Ratio0.86 Perf Half Y40.38%
Book/sh-8.04 P/B- EPS next Y10.90% ROA13.00% Target Price42.17 Perf Year59.13%
Cash/sh1.12 P/C39.00 EPS next 5Y15.33% ROE-27.10% 52W Range23.22 - 44.87 Perf YTD58.26%
Dividend0.64 P/FCF50.23 EPS past 5Y16.00% ROI19.10% 52W High-3.08% Beta1.31
Dividend %1.47% Quick Ratio1.70 Sales past 5Y-4.80% Gross Margin52.00% 52W Low87.30% ATR0.07
Employees391 Current Ratio1.70 Sales Q/Q-9.50% Oper. Margin24.80% RSI (14)62.12 Volatility0.07% 0.14%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq- EPS Q/Q-28.60% Profit Margin16.80% Rel Volume2.41 Prev Close43.49
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq- EarningsJan 15 AMC Payout33.60% Avg Volume1.22M Price43.49
Recom3.00 SMA200.19% SMA500.33% SMA20029.22% Volume0 Change0.00%
Nov-05-18Downgrade Citigroup Buy → Neutral
Sep-26-18Downgrade Stephens Overweight → Equal-Weight $43.50
Sep-12-18Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Market Perform $32 → $40
Sep-07-18Initiated Wedbush Outperform
Mar-28-18Reiterated Barclays Underweight $28 → $25
Mar-14-18Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Market Perform $31 → $28
Jan-16-18Reiterated Barclays Underweight $27 → $28
Jan-05-18Reiterated UBS Neutral $26 → $28
Jan-05-18Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Market Perform $27 → $31
Dec-28-17Reiterated Guggenheim Buy $29 → $31
Oct-17-17Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Hold $24 → $25
Sep-18-17Initiated Citigroup Buy $28
Jun-13-17Downgrade BofA/Merrill Buy → Underperform
May-23-17Initiated Wells Fargo Market Perform
Apr-24-17Upgrade Stephens Inc Equal-Weight → Overweight
Mar-29-17Reiterated Barclays Underweight $26 → $24
Mar-20-17Downgrade Canaccord Genuity Buy → Hold $30 → $24
Oct-25-16Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $27 → $25
Oct-25-16Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Buy $32 → $30
Oct-25-16Downgrade Telsey Advisory Group Outperform → Market Perform $36 → $27
Dec-07-18 06:11PM  Sonic sold to Arby's parent company for $2.3 billion Associated Press
03:13PM  Sonic sold to Arby's parent company for $2.3 billion Associated Press
09:07AM  Sonic adds low-calorie chili to the menu MarketWatch
Dec-04-18 06:07PM  Universal Display Set to Join S&P MidCap 400 and Nabors Industries to Join S&P SmallCap 600 PR Newswire
Nov-30-18 07:21AM  Jack in the Box's stock already at 'full valuation' amid reports of potential sale, analyst says MarketWatch
Nov-29-18 08:25AM  Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Netflix, Werner Enterprises, Universal Forest Products, Sonic, Tenaris S.A, and World Acceptance Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence GlobeNewswire
Nov-28-18 06:55AM  SONICs New Steakhouse Bacon Cheeseburger Brings Steakhouse Sizzle to the Drive-in Business Wire
Nov-26-18 06:55AM  SONIC Brings Extra Crunch and Flavor to Drive-Ins with New FRITOS Chili Cheese Faves Business Wire
Nov-19-18 05:30PM  Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Sonic Corp. (SONC) PR Newswire
Nov-12-18 07:21PM  Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors that it is Investigating the Boards of Directors of Blue Hills, Sonic, and Access National on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm GlobeNewswire
Nov-08-18 01:24PM  Moore Kuehn, PLLC Announces an Investigation of Sonic Corp. Acquisition PR Newswire
Nov-07-18 12:38PM  [$$] Sonic Corp. Chairman, CEO Hudson to Retire After Inspire Buyout The Wall Street Journal
10:15AM  SONIC Announces Leadership Transition Business Wire
Nov-06-18 04:03PM  This Buyout Wave Continues Unabated Amid Tough Competition Investor's Business Daily
08:55AM  Fast food chain Bojangles to be taken private for $593 mln Reuters
Nov-02-18 05:45PM  INVESTOR ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Sonic Corp. - SONC ACCESSWIRE
Nov-01-18 03:37PM  Lifshitz & Miller LLP Announces Investigation of Access National Corporation, Engility Holdings, Inc., Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc., Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc., Intrexon Corporation, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc., and Sonic Corp. PR Newswire
06:55AM  SONIC Gets Extra Cheesy with the Stack Cheeseburger Business Wire
Oct-31-18 08:34PM  Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors that it is Investigating the Boards of Directors of Nexeo, Blue Hills, and Sonic on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm GlobeNewswire
Oct-29-18 06:30PM  INVESTOR ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Sonic Corp. SONC ACCESSWIRE
06:55AM  SONICs Sweet Pretzel Twist is a Snack Masterpiece Business Wire
Oct-23-18 05:48PM  Sonic Corp (SONC) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on August 31, 2018 GuruFocus.com
02:01PM  MERGER ALERT NXEO, SEND and SONC: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Investigations Concerning the Sale of these Companies GlobeNewswire
Oct-22-18 09:06PM  Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors that it is Investigating the Boards of Directors of Nexeo, Sonic, and Esterline on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm GlobeNewswire
08:00PM  MERGER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Sonic Corp. - SONC PR Newswire
07:14PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation of Sonic Corp. Buyout Business Wire
05:56PM  IRB Holding Corporation -- Moody's downgrades IRB Holding's secured bank ratings to B2, confirms B2 CFR, outlook is negative Moody's
08:00AM  Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Sonic, Masimo, CareTrust REIT, Sonoco Products, WillScot, and Encore Capital Group Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results GlobeNewswire
Oct-18-18 03:10PM  22 of America's favorite burger chains get an 'F' for antibiotic beef policy Yahoo Finance
Oct-16-18 05:25PM  Sonic (SONC) Surpasses Q4 Earnings Estimates Zacks
04:28PM  Sonic: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
04:05PM  Sonic Reports Improved Sales Performance for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter of 2018 Business Wire
Oct-15-18 01:30PM  MERGER ALERT SONC and BHBK: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Investigations Concerning the Sale of these Companies GlobeNewswire
Oct-08-18 11:00PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Launches An Investigation of the Board of Directors of Sonic Corp. - SONC PR Newswire
04:39PM  Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors that it is Investigating the Boards of Directors of Nevada Gold, Pandora, and Sonic on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm GlobeNewswire
10:30AM  Sonic (SONC) Q4 Earnings Preview: What to Look Out For Zacks
Oct-05-18 12:41PM  MERGER ALERT SONC, PRSS and ANCX: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Investigations Concerning the Sale of these Companies GlobeNewswire
Oct-04-18 10:34PM  [$$] Stefon Harris & Blackout: Sonic Creed winsome lyrics, atmospheric electronics Financial Times
Oct-03-18 02:54PM  Sonic Mozzarella Sticks Are 99 Cents Today InvestorPlace
12:41PM  Why Sonic Corporation Stock Jumped 21% in September Motley Fool
06:55AM  SONIC Drive-In Adds New Footlong Philly to Bring Another Classic to the Car Business Wire
Oct-01-18 07:55AM  SONIC Drive-In Celebrates 10 Years of Supporting Teachers with $1 Million Donation Business Wire
Sep-27-18 02:35PM  Fast-food roundup: Sonic sold for $2B Dunkin changes name... McDonalds dumps artificial ingredients American City Business Journals
10:42AM  Inspire Brands Buys Sonic at a Tasty Premium Motley Fool
Sep-26-18 07:16PM  Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is Investigating the Board of Directors of Sonic Corp. (SONC) on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages SONC Investors to Contact the Firm GlobeNewswire
06:56PM  IRB Holding Corporation -- Moody's places the ratings of IRB Holdings on review for downgrade; CFR at B2 Moody's
06:52PM  SONIC CORP. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation of Buyout Business Wire
05:26PM  On Tuesdays, We Buy Companies Motley Fool
10:26AM  Company News For Sep 26, 2018 Zacks
10:00AM  Expect More Acquisition Deals to Take Out Restaurant Chains TheStreet.com
09:55AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of an Investigation Regarding Whether the Sale of Sonic Corp. to Inspire Brands, Inc. for $43.50 Per Share is Fair to Shareholders GlobeNewswire
08:30AM  There Will Be No More Sonic Stock, and Thats OK Motley Fool
Sep-25-18 07:59PM  [$$] Arbys Parent to Buy Sonic for $2.3 Billion The Wall Street Journal +18.71%
05:08PM  What Happened in the Stock Market Today Motley Fool
04:33PM  Sonic and Halliburton rise; Facebook and CenturyLink dip Associated Press
04:07PM  Dow Slips, Nasdaq Gains Ahead of Fed Decision Wednesday TheStreet.com
03:14PM  Sonic Takeover Yields a 660% Profit for Options Investor Bloomberg
03:09PM  Sonic to Be Acquired by Inspire Brands for $2.3 Billion GuruFocus.com
02:18PM  [$$] Arby's Parent to Buy Sonic for $2.3 Billion The Wall Street Journal
01:31PM  ALERT: Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Proposed Acquisition of Sonic Corp. PR Newswire
12:16PM  Why Sonic Corporation Stock Surged Today Motley Fool
11:53AM  Sonic Stock Soars on Buyout Announcement InvestorPlace
11:01AM  Arby's owner to buy drive-in chain Sonic for $1.57 billion Reuters
10:53AM  Sonic To Be Acquired By Inspire Brands, Owner of Arby's And Buffalo Wild Wings Benzinga
10:36AM  Sonic Shares Jump After Being Acquired by Arby's Owner, Inspire Brands TheStreet.com
10:00AM  Inspire Brands buys Sonic burger chain for $2.3 billion Associated Press
09:41AM  Inspire Brands acquiring drive-in fast-food chain Sonic for $2.3 billion MarketWatch
09:34AM  Sonic to be acquired by Arby's owner for $1.57 bln Reuters
09:33AM  Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings Parent to Buy Sonic for $2.3 Billion Bloomberg
09:20AM  Sonic Corp. to be Acquired by Inspire Brands in $2.3 Billion Transaction Business Wire
Sep-21-18 06:19AM  [$$] Immersive cocktails: drinking in a different dimension Financial Times
Sep-20-18 10:10AM  Why Sonic (SONC) is Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates Again Zacks
Sep-18-18 10:45AM  National Cheeseburger Day 2018: Deals at Wendys, Sonic, Red Robin and More InvestorPlace
Sep-14-18 06:55AM  SONIC Drive-In Honors Top Franchisees at 2018 National Convention Business Wire
Sep-13-18 06:55AM  SONIC Drive-in Crew from Knoxville, Tenn. is Honored as the Best in the Nation Business Wire
Sep-12-18 08:59AM  Sonic's (SONC) Shares Gain on Solid Q4 Preliminary Results Zacks
Sep-11-18 04:44PM  Why Sonic, Integrated Device Technology, and Casey's General Store Jumped Today Motley Fool +8.23%
11:33AM  Why Sonic Drive-In Stock Is Soaring Today InvestorPlace
07:11AM  Sonic's stock rallies after upbeat profit, sales outlook MarketWatch
07:00AM  Sonic Reports Solid Same-Store Sales Momentum in the Fourth Fiscal Quarter of 2018 Business Wire
Sep-07-18 06:55AM  SONIC Launches New Breakfast Sandwich Option, the Breakfast Slinger Business Wire
Sep-04-18 06:55AM  SONIC Creates New Way to Dunk OREO, AMERICAS FAVORITE COOKIE Business Wire
Aug-24-18 01:41PM  Is Sonic Corps (NASDAQ:SONC) PE Ratio A Signal To Buy For Investors? Simply Wall St.
Aug-10-18 05:15AM  [$$] The riotous life of Wayne Kramer and the MC5 Financial Times
Aug-08-18 04:16PM  Sonic increases 2019 dividend program MarketWatch
04:05PM  Sonic Announces Increase to Dividend Program in Fiscal 2019 Business Wire
Jul-30-18 07:55AM  SONICs New Real Fruit Berry Shakes Are the Real Deal Business Wire
Jul-27-18 07:45AM  Free Pre-Market Technical Recap on YUM! Brands and Three Additional Restaurants Stocks ACCESSWIRE
Jul-26-18 10:09PM  [$$] Best of Lex: your weekly round-up Financial Times
Jul-23-18 02:21AM  [$$] Sonos/smart speakers: Sonic the hedged slog Financial Times
Jul-13-18 07:05AM  Free Post Earnings Research Report: Sonic's Quarterly Earnings Advanced 20.93% ACCESSWIRE
Jul-01-18 02:08PM  Will Sonic Break Its Eight-Quarter Streak of Sales Declines? Motley Fool
Jun-28-18 11:36AM  Do Not Be Fooled. Sonic Stock Is Just Not the Stock You Think It Is InvestorPlace
09:52AM  Company News For Jun 28, 2018 Zacks
Jun-27-18 07:07PM  Is the Sonic Selloff a Buying Opportunity? TheStreet.com
05:22PM  Why Sonic, National Beverage, and Aquinox Pharmaceuticals Slumped Today Motley Fool
04:31PM  Concho Resources, CMS Energy climb while Conagra stumbles Associated Press
01:23PM  Trader Blitz: Wrestling and Trade CNBC Videos
10:37AM  Sonic (SONC) Earnings Beat Estimates in Q3, Revenues Lag Zacks
10:27AM  Edited Transcript of SONC earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jun-18 9:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Sonic Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates and franchises a chain of drive-in restaurants in the United States. As of August 31, 2018, the company operated 3,606 Sonic Drive-Ins in 45 states, including 3,427 Drive-Ins owned and operated by franchisees; and 179 Drive-Ins owned and operated by the company. The company also owns and leases 162 properties; and sublease 48 properties to franchisees and other parties. Sonic Corp. was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
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