Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, restaurant operator P.F. Chang's China Bistro (NAS: PFCB) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at P.F. Chang's and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
P.F. Chang's facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Scottsdale, Ariz. (1996)|
|Market Cap||$1.1 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.2 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Richard Federico
CFO Mark Mumford
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||11%|
|Cash/Debt||$55.7 million / $1.3 million|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 42% of the 231 members who have rated P.F. Chang's believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
They have no legitimate growth story. Their bistro is pretty much completely saturated and I'm not buying into the Pei Wei business plan -- if people want Asian takeout then they'll order from P.F. Chang's, if they want fast food Asian then they'll go to a Panda Express. I don't see much of a market for anything between the two.
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