Reviewing Performance Food Group Company (PFGC)’s and Denny’s Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN)’s results

Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC) and Denny’s Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN), are influenced by compare since they are both players in the Restaurants. These factors are particularly influence the dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and valuation of the two firms.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Performance Food Group Company 18.10B 0.23 169.40M 1.15 33.60
Denny’s Corporation 630.18M 1.71 43.69M 0.67 26.09

Table 1 shows gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies. Denny’s Corporation is observed to has lower revenue and earnings than Performance Food Group Company. The company with a higher P/E ratio is presently more expensive of the two stocks. Performance Food Group Company is presently more expensive than Denny’s Corporation, because it’s trading at a higher P/E ratio.


Table 2 shows us the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of both businesses.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Performance Food Group Company 0.94% 14.8% 4.2%
Denny’s Corporation 6.93% -36.2% 13.1%

Risk and Volatility

Performance Food Group Company has a 0.71 beta, while its volatility is 29.00% which is less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500. In other hand, Denny’s Corporation has beta of 0.18 which is 82.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.


1.6 and 0.8 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Performance Food Group Company. Its rival Denny’s Corporation’s Current and Quick Ratios are 0.5 and 0.5 respectively. Performance Food Group Company has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Denny’s Corporation.

Analyst Ratings

In next table is delivered Performance Food Group Company and Denny’s Corporation’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Performance Food Group Company 0 0 0 0.00
Denny’s Corporation 0 0 2 3.00

On the other hand, Denny’s Corporation’s potential upside is 8.39% and its average target price is $19.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Institutional investors held 99.5% of Performance Food Group Company shares and 90.7% of Denny’s Corporation shares. Insiders held roughly 2.4% of Performance Food Group Company’s shares. Comparatively, 3.2% are Denny’s Corporation’s share held by insiders.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Performance Food Group Company 0.73% 12.7% 8.79% 16.31% 24.19% 19.31%
Denny’s Corporation -4.81% -1.64% 3.39% 13.87% 15.46% 7.34%

For the past year Performance Food Group Company has stronger performance than Denny’s Corporation


Performance Food Group Company beats Denny’s Corporation on 10 of the 14 factors.

Performance Food Group Company, through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes food and food-related products in the United States. It operates in three operating segments: Performance Foodservice, PFG Customized, and Vistar. The company offers a range of frozen foods, such as meats, fully prepared appetizers and entrees, fruits, vegetables, and desserts; canned and dry foods; fresh meats; dairy products; beverage products; imported specialties; fresh produce; and candy, snack, and other products, as well as seafood products, shortenings and oils, baked goods, and salad dressings. It also supplies various non-food items, such as paper products, including pizza boxes, disposable napkins, plates, and cups; tableware comprising chinaware and silverware; cookware consisting of pots, pans, and utensils; restaurant and kitchen equipment and supplies; and cleaning supplies. In addition, the company provides value-added services related to foodservice distribution, such as providing customers with electronic order-taking, payment, and other Internet based services; and various reports and other data, menu planning advice, food safety training, and assistance in inventory control, as well as access to various third-party services designed to add value to its customersÂ’ businesses. It serves street and chain restaurants, schools, business and industry locations, hospitals, vending distributors, office coffee service distributors, big box retailers, and theaters, as well as franchises and other institutional customers. Performance Food Group Company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

DennyÂ’s Corporation, through its subsidiary, DennyÂ’s, Inc., owns and operates full-service restaurant chains under the DennyÂ’s brand. As of December 28, 2016, it operated 1,733 franchised, licensed, and company operated restaurants in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, New Zealand, Mexico, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guam, the United Arab Emirates, Curacao N.V., El Salvador, the Philippines, and Trinidad. The company was formerly known as Advantica Restaurant Group, Inc. and changed its name to DennyÂ’s Corporation in 2002. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina.