Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc (NYSE: ARCO) has seen a rise in its stock price by 0.97 in relation to its previous close of 11.29. However, the company has experienced a 18.38% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Seeking Alpha reported 2023-11-18 that Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ARCO ) Q3 2023 Earnings Conference Call November 16, 2023 10:00 AM ET Company Participants Daniel Schleiniger – Investor Relations Marcelo Rabach – Chief Executive Officer Luis Raganato – Chief Operating Officer Mariano Tannenbaum – Chief Financial Officer Daniel Schleiniger Good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining our Third Quarter 2023 Earnings Webcast. With us today are Marcelo Rabach, our Chief Executive Officer; Luis Raganato, our Chief Operating Officer; and Mariano Tannenbaum, our Chief Financial Officer.

Is It Worth Investing in Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc (NYSE: ARCO) Right Now?

The price-to-earnings ratio for Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc (NYSE: ARCO) is 13.34x, which is above its average ratio. Moreover, the 36-month beta value for ARCO is 1.23. Analysts have varying opinions on the stock, with 5 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 0 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price recommended by analysts for Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc (ARCO) is $12.76, which is $1.36 above the current market price. The public float for ARCO is 123.78M and currently, short sellers hold a 2.95% of that float. On November 21, 2023, ARCO’s average trading volume was 911.01K shares.

ARCO’s Market Performance

ARCO’s stock has seen a 18.38% increase for the week, with a 23.51% rise in the past month and a 14.23% gain in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 5.52%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 3.52% for Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 16.43% for ARCO stock, with a simple moving average of 23.97% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of ARCO

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ARCO stocks, with Barclays repeating the rating for ARCO by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for ARCO in the upcoming period, according to Barclays is $9 based on the research report published on September 27, 2022 of the previous year 2022.

ARCO Trading at 18.06% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ARCO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -4.44% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.52%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.52%, as shares surge +22.06% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +17.04% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, ARCO rose by +18.38%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +35.71% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $9.89. In addition, Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc saw 36.36% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Stock Fundamentals for ARCO

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

The net margin for Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc stands at +3.88. The total capital return value is set at 14.53, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.14. Equity return is now at value 52.68, with 6.80 for asset returns.

Based on Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc (ARCO), the company’s capital structure generated 482.54 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 82.83. Total debt to assets is 59.23, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 450.94. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 77.41.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.87, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.52. The receivables turnover for the company is 28.35 and the total asset turnover is 1.45. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.90.


To wrap up, the performance of Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc (ARCO) has been better in recent times. The stock has received a bullish of “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.