Wingstop Restaurants Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1994

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 1,225


  • Stock Symbol
  • WING

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Share Price
  • $364.97
  • (As of Tuesday Closing)

Wingstop Restaurants General Information


Founded in 1994 in Garland, Texas, Wingstop is a restaurant operator specializing in indulgent bone-in and boneless chicken wings, chicken tenders, fries, and, recently, chicken sandwiches. The firm's footprint has grown quickly since its inception, reaching north of 2,200 global stores at the end of 2023, rendering Wingstop the 31st-largest restaurant brand in the U.S. by system sales, according to Euromonitor data. With a 98% franchised model, Wingstop generates the lion share of its revenue from franchise royalties and advertising fees, with the remainder derived from a small footprint of company-owned stores.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Restaurants and Bars
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 15505 Wright Brothers Drive
  • Addison, TX 75001
  • United States
+1 (972) 000-0000

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Wingstop Restaurants Stock Performance

(As of Tuesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$364.97 $354.75 $150.08 - $379.00 $10.7B 29.4M 488K $2.36

Wingstop Restaurants Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Dec-2023 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 8,181,164 8,181,164 4,659,057 5,572,851
Revenue 460,055 460,055 357,521 282,502
EBITDA 125,776 125,776 101,445 81,834
Net Income 70,175 70,175 52,947 42,658
Total Assets 377,825 377,825 424,190 249,203
Total Debt 714,707 714,707 716,429 471,837
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Wingstop Restaurants Valuation & Funding

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Wingstop Restaurants Comparisons

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Wingstop Restaurants Competitors (38)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
The Wendy's Company Corporate Backed or Acquired Dublin, OH 00000 00.000 000000000000
Chipotle Mexican Grill Formerly PE-Backed Newport Beach, CA 000000 00000 000000000 00000
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Corporate Backed or Acquired Lebanon, TN 00000 00.000 000000000 00.000
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O'Charley's Corporate Backed or Acquired Nashville, TN 00 00000 000000&0 00000
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Wingstop Restaurants Executive Team (27)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Michael Skipworth President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member
Alex Kaleida Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Chris Fallon Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
Alexandre Botelho Director of International Development
Anne Fischer Chief Growth Officer & Senior Vice President
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Wingstop Restaurants Board Members (16)

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Wingstop Restaurants Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Wingstop Restaurants Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Buckeye Restaurant (20 Wingstops in Ohio, United States) 25-Jul-2023 000000000 Buildings and Property
Wingstop (Five Restaurants in Denver) 01-Jan-2020 Corporate Asset Purchase Buildings and Property
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Wingstop Restaurants ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated February, 28, 2024

28.39 | Med Risk

Risk Scale

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Wingstop Restaurants FAQs

  • When was Wingstop Restaurants founded?

    Wingstop Restaurants was founded in 1994.

  • Who is the CEO of Wingstop Restaurants?

    Michael Skipworth is the CEO of Wingstop Restaurants.

  • Where is Wingstop Restaurants headquartered?

    Wingstop Restaurants is headquartered in Addison, TX.

  • What is the size of Wingstop Restaurants?

    Wingstop Restaurants has 1,225 total employees.

  • What industry is Wingstop Restaurants in?

    Wingstop Restaurants’s primary industry is Restaurants and Bars.

  • Is Wingstop Restaurants a private or public company?

    Wingstop Restaurants is a Public company.

  • What is Wingstop Restaurants’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Wingstop Restaurants is WING.

  • What is the current stock price of Wingstop Restaurants?

    As of 23-Apr-2024 the stock price of Wingstop Restaurants is $364.97.

  • What is the current market cap of Wingstop Restaurants?

    The current market capitalization of Wingstop Restaurants is $10.7B.

  • What is Wingstop Restaurants’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Wingstop Restaurants is $460M.

  • Who are Wingstop Restaurants’s competitors?

    The Wendy's Company, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Denny's, and O'Charley's are some of the 38 competitors of Wingstop Restaurants.

  • What is Wingstop Restaurants’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Wingstop Restaurants’s EPS for 12 months was $2.36.

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