Critical Contrast: GEN Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:GENK) versus Mitchells & Butlers (OTCMKTS:MBPFF)

GEN Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:GENKGet Free Report) and Mitchells & Butlers (OTCMKTS:MBPFFGet Free Report) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares GEN Restaurant Group and Mitchells & Butlers’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
GEN Restaurant Group $181.01 million 1.55 $8.41 million $0.18 48.17
Mitchells & Butlers $3.07 billion 0.75 -$4.91 million N/A N/A

GEN Restaurant Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Mitchells & Butlers.


This table compares GEN Restaurant Group and Mitchells & Butlers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GEN Restaurant Group 0.44% 2.32% 0.43%
Mitchells & Butlers N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

10.2% of GEN Restaurant Group shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for GEN Restaurant Group and Mitchells & Butlers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GEN Restaurant Group 0 0 3 0 3.00
Mitchells & Butlers 0 0 0 0 N/A

GEN Restaurant Group currently has a consensus price target of $13.83, indicating a potential upside of 59.55%. Given GEN Restaurant Group’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe GEN Restaurant Group is more favorable than Mitchells & Butlers.


GEN Restaurant Group beats Mitchells & Butlers on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About GEN Restaurant Group

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GEN Restaurant Group, Inc. operates restaurants in California, Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, Texas, New York, and Florida. It offers meats, poultry, and seafood. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Cerritos, California.

About Mitchells & Butlers

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Mitchells & Butlers plc engages in the management of pubs, bars, and restaurants in the United Kingdom and Germany. The company operates its pubs and restaurants under the Alex, All Bar One, Browns, Castle, EGO, Ember Inns, Harvester, High Street, Innkeeper's Lodge, Miller & Carter, Nicholson's, O'Neill's, Premium Country Pubs, Sizzling Pubs, Suburban, Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, Toby Carvery, and Vintage Inns brands and formats. It also engages in the leisure retailing; property leasing, property management, and development; and financing activities, as well as operates as a healthcare trustee. In addition, the company owns various trademarks. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Birmingham, the United Kingdom.

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