Case | HBS Case Collection | January 2004 (Revised March 2005)

Valuation Ratios in the Restaurant Industry

by Paul M. Healy and Krishna G. Palepu


Examines factors underlying differences in valuation multiples (price-earnings and price-to-book) across four firms in the restaurant industry.

Keywords: Business Earnings; Valuation; Mathematical Methods; Food and Beverage Industry;


Healy, Paul M., and Krishna G. Palepu. "Valuation Ratios in the Restaurant Industry." Harvard Business School Case 104-066, January 2004. (Revised March 2005.)