All Posts Tagged With: "PNRA"

(RPI) Restaurant Stock Outlook – February 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

The year 2012 started on a relatively positive note for U.S. restaurants. That scenario changed gradually as sales momentum slackened in the sector as the macroeconomic tension, presidential election and the “Fiscal Cliff” raised uncertainties in the market. Even this year, the...

6Feb2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MCD) Restaurant Industry Stock Outlook – October 2012 – Industry Outlook

Despite beginning the year on a relatively positive note, sales momentum in the U.S. restaurant industry appears to have slackened in the second quarter of 2012, mostly reflecting macroeconomic issues. The industry has been at the receiving end of the global economic concerns, a stronger dollar, the...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PNRA) Panera Bread Declares Share Repurchase

Panera Bread Co. (PNRA), a chain of bakery–café quick casual restaurants in the United States and Canada, recently announced a new three-year share repurchase program to buy back up to $600 million worth of its common stock. This...

18Sep2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PNRA) Panera Bread Declares Share Repurchase

Panera Bread Co. (PNRA), a chain of bakery–café quick casual restaurants in the United States and Canada, recently announced a new three-year share repurchase program to buy back up to $600 million worth of its common stock. This...

31Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PNRA) Panera Bread Company – Bull of the Day

We believe Panera Bread Co. (PNRA) remains well positioned to reinvigorate brands, revitalize comparable store sales and accelerate unit growth in the long run. The introduction of a new menu, increased positive impact from media...

29Aug2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(RPI) Restaurant Stock Review and Outlook – June 2012 – Industry Outlook

The U.S. restaurant industry has ended the first half of 2012 on a positive note despite nagging sovereign debt issues in Europe and faltering domestic consumer confidence. The strength was backed by modest traffic improvement and the consequent rise in comparable store sales. Easy comparisons from...

22Jun2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PNRA) Panera Bread’s COO Steps Down

Panera Bread Co. (PNRA) has recently announced that effective May 31, 2012, John Maguire will no longer serve as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company. Maguire resigned from his current position...

24Apr2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(RPI) Restaurant Industry Stock Review – March 2012 – Industry Outlook

The restaurant industry appears well positioned for gradual improvement in the first half of 2012. The global economy had been affected by challenges mainly in the second half of 2011 due to concerns about the nagging sovereign debt issues in Europe and the health of the U.S. economy. While these...

14Mar2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(RPI) Restaurant Industry Stock Review – November 2011 – Industry Outlook

The restaurant industry is showing improvements and seems poised for long-term growth, but concerns about the health of the U.S. economy and the nagging sovereign debt issues in Europe pose some risks to this outlook. However, if we look back at the last few months, restaurant operators managed to...

23Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(RPI) Restaurant Industry Stock Review – July 2011 – Industry Outlook

The restaurant industry is finally showing improvements and seems poised for long-term growth. Riding on the back of a slowly reviving U.S. economy and the consequent rise in comparable-store sales, restaurant operators have managed to post improved results in recent months. We expect restaurant companies...

29Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(COSI) Cosi’s Sales Plunge – Comparable Restaurant Sales Up

Deerfield, Illinois-based Cosi Inc. (COSI), a premium casual dining restaurant chain, recently reported its first quarter 2011 sales results. Total revenue, which comprises company-operated restaurant sales and franchise fees and...

3May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(RPI) Restaurant Industry Stock Review – April 2011 – Industry Outlook

The restaurant industry finally seems ready to show improvements in the second half of 2011. Riding on the back of a slowly reviving U.S. economy and the consequent rise in comparable-store sales, restaurant operators have managed to post improved results in recent months. We expect restaurant companies...

19Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(COSI) Cosi Narrows Loss on Growing Comps

Cosi Inc. (COSI), a premium casual dining restaurant chain, reported a loss of 5 cents per share in the fourth quarter of 2010 compared with the loss of 11 cents delivered in the prior-year quarter. The loss narrowed down due to positive...

31Mar2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BNHN) Benihana Reports Four-Week Period Sales Rise

Miami-based Benihana Inc. (BNHN) posted restaurant sales of $23.0 million for the four-week period ending November 7, 2010, up 3.7% from $22.2 million in the year-ago period. This is the first four-week period of third quarter 2011. Results...

13Dec2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PNRA) Panera Bread Raises First Quarter 2010 Outlook

Panera Bread Co. (PNRA), a leading retail bakery-café operating company, has raised its earnings outlook for first quarter fiscal 2010 as well as for the entire fiscal year, based on strong comparable bakery-café sales growth. While...

21Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PNRA) Panera Bread Company Issues Robust Earnings Outlook

The earnings outlook for Panera Bread Company (PNRA) remains strong ahead of its quarterly results next month. While the prospects of many of its peers continue to be weighed down by the weak economic environment, the upscale bakery...

25Jan2010 | | 0 comments | Continued