All Posts Tagged With: "WEN"

(KONA) Kona Grill First Quarter Earnings Beat – Revenues Miss

Kona Grill Inc.’s (KONA) first-quarter 2013 earnings of 12 cents per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 9.1% but were 7.7% lower than the year-ago earnings of 13 cents. A choppy sales environment coupled with higher operating...

15May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(WEN) Wendy’s Shares Stay Neutral

We maintain our Neutral recommendation on the restaurateur The Wendy’s Co. (WEN). While we prefer the company’s multi-year turnaround plan to improve its restaurant operating margins, reinvigorate brands and expand internationally,...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(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) McDonald’s Beats Forecasts on Top and Bottom Lines

McDonald’s Corporation’s (MCD) fourth quarter 2012 earnings of $1.38 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate as well as the year-ago earnings of $1.33 per share. Improvement in top-line coupled with cost containment efforts...

29Jan2013 | | 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

(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

(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

(RRGB) Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 2011 Growth on Track

Colorado-based Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. (RRGB), which currently operates more than 450 restaurants across the United States and Canada, is set to open a new restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland on October 10, 2011. The new...

6Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(YUM) Yum! Cuts Off Two Brands

Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM) has finally found the right candidate for the sale of its brands –– Long John Silver’s and A&W. The company recently inked definitive agreements with two separate buyers led by key franchisee leaders...

23Sep2011 | | 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

(WEN) Wendy’s Drops Arby’s From Name

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc (WEN) has dropped Arby from its name following the completion of its previously announced sale of Arby’s Restaurant Group. Wendy’s is once again a solo brand name and will operate as...

6Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AWH) Stock Market News for June 14, 2011 – Market News

The benchmarks ended flat on Monday, as mergers and acquisitions prevented the markets from sliding yet again on euro-zone debt concerns. Mergers and acquisitions were the major factor responsible for market movement in a choppy session of trading, amidst the lack of any economic data. The...

14Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CS) Company News for June 14, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    Share prices of Transatlantic Holdings (NYSE:TRH) climbed 9.50% after the reinsurer announced it was merging with Switzerland based reinsurer World Assurance Company Holdings AG AWH in a deal worth $3.2 billion •    On Monday,...

14Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AWH) Stock Market News for June 14, 2011 – Market News

The benchmarks ended flat on Monday, as mergers and acquisitions prevented the markets from sliding yet again on euro-zone debt concerns. Mergers and acquisitions were the major factor responsible for market movement in a choppy session of trading, amidst the lack of any economic data. The...

14Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CS) Company News for June 14, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    Share prices of Transatlantic Holdings (NYSE:TRH) climbed 9.50% after the reinsurer announced it was merging with Switzerland based reinsurer World Assurance Company Holdings AG AWH in a deal worth $3.2 billion •    On Monday,...

14Jun2011 | | 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

(FDO) Family Dollar Stores Gets Buyout Offer

Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO), the operator of self-service retail discount store chains, recently acknowledged that it has received a voluntary offer from Trian Group, led by Nelson Peltz, to acquire the company. Trian Group,...

17Feb2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MCD) McDonald’s Reports 4.8% Sales Growth in November

McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) posted global comparable sales growth of 4.8% in November, on the heels of strong sales of beverage and core menu products. Although comparable sales growth stepped up from 0.7% recorded in November 2009,...

13Dec2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(WEN) Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Disappoint

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc. (WEN) posted third-quarter 2010 earnings of approximately zero cent per share, which lagged the Zacks Concensus estimate of 4 cents. Wendy’s/Arby’s had posted 3 cents a share in the year-earlier quarter....

25Nov2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DIS) Company News for November 12, 2010 – Corporate Summary

• Disney (NYSE:DIS) reported fiscal fourth quarter earnings of $0.45 ex-items, a one cent miss, versus $0.47 a year earlier, as revenues fell 1.4% to $9.7 billion and were below estimates of $9.9 billion • Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) profits fell 21% to $0.15, a one penny beat, as revenues fell...

12Nov2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(JCP) Activist Investors: Follow the Smart Money And Grab an Extra 21% Per Year

by Marc Lichtenfeld, Investment U’s Senior Analyst Wednesday, October 20, 2010: Issue #1370 Every year, a tiny group of investors quietly outperform the stock market by more than...

2Nov2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CAKE) Cheesecake Factory Opens Bridgewater Restaurant – Plans Growth

California-based Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) announced that it had opened a Cheesecake Factory restaurant at the Bridgewater Commons in Bridgewater, New Jersey on August 23. The new 8,500 square feet Bridgewater restaurant can...

3Oct2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(WEN) Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Announces Expansion in Russia

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (WEN), the third largest quick-service restaurant company in the United States, has set its eyes on the Russian market for growth. The Russian market is one of the fastest growing markets;...

11Aug2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(WEN) Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Completes $650 Million Credit Facility

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (WEN), the third largest quick-service restaurant company in the U.S., recently announced that it has completed a new $650 million senior secured credit facility, which includes a $150 million...

26May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(WEN) Wendy’s/Arby’s Beats The Street by a Penny

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (WEN) recently posted first-quarter 2010 results that topped Zacks expectations on the back of the Wendy’s brand, but continues to be hurt by sluggish sales at its Arby’s restaurants, making...

17May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CKR) CKE Restaurants Draws a New Takeover Bid

CKE Restaurants Inc. (CKR), the quick-service restaurant operator, recently hinted that it has received an alternative takeover offer from another bidder without revealing its identity. The company informed that it will continue to...

8Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(WEN) Wendy’s/Arby’s Increases Stock Buyback Plan

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (WEN), the third largest fast-food restaurant operator, notified that its Board of Directors recently raised the share buyback authorization by $50 million to $250 million, which will remain in effect...

29Mar2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(WEN) Wendy’s/Arby’s Looks to Aquire CKE Restaurants?

According to a recent report in the New York Post, Nelson Peltz’s Trian Fund Management, the owner of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc. (WEN) is looking to acquire CKE Restaurants Inc. (CKR). Atlanta-based,...

12Mar2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MCD) McDonald’s Report Shows Sales on the Rise

McDonald’s Corporation’s (MCD) comparable sales are on the rise. After climbing 2.6% in January 2010, comparable sales rose 4.8% in February, led by sales growth in Europe and Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) segments. However,...

9Mar2010 | | 0 comments | Continued