All Posts Tagged With: "CAKE"

(JACK) Jack in the Box Lags Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK) recently posted second-quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings of 30 cents per share, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 31 cents by 3.2% and comparable year-ago quarter’s earnings by 37.5%. Earnings...

10Jul2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DPZ) Domino’s Pizza’s First Quarter Earnings Impress

Domino’s Pizza Inc. (DPZ) reported first-quarter 2013 adjusted earnings of 59 cents per share, outperforming the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 56 cents by 5.4% and that of the year-ago quarter by 25.5%. Higher top-line, share repurchase...

18May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DPZ) Domino’s Pizza First Quarter Earnings Impress

Domino’s Pizza Inc. (DPZ) reported first-quarter 2013 adjusted earnings of 59 cents per share, outperforming the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 56 cents by 5.4% and that of the year-ago quarter by 25.5%. Higher top-line, share repurchase...

16May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IBM) The Cheesecake Factory Adopts IBM’s Solution

International Business Machines Corp (IBM) announced that it has deployed its Big Data analytics solutions at The Cheesecake Factory Inc (CAKE), which operates a...

4Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(WMT) Earnings Enter the Final Stretch – Earnings Preview

We still have plenty of Q4 earnings reports to come, but the bulk of the earnings season is now behind us, with results from 395 S&P 500 companies already out, as of Friday, February 15. Please note that while these 395 companies account for 86.4% of the index’s total market capitalization and...

19Feb2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(WMT) Earnings Enter the Final Stretch – Earnings Preview

We still have plenty of Q4 earnings reports to come, but the bulk of the earnings season is now behind us, with results from 395 S&P 500 companies already out, as of Friday, February 15. Please note that while these 395 companies account for 86.4% of the index’s total market capitalization and...

15Feb2013 | | 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) 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

(CAKE) The Cheesecake Factory in Expansion Mode

In order to boost its national presence, The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) recently opened its new outlet at Quaker Bridge Mall situated in Lawrence Township, New Jersey. The company plans to open around seven to...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CAKE) The Cheesecake Factory Makes its Overseas Debut

The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) opened a Cheesecake Factory restaurant at The Dubai Mall on August 16. The new 13,851 square feet Dubai restaurant can accommodate 300 guests. This new unit, opened in association with the Kuwait-based...

22Aug2012 | | 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

(MCD) McDonald’s Analyst Shares Rated Stable at Neutral

We remain Neutral on McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) with solid comparable sales (comps) momentum, expansion and accelerated remodeling on the one side, and commodity inflation, increased selling, general and administrative expenses as...

30Nov2011 | | 0 comments | 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

(AAPL) A Busy Week Ahead – Earnings Preview

Earnings Preview 10/14/11 While the earnings season kicked off this past week, only 38 firms reported. The game really gets under way next week, when we will get reports from 336 firms, including 99 members of the S&P 500. Thus, by the end of the week we will have a very good idea...

17Oct2011 | | 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

(CAKE) The Cheesecake Factory Expands in California

The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE), which currently operates 168 restaurants, recently announced the opening of a new unit in San Mateo, California. This is the fifth of the company’s targeted 7 new openings for fiscal 2011. The...

24Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MCD) McDonald’s Reports Weak August Comps

McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) has posted global comparable sales (comps) growth of 3.5% in August on the back of strong beverage sales as well as core menu products. However, the fast-food chain operator witnessed a relatively downward...

15Sep2011 | | 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

(AAPL) 2011 Second Quarter Earnings Preview – Detailed

Earnings Preview 7/15/11 Second quarter earnings season is now under way, but things really start to move into high gear next week. There will be 348 firms reporting, and 108 of those are in the S&P 500. By next...

18Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KONA) Kona Grill’s CEO Resigns (revised)

Scottsdale-based Kona Grill, Inc. (KONA) recently announced that its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President Marc A. Buehler has resigned to pursue other opportunities. Buehler joined the American grill and sushi bar company...

17Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(KONA) Kona Grill’s CFO Resigns

Scottsdale-based Kona Grill, Inc (KONA) recently announced that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and President Marc A. Buehler has resigned to pursue other opportunities. Buehler joined the American grill and sushi bar company...

16Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CPKI) Golden Gate to Buy California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen Inc (CPKI), a leading casual dining restaurant chain recently signed a definitive agreement with San Francisco-based private investment firm, Golden Gate Capital. As per the deal, Golden Gate will acquire...

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

(MCD) McDonald’s Reports January Comparable Store Sales Up

McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) posted global comparable sales growth of 5.3% in January, on the heels of strong sales of beverage and core menu products. Comparable sales growth stepped up from 2.6% in January 2010. The...

13Feb2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SSS) Restaurant Industry Stock Review – January 2011 – Industry Outlook

The restaurant industry finally appears well positioned for gradual improvement in the first half of 2011. The industry had been depressed by extremely tough challenges since the end of 2009 from the economic turmoil that resulted in weak labor and tight credit markets, resulting in lower discretionary...

11Jan2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AFCE) AFC Enterprises Refinances Credit Facility

AFC Enterprises Inc. (AFCE), the franchisor and operator of Popeyes, the world’s second-largest quick-service chicken concept based on number of units, announced yesterday, the completion of a $100 million credit agreement. ...

31Dec2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CPKI) California Pizza Kitchen Expands

Los Angeles-based California Pizza Kitchen Inc. (CPKI), which currently owns and operates 207 restaurants and franchises 56 restaurants, is on track to open three company-owned full service restaurants in the fourth quarter of fiscal...

20Dec2010 | | 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

(CBOU) Caribou Coffee Beats Third Quarter 2010 Earnings by a Penny

Caribou Coffee Company Inc. (CBOU), the second largest company-owned premium coffeehouse operator in the United States, posted third quarter 2010 earnings of 8 cents per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. The...

25Nov2010 | | 0 comments | Continued