$PZZA (Papa John's International Inc.)

$PZZA {{ '2016-09-08T14:06:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PZZA announced expansion plans in Mexico with the signing of a restaurant development agreement with Orquest Foods to build 60 restaurants over the next 8 years. In addition to these 60 stores, Orquest Foods recently purchased 26 Papa John's restaurants in the Mexico City area, which is the site of the company's first international location.

$WEN {{ '2017-07-20T13:29:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WEN's BoD on July 19 lifted the size of the Board from 11 to 12 members and elected Kristin Dolan to serve as a director of the company, effective immediately. Most recently, she served as COO, a role in which Dolan led all aspects of the company's cable operations.

$SONC {{ '2017-07-06T20:19:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SONC declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share of common stock to be paid to shareholders as on August 9, 2017, with a payment date of August 18, 2017. Additionally, the company has a share repurchase authorization for up to $173MM of its common stock through August 31, 2017.

$FCPT {{ '2017-06-29T15:14:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FCPT's BoD elected Charles Jemley as a director of the company, effective June 28, 2017. Jemley has also been appointed to the Audit Committee. As a result of such appointment, the Board now consists of six directors, five of whom are deemed independent directors. Charles Jemley is a SVP at $SBUX.

$SPLS {{ '2017-06-29T13:07:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SPLS entered into definitive agreement to be acquired by investment funds managed by Sycamore Partners for $10.25 per share in cash or about $6.9Bil. $SPLS' BoD unanimously approved the merger agreement and recommends that all $SPLS stockholders vote in favor of the transaction. The transaction is expected to close no later than December 2017.

$SONC {{ '2017-06-22T22:26:18+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$SONC stated that regarding 2018 earnings guidance, the company believes it can return to a normalized EPS growth model. The company added that the model would be a little different as it is a higher franchise business now.

$SONC {{ '2017-06-22T21:48:20+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$SONC said it is refining its FY17 margin expectation to approx. 15.3% from the previous guidance of 15.5-16%, reflecting the lower same store sales assumption and the continued pressure on labor rates. $SONC added that it is on track to returning to its targeted cadence of low single digit same store sales growth.

$SONC {{ '2017-06-22T20:32:17+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$SONC Sonic Corp. Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q3 2017 highlights

$SONC {{ '2017-06-22T20:26:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

While $SONC still sees FY17 adjusted EPS to decline 2-5% YoY, the drive-in fast-food restaurant chain now expects a 2.5% same-store sales decline for the system, 65 to 75 new franchise drive-in openings, capex of $46-48MM, free cash flow of $55-60MM and quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share in the year.

$SONC {{ '2017-06-22T20:22:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SONC's 3Q17 net income per diluted share increased 42% to $0.44, even as system same-store sales declined 1.2%. Net income rose to $18.8MM from last year's $15.4MM, on total revenues of $124.0MM in the quarter.

$BWLD {{ '2017-06-19T15:24:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Restaurant operator $BWLD has decided to sell some of the company-owned restaurants, as part of its ongoing portfolio optimization process. The company has selected a total of 83 restaurants for refranchising in Canada, Central and Eastern Pennsylvania, Northeast US, South Texas and Washington DC.

$SONC {{ '2017-06-15T21:19:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SONC appointed Lori Abou Habib as Chief Marketing Officer. In her new position, Habib would be responsible for leading brand strategy, product innovation, national marketing, brand management, media, digital strategy and marketing technology.

$BOBE {{ '2017-06-15T13:26:32+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

On the side-dish business growth expectations, $BOBE stated that it expects low double digit growth overall, including both retail and foodservice. However the company added that the priority is retail, as that's where the brand equity lies.

$BOBE {{ '2017-06-15T13:14:37+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$BOBE's said it expects FY18 CapEx to be in the range of $25-30MM and year-end 2018 borrowings to range between $90-100MM. $BOBE also expects its long term annual sales growth to be in the mid to high single digit range, with EBITDA percentage growth of high single to low double digits annually.

$BOBE {{ '2017-06-15T12:56:01+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$BOBE completed the sale of Bob Evans Restaurants in 4Q17 and completed the acquisition of Pineland Farms Potato Company on May 1, 2017, reshaping the company as a pure play packaged foods business. The reported earnings for the quarter included a $155.7MM gain on the sale of restaurants and cost and adjustments associated with the sale.

$BOBE {{ '2017-06-15T12:11:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BOBE’s 4Q17 profit surged to $108.87MM or $5.39 per share from $0.58MM or $0.03 per share last year, helped by a 5% growth in sales from continuing operations. Non-GAAP EPS climbed 27.1% YoY to $0.61. Retail Side-dish and Sausage Pounds sold increased 11.5% and 9.2%, respectively. Bob Evans completed the sale of its restaurants division in 4Q17.

$BOBE {{ '2017-06-15T12:11:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BOBE reaffirmed its fiscal 2018 sales outlook of $464-476MM and EBITDA forecast of $102-108MM. It expects to record earnings of $2.06-$2.24 per share in the year. The company declared a dividend of $0.34 per share in 4Q17, payable on June 26, 2017, to stockholders of record as on June 12, 2017.

$SONC {{ '2017-06-13T12:44:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SONC announced five new agreements for franchise development in greater Washington, D.C., New York City, the Ohio River Valley, Alabama, Virginia and Washington. A mainstay in the South and Central Plains, $SONC continues to expand in all areas of the country to meet ever-growing consumer demand.

$SPLS {{ '2017-06-12T21:22:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $SPLS declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on July 13, 2017, to shareholders of record on June 23, 2017.

$PZZA {{ '2017-06-06T15:09:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PZZA announced the global expansion of the Papa John's brand in both Chile and Spain through two recently signed expansion agreements with Drake QSR AG. Drake plans to end 2017 with over 40 open restaurants operating throughout Spain, including Barcelona.

$BWLD {{ '2017-06-02T20:12:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BWLD's shareholders voted to elect its BoD nominees Cynthia Davis, Andre Fernandez, Janice Fields, Harry Lawton, Jerry Rose, Sam Rovit and Harmit Singh. This also includes two additional nominees proposed by Marcato Capital Management, Scott Bergren and Richard McGuire III.

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