$CAKE (The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated)

$CAKE {{ '2015-11-24T14:05:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CAKE opened its newest restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin at West Towne Mall. The new restaurant, which features imported limestone floors and custom wood columns, hand painted murals and modern lighting, includes distinctive and contemporary decor.

$EAT {{ '2018-01-09T19:32:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$EAT named Wade Allen as the senior vice president and chief digital officer of the company, effective immediately. He will succeed David Doyle, former chief information officer, who will retire after more than 23 years with the company.

$DRI {{ '2018-01-08T12:47:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Restaurant operator $DRI has raised its outlook of non-GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations for fiscal 2018 to the range of $4.70 to $4.78 from the earlier estimate of $4.45-$4.53 per share. Meanwhile, the company confirmed its fully year sales growth guidance of 13%, and reiterated the same-restaurant sales growth estimate of 2%.

$RRGB {{ '2017-12-22T12:01:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RRGB announced the promotion of Dana Benfield to the role of senior vice president and chief marketing officer.

$LW {{ '2017-12-21T16:41:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LW appointed Peter Bensen to its BoD, effective Dec. 20, 2017. Bensen served as $MCD's Chief Administrative Officer from March 2015 until his retirement in September 2016 and prior to that, as its CFO since January 2008.

$DRI {{ '2017-12-20T20:05:48+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$DRI said it is about 30% online now and continues to grow. The company gets lot of data from online orders as it is an important part of the process for simplifying the operation. $DRI will continue to try to migrate as much of that business over as possible. At the end of the day, $DRI got lot of phone-in orders when people are driving home.

$DRI {{ '2017-12-20T19:56:46+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$DRI said restaurant labor for 2Q18 was unfavorable by 30 basis points compared to last year due to Cheddar's brand mix. Restaurant labor in the company's legacy Darden brands was in line with last year due to continued productivity gains and sales leverage despite inflation of about 4%.

$DRI {{ '2017-12-20T19:55:53+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$DRI said food and beverage costs for 2Q18 were favorable by 20 basis points as pricing of about 1.5% and costs savings more than offset commodity cost inflation of just under 1% and its continued investments in food quality.

$DRI {{ '2017-12-19T13:05:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DRI now expects FY18 sales growth of about 13% compared to prior estimate of 11.5-13%. Same-restaurant sales growth is now predicted to be about 2% compared to prior forecast of 1-2%. The company lifted FY18 EPS from continuing operations guidance to $4.45-4.53 from $4.38-4.50.

$DRI {{ '2017-12-19T13:03:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DRI's same-restaurant sales for 2Q18 increased 3% for Olive Garden and up 3.8% for LongHorn Steakhouse. Same-restaurant traffic rose 1.1% for Olive Garden and up 0.9% for LongHorn Steakhouse. CEO Gene Lee said the company's strong same-restaurant sales and new restaurant growth drove continued market share gains during the quarter.

$DRI {{ '2017-12-19T13:00:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DRI reported a rise in 2Q18 earnings from continuing operations driven by higher same-restaurant sales and new restaurant growth. Earnings from continuing operations rose to $88.6MM or $0.71 per share from $79.7MM or $0.64 per share a year ago. Sales grew 15% to $1.9Bil. Adjusted EPS increased 14.1% to $0.73.

$DRI {{ '2017-12-19T12:43:53+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$DRI Darden Restaurants Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2018 Highlights

$TWX {{ '2017-12-18T22:24:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TWX declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.4025 per share of common stock, payable in cash on February 1, 2018 to shareholders of record on January 10, 2018.

$CPB {{ '2017-12-18T13:49:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Branded food company $CPB has signed an agreement to acquire $LNCE for $50 per share in an all-cash transaction, significantly expanding its snacking division. The transaction is anticipated to close in early 2018, and is expected to be accretive to non-GAAP EPS in fiscal 2019. Campbell plans to finance the transaction through $6.2Bil of debt.

$GWW {{ '2017-12-15T21:44:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW announced the appointment of Mark Lohman to the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

$DRI {{ '2017-12-15T11:02:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DRI BoD declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.63 per share on its outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on Feb. 1, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 10, 2018.

$ESS {{ '2017-12-14T12:17:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ESS BoD declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.75 per common share. The dividend is payable on January 16, 2018 to shareholders of record as of December 29, 2017.

$WEN {{ '2017-12-07T14:08:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WEN entered into a purchase agreement whereby one of its indirect, special purpose subsidiaries has agreed to issue and sell $450MM of its Series 2018-1 3.573% Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes and $475MM of its Series 2018-1 3.884% Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes. The closing is expected to occur in 1Q18.

$ULTA {{ '2017-12-07T12:53:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ULTA appointed Sally Blount, Dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, to its BoD effective Dec. 6, 2017. Blount currently serves as a member of the BoD of Abbott Laboratories and the Joyce Foundation.

$SBUX {{ '2017-12-05T14:30:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai, touted by $SBUX as "an immersive coffee experience" in Asia, will open on Dec. 6.

$ULTA {{ '2017-12-01T13:51:39+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During 3Q17, $ULTA opened 48 stores, ending the quarter with 1,058 stores. The company opened 100 net new stores in 2017 program before Black Friday weekend. The company expects to open 16 new stores in 4Q17 and another 100 stores in 2018.

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