$PZZA (Papa John's International Inc.)

$PZZA {{ '2016-09-30T13:04:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PZZA continues its expansion in Egypt with the signing of a restaurant development agreement. Vanatge Egypt recently entered into a development agreement to open an additional 18 units. Vantage currently operates 36 $PZZA's restaurants throughout Egypt.

$SONC {{ '2018-01-16T11:36:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SONC's BoD declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on Feb. 16, 2018 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 7, 2018. In addition to the dividend, the company has a share repurchase authorization for up to $160MM of its common stock through Aug. 31, 2018.

$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%.

$SONC {{ '2018-01-04T21:39:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY18, $SONC expects adjusted EPS to increase 5-10% YoY, excluding the impact of the recently passed federal tax legislation. The company expects approx. 0-2% same-store sales growth for the system. CapEx is expected to be $38-40MM. $SONC expects 70-80 new franchise drive-in openings in FY18.

$SONC {{ '2018-01-04T21:35:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SONC reported net income of $11.4MM or $0.29 per share in 1Q18 compared to $13.1MM or $0.28 per share in 1Q17. Adjusted EPS increased 25% to $0.30 in 1Q18. Revenues were $105.4MM, down from $129.5MM last year. System same-store sales declined 1.7%.

$PZZA {{ '2017-12-22T12:52:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Pizza delivery firm $PZZA has promoted Steve Ritchie to the post of CEO, effective January 1, 2018. Ritchie joined Papa John's in 1996 as a customer service representative, and went on to become the COO in 2014 after holding various key positions.

$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.

$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.

$DIS {{ '2017-12-14T12:56:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DIS agreed to buy $FOXA. The acquisition is expected to yield at least $2Bil in cost savings from efficiencies realized through the combination of businesses, and to be accretive to earnings before the impact of purchase accounting for the second fiscal year after the close of the transaction.

$DIS {{ '2017-12-14T12:54:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DIS agreed to buy $FOXA. Under the terms of the agreement, shareholders of 21st Century Fox will receive 0.2745 Disney shares for each 21st Century Fox share they hold. Disney will also assume about $13.7Bil of net debt of 21st Century Fox. Robert Iger has agreed to continue as Chairman and CEO of $DIS through end of CY21.

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