$DIN (DineEquity, Inc.)

$DIN {{ '2016-09-22T14:56:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

IHOP restaurants franchised and operated by $DIN said that it named Nevielle Panthaky as Vice President, Culinary. In this role, Mr. Panthanky is responsible for directing the culinary strategy and team, including a sharp focus on refining the signature food and beverage offerings synonymous with the IHOP brand.

$POST {{ '2017-09-19T17:30:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$POST announced that it will acquire $BOBE for $77.00 per share, at an equity value of $1.5Bil. Jim Dwyer will continue in his current role as President and CEO of the Michael Foods Group. Post management expects Bob Evans to contribute approximately $107MM of adjusted EBITDA on an annual basis.

$BOBE {{ '2017-09-19T16:38:36+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Rowley Law PLLC is investigating potential claims against $BOBE and its BoD for breach of fiduciary duty concerning the proposed acquisition of the company by $POST for $77.00 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at about $1.5Bil and is expected to close in the calendar 1Q18.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-19T13:57:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN unveiled the Fire HD 10 tablet, with a 10.1” widescreen 1080p Full HD display with over 2MM pixels. The new Fire HD 10 is 30% faster with 2x the RAM and an ultra-fast quad-core processor, plus 32GB internal storage and up to 10 hours of battery life. It also introduces Alexa hands-free for the first time on a Fire tablet.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-18T13:27:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced plans to open its third Oregon fulfillment center in Portland, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in Troutdale and Salem, in addition to the existing sortation center in Hillsboro and Prime Now hub in Portland.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-18T13:23:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced plans to open its fourth Ohio fulfillment center in Monroe, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in North Randall, and it currently operates fulfillment centers in Etna and Obetz.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-14T13:50:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in the Charter Township of Shelby, Michigan. When the site opens in 2018, $AMZN will create 1,000 new full-time jobs with benefits. At the new 1MM-sq.ft. fulfillment center, employees will pack and ship large items like household décor and gardening tools.

$FCPT {{ '2017-09-13T21:20:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FCPT announced the disposition of an Olive Garden restaurant property leased to $DRI for $5.9MM. The property is located in Fairfax, Virginia, and is occupied under a triple-net lease with approx. 16 years of term remaining. The sale is the result of an unsolicited offer at a cash cap rate of 4.75%, exclusive of transaction costs.

$AAPL {{ '2017-09-12T18:01:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AAPL Special Event 2017: Apple TV gets an automatic free upgrade to 4K HDR. Apple said it is working with $NFLX to bring their 4K titles to its service, as well as $AMZN's Amazon Prime Video. A new 4K Apple TV starts at $179 for 32GB model and $199 for 64GB model. Orders start on Sept 15, 2017 and ships from Sept 22, 2017.

$SBUX {{ '2017-09-12T12:25:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SBUX announced the development of a new, patent-pending cold extraction process that produces cold-pressed espresso. Starting Sep 12, 2017, the Seattle Roastery Cold-Pressed Espresso Menu will include "Sparkling Cold-Pressed Americano", "Cold-Pressed Americano Exploration Flight", and "Cold-Pressed Ginger Fizz."

$CHK {{ '2017-09-12T12:13:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CHK has appointed Leslie Keating to the BoD, effective Sept 11, 2017. Keating will serve as a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee and stand for re-election at the 2018 annual meeting of shareholders. Keating is the EVP of Supply Chain Strategy and Transformation of $AAP.

$MCD {{ '2017-09-07T13:59:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MCD said it plans to expand its McCafé coffee drinks to the beverage aisle in 2018 with three new ready-to-drink McCafé Frappes, Caramel, Mocha and Vanilla, in partnership with $KO. The new drinks, to be produced, distributed and marketed by the Coca-Cola system, will be available in re-sealable PET bottles at retailers nationwide.

$SBUX {{ '2017-09-06T14:56:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SBUX appointed Rosalind Brewer as group president and COO, effective Oct. 2, 2017. Brewer will report to Johnson and serve as a member of Starbucks senior leadership team. She will also continue to serve on the company's BoD.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-06T13:56:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced plans for a new 855,000-sq.ft. fulfillment center in Staten Island, New York. The facility is $AMZN’s first fulfillment center in the state and will create more than 2,250 full-time jobs. It will feature technology such as Amazon Robotics to help fulfill orders. The project is being developed by Matrix Development Group.

$MCD {{ '2017-09-06T13:48:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MCD relaunched its McCafé experience, introducing new café-quality espresso beverages and expanded retail offerings. In early 2018, McCafé will also expand its retail presence by partnering with The Coca-Cola Company to introduce a line of ready-to-drink McCafé Frappé beverages in three flavors, Caramel, Vanilla, and Mocha.

$BOBE {{ '2017-08-31T19:30:03+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During 1Q18, $BOBE's gross profit rose 17.2% to $33.4MM compared to 1Q17, while the gross profit margin rate decreased 260 bp to 30.6%. This decrease was mainly due to a higher mix of foodservice sales as a result of the acquisition of Pineland and 14.8% increase in average sow prices.

$TECD {{ '2017-08-31T16:29:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TECD announced an agreement with Propel, a developer of consumer drones and remote-controlled helicopters, to distribute their Limited Collector's Edition Star Wars battle drones. This is in conjunction with $DIS and Lucasfilm's Force Friday II global fan event on Sept. 1, 2017 as a prelude to premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Dec. 15, 2017.

$MSFT {{ '2017-08-30T18:25:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT and $AMZN enters into a partnership to integrate their digital voice assistants Cortana and Alexa respectively. Microsoft will be able to activate Amazon's Alexa and Alexa will be integrated with Microsoft's Cortana. The two other notable digital voice assistants are $AAPL's SIRI and $GOOG's Google Assistant.

$AMZN {{ '2017-08-30T13:52:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN and $MSFT plan to integrate the functions of their Alexa and Cortana devices by late 2017. This will enable Alexa customers to access Cortana’s unique features like booking meetings or accessing work calendars using only voice. Similarly, Cortana customers can ask Alexa to control their smart home devices or shop on Amazon.com.

$BOBE {{ '2017-08-30T11:51:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY18, $BOBE raised its non-GAAP EPS guidance to the range to $2.10-2.30 per share, from $2.06-2.24. The company expects its net sales to be about $474-486MM.

$BOBE {{ '2017-08-30T11:47:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BOBE reported 27.1% rise in its 1Q18 net sales to $109.3MM compared to $85.9MM in 1Q17. This increase was partially due to the sales driven from the recently acquired Pineland business and the sale of Bob Evans restaurant. Net income fell 23% to $7.04MM, or $0.35 per share from $9.16MM, or $0.46 per share in 1Q17. Adjusted EPS was $0.37, up 61%.

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BOBE (Bob Evans Farms, Inc.)
Wednesday, August 30 2017 - 12:30pm
ZOES (Zoe's Kitchen, Inc.)
Thursday, August 17 2017 - 8:30pm
AAP (Advance Auto Parts Inc.)
Tuesday, August 15 2017 - 12:00pm
DIN (DineEquity, Inc.)
Thursday, August 10 2017 - 3:00pm
EAT (Brinker International, Inc.)
Thursday, August 10 2017 - 2:00pm
ARCO (Arcos Dorados Holdings, Inc.)
Wednesday, August 9 2017 - 2:00pm
WEN (The Wendy's Company)
Wednesday, August 9 2017 - 1:00pm
HCKT (The Hackett Group, Inc.)
Tuesday, August 8 2017 - 9:00pm
RRGB (Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc.)
Tuesday, August 8 2017 - 9:00pm
DIS (The Walt Disney Company)
Tuesday, August 8 2017 - 8:30pm
ARMK (Aramark)
Tuesday, August 8 2017 - 2:00pm
YUM (Yum! Brands, Inc.)
Thursday, August 3 2017 - 12:15pm
FUN (Cedar Fair, L.P.)
Wednesday, August 2 2017 - 2:00pm
DENN (Denny's Corporation)
Tuesday, August 1 2017 - 8:30pm
GOOD (Gladstone Commercial Corp.)
Tuesday, August 1 2017 - 12:30pm
AMZN (Amazon.com, Inc.)
Thursday, July 27 2017 - 9:30pm
SBUX (Starbucks Corporation)
Thursday, July 27 2017 - 9:00pm
SIRI (Sirius XM Holdings Inc.)
Thursday, July 27 2017 - 12:00pm
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Wednesday, July 26 2017 - 9:00pm
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