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Check the ticker here regularly for the latest hard numbers and statistics about franchise company financial performance. You'll find company-issued press releases highlighting quarterly and year-end results, stock prices, fiscal reports, dividends, sales, and other financial data that shed light on the financial side of franchise companies.

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing Of Secondary Offering Of Common Stock »

May 28, 2015 at 5:35AM PDT | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
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MEMPHIS, TN - (Marketwired - May 27, 2015) - ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV) (the "Company") announced today the pricing of a secondary offering of 20,000,000 shares of its common stock by certain stockholders of the Company, including investment funds sponsored by, or affiliated with, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, at a public offering price of $34.00. In connection with the offering, the selling stockholders have granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to 3,000,000 additional shares of common stock. The Company will not receive any proceeds from the secondary offering. The secondary offering will be made only by means of a prospectus.
The offering is being made through an underwriting group led by J.P...

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. Reports Results For First Quarter 2015 »

May 28, 2015 at 4:37AM PDT | Source: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Increases Fiscal Year 2015 EPS Guidance
ATLANTA - May 27, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLKI), the franchisor and operator of Popeyes® restaurants, today reported results for its fiscal first quarter of 2015, which ended April 19, 2015. The Company also increased earnings guidance for fiscal 2015.
“Popeyes delivered another strong quarter. These results were driven by our menu innovation with Louisiana-inspired food, our compelling messaging and increasing media weights. Our five pillar strategic roadmap, coupled with excellence in execution, continues to deliver consistent results quarter after quarter. The strength and reliability of our performance gives us confidence in our organic growth opportunities, which include investments in human capital and international expansion,” commented Cheryl Bachelder, Popeyes' Chief Executive Officer...

Texas Roadhouse, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend »

May 22, 2015 at 5:54AM PDT | Source: Texas Roadhouse

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - May 22, 2015 - On May 21, 2015, Texas Roadhouse, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: TXRH) Board of Directors authorized the payment of a cash dividend of $0.17 per share of common stock. This payment will be distributed on July 2, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 17, 2015.
About Texas Roadhouse
Texas Roadhouse is a casual dining concept that first opened in 1993 and today operates over 455 restaurants system-wide in 49 states and four foreign countries. For more information, please visit the Company's Web site at
Forward-looking Statements
Certain statements in this release that are not historical facts, including, without limitation, those relating to our anticipated financial performance, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties...

TeamLogic IT Growth Explodes In Q1 »

May 22, 2015 at 4:47AM PDT | Source: TeamLogic IT

Record Number of New Franchises Added
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. - May 21, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - TeamLogic IT, a national provider of comprehensive managed IT services for businesses, reports strong franchise growth in the first quarter of 2015. With nearly 70 locations in North America, the company added a record number of franchise locations in Q1, 2015 and is expected to reach 100 by year-end.
“For a franchise company to be successful, you need to grow in two areas: growth of the network by adding new locations and revenue growth of your existing franchisees. We hit it out of the ballpark in both of these areas. Our franchise has experienced double digit growth for the last three years,” said TeamLogic IT President, Chuck Lennon...

McDonald's Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend »

May 22, 2015 at 4:00AM PDT | Source: McDonald's

OAK BROOK, Ill. - May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Today, McDonald's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.85 per share of common stock payable on June 15, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 1, 2015.
Upcoming Communications
Steve Easterbrook, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Pete Bensen, Chief Administrative Officer, will participate in Bernstein's Strategic Decisions Conference at 8:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on May 27, 2015. This presentation will be webcast live and available for replay for a limited time thereafter at
The Company plans to release May 2015 sales information on June 8, 2015. Financial reporting under the Company's new organizational structure will be effective for periods beginning July 1, 2015...

Brinker International Board Declares Common Dividend »

May 22, 2015 at 3:53AM PDT | Source: Brinker International

DALLAS - May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors for Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.28 per share on the common stock of the company. The dividend will be payable June 25, 2015 to shareholders of record as of June 12, 2015.
About Brinker International, Inc.
Brinker International, Inc. is one of the world's leading casual dining restaurant companies. Founded in 1975 and based in Dallas, Texas, as of March 25, 2015, Brinker owned, operated, or franchised 1,629 restaurants under the names Chili's® Grill & Bar (1,580 restaurants) and Maggiano's Little Italy® (49 restaurants).
SOURCE Brinker International
Ashley JohnsonMedia Relations(800) 775-7290
Jill CuthbertsonInvestor Relations(972) 980-9917

Creative Learning Corporation Reports Financial Results For The Second Quarter Of Fiscal 2015 »

May 21, 2015 at 11:25AM PDT | Source: Bricks 4 Kidz
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Royalty Fees Increased 68.1% to $0.7 Million
Shareholder’s Equity Increased by $0.4 Million to $3.7 Million
Profitable for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - May 21, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Creative Learning Corporation (OTC: CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz®, Challenge Island® and Sew Fun Studios™, the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, today announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 ending March 31, 2015.
Brian Pappas, CEO of Creative Learning, commented, “We are pleased to see our high margin, recurring royalties continue to grow rapidly, increasing 68.1% to $0.7 Million versus $0.4 Million for the second quarters of fiscal 2015 and 2014, respectively...

U-Swirl, Inc. Reports FY2015 Operating Results »

May 21, 2015 at 5:41AM PDT | Source: U-SWIRL

Loss per Share Improves to ($0.01) vs. ($0.14) in Previous Fiscal Year
DURANGO, CO - (Marketwired - May 21, 2015) - U-Swirl, Inc. (OTCQB: SWRL) ("U-Swirl" or "the Company"), parent to U-SWIRL International, Inc., through which it owns and franchises self-serve frozen yogurt cafés, today reported its operating results for the fiscal year and fourth quarter ended February 28, 2015.
FY2015 Highlights And Subsequent Events

Revenue for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2015 (FY2015) increased 36% to approximately $7.5 million, compared with approximately $5.5 million in FY2014, primarily due to the January and February 2014 acquisitions of three self-serve frozen yogurt franchising companies, along with the opening of new cafés, partially offset by the closure of underperforming company-owned and franchised locations...

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. Reports FY2015 Adjusted Diluted E.P.S. Of $0.75 On Record Revenue Of $41.5 Million »

May 21, 2015 at 5:26AM PDT | Source: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Board of Directors Re-Authorizes $3 Million Stock Repurchase Plan
DURANGO, CO - (Marketwired - May 21, 2015) - Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMCF) (the "Company") today reported its operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 28, 2015 (FY2015). The Company franchises and operates gourmet chocolate and confection stores and manufactures an extensive line of premium chocolates and other confectionery products. U-Swirl, Inc. (OTCQB: SWRL) ("U-Swirl"), a subsidiary of the Company in which the Company owns a 39% controlling interest, franchises and operates self-serve frozen yogurt cafés. The Company will host an investor conference call today at 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its operating results and other topics of interest (see details below)...

Gap Inc. Announces Second Quarter Dividend »

May 21, 2015 at 4:31AM PDT | Source: Gap Inc

SAN FRANCISCO - May 20, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that its Board of Directors authorized a quarterly dividend of $0.23 per share payable on or after July 29, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 8, 2015.
About Gap Inc.
Gap Inc. is a leading global retailer offering clothing, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, and Intermix brands. Fiscal year 2014 net sales were $16.4 billion. Gap Inc. products are available for purchase in more than 90 countries worldwide through about 3,300 company-operated stores, over 400 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites. For more information, please visit www...

The Wendy's Company Prices $2.275 Billion Securitized Financing Facility »

May 20, 2015 at 4:05AM PDT | Source: Wendy's

DUBLIN, Ohio - May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") under which one of its indirect, special purpose subsidiaries (the "Master Issuer") has agreed to issue and sell $875 million of its Series 2015-1 3.371% Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes, Class A-2-I (the "Class A-2-I Notes"), $900 million of its Series 2015-1 4.080% Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes, Class A-2-II (the "Class A-2-II Notes"), and $500 million of its Series 2015-1 4.497% Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes, Class A-2-III (the "Class A-2-III Notes" and, together with the Class A-2-I Notes and the Class A-2-II Notes, the "Notes"). Interest payments on the Notes are payable on a quarterly basis...

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Celebrates 48 Months Of Consecutive Record Growth »

May 19, 2015 at 9:54AM PDT | Source: TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

Thriving Moving Franchise Brand Opens 11 New Locations; Posts 15.88 Percent Revenue Increase in Q1
LANSING, Mich. - May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Growth is the name of the game for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®. The franchising world's premier moving services company is heading into Q2 riding a wave of 48 consecutive months of record growth. With 11 of those months including double-digit increases.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® disclosed a 15.88 percent year-over-year increase in revenue during the first quarter. Additionally, the brand opened 11 new locations, signed eight new franchisees in the U.S., and one new location in Canada.
"The enthusiasm and momentum we built from a successful 2014 has continued into 2015, and has propelled positive, continued growth," Randy Shacka, president of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®...

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Reports Restaurant Revenue Up 16% For The Fiscal First Quarter Ended April 19, 2015 »

May 19, 2015 at 6:48AM PDT | Source: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - May 19, 2015 - Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., (NASDAQ:RRGB), a casual dining restaurant chain serving an innovative selection of high-quality gourmet burgers in a family-friendly atmosphere, today reported financial results for the 16 weeks ended April 19, 2015.
First Quarter Financial Highlights
First quarter revenues were $394.9 million, an increase of 16.0% over the same period a year ago
Comparable restaurant revenue increased 3.1% over the same period a year ago
Restaurant-level operating profit, as a percent of restaurant revenue, increased to 23.0% from 22.4% in the same period a year ago (See Schedule II) benefiting approximately 80 basis points from lower health care and workers compensation costs
Earnings per diluted share increased 41...

DineEquity, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Dividend »

May 19, 2015 at 6:31AM PDT | Source: DineEquity, Inc.

Board Declares a Second Quarter 2015 Dividend of $0.875 Per Share of Common Stock
GLENDALE, Calif. - May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar® and IHOP® restaurants, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.875 per share of common stock for the second quarter of 2015. The dividend will be payable on July 10, 2015 to the Company's stockholders of record at the close of business on June 12, 2015.
About DineEquity, Inc.
Based in Glendale, California, DineEquity, Inc., through its subsidiaries, franchises and operates restaurants under the Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP brands. With more than 3,600 restaurants combined in 18 countries, over 400 franchisees and approximately 200,000 team members (including franchisee- and company-operated restaurant employees), DineEquity is one of the largest full-service restaurant companies in the world...

Revitalization At CiCi’s Pizza Continues With Second Year Of Impressive Sales Results »

May 18, 2015 at 10:28AM PDT | Source: CiCi's Pizza

Strategic plan of continuous quality improvements and re-branding set stage for even better 2015.
May 18, 2015 // // COPPELL, TX – A strategic plan designed to transform the brand and improve results across CiCi’s Pizza’s nationwide system has already begun paying off with a second year of strong year-over-year sales growth in 2014, with the positive momentum expected to continue over the next year and beyond.
CiCi’s CEO Darin Harris explained that the company’s focus on continuous improvement in product quality along with a more focused brand strategy and marketing plan have all contributed to two consecutive years of positive same-store sales growth.
In 2014, CiCi’s same-store sales increased by 4...

Bojangles', Inc. Announces Completion Of Its Initial Public Offering And Exercise Of Option To Purchase »

May 15, 2015 at 5:58AM PDT | Source: Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - May 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Bojangles’, Inc. (Bojangles’) (Nasdaq:BOJA) today announced the completion of its underwritten initial public offering of 8,912,500 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $19.00 per share, which included 1,162,500 shares of common stock sold pursuant to the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares of common stock at the initial public offering price. The public offering consisted solely of common stock that was offered by certain of Bojangles’ stockholders. The sale of the shares closed on May 13, 2015.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo Securities and Jefferies acted as joint lead book-running managers in the offering...

Jack In The Box Inc. Reports Second Quarter FY 2015 Earnings; Updates Guidance For FY 2015 »

May 14, 2015 at 5:39AM PDT | Source: Jack in the Box

Raises Quarterly Cash Dividend by 50%
SAN DIEGO - May 13, 2015  - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) today reported earnings from continuing operations of $23.4 million, or $0.61 per diluted share, for the second quarter ended April 12, 2015, compared with earnings from continuing operations of $18.3 million, or $0.43 per diluted share, for the second quarter of fiscal 2014.
Operating earnings per share, a non-GAAP measure which the company defines as diluted earnings per share from continuing operations on a GAAP basis excluding restructuring charges and gains or losses from refranchising, were $0.69 in the second quarter of fiscal 2015 compared with $0.51 in the prior year quarter.
A reconciliation of non-GAAP measurements to GAAP results is provided below, with additional information included in the attachment to this release...

RAVE Restaurant Group, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Of Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results »

May 13, 2015 at 5:32AM PDT | Source: RAVE Restaurant Group

Growth continues for Rave Restaurant brands with fourth consecutive quarter of positive comp sales increases at both Pie Five and Pizza Inn.
DALLAS - May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - RAVE Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAVE) today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 ended March 29, 2015.
Third Quarter Highlights:

Total consolidated revenue increased 9.1% to $11.9 million compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2014.
Pizza Inn domestic comparable store retail sales increased 6.0% from the same period of the prior year, while total domestic retail sales increased by 3.0%.
Pie Five comparable store retail sales increased 9.5% from the same period of the prior year.
Pie Five system-wide total retail sales increased 109%, and average weekly sales increased 10...

Good Times Restaurants Reports Q2 Results »

May 13, 2015 at 5:05AM PDT | Source: Good Times

Total Sales +44% with Restaurant Level Operating Profit +81%Good Times Same Store Sales Increase 8.3% in Q2Conference Call Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. MST/11:00 EST
LAKEWOOD, Colo. - May 12, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Good Times Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: GTIM), operator of Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard, a regional quick service restaurant chain focused on fresh, high quality, all natural products and Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar, a full service, upscale concept today announced its preliminary unaudited financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2015.
Key highlights of the Company’s financial results include:

Same store sales for company-owned Good Times restaurants increased 8...

Citizens Bank Provides $20 Million Credit Facility For Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp. »

May 12, 2015 at 6:00AM PDT | Source: Uno Chicago Grill

Citizens’ Restaurant Finance team partners with iconic Chicago-style pizzeria chain.
May 12, 2015 // // BOSTON – Citizens Bank announced today that it is providing $20 million in new financing for Uno Restaurant Holdings Corporation for new unit development and general corporate purposes.
“Citizens Restaurant Finance was able to structure a financing that will help Uno Restaurants meet its strategic and financial goals,” said Louie Psallidas, CEO of Uno. “Their deep knowledge of the restaurant industry, and their local presence make them excellent financial partners. In addition, Citizens brings innovative ideas to the table and excels at transaction execution.”
“Uno has built an excellent brand over its 70-plus year history and we could feel the passion for the brand in our interaction with the entire Uno team from the CEO to the colleagues in the restaurants,” said David Farwell, Executive Vice President and Head of Franchise Finance for Citizens Commercial Banking...

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