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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.

TapSnap To Unveil Photo Marketing Kiosk At Nightclub And Bar Show »

March 30, 2015 at 6:50AM PDT | Source: TapSnap
TapSnap Opportunities Available

TapSnap is excited to be unveiling its new Photo Marketing Kiosks at the Nightclub & Bar Convention & Trade Show in Las Vegas from March 31 to April 1.
NORTH VANCOUVER, BC - March 30, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ - Branching out from its established event Photo Entertainment Platform, TapSnap for Business will offer venues the chance to entertain their customers while expanding their brand's reach with permanently installed Photo Marketing Kiosks.
"We've seen how TapSnap amplifies the success of a company's brand activation, store opening, or promotional event. So we thought, why couldn't we let businesses do this every day?" remarked Scott McInnes, TapSnap's CEO and Founder. "That's why we developed our permanent placement Photo Marketing Kiosks...

IHG® Announces Good Progress With Corporate Responsibility Targets »

March 27, 2015 at 11:17AM PDT | Source: InterContinental Hotels Group

March 27, 2015 // // London, UK - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has published an update on progress against its 2013-2017 Corporate Responsibility (CR) targets.
First announced in September 2013 to reinforce IHG’s long-term commitment to doing business responsibly, the targets were designed to measure our impact where it has the most influence on improving people’s lives – the environment and local communities. IHG’s progress against its targets has been driven through IHG’s three core CR programmes – IHG Green Engage™ system; IHG® Academy and IHG® Shelter in a Storm.
Richard Solomons, Chief Executive of IHG commented: “At IHG we have the global scale to be able to make a positive impact on the world around us...

RadioShack Statement Regarding Stock Price And Trading Volume »

March 27, 2015 at 5:43AM PDT | Source: RadioShack

FORT WORTH, Texas - March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of the trading volume in its common stock at prices in excess of $0.20 per share, RadioShack Corporation today reiterated its belief that there will be no recovery for any equity holder in its pending Chapter 11 proceedings.
Equity holders of a company in Chapter 11 bankruptcy generally receive value only if all claims of a company's secured and unsecured creditors are fully satisfied. RadioShack said it believes that the claims of its secured and unsecured creditors will not be fully satisfied, leading to the conclusion that RadioShack common stock has no value.
Forward-Looking Statements
This release contains forward-looking statements, as referenced in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995...

La Quinta Prices Secondary Offering Of 20,750,000 Shares »

March 25, 2015 at 5:33AM PDT | Source: La Quinta Inn

IRVING, Texas - March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - La Quinta Holdings Inc. ("La Quinta" or the "Company") announced today the pricing of a secondary offering of 20,750,000 shares of La Quinta common stock by certain selling stockholders affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. at a price to the public of $23.71 per share. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,112,500 shares of common stock from the selling stockholders. The offering is expected to close on March 30, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.
La Quinta did not offer any shares of common stock in the offering and will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares in this offering.
J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley are serving as representatives of the underwriters and joint book-running managers for the offering...

Realty ONE Group Reports Record Growth Plus New Agent Tools »

March 25, 2015 at 4:37AM PDT | Source: Realty ONE Group

The Leading Real Estate Brokerage Announces Explosive Growth in Q1 with East Coast Expansion
IRVINE, Calif. - March 23, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Realty ONE Group, a full-service residential real estate brokerage, today announced record growth as the real estate industry leader approaches the end of Q1, 2015. With new office openings nationwide, the launch of an East Coast offering, new technology tools and top agents joining the company, Realty ONE Group is confident 2015 will be its biggest year for growth, to date.
“We believe we can attract over 100 new agents to our business in Lancaster, PA, organically, because of Realty ONE Group’s unique agent benefits. We believe in what Realty ONE Group is doing because of the innovative marketing tactics and industry-leading technology insights...

Sonic Doubles Earnings Per Share For Second Fiscal Quarter Of 2015 »

March 25, 2015 at 4:15AM PDT | Source: Sonic Drive-In

Same-Store Sales Increase 11.5%
OKLAHOMA CITY - March 24, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced results for the second fiscal quarter ended February 28, 2015.
Key highlights of the company's second quarter of fiscal year 2015 included:

Net income per diluted share was $0.14 compared with net income per diluted share of $0.07 in the prior-year period; excluding items outlined below, net income per diluted share was $0.13 in the second fiscal quarter of 2015, resulting in an 86% increase, on an adjusted basis;
System same-store sales increased 11.5%, consisting of an 11.5% same-store sales increase at franchise drive-ins and an increase of 11...

La Quinta Announces Secondary Offering Of 17,500,000 Shares Of Common Stock »

March 25, 2015 at 4:09AM PDT | Source: La Quinta Inn

IRVING, Texas - March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - La Quinta Holdings Inc. ("La Quinta" or the "Company") announced today that certain selling stockholders affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. have commenced a secondary offering of 17,500,000 shares of La Quinta common stock. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,625,000 shares of common stock from the selling stockholders.
La Quinta is not offering any shares of common stock in the offering and will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares in this offering.
J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley are serving as representatives of the underwriters and joint book-running managers for the offering. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co...

Steak 'n Shake Achieves 24th Consecutive Quarter Of Same-Store Sales Growth »

March 20, 2015 at 4:18AM PDT | Source: Steak n Shake

Global Brand Flourishes and Continues to Drive the Better Burger Trend
Same-store sales increase: 4.8%Customer traffic increase: 2.7%From September 25, 2014 through December 31, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS - March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Steak 'n Shake® has created the best of the best: The definitive American brand, home of the original Steakburger™ and hand-dipped milkshakes. Dating back to 2009, Steak 'n Shake has attained 24 consecutive quarters of same-store sales increases. This sales growth has been propelled almost exclusively by a nearly 40% cumulative growth in customer traffic.
"This track record of success is fueled by consumers' growing wave of demand surrounding our handcrafted Steakburgers," said Jim Flaniken, senior vice president of marketing...

Sixt Records 2014 As Most Successful Business Year In Corporate History – Dividend Payout To Increase By Around 20% »

March 18, 2015 at 6:50AM PDT | Source: Sixt

Consolidated earnings before taxes (EBT) climb 14.1% to record figure of EUR 157.0 million
Consolidated operating revenue gains 9.3% with growth across the board
Foreign business grows once again very dynamically with an 18.0% increase in rental revenues
Managing Board to propose a dividend of EUR 1.20 per ordinary share and EUR 1.22 per preference share to the Annual General Meeting for fiscal year 2014

March 18, 2015 // // Pullach – The Sixt Group records 2014 as the most successful fiscal year in its corporate history. Revenues and earnings exceeded the original expectations of the Managing Board and reached best-ever figures. The international mobility service provider's consolidated earnings before taxes (EBT) rose 14...

Jamba, Inc. Files Form 12b-25 To Extend Filing Date For 2014 Form 10-K »

March 17, 2015 at 3:53AM PDT | Source: Jamba Juice

Financial information in Form 10-K expected to be consistent with previously reported financial results in March 12, 2015 earnings release.
EMERYVILLE, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Mar. 16, 2015 - Jamba, Inc. (NASDAQ:JMBA) announced that the Company filed a Form 12b-25 with the Securities and Exchange Commission providing for a 15 calendar day extension for its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014. The Company anticipates to file its Form 10-K prior to the expiration of the extension and expects that the financial information contained in the Form 10-K will be consistent with previously reported financial results reported in the Company’s earnings release on March 12, 2015.
The Company filed the Form 12b-25 because it has not yet completed the assessment of the Company’s internal control over financial reporting and, as a result, its independent registered public accounting firm has not completed their audit and assessment of the Company’s internal control over financial reporting...

Sears Hometown And Outlet Stores, Inc. Reports Preliminary Fourth Quarter And Full 2014 Fiscal Year Results »

March 13, 2015 at 5:42AM PDT | Source: Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores

Announces Annual Meeting Date
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. ("SHO") (NASDAQ: SHOS) today reported preliminary, unaudited results for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended January 31, 2015 and announced the date it intends to hold its 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and the date it intends to begin mailing its proxy statement and related materials for the Annual Meeting.
Overview of Preliminary, Unaudited Results
Results for the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the fourth fiscal quarter of 2013 included:

Comparable store sales decreased 7.7%
Recorded an incremental $1.5 million charge related to the reserve for potential losses on franchisee receivables
Adjusted EBITDA decreased $19...

RE/MAX Holdings Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Results »

March 13, 2015 at 5:21AM PDT | Source: RE/MAX

DENVER, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Full Year 2014 Highlights(Compared to full year 2013 unless otherwise noted)

Year-end agent count of 98,010, up 5.1%
Revenue grew by 7.6% to $171.0 million
Adjusted EBITDA1 was $83.8 million, up 8.8%
Adjusted EBITDA1 margin of 49.0%, up from 48.5%
Adjusted basic and diluted earnings per share ("EPS") of $1.54 and $1.51, respectively 
FX negatively impacted full year 2014 Adjusted EBITDA margin by 116 basis points and Adjusted basic and diluted EPS by approximately $0.03
Doubled regular quarterly dividend to $0.125 per share
Announced special dividend of $1.50 per share

Fourth Quarter 2014 Highlights(Compared to the fourth quarter 2013 unless otherwise noted)

Revenue grew by 5...

Jamba, Inc. Announces Preliminary Unaudited Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results »

March 13, 2015 at 4:51AM PDT | Source: Jamba Juice

Comparable Store Sales Increase for Quarter and Year; Aggressive Move Continues to Asset-Light Model; $25 million Share Repurchase Program Initiated
EMERYVILLE, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Mar. 12, 2015 - Jamba, Inc. (NASDAQ:JMBA) today reported preliminary unaudited financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and year ended December 30, 2014 and an update on strategic initiatives. Jamba demonstrated continued momentum driven by the 2014 launch of made-to-order juices and energy bowls that helped drive increased same store sales for the quarter and for the year, the fourth consecutive year of comparable store sales growth. For the fourth quarter, Jamba reported comparable store sales increases for the system of 4.9%, company-owned stores of 4...

Medifast, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results »

March 13, 2015 at 4:25AM PDT | Source: Medifast Weight Control Centers

Company Introduces First Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Guidance
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss and healthy living products and programs, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.
"In 2014 we took decisive action and set future strategic direction to better position our business for long-term profitability and growth," said Michael C. MacDonald, Medifast Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are confident that the strategic actions we've undertaken will help to drive future growth in revenue and continue to deliver increased operational efficiencies as we enhance long-term shareholder value...

Noble Roman's Announces Continued Growth And Expanded Profitability For 2014 »

March 13, 2015 at 4:05AM PDT | Source: Noble Roman's Pizza

Company Continues to Focus on Delivering Profitable Growth in All Three Venues
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - (Marketwired - Mar 12, 2015) - Noble Roman's, Inc. (OTCQB: NROM), the Indianapolis based franchisor and licensor of Noble Roman's Pizza and Tuscano's Italian Style Subs, today announced results for the year 2014 and the quarterly period ended December 31, 2014.
In addition to expanded profitability, two significant highlights from 2014 are very important, and should positively impact 2015. First, extensive ground work was laid to expand the company's footprint in grocery stores by adding larger distributors and larger grocery store chains and to improve the company's grocery store take-n-bake offering. Second, significant research, development and testing occurred within the company's stand-alone take-n-bake venue, which is showing significant promise in test units, that have adapted the changes, and the company is now expanding these changes to other locations...

RE/MAX Holdings Announces Dividend Actions »

March 12, 2015 at 4:03AM PDT | Source: RE/MAX

Doubles quarterly dividend to $0.125 per share; Declares special dividend of $1.50 per share
DENVER, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "RE/MAX") (NYSE: RMAX), one of the world's leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, announced today that its Board of Directors doubled the Company's quarterly dividend to $0.125 per share and approved a special cash dividend of $1.50 per share. The aggregate payment of the special cash dividend will be approximately $45 million and will be funded through existing cash.
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of RE/MAX, Dave Liniger, said, "Our ability to double our quarterly dividend and pay a special dividend is testament to the strength of our balance sheet and the strong and stable cash flow generated by our franchise business model...

Krispy Kreme Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year Ended February 1, 2015 »

March 12, 2015 at 4:00AM PDT | Source: Krispy Kreme

Reaffirms Fiscal 2016 Adjusted EPS Outlook of $0.79 to $0.85
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Mar. 11, 2015 - Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE:KKD) (the “Company”) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 1, 2015, and reaffirmed its adjusted EPS outlook for fiscal 2016 (ending January 31, 2016).
Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2015 Highlights Compared to the Year-Ago Period:

Revenues increased 11.2% to $125.4 million from $112.7 million
Systemwide store count rose 6.7% in the quarter to 987 Company and franchise shops worldwide
Systemwide domestic same store sales rose 3.6%, including a 1.7% gain at Company shops; constant-currency international franchise same store sales declined 2...

Best In Class Education Wraps Up 2014 With Successful Growth And Industry Recognition »

March 11, 2015 at 9:21AM PDT | Source: Best in Class

SEATTLE (PRWEB) March 11, 2015 - Best in Class Education Center (Best in Class), a supplemental education franchise, has posted another record year for growth in 2014 and has already started 2015 off on a strong note.
Best in Class wrapped up 2014 with impressive numbers, opening a total of five new locations with two currently in development slated to open later this year. The brand also posted a system-wide revenue increase of 30 percent from the previous year.
“This past year was a monumental time for our growing franchise. We’ve helped thousands of students succeed in the classroom, and this is the cornerstone of our ability to expand,” said Hao Lam, CEO and Chairman of Best in Class. “Our franchisees have proven their dedication to education time and time again, and I am honored to move forward and spread Best in Class throughout the United States...

Century 21 China Real Estate Reports Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2014 Unaudited Financial Results »

March 11, 2015 at 6:02AM PDT | Source: Century 21

Returns to profitability and strong operating cash flow.
BEIJING, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IFM Investments Limited (OTCQB: CTCLY) ("Century 21 China Real Estate" or the "Company"), a leading comprehensive real estate services provider and the exclusive franchisor for the CENTURY 21® brand in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.
Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Highlights[1]

Consolidated net revenue in the fourth quarter of 2014 was RMB150.7 million(US$24.3 million), an increase of 19.1% from the third quarter of 2014, and a decrease of 25.8% from the fourth quarter of 2013.
Consolidated net revenue in fiscal year 2014 was RMB534...

Nathan's Announces Special Cash Dividend »

March 11, 2015 at 4:37AM PDT | Source: Nathan's Famous

JERICHO, N.Y. - March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Nathan's Famous, Inc. (NASDAQ: NATH) ("Nathan's") announced today that its board of directors has authorized and declared a special cash dividend of $25.00 on each outstanding share of common stock and unvested restricted common stock.
The record date for the special dividend is March 20, 2015, and the payment date for the dividend is March 27, 2015. At $25.00 per share, the special dividend represents approximately 34.9% of Nathan's closing stock price on March 10, 2015. Pursuant to NASDAQ rules, when a dividend is declared in a per share amount that exceeds 25% of a company's stock price, the date on which that company's shares will begin to trade without the dividend, or ex-dividend, is the first business day following the payable date...

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