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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.

The Wendy's Company Elevates Executive Leadership Assignments To Drive Growth And Development »

December 18, 2014 at 10:13AM PST | Source: Wendy's

Penegor and Wright Promoted to Executive Vice President with Additional Leadership Responsibilities Restaurant Development and Consumer-Facing Technology Capabilities Also Enhanced
DUBLIN, Ohio, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today announced several changes to executive assignments among members of the current Senior Leadership Team. The changes are designed to drive growth and restaurant development for The Wendy's Company.
The Wendy's Company is the world's third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy's system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the United States and 27 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit aboutwendys.com or wendys...

Cosi, Inc. Announces Completion Of Fully Subscribed Rights Offering »

December 15, 2014 at 9:13AM PST | Source: Così

December 15, 2014 // Franchising.com // BOSTON, MA, -- Così, Inc. (NASDAQ: COSI), the fast casual restaurant company, today is pleased to announce the completion of its previously announced rights offering, which expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 12, 2014.
Preliminary results indicate the rights offering was oversubscribed and, as such, Cosi anticipates issuing13,333,333 common shares for aggregate gross proceeds of $20 million.
"We are very pleased to receive this level of support from our shareholders," stated R.J. Dourney, Cosi's Chief Executive Officer. "To have received subscriptions in excess of our offering demonstrates that our shareholders believe in the actions we have taken to begin to rebuild Cosi, and we are energized and motivated to reward the shareholders' faith in our brand and in our management team by propelling Cosi on a path of growth and profitability...

Krispy Kreme Reports Financial Results For The Third Quarter Of Fiscal 2015 »

December 10, 2014 at 3:52AM PST | Source: Krispy Kreme

Reaffirms Full Year Adjusted EPS Guidance
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dec. 9, 2014 - Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) (the "Company") today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015, ended November 2, 2014. The Company also reaffirmed its adjusted earnings guidance for the full year.
Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Highlights Compared to the Year-Ago Period:

Systemwide store count rose 4.6% in the quarter (11.7% year-to-date) to 925 Company and franchise shops worldwide
Systemwide domestic same store sales rose 3.7%, including a 3.3% gain at Company shops; constant-currency international franchise same store sales declined 2.9%
Revenues increased 7.6% to $122...

Century 21 China Real Estate Announces Termination Of The Strategic Cooperation Agreements With SouFun »

December 09, 2014 at 7:50AM PST | Source: Century 21

BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IFM Investments Limited (NYSE: CTC) ("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 that the strategic cooperation agreements with SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE: SFUN) ("SouFun"), previously entered into on October 7, 2014, have been terminated in accordance with their terms. This termination is due to the fact that the parties did not reach agreement with respect to third-party consent to the transaction.
About Century 21 China Real Estate
IFM Investments Limited ("Century 21 China Real Estate" or "CTC") is a leading comprehensive real estate services provider and the exclusive franchisor for the CENTURY 21® brand in China...

Good Times Restaurants Reports Q4 And Fiscal Year End Results »

December 09, 2014 at 6:09AM PST | Source: Good Times

Good Times' Restaurant Level Operating Profit up 22%
Seventeenth Consecutive Quarter of Increased Same Store Sales
Conference Call Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. MST/11:00 EST
GOLDEN, Colo. - December 08, 2014 - (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 a licensee of Bad Daddy's Burger Bar, a full service, upscale concept announced its preliminary unaudited financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2014.
Key highlights of the Company's financial results include:

Same store sales for company-owned Good Times restaurants increased 11...

H&R Block Announces Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Results »

December 09, 2014 at 5:45AM PST | Source: H&R Block

KANSAS CITY, MO  - (Marketwired) - Dec. 08, 2014 - H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the world's largest consumer tax services provider, today announced its financial results for the fiscal 2015 second quarter ended October 31, 2014. The company typically reports a second quarter operating loss due to the seasonality of its core U.S. tax business.
Second Quarter 2015 Highlights1
Total revenues increased to $135 million
Seasonal net loss from continuing operations increased 10 percent to $113 million, or $0.41 per share 2Non-GAAP adjusted loss per share3from continuing operations of $0.45Declared 209 th consecutive quarterly dividend
CEO Perspective
"I am pleased with the progress we've made this offseason in preparation for tax season 2015...

Jamba Juice Engages Peak Franchise Capital To Lead Refranchising Efforts »

December 08, 2014 at 6:51AM PST | Source: Jamba Juice

Peak to Serve as Exclusive Refranchising Advisor as Jamba® Accelerates Move to Asset Light Model
EMERYVILLE, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dec. 8, 2014 - Jamba Inc. (NASDAQ:JMBA), a leading health and wellness brand and the leading retailer of freshly squeezed juice, today announced that the Company has engaged Peak Franchise Capital, a leading advisory firm focused on the restaurant industry, to lead its recently-announced refranchising effort. Jamba announced in November plans to refranchise up to 114 stores during the first half of 2015, while also focusing on growth initiatives and reducing expenses.
Peak Franchise Capital, based in Irving, Texas, brings extensive industry knowledge. The company’s principals have executed over $1 billion of transactions...

Jamba, Inc. Adopts Rule 10b5-1 Plan In Conjunction With Share Repurchase Program »

December 08, 2014 at 5:39AM PST | Source: Jamba Juice

EMERYVILLE, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dec. 8, 2014 - Jamba, Inc. (NASDAQ:JMBA), a leading health and wellness brand and the leading retailer of freshly squeezed juice, today announced that it adopted a Rule 10b5-1 share repurchase plan under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Plan") in connection with its $25 million share repurchase authorization approved by the Company's board of directors and previously announced on November 4, 2014.
The Plan allows the Company to repurchase its shares at times when it otherwise might be prevented from doing so under insider trading laws or because of self-imposed trading blackout periods. A broker selected by Jamba will have the authority under the terms and limitations specified in the Plan to repurchase shares on the Company's behalf in accordance with the terms of the Plan, including specified price conditions...

Liberty Tax Service Reports Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Results »

December 08, 2014 at 4:20AM PST | Source: Liberty Tax Service
Liberty Tax Service  Opportunities Available

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - (Marketwired - Dec 8, 2014) - Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX)

Revenue increased 5.7%, to $7.7 million
Seasonal pretax loss increased to $18.8 million
Adjusted Non-GAAP pretax loss increased to $15.6 million
Adjusted Non-GAAP net loss per share increased to $0.74
Non-recurring costs in the quarter of $3.3 million

Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX) (the "Company"), the parent company of Liberty Tax Service, today reported a net loss for the second fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2014 of $11.3 million, or $0.89 per share, compared to a net loss of $8.5 million, or $0.66 per share, in the prior year period. On an adjusted basis, the Company reported an adjusted non-GAAP net loss of $0...

Sears Hometown And Outlet Stores, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results »

December 05, 2014 at 4:11AM PST | Source: Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - Dec. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. ("SHO") (NASDAQ: SHOS) today reported results for its quarter ended November 1, 2014. We operate through two segments--our Sears Hometown and Hardware segment ("Hometown") and our Sears Outlet segment ("Outlet").
Results for the third quarter included:

Comparable store sales declined 2.3%, an improvement in trend from recent quarters
Hometown comparable store sales decreased 6.2% and Outlet comparable store sales increased 9.3%
One-time, non-cash charge for impairment of goodwill of $167.0 million
Establishment of a reserve for potential losses on franchisee receivables of $11.5 million
Adjusted EBITDA loss of $4...

Jamba Juice Provides Update On Initiatives To Drive Growth And Enhance Shareholder Value »

December 04, 2014 at 5:34AM PST | Source: Jamba Juice

Continues Movement to Asset Light Model
Completes Implementation of Cost Savings Designed to Reduce G&A Expense to $30 Million AnnuallyRepurchased 477,356 Shares as of December 1, 2014Comments on Favorable Same Store Sales for First Eight Weeks of the Fourth Quarter
EMERYVILLE, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Dec. 4, 2014 - Jamba Inc. (NASDAQ:JMBA), a leading health and wellness brand and the leading retailer of freshly squeezed juice, today provided an update on its continuing movement to an asset light model and other initiatives to enhance shareholder value. The Company also provided an update on business momentum in the fourth quarter.
"We are pleased with the progress we are making on all fronts at Jamba as our juice and whole food blending platform continues to gain consumer traction and we continue to implement improvements to enhance the efficiency and profitability of our organization," said James D...

La Quinta Completes $460 Million Secondary Offering »

November 26, 2014 at 4:15AM PST | Source: La Quinta Inn

IRVING, Texas, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- La Quinta Holdings Inc. ("La Quinta" or the "Company") announced today the completion of a secondary offering of 23,000,000 shares of La Quinta common stock by certain selling stockholders affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. at a price to the public of $20.00 per share, including 3,000,000 shares sold in connection with the full exercise of the option to purchase additional shares granted to the underwriters, resulting in gross proceeds of $460 million.
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 served as representatives of the underwriters and joint book-running managers for the offering...

GRILLiT Retire Senior Secure Note »

November 21, 2014 at 6:20AM PST | Source: GRILLiT, Inc.

MIAMI - Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GRILLiT, Inc. (the "Company" or "GRILLiT") (OTC Pink Markets: GRLT) today announced the retirement of its senior secure credit facility.
In July of 2013, Grillit entered into a credit facility under which the Company entered into a $250,000.00 senior secured note. Per the terms of the credit facility, the Company issued a combined 2,586,205 common shares in connection with the note, which are due to be retired, pursuant to the terms of the repayment of the note.
As of November 12, 2014 the Company was able to complete the satisfaction of the note and terminate the credit facility in exchange for the issuance of common shares as iterated within the Company's third quarter financial filing on otcmarkets...

Gap Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results »

November 21, 2014 at 5:39AM PST | Source: Gap Inc


Third Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share Up 11 Percent to $0.80, Including $0.06 Tax Benefit
Net Sales were $3.97 Billion in the Third Quarter; Up 1 Percent on a Constant Currency Basis
Distributed More Than $1.3 Billion Year-To-Date through Share Repurchases and Dividends

SAN FRANCISCO - November 20, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today reported third quarter fiscal year 2014 net income was $351 million, or $0.80 per share on a diluted basis, representing an 11 percent increase over last year.
"As we move into the holiday season, our teams are focused on delivering unique customer experiences which will differentiate our portfolio of brands in the marketplace," said Glenn Murphy, chairman and chief executive officer, Gap Inc...

Starwood Hotels Continues Asset-Light Strategy With Sale Of Sheraton On The Park In Sydney, Australia »

November 21, 2014 at 5:03AM PST | Source: Starwood Hotels & Resorts

STAMFORD, Conn. - November 20, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced it has sold Sheraton® on the Park in Sydney, Australia to Sunshine Insurance Group Corporation (SIG) for AUS$463.0 million [US$399.0 million]. Starwood will continue to operate the hotel as a Sheraton under a long-term management contract.
"We are pleased to advance our asset-light strategy with the sale of the iconic Sheraton on the Park hotel and look forward to working closely with SIG to ensure its continued success," said Simon Turner, President of Global Development for Starwood. "The terms of this sale underscore the strength of the Sheraton brand and the success of this hotel, as well as the tremendous value of this property in a high barrier to entry market...

Starwood Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend And Special Dividend »

November 21, 2014 at 4:00AM PST | Source: Starwood Hotels & Resorts

STAMFORD, Conn. - November 20, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.35 per share. The regular quarterly dividend will be paid on December 29, 2014 to stockholders of record on December 8, 2014.
In addition, Starwood declared a special dividend of $0.65 per share. The special dividend will be payable on December 29, 2014 to stockholders of record on December 8, 2014. This is the fourth and final special dividend to be paid to stockholders in connection with the previously announced realization of approximately $500 million in net cash after capital expenditures from the completion of the St. Regis Bal Harbour residential project and sale of the hotel...

Texas Roadhouse, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend »

November 20, 2014 at 12:08PM PST | Source: Texas Roadhouse

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Nov. 20, 2014 - On November 19, 2014, Texas Roadhouse, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: TXRH) Board of Directors authorized the payment of a cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock. This payment will be distributed on January 2, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 17, 2014.
About Texas Roadhouse
Texas Roadhouse is a casual dining concept that first opened in 1993 and today operates over 440 restaurants system-wide in 49 states and four foreign countries. For more information, please visit the Company's Web site at www.texasroadhouse.com.
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...

Swisher Announces Results For The Three And Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014 »

November 19, 2014 at 11:32AM PST | Source: Swisher Hygiene

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Swisher Hygiene Inc. ("Swisher") (Nasdaq:SWSH), a leading service provider of essential hygiene and sanitizing solutions, announced today results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014. All amounts in this news release are in United States dollars.
Third Quarter 2014 Highlights

Total revenue of $49.7 million for the third quarter of 2014, an 11% decrease compared to the third quarter of 2013. Excluding revenue related to non-core linen routes and businesses subsequently sold and held for sale, revenue for the third quarter of 2014 was down 6% from the prior-year period.
Adjusted EBITDA loss of $2.3 million for the third quarter of 2014, based on a net loss from continuing operations of $7...

Marco's Pizza Franchise Set To Exceed Expansion Goal For 2014 »

November 19, 2014 at 10:48AM PST | Source: Marco's Pizza
Marco's Pizza Opportunities Available

Fastest-Growing Pizza Franchise in the Country Has Added 131 Restaurants This Year
TOLEDO, OH - (Marketwired - Nov 19, 2014) - Marco's Pizza, the fastest-growing pizza franchise in the country, has added 131 restaurants so far this year and is exceeding its expansion goals for 2014.
Just months after opening its 500th store in June, Marco's celebrated the opening of its 565th location and is approaching its next target: 1,000 stores by the end of 2016. The pace of growth is exceeding projections by 40%, putting the company on track to achieve its goal of becoming the country's fourth-largest pizza chain.
"With our growth and momentum picking up, we are becoming a well-known brand that is beginning to own the 'better pizza' category like Five Guys did with hamburgers," said Cameron Cummins, Vice President of Development...

The Joint Corp. Announces Exercise Of Over-Allotment Option »

November 19, 2014 at 7:59AM PST | Source: The Joint...the chiropractic place

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ: JYNT), a national healthcare franchisor of chiropractic clinics, today announced that the underwriters of its initial public offering have exercised in full their over-allotment option to purchase an additional 450,000 shares at the initial price to the public of $6.50 per share. After giving effect to the over-allotment closing, the total number of shares sold by The Joint Corp. in its initial public offering increased to 3,450,000 shares, which resulted in aggregate net proceeds, after deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and other offering expenses, of approximately $20,000,000.
Roth Capital Partners and Feltl and Company acted as joint book-running managers for the offering...



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