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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.

WIN Home Inspection Posts A 32% Increase In Overall Revenue Since 2010 »

July 02, 2015 at 5:55AM PDT | Source: WIN Home Inspection

Average revenue for a WIN Home Inspection franchise also continues to increase as demand rises for home inspection services.
July 02, 2015 // // The WIN Home Inspection franchise reports a 32% increase in overall revenue from 2010 to 2014, according to our new FDD. That number reflects the dramatic and continuing rise in the demand for home inspection franchise services.
“Home inspection is one of the fastest-growing segments of the real estate franchise industry,” says WIN Chairman Thomas Knapp. “The National Association of Realtors says 99% of its members recommend an inspection, and 77% of all home buyers hire inspectors before making their purchases. As home sales increase, so does the number of inspections...

The Wendy's Company Announces Preliminary Results Of Tender Offer »

July 01, 2015 at 7:43AM PDT | Source: Wendy's

DUBLIN, Ohio - July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) announced today the preliminary results of its modified Dutch auction tender offer, which expired at the end of the day, 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on June 30, 2015.
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 or on the preliminary count by American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, the depositary for the tender offer, a total of approximately 66.6 million shares of the Company's common stock were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn at or below the purchase price of $11...

BAB, Inc. Reports Profit For 2nd Quarter FY 2015 »

July 01, 2015 at 4:47AM PDT | Source: Big Apple Bagels, Inc. (BAB)

DEERFIELD, Ill. - June 30, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - BAB, Inc. (OTCQB: BABB), announced its financial results for the second quarter ended May 31, 2015.
For the quarter ended May 31, 2015, BAB had revenues of $568,000 and net income of $119,000, or $0.02 per share, versus revenues of $769,000 and net income of $272,000, or $0.04 per share, for the same quarter last year. For the quarter ended May 31, 2014, the Company recognized revenue of $200,000 from an International Master Franchise Agreement which was 99.0% of the revenue change in 2015 compared to the same period in 2014.
For the six months ended May 31, 2015, BAB had revenues of $1,060,000 and a net loss of $126,000, or a loss of $0.02 per share, versus revenues of $1,306,000 and net income of $303,000, or $0...

Easyhome Ltd. Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid »

June 23, 2015 at 5:41AM PDT | Source: easyhome

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - June 23, 2015) - easyhome Ltd. (TSX:EH), ("easyhome" or the "Company"), the Canadian leader in providing goods and financial services to the cash and credit constrained consumer, today announced the acceptance by the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") of easyhome's Notice of Intention to Make a Normal Course Issuer Bid (the "NCIB").
Pursuant to the NCIB, easyhome proposes to purchase, from time to time, if it is considered advisable, up to an aggregate of 670,000 Common Shares, being approximately 4.98% of easyhome's issued and outstanding Common Shares as of June 12, 2015. As at June 12, 2015, easyhome had 13,453,606 Common Shares issued and outstanding and the average daily trading volume for the 6 months prior to May 31, 2015 was 38,566...

Sonic Announces 6.1% Same-Store Sales Growth For Third Fiscal Quarter Of 2015 »

June 23, 2015 at 3:55AM PDT | Source: Sonic Drive-In

OKLAHOMA CITY - June 22, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced results for the third fiscal quarter ended May 31, 2015.
Key highlights of the company's third quarter of fiscal year 2015 included:

Net income per diluted share was $0.38 compared with net income per diluted share of $0.30 in the prior-year period; excluding tax adjustments of $1.1 million, or $0.02 per share in the third fiscal quarter of 2015, earnings per share would have been $0.36, an increase of 20% from the prior-year same period;
System same-store sales increased 6.1%, consisting of a 6.1% same-store sales increase at franchise drive-ins and an increase of 5...

Weight Watchers To Prepay Portion Of Initial Tranche B-1 Term Loans »

June 22, 2015 at 5:41AM PDT | Source: Weight Watchers International

NEW YORK - June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - On June 17, 2015, Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) commenced an offer to prepay at a discount to par up to $229 million of Initial Tranche B-1 Term Loans outstanding under, and as defined in, and pursuant to the terms of, the Credit Agreement among the Company, the lenders party thereto, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and an issuing bank, The Bank of Nova Scotia, as revolving agent, swingline lender and an issuing bank, and the other parties thereto. On June 22, 2015, the Company accepted offers with a discount equal to or greater than 9.00% in respect of the Initial Tranche B-1 Term Loans. To complete the prepayment of the accepted offers, on June 26, 2015, the Company will expend an aggregate amount of cash proceeds totaling approximately $77...

Liberty Tax Service Announces Fiscal Year 2015 Results »

June 18, 2015 at 6:46AM PDT | Source: Liberty Tax Service
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VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - (Marketwired) - June 18, 2015 - Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX) (the "Company"), the parent company of Liberty Tax Service, today reported its results for fiscal year 2015. The Company reported that the total number of customers served in the U.S. and Canada grew by 2.1% to 2.2 million. Tax returns prepared in offices in the U.S. grew 0.9%, exceeding the national paid preparer category growth rate, while total returns in Canada grew 9.3%.
"Despite one of the most challenging tax seasons in recent memory, we continued our track record of increasing the number of taxpayers we served faster than the overall market," said John Hewitt, CEO. "Unfortunately, the revenue growth we expected from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) did not materialize and delays in implementation of immigration reform also impacted our revenue this year...

ATAX’s 2015 Tax Season Reinforces Company’s Rise »

June 17, 2015 at 3:52AM PDT | Source: ATAX

Tax Preparations Increase More than 15 Percent; Outpaces Competitors and Industry Tax Return Trends
June 17, 2015 // // NEW YORK – ATAX continues to astonish the accounting and tax preparation industry with its resounding ascent to prominence.
The 2015 tax season proved to be another opportunity for the award-winning tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services company to showcase the momentum it has created with the U.S. individual and small business customer base that it commands.
Announced today, the 2015 tax season was ATAX’s strongest since it began franchising in 2007. From January 1 through April 30, 2015, ATAX’s 40 locations combined to show an increase of more than 16 percent in the number of returns prepared in the 2015 tax season versus 2014...

Original Pizza Patron Store Sets All-Time Weekly Sales Record »

June 16, 2015 at 11:08AM PDT | Source: Pizza Patron

29-Year-Old Store Rocks Chain's Record
DALLAS, TX - (Marketwired - Jun 16, 2015) - The original Pizza Patrón store has been open since April 16, 1986. Despite being surrounded by more pizza and food competition than ever before, it just set the company's all-time record in an almost 30-year span.
Not only did the original store hit the highest number of weekly transactions in its history, but it also saw the highest unit sales for the entire system during the week of June 1st. The store's 2015 same-store comparable sales are up 10% over last year and transactions are up 11.8% through the month of May."This store has been around for almost 30 years. Children who grew up eating this pizza now have families of their own in the same neighborhood," said Antonio Swad, Pizza Patrón founder and president...

Gap Inc. Announces Strategic Initiatives To Increase Productivity And Profitability Of Namesake Brand »

June 16, 2015 at 5:12AM PDT | Source: Gap Inc

Fleet Optimization to Better Reflect How Customers Shop; Headquarter Workforce Reduction to Speed Decision Making
June 16, 2015 // // SAN FRANCISCO – Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced a series of strategic actions to position Gap brand for improved business performance and build for the future. Following a thorough evaluation of its business and operations, Gap plans to right-size its specialty store fleet and streamline its headquarter workforce, primarily in North America, as part of the comprehensive effort to deliver more consistent and compelling product collections and engage customers across all channels.
“Returning Gap brand to growth has been the top priority since my appointment four months ago – and Jeff and his team bring a sense of urgency to this work,” said Art Peck, Gap Inc...

Toys"R"Us, Inc. Reports Results For First Quarter 2015 »

June 15, 2015 at 7:30AM PDT | Source: Toys R Us

Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA1 improved by $43 million, more than doubling versus the prior year; Organization-wide efficiency and cost-cutting measures drove a significant reduction in SG&A; U.S. operating earnings improved by $40 million to $61 million; International comparable store net sales improved for the fifth consecutive quarter
June 15, 2015 // // WAYNE, NJ - Toys"R"Us, Inc. today reported financial results for the first quarter ended May 2, 2015.
Antonio Urcelay, Chief Executive Officer, Toys"R"Us, Inc., stated, "The results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 demonstrate the steady progress we are making in executing our "TRU Transformation" strategy. During the quarter, we delivered a strong increase in Adjusted EBITDA, which benefited from significant SG&A savings...

Marble Slab Creamery® Experiences Major Turnaround In Same Store Sales, Transactions And Average Unit Volumes »

June 15, 2015 at 5:12AM PDT | Source: Marble Slab Creamery

After pricing restructure and improved customer experience, Marble Slab Creamery® experiences two years of significant and sustainable sales growth.
ATLANTA - June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Marble Slab Creamery® is in a sweet sales spot. After restructuring pricing and improving the customer experience over the course of two years, the brand is experiencing a major turnaround in positive sales boasting a 5.8 percent increase in same store sales, a four percent increase in transactions and a 9.8 percent increase in Average Unit Volumes (AUVs) year to date. The increase in sales can be attributed to the national ice creamery's unlimited mix-ins pricing which allows customers to add as many mix-ins that will fit into the ordered cup size or cone for a set price, increased messaging regarding its in-store homemade small batch premium ice cream, and emphasizing fresh baked waffle cones at no additional cost...

Medifast Announces Adoption Of Rule 10b5-1 Plan By Executive Officer »

June 12, 2015 at 4:58AM PDT | Source: Medifast Weight Control Centers

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss and healthy living products and programs, announced today that President & Chief Operating Officer, Margaret Sheetz, has adopted an individual stock trading plan. The trading plan is designed to comply with Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and with the Company's insider trading policy.
Ms. Sheetz informed the Company that she intends to sell up to a total of 100,000 shares of Company common stock, a portion of her total holdings. The plan expires on May 31, 2016. The goal of the plan is to diversify Ms. Sheetz's investment portfolio, while limiting market impact from such stock sales...

Krispy Kreme Reports Financial Results For The First Quarter Of Fiscal 2016 »

June 11, 2015 at 4:19AM PDT | Source: Krispy Kreme

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - June 10, 2015 - Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) (the “Company”) today reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2016, ended May 3, 2015 and updated its adjusted EPS outlook for fiscal 2016 (ending January 31, 2016) to a range of $0.80 to $0.85.
First Quarter Fiscal 2016 Highlights Compared to the Year-Ago Period:

Systemwide store count rose 17.3% since the first quarter of last year to 1,003 Company and franchise shops worldwide
Systemwide domestic same store sales rose 5.2%, including a 4.3% gain at Company Stores; constant currency international franchise same store sales declined 1.7%
Revenues increased 9.0% to $132.5 million from $121...

The Gymboree Corporation Reports First Quarter Of Fiscal 2015 Results »

June 10, 2015 at 5:04AM PDT | Source: Gymboree
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Net Sales of $276.1 million, increased 1.5% compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2014
Comparable sales (including online sales) were flat during the first quarter of fiscal 2015
Adjusted EBITDA was $15.6 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 compared to $22 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2014

SAN FRANCISCO - June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - The Gymboree Corporation (the "Company") today reported consolidated financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended May 2, 2015.
First Quarter Results (13-weeks ended May 2, 2015 versus 13-weeks ended May 3, 2014)

Net sales were $276.1 million, compared to $272.0 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2014;
Comparable sales (including online stores) were flat;
Gross profit was $105...

Zippy Shell Announces $25 Million Strategic Investment »

June 10, 2015 at 4:32AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

June 10, 2015 // // Washington D.C. - Zippy Shell Incorporated, the Washington, DC-based, self-storage and moving company led by CEO, Rick Del Sontro and Founder/President Gareth Taylor, is proud to announce a $25 million growth capital investment from private investment firm Virgo Investment Group LLC ("Virgo").
The investment capital will help to accelerate the overall growth of the business in support of strategic acquisitions, the addition of new markets, and national brand development. It will also allow Zippy Shell to strengthen its moving platform and enhance operating systems for its franchisees.
“We are very excited to have Virgo as a partner in the business," says Rick Del Sontro, CEO of Zippy Shell Incorporated...

Nathan's Famous, Inc. Reports Year-End And Fourth Quarter Results »

June 09, 2015 at 8:53AM PDT | Source: Nathan's Famous

JERICHO, N.Y. - June 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Nathan's Famous, Inc. (NASDAQ: NATH) today reported results for its fiscal year and the fourth quarter that ended March 29, 2015.
For the fifty-two weeks ended March 29, 2015:

Net income increased by 40.5% to $11,703,000 as compared to $8,327,000 for the fifty-two weeks ended March 30, 2014;
Earnings per diluted share increased by 40.9% to $2.55 per share, as compared to $1.81 per share for the fifty-two weeks ended March 30, 2014;
Income from operations increased by 82.7% to $19,958,000, as compared to $10,921,000 during the fifty-two weeks ended March 30, 2014;
Adjusted EBITDA, as subsequently defined, increased by 68.5% to $22,497,000 as compared to $13,350,000 for the fifty-two weeks ended March 30, 2014; and
Revenues increased by 24...

H&R Block Announces Fiscal 2015 Results »

June 09, 2015 at 7:25AM PDT | Source: H&R Block

KANSAS CITY, MO - (Marketwired) - June 08, 2015 - H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB)

Total revenues increased $54 million, or 1.8%, to $3.1 billion1
Adjusted EBITDA margin of 30.8% consistent with prior year2
Earnings per share from continuing operations of $1.75 3

H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB), the world's largest consumer tax services provider, today released its financial results for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2015. Revenues increased for the third consecutive year to $3.1 billion, or 1.8%, driven by successful implementation of the company's pricing strategy and improved return mix in its retail locations, improved digital do-it-yourself (DIY) volume and monetization, and the impact of franchise acquisitions...

McDonald's Reports Global Comparable Sales For May »

June 08, 2015 at 5:02AM PDT | Source: McDonald's

OAK BROOK, Ill. - June 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - McDonald's Corporation today announced that global comparable sales decreased 0.3% in May. Performance by segment was as follows:

U.S. down 2.2%
Europe up 2.3%
Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) down 3.2%

"McDonald's has embarked on a turnaround plan to reignite our business performance," said Steve Easterbrook, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Our talented franchisees, suppliers and employees are placing renewed emphasis on the basics of great-tasting, high-quality food, compelling value and outstanding service. Our goal is to be a modern, progressive burger company that is responsive to consumers' evolving preferences, provides a contemporary experience for our customers and drives long-term value for our system and our shareholders...

Sears Hometown And Outlet Stores, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Results »

June 05, 2015 at 5:18AM PDT | Source: Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - June 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. ("SHO" or "Company") (NASDAQ: SHOS) today reported results for its quarter ended May 2, 2015. Results for the first quarter included:

Operating income decreased 36.9% to $4.0 million
EPS decreased 43.8% to $0.09
Adjusted EBITDA decreased 16.1% to $7.2 million
Comparable store sales decreased 1.2%

Bruce Johnson, Chief Executive Officer and President, said, "During the quarter our core operations, which exclude franchise sales, generated higher profits than recent quarters due to a more moderate promotional environment and good expense controls. We are encouraged by several aspects of our first quarter results...

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