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Franchise Industry Financial Reports

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.

Easyhome Ltd. Announces New $200 Million Credit Facility And Increases Loan Book And Sales Growth Targets »

July 28, 2014 at 8:06AM PDT | Source: easyhome

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - July 28, 2014) - 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 that it has entered into a new $200 million credit facility, replacing the Company's current debt facilities and providing $115 million of additional capital to support the growth of easyhome's consumer finance business, easyfinancial.
"Being able to access additional capital allows us to fund and accelerate our growth plans for easyfinancial," said David Ingram, easyhome's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We expect to achieve the metrics we set for our total loan book reaching $250 million a year earlier than anticipated - by the end of 2015...

GNC Holdings, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend »

July 25, 2014 at 8:26AM PDT | Source: GNC

PITTSBURGH - July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of GNC Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") authorized and declared the quarterly cash dividend for the third quarter of 2014 of $0.16 per share of the Company's common stock. The dividend will be paid on or about September 26, 2014 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 12, 2014.
About GNC Holdings, Inc.
GNC Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, is a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal supplement products, sports nutrition products and diet products, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "GNC."
The Company – which is dedicated to helping consumers Live Well – has a diversified, multi-channel business model and derives revenue from product sales through company-owned retail stores, domestic and international franchise activities, third party contract manufacturing, e-commerce and corporate partnerships...

Aaron's, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results »

July 25, 2014 at 7:41AM PDT | Source: Aaron Rents, Inc.

- Acquired Progressive Finance, Leading Virtual Lease-To-Own Company
- Total Revenues of $672.5 Million
- Net Earnings of $8.5 Million; Diluted EPS of $.12
- Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $.37
- $50 Million in Potential Annual Cost Savings Identified
- Progressive Continues to Exceed Expectations
ATLANTA - July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced revenues and earnings for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014.
For the second quarter of 2014, revenues increased 22% to $672.5 million compared to $550.5 million for the second quarter of 2013...

Starwood Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results »

July 24, 2014 at 10:20AM PDT | Source: Starwood Hotels & Resorts

STAMFORD, Conn. - July 24, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today reported second quarter 2014 financial results.
Second Quarter 2014 Highlights

Excluding special items, EPS from continuing operations was $0.77. Including special items, EPS from continuing operations was $0.80.
Adjusted EBITDA was $324 million.
Excluding special items, income from continuing operations was $147 million. Including special items, income from continuing operations was $153 million.
Worldwide Systemwide REVPAR for Same-Store Hotels increased 5.3% in constant dollars (5.1% in actual dollars) compared to 2013. Systemwide REVPAR for Same-Store Hotels in North America increased 6...

Wyndham Worldwide Reports Second Quarter 2014 Earnings »

July 24, 2014 at 9:29AM PDT | Source: Wyndham Worldwide

Adjusted Diluted EPS Growth of 19%Raises Full Year EBITDA and EPS Guidance
PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN) today announced results for the three months ended June 30, 2014.
Second Quarter Highlights:

Adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) was $1.17, an increase of 19% from adjusted diluted EPS of $0.98 in the second quarter of 2013. Reported diluted EPS was $1.20, compared with $0.98 in the second quarter of 2013.
Revenues increased 7% compared with the second quarter of 2013.
Adjusted EBITDA increased 9% compared with the second quarter of 2013.
The Company repurchased 2.3 million shares of its common stock for $170 million...

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Reports Sixth Consecutive Quarter Of Operating Improvement With Second Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results »

July 24, 2014 at 8:06AM PDT | Source: Build-A-Bear Workshop

First six months pre-tax income of $1.3 million, a $7.3 million improvement from a pre-tax loss of $6.0 million in the first six months of fiscal 2013Company ends the second quarter with $41.8 million in cash and no debt
ST. LOUIS - (BUSINESS WIRE) - July 24, 2014 - Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) today reported results for the 2014 second quarter and twenty-six weeks ended June 28, 2014.
Second Quarter 2014 Highlights (13 weeks ended June 28, 2014):

Consolidated net retail sales were $75.4 million while operating 10 fewer stores at quarter’s end compared to $80.4 million in the fiscal 2013 second quarter, a decrease of 7.7%, excluding the impact of foreign exchange;
Consolidated comparable store sales decreased 4...

Dunkin' Brands Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results »

July 24, 2014 at 7:33AM PDT | Source: Dunkin' Brands

CANTON, Mass., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Second quarter highlights include:

Dunkin' Donuts U.S. comparable store sales growth of 1.8%
Added 151 net new restaurants worldwide including 75 net new Dunkin' Donuts in the U.S.
Revenue increased 4.6%
Adjusted operating income increased 3.3%; adjusted operating income margin of 49.3%
Diluted adjusted EPS increased 14.6% to $0.47
Board of Directors declares $0.23 third quarter dividend

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts (DD) and Baskin-Robbins (BR), today reported results for the second quarter ended June 28, 2014.
"Second quarter sales growth was below our expectations with Dunkin' Donuts U...

Dunkin' Brands Announces Third Quarter Cash Dividend »

July 24, 2014 at 4:59AM PDT | Source: Dunkin' Brands

CANTON, Mass. - July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts (DD) and Baskin-Robbins (BR), today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend to shareholders. The dividend of $0.23 per share of common stock is payable on September 3, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 25, 2014.
About Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.
With more than 18,000 points of distribution in nearly 60 countries worldwide, Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) is one of the world's leading franchisors of quick service restaurants (QSR) serving hot and cold coffee and baked goods, as well as hard-serve ice cream. At the end of fiscal 2013, Dunkin' Brands nearly 100 percent franchised business model included nearly 11,000 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants and 7,300 Baskin-Robbins restaurants, which are primarily owned and operated by approximately 2,000 franchisees, licensees and joint venture partners...

Rent-A-Center, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results »

July 22, 2014 at 10:58AM PDT | Source: Rent-A-Center

Total Revenues Increased 1.7%; Revenue Increased Over 32% in Acceptance Now and Over 56% in Mexico; Diluted Earnings per Share of $0.33, Including a Restructuring Charge of Approximately $0.05 per Diluted Share Related to Store Consolidation Plan
PLANO, Texas - July 21, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Rent-A-Center, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ/NGS: RCII), the nation's largest rent-to-own operator, today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.
Second Quarter 2014 Results
Total revenues were $773.2 million, an increase of $12.7 million from total revenues of $760.5 million for the same period in the prior year. This 1.7% increase in total revenues was primarily due to increases of approximately $38.3 million in the Acceptance Now segment and approximately $6...

Domino's Pizza Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results »

July 22, 2014 at 9:45AM PDT | Source: Domino's Pizza

Delivers Strong Global Sales and Profit Growth
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, today announced results for the second quarter of 2014, comprised of strong growth in both same store sales and global store counts, which resulted in 17.5% EPS growth, or 67 cents per share. Domestic same store sales grew 5.4% during the quarter versus the year-ago period, continuing the positive sales momentum in the Company's domestic business. The international division also posted strong results with same store sales growth of 7.7% during the quarter, marking the 82nd consecutive quarter of international same store sales growth. The Company had global net store growth of 133 stores in the second quarter of 2014...

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results »

July 22, 2014 at 9:11AM PDT | Source: Chipotle Mexican Grill

DENVER - (BUSINESS WIRE) - July 21, 2014 - Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014.
Highlights for the second quarter of 2014 as compared to the second quarter of 2013 include:

Revenue increased 28.6% to $1.05 billion
Comparable restaurant sales increased 17.3%
Restaurant level operating margin was 27.3%, a decrease of 30 basis points
Net income was $110.3 million, an increase of 25.5%
Diluted earnings per share was $3.50, an increase of 24.1%
Opened 45 new restaurants

Highlights for the six months ended June 30, 2014 as compared to the prior year include:

Revenue increased 26.6% to $1...

Unishippers Global Logistics Reports Record Monthly Revenue Of $41.2 Million In June »

July 18, 2014 at 6:36AM PDT | Source: Unishippers

Revenue up 1.5 Percent from Record Breaking March, 2014
July 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // Salt Lake City, UT – This June, Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC – the nation's first and one of the largest small package and freight shipping resellers – exceeded $40 million in monthly revenue for the second time in over 25 years, growing 1.5 percent since its record best month ever just this past March.
"The first quarter of this year was filled with many notable accomplishments. We had nothing but high expectations for our second quarter," said Kevin Lathrop, President of Unishippers. "Not only did we break a company revenue record the last two quarters, but we've continued to aggressively build our franchise system having recently welcomed twelve new franchisees to the Unishippers family in the first half of the year...

Winmark Corporation Announces Second Quarter Results »

July 18, 2014 at 5:39AM PDT | Source: Winmark Corporation

MINNEAPOLIS - July 16, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Winmark Corporation (Nasdaq:WINA) announced net income for the quarter ended June 28, 2014 of $4,280,800 (or $.82 per share diluted) compared to net income of $4,336,900 (or $.83 per share diluted) in the second quarter of 2013. For the six months ended June 28, 2014, net income was $8,832,700 (or $1.67 per share diluted) compared to net income of $8,394,400 (or $1.61 per share diluted) for the same period last year.
"Our franchising business continued to show steady growth in both royalties and new stores during the second quarter, while expenses increased as we continue to invest in our new Style Encore concept," noted John Morgan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Profits from our leasing business were lower when compared to last year due to the timing of customer activity in our portfolio, which is unpredictable and will vary from quarter to quarter...

Snap-on Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results »

July 18, 2014 at 5:07AM PDT | Source: Snap-on Tools

Diluted EPS of $1.80 increases 20%;Operating earnings before financial services of 16.7% of sales improves 130 basis points;Second quarter sales up 8.2%
KENOSHA, Wis. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - July 17, 2014 - Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE:SNA), a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks,  announced operating results for the second quarter of 2014.

Sales of $826.5 million increased $62.4 million, or 8.2%, from 2013 levels; excluding $10.5 million of acquisition-related sales and $1.4 million of favorable foreign currency translation, organic sales increased 6...

Yum! Brands Reports Second-Quarter EPS Growth Of 30%, Excluding Special Items »

July 17, 2014 at 11:30AM PDT | Source: Yum! Brands
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China Division System Sales Increased 21% with Operating Profit Growth of 188%; Yum! Reaffirms Full-Year Guidance of at least 20% EPS Growth
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - July 16, 2014 - Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today reported results for the second quarter ended June 14, 2014, including EPS of $0.73.
Second-Quarter Highlights

Worldwide system sales grew 6%. Worldwide restaurant margin increased 3.0 percentage points to 15.5%, and worldwide operating profit increased 34%.
Total international development was 298 new restaurants; 78% of this development occurred in emerging markets.
China Division system sales increased 21%, driven by 7% unit growth and 15% same-store sales growth. Restaurant margin increased 6...

U-Swirl, Inc. Reports 124% Increase In First Quarter Net Income »

July 16, 2014 at 10:49AM PDT | Source: U-SWIRL

Revenue Increases 46% Following Acquisitions That More Than Triple Number of Franchised Frozen Yogurt Cafes
HENDERSON, NV - (Marketwired - Jul 15, 2014) - 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 significantly improved operating results for the quarter ended May 31, 2014 (first quarter of FY2015).
First Quarter Highlights

First quarter revenue increased 46% to approximately $2.5 million, compared with approximately $1.7 million in the first quarter of the previous fiscal year, primarily due to the January 2014 acquisitions of three self-serve frozen yogurt franchising companies that more than tripled the number of cafés operated by the Company and its franchisees...

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. Reports First Quarter Operating Results »

July 16, 2014 at 10:36AM PDT | Source: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Board Approves $3 Million Stock Repurchase Program
DURANGO, CO - (Marketwired - Jul 15, 2014) - Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMCF) (the "Company") today reported its operating results for the first quarter of FY2015. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has approved a new 3 million-share stock buyback program.
The Company franchises and operates gourmet chocolate and confection stores and manufactures an extensive line of premium chocolates and other confectionery products. Its controlled subsidiary, U-Swirl, Inc. (OTCQB: SWRL), franchises and operates self-serve frozen yogurt cafés. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory 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)...

Aaron's, Inc. Revises 2014 Second Quarter Revenue And Earnings Guidance »

July 15, 2014 at 6:37AM PDT | Source: Aaron Rents, Inc.

Progressive Exceeding Expectations; Company to Close Underperforming Stores and Continue Other Cost Reduction Initiatives
ATLANTA - July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced it is revising the Company's 2014 second quarter revenue and earnings guidance.
Updated Guidance
Based on preliminary results, the Company is expecting revenues for the second quarter of approximately $672 million, slightly below the previous guidance of $675 million, as a result of Progressive's strong revenue growth offset by revenue declines in Aaron's core business. The Company expects GAAP diluted earnings per share in the range of $...

Rent-A-Center, Inc. Announces Preliminary Second Quarter 2014 Results »

July 11, 2014 at 8:12AM PDT | Source: Rent-A-Center

Estimated Diluted Earnings per Share in a range of $0.31 to $0.33, Including a Restructuring Expense of Approximately $0.05 per Diluted Share Related to Store Consolidation Plan; Estimated Total Revenues of $773 million; Initiates Smartphone Rollout
PLANO, Texas - July 10, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Rent-A-Center, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ/NGS: RCII), the nation's largest rent-to-own operator, today announced preliminary revenues and earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.
Second Quarter 2014 Preliminary Results
The Company expects the following financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014:

Total revenues are estimated to be approximately $773 million.
Same store sales are estimated to have increased approximately 0...

The Keg Royalties Income Fund Announces July 2014 Cash Distribution »

July 11, 2014 at 7:11AM PDT | Source: Keg Steakhouse & Bar

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - (Marketwired - July 10, 2014) - The Keg Royalties Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:KEG.UN) today announced that its July 2014 distribution of $0.08 cents per unit has been declared and is payable to unitholders of record as at July 21, 2014. The July 2014 distribution will be paid on July 31, 2014.
The Fund is a limited purpose, open-ended trust established under the laws of the Province of Ontario that, through The Keg Rights Limited Partnership (the "Partnership"), a subsidiary of the Fund, owns certain trademarks and other related intellectual property used by Keg Restaurants Ltd. ("KRL"). In exchange for use of those trademarks, KRL pays the Fund a royalty of 4% of gross sales of Keg restaurants included in the royalty pool...



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