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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.

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...

Jack In The Box Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Fy 2014 Earnings »

November 19, 2014 at 4:52AM PST | Source: Jack in the Box

Issues Guidance For Fy 2015; Updates Long-term Goals; Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
SAN DIEGO - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Nov. 18, 2014 - Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) today reported earnings from continuing operations of $17.4 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter ended September 28, 2014, compared with earnings from continuing operations of $24.1 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013.
Fiscal 2014 earnings from continuing operations totaled $94.8 million, or $2.26 per diluted share, compared with $82.6 million, or $1.84 per diluted share in fiscal 2013.
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...

Century 21 China Real Estate Reports Third Quarter 2014 Unaudited Financial Results »

November 18, 2014 at 6:43AM PST | Source: Century 21

Operating Cash Flow & Bottom Line Improve Significantly from Previous Quarter
BEIJING, Nov. 18, 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 its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014.
Third Quarter 2014 Highlights[1]

Consolidated net revenue was RMB126.5 million (US$20.6 million), an increase of 3.2% from the second quarter of 2014, and a decrease of 37.7% from the third quarter of 2013.
Net loss was RMB25.1 million (US$4.1 million), compared to a net loss ofRMB41...

La Quinta Announces Secondary Offering Of 20,000,000 Shares Of Common Stock »

November 18, 2014 at 4:44AM PST | Source: La Quinta Inn

IRVING, Texas - Nov. 17, 2014 /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 20,000,000 shares of La Quinta common stock. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,000,000 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...

Fazoli's Enters Holidays Amid Strong Fall Sales »

November 17, 2014 at 11:50AM PST | Source: Fazoli's Restaurants

Franchisees Report Nearly 6% October Same-Store Sales Growth
November 17, 2014 // Franchising.com // LEXINGTON, Ky. – With the holiday shopping season about to begin, Fazoli’s will continue to provide value conscious shoppers with what CEO Carl Howard calls a "tremendous opportunity to receive a great dinning experience." The popular Italian quick-service chain, ranked #2 overall among large national fast-food chains in the prestigious Zagat Survey, reported a 5.7% increase for October sales on the franchise side with a 2.6% increase reported on the company side. The entire system enjoyed positive traffic in the period. Additionally, franchisees have experienced 13 straight quarters of positive sales.
Tweet: Fazoli's comp-sales grow again in October...

Good Times Restaurants Inc. Announces Completion Of Series A Warrant Redemption »

November 17, 2014 at 11:44AM PST | Source: Good Times

$7 Million in Capital Raised
GOLDEN, Colo. - November 17, 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, today announced the successful completion of the redemption of its Series A Warrants and Underwriter Warrants, each of which were exercisable into one share of common stock of the Company. A total of 2,450,100 Series A Warrants, representing 97% of the outstanding Series A Warrants, and 100% of the 154,000 Underwriter Warrants, were exercised by the holders raising approximately $7 million in capital for the Company...

Keller Williams Coastal Realty Of Portsmouth, NH Announces Significant Milestone In Their Profit Sharing Program »

November 17, 2014 at 5:53AM PST | Source: Keller Williams Realty

Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) November 17, 2014 - Formed in Austin, TX in 1983, Keller Williams Realty has demonstrated near exponential growth to become the top-ranked Real Estate Company in North America. Through its unique agent-focused model and education driven beliefs, the organization has grown to over 100,000 agents company wide, and is pacing to position itself as the global leader across all real estate brands both. Keller Williams employs a franchise-based model, and empowers its associates as owners of its success through its innovative profit sharing model.
"The principle of success through others is the mainstay of the business culture within Keller Williams Coastal Realty, and the cornerstone of the profit sharing program," said Nathan Dickey , principle broker and owner of the local Keller Williams Coastal Realty franchise...

The Joint Corp. Announces Closing Of Its Initial Public Offering »

November 14, 2014 at 11:50AM PST | Source: The Joint...the chiropractic place

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ: JYNT), a national healthcare franchisor of chiropractic clinics, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 3,000,000 shares of common stock at an initial price to the public of $6.50 per share. The Joint Corp. received aggregate net proceeds, after deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and other offering expenses, of approximately $17,285,000.
Roth Capital Partners and Feltl and Company acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Sanders Morris Harris acted as co-manager.
A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 10, 2014. This offering was made only by means of a prospectus...

RE/MAX Holdings Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results »

November 14, 2014 at 6:53AM PST | Source: RE/MAX

Third Quarter 2014 Highlights(As compared to the third quarter 2013 unless otherwise noted)

Agent count of 97,647, up 5.3%
Revenue of $44.2 million, up 9.7%
Adjusted EBITDA1 of $23.4 million, up 5.9%
Adjusted EBITDA1 margin of 52.8%, down from 54.8%
Adjusted basic and diluted earnings per share ("EPS") of $0.44 and $0.43, respectively  
Announced quarterly dividend of $0.0625 per share of Class A common stock

DENVER - Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "RE/MAX") (NYSE: RMAX), one of the world's leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, today announced operating results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014...

Realogy Announces Proposed Offering Of Senior Notes »

November 14, 2014 at 6:27AM PST | Source: Realogy Corporation

MADISON, N.J. - Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) (the "Company") announced today that its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary, Realogy Group LLC ("Realogy Group"), together with a co-issuer, is proposing to issue approximately $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2021 (the "Notes") in a private offering that is exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The Notes will be guaranteed on an unsecured senior basis by each of Realogy Group's domestic subsidiaries (other than the co-issuer of the Notes) that is a guarantor under its senior secured credit facility and its outstanding securities. The Notes will also be guaranteed by the Company on an unsecured senior subordinated basis...

The Keg Royalties Income Fund Announces November 2014 Cash Distribution »

November 14, 2014 at 6:19AM PST | Source: Keg Steakhouse & Bar

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - (Marketwired - Nov. 13, 2014) - The Keg Royalties Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:KEG.UN) today announced that its November 2014 distribution of $0.08 per unit has been declared and is payable to unitholders of record as at November 21, 2014. The November 2014 distribution will be paid on November 28, 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...

Hyatt Announces Closing Of 38 Select Service Hotel Portfolio »

November 14, 2014 at 5:30AM PST | Source: Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

November 14, 2014 // Franchising.com // CHICAGO – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that its affiliates have closed on the previously announced sale of 38 hotels to a company organized by Lone Star Funds (the "Purchaser"). The portfolio of 38 hotels (the "Hyatt Portfolio") consists of Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotels totaling 4,950 rooms. As part of the sale, Hyatt has entered into franchise agreements with the Purchaser, with all hotels retaining their existing Hyatt Place and Hyatt House branding.
The total proceeds from the sale of the Hyatt Portfolio, which is comprised of the hotels listed below, were approximately $590 million. The Purchaser intends to spend approximately $50 million in additional capital expenditures across the Hyatt Portfolio over the next 24 months...

Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter Of Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results »

November 13, 2014 at 6:28AM PST | Source: Pizza Inn

The Company Posts Another Quarter of Growth in Sales and Earnings
THE COLONY, Texas - Nov. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:PZZI) today reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 ended September 28, 2014.
First Quarter Highlights:

Pizza Inn domestic comparable store sales increased 4.6% from the same period of the prior year.
Pie Five comparable store sales increased 17.0% year over year.
Pie Five system-wide total retail sales increased 119%, and average weekly sales increased 32.6%, year over year.
Total consolidated revenue increased 12.3% year over year.
Net loss improved by $0.1 million over the same quarter of the prior year to a loss of $0...



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