KKD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 28, 2014
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of December 2

    December 1, 2013
    Quarterly reports from retailers Kroger (NYSE: DG) will be among the highlights this week. A couple of Chinese solar companies ...
  3. Yum! 2Q Earnings Top Ests, Rev Misses - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    Yum! posted second-quarter 2013 adjusted earnings of 56 cents per share.
  4. Wendy's Upgraded to Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2013
    On Jul 9, 2013, Zacks Investment Research upgraded The Wendy's to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
  5. Krispy Kreme's Franchise Deal in Dallas - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    Krispy Kreme sold three company-owned shops to an affiliate of Sun Holdings for refranchising purpose.
  6. Restaurant Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    June 4, 2013
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  7. Restaurant Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 4, 2013
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  8. A Mixed Bag for Buffalo Wild Wings - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    The casual dining chain, Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (BWLD) recently reported fourth quarter 2012 earnings of 89 cents per share; ...
  9. Starbucks Expands in India - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) recently announced the opening of yet another Starbucks store in the lucrative Indian market, ...
  10. Mixed 4Q for Panera; View Retained - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Panera Bread Co.'s (PNRA) fourth-quarter 2012 earnings of $1.75 per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 0.6% ...
  11. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Feb 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    February 5, 2013
    The year 2012 started on a relatively positive note for U.S. restaurants. That scenario changed gradually as sales momentum ...
  12. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Feb 2013 - Industry Outlook

    February 5, 2013
    The year 2012 started on a relatively positive note for U.S. restaurants. That scenario changed gradually as sales momentum ...
  13. Jamba Ventures into New Markets - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    Jamba Juice Company, a subsidiary of Jamba Inc. (JMBA), recently announced its entry into Missouri (MO) and Kansas (KS) markets ...
  14. PZZA Assists Canadian Franchisees - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    Following its success in the U.S., Papa John's International Inc. (PZZA) has put forward a package of incentives for its ...
  15. U.S. Drives Solid 1Q for Starbucks - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) reported earnings of 57 cents per share for the first quarter of 2013, in line with the Zacks ...
  16. Dunkin' Sustains Expansion Spree - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    A leading quick service restaurant (QSR) chain, Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.'s (DNKN) subsidiary Dunkin Donuts is all set to ...
  17. Brinker 2Q In Line, Revs Up - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Brinker International Inc. (EAT) recently reported second-quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings of 50 cents per share, up ...
  18. Sonic Bolsters Shareholder Value - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Sonic Corp. (SONC), the largest chain of drive-in restaurants of the US, has approved an additional share repurchase, thereby ...
  19. Krispy Kreme Forays into India - Analyst Blog

    January 21, 2013
    Finally, India has got its first Krispy Kreme Doughnut Inc. (KKD) franchised outlet in the city of Bangalore. The latest ...
  20. 2Q Loss Widens at Ruby; Outlook Dim - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    Ruby Tuesday Inc.'s (RT) adjusted loss of 7 cents per share in the second quarter of 2013 matched the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  21. Dunkin' Broadens U.S. Reach - Analyst Blog

    November 19, 2012
    Consistent with its goal of doubling its presence in the U.S. over the next 20 years, the operational arm of Dunkin Brands ...
  22. Cheesecake Factory Reaches Kuwait - Analyst Blog

    November 13, 2012
    Consistent with its strategy to expand in the Middle East, The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) recently ventured into Kuwait. ...
  23. Restaurant Industry Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    October 8, 2012
    Despite beginning the year on a relatively positive note, sales momentum in the U.S. restaurant industry appears to have ...
  24. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    October 8, 2012
    Despite beginning the year on a relatively positive note, sales momentum in the U.S. restaurant industry appears to have ...
  25. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    October 8, 2012
    Despite beginning the year on a relatively positive note, sales momentum in the U.S. restaurant industry appears to have ...
  26. Cheesecake Makes its Overseas Debut - Analyst Blog

    August 21, 2012
    The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) opened a Cheesecake Factory restaurant at The Dubai Mall on August 16. The new 13,851 ...
  27. Krispy Kreme Reopens in Arizona - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2012
    Hot Glazed Enchantment Inc., a franchisee of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (KKD), recently announced the reopening of Krispy ...
  28. Panera Heads North Of The Border

    January 10, 2012
    Panera continues its Canadian expansion after opening three bakery-cafés in the Toronto-area in 2011, with five more planned ...
  29. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's Profit Struggles

    July 12, 2011
    Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has a number of near-term investment negatives, but strong growth potential over the long ...
  30. Restaurant Stocks Look Tasty

    February 10, 2011
    The restaurant sector is often one of the first leaders out of a recession and has recently posted increased gains in same-store ...
  31. Tim Hortons' Success Less Certain In U.S.

    November 16, 2010
    Tim Hortons is a household name in Canada, but its expansion prospects are less successful south of the border.
  32. Tim Hortons' Earnings Shine

    August 17, 2010
    Tim Hortons had a strong second quarter, led by its dominant Canadian stores. But its U.S. outlets did well, despite the ...
  33. Investors Unlikely To Get Hosed By Tim Hortons

    May 14, 2010
    A good amount of growth is already priced into Tim Hortons’ stock, but there is still upside potential.
  34. Wendy's/Arby's Continues To Struggle

    March 9, 2010
    Wendy's/Arby's delivered better earnings in its recent quarterly report, but is still plagued by the lagging business in ...
  35. Fast Food Stocks In Review

    December 24, 2009
    Although fast food companies were a mixed bag in 2009, there are still several strong players to choose from.
  36. Tim Hortons; Focus On The Donut, Not The Hole

    November 2, 2009
    Tim Hortons reported lower third-quarter earnings, but is suffering from a more severe outlook than it deserves.
  37. Will Coffee and Donuts Save The Economy?

    May 22, 2009
    Tim Hortons had a positive earnings report in the face of a challenging fast food environment, and continues to show growth.
  38. Store Closings Won't Save Starbucks

    July 3, 2008
    Starbucks is cutting 600 locations, but this won't keep the competition at bay or recapture its dwindling market.
  39. You Gotta Know When To Bail

    February 22, 2007
    When your stock's prospects take a turn for the worse, bailing out can be the best possible option.
  40. Starbucks Set To Pick Up (SBUX)

    February 20, 2007
    With strong growth prospects in the mix, SBUX shares look like a good bargain at current prices.
  41. Time to 'Double Double' Down on Tim Hortons?

    March 24, 2006
    A look at the recent IPO of Canada's iconic quick serve restaurant chain, Tim Hortons.
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