DIN (Post-Call) Questions Arise as $1 Mai Tais Arrive

By Mark Kalinowski Published on July 31, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Earlier today, Dine Brands (DIN; Neutral) — the owner of the IHOP family-dining concept and the Applebee’s casual-dining concept — reported adjusted Q2 EPS of $1.71. While this came in slightly ahead of our recently-lowered $1.70 forecast, it fell short of the $1.81 sell-side consensus.

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PZZA (Post-Call) Delivers Better-than-Feared 2019 Targets

By Mark Kalinowski Published on February 26, 2019 at 12:00 AM

After today’s market close, Papa John’s (PZZA; Neutral) reported adjusted Q4 EPS of $0.15, above our $0.12 forecast, and sell-side consensus (according to Consensus Metrix) of $0.15. The Q4 North American same-store sales decline of -8.1% had been previously announced.

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