DENN: How Does Denny’s Trade Heading Into, and After, Earnings?

By Ryan D. Lavender Published on March 23, 2021 at 4:37 PM

Denny’s likely will release its Q1 2021 earnings in late April or early-to-mid May (with after the market close on Tuesday, May 4th a distinct possibility). How do DENN shares tend to trade heading into earnings, and the day after an earnings release?

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PZZA The Bull and Bear Case on Papa John’s

By Mark Kalinowski Published on July 9, 2020 at 12:00 AM

In this report we examine the bull and bear cases regarding Papa John’s (PZZA; Buy, $88.26). While we maintain our Buy rating on PZZA — it continues to be our top small/mid-cap restaurant-stock pick — it is good for investors interested in PZZA to be aware of the bull and bear cases surrounding the stock, no matter what our rating on the shares is.

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YUM (Post-Call) Investment in GRUB Could Weigh on EPS Again in Q1

By Mark Kalinowski Published on February 7, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Earlier today, Yum Brands (YUM; Buy) reported adjusted Q4 EPS of $0.40, which includes a -$0.41 impact from mark-to-market related to the company’s investment in GrubHub (GRUB; Not Rated). Even adding this $0.41 back, EPS would have been short of our $0.99 forecast and the sell-side consensus (according to Consensus Metrix) of $0.97 (more on this shortly).

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