McDonald’s Profits Rise on Improved Same-Store Sales

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported third-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The fast-food restaurant chain posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.50 on revenues of $6.42 billion. In ...
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Why Starbucks Stock Trades Near 52-Week Low

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) shares trade near their 52-week low, off 12% from the same period last year. The coffee company faces a group of challenges that are relatively new. One of the latest ...
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Why eBay Is Sinking in Spite of Solid Earnings

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) released third-quarter earnings report after markets closed on Wednesday. The e-commerce giant announced solid results but the reaction was not necessarily expected. Speculatively, eBay will have ...
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Domino’s Rises on Solid Earnings

Domino’s Pizza Inc. (NYSE: DPZ) reported its most recent financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company posted $0.96 in earnings per share (EPS) and $566.7 million in ...
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Why This Analyst Is Very Positive on GrubHub

GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) has posted solid growth in both sales and earnings since its 2013 merger with Seamless. Even now, this food delivery company is continuing to make solid ...
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Which Hotel Rewards Program Is Best?

By now every traveler is familiar with loyalty programs sponsored by airlines, car rental companies and hotels. Piling up reward points that can be used to get free flights, car ...
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Advanced Disposal Services IPO Brings Mixed Reaction

The reaction was somewhat mixed when Advanced Disposal Services Inc. (NYSE: ADSW) entered the market on Thursday. The company priced its 19.25 million shares at $18 per share, but effectively entered the ...
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Yum! Brands Disappoints on Earnings Ahead of China Split

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company posted $1.09 in earnings per share (EPS) on $3.32 billion in revenue. There ...
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McDonald’s Workers File Sexual Harassment Complaints, Plan Protests

According to survey results released Wednesday by the National Partnership for Women & Families (NPWF), fully 40% of women working in the fast-food industry report facing sexual harassment at work, ...
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Darden Rises on Solid Earnings

Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said that it had $0.88 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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What to Expect From Darden Earnings

Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI) is scheduled to report its fiscal first-quarter earnings results before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.82 in ...
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Tetra Tech Receives $400 Million Contract From US Department of Energy

Tetra Tech Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) has had a good run of 2016 so far, and things could get even better with its new contract from the U.S. Department of Energy. ...
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SEC Fines Gaming Company for Retaliating Against Whistleblower

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that casino-gaming company International Game Technology PLC (NYSE: IGT) has agreed to pay a half-million dollar penalty for firing an employee ...
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McDonald’s Dividend Increase Another Sign Turnaround Is Working: CEO

Fast-food giant McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) announced Thursday morning that it is raising its quarterly dividend by 6% ($0.05) to $0.94 per share ($3.76 annualized). At the current dividend rate ...
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Paychex Earnings Fail to Impress Investors

Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company said that it had $0.60 in earnings per share (EPS) on $785.5 ...
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