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Are The Pantry Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

The Pantry Inc. (NASDAQ: PTRY) announced Thursday morning that it had entered into a definitive merger agreement with Couche-Tard. It will be an all-cash transaction that is worth $36.75 per ...
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America’s Fastest Growing Beer Brands

American beer sales have followed a downward trend in recent years. After reaching a peak of 219 million barrels in 2008, total U.S. shipments have declined to just 211.7 million ...
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Issues in China Still Weighing on Yum!

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) announced its estimates for earnings per share growth. The company expects that growth will be in the mid-single-digit range for 2014 and that there will ...
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What to Expect From Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) will report its fiscal first-quarter earnings Wednesday before the market open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.09 in earnings per share and $26.92 billion ...
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Can Starbucks Nearly Double Revenues in 5 Years?

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced Thursday morning at its investor day the details of its five-year plan to accelerate profitable growth as it extends its markets, channels and formats around ...
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Investors More Than Just Hungry for Habit IPO

Habit Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: HABT) entered the market Thursday morning in its initial public offering (IPO). The 5 million share offering original priced at $18 apiece, but they went on ...
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Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Rises Faster Than Family Income

The national average cost of a Thanksgiving dinner for a family of 10 this year has risen less than 1% year-over-year, from $49.04 to $49.41. In 2004 the same dinner ...
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El Pollo Loco Huge Discount Secondary Creates Ugly Technical Event

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) has had a weak stock since it became known that insiders were going to sell shares in a secondary offering. Unfortunately for shareholders, ...
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Could El Pollo Loco’s Secondary Offering Be as Hot as the IPO?

On November 10, El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a secondary offering. There will be 6 million shares of ...
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Tyson Earnings Boosted by Strong Outlook, Dividend Hike

Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) reported fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Monday. For the quarter, the food processing company posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Thanksgiving Turkeys More Expensive This Year

The latest turkey market news from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that so far this year more than 192 million turkeys have been slaughtered in the United States. ...
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Apollo Unloads a Third of Remaining Sprouts Stake

Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (NASDAQ: SFM) announced that it will sell 15 million shares of its common stock held by affiliates of Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO). The affiliates ...
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El Pollo Loco Secondary Offering Seen Weighing on Shares

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a secondary offering. The filing is for 6 million shares and is ...
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Wendy’s Turnaround Jeopardy — Earnings Fall Short

The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) reported its third-quarter results Thursday before the market open as $0.08 in earnings per share and $512 million in revenue. Thomson Reuters had consensus estimates ...
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Whole Foods’ Earnings Good Enough for Investors

Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results after markets closed Wednesday. For the quarter, the high-end grocery store chain posted adjusted diluted earnings per share ...
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