DineEquity lower after posting slow sales growth

|By:, SA News Editor

DineEequity (DIN -1.8%) reports system-wide same-restaurant sales fell 0.7% at its Applebees restaurants while jumping up 4.5% at IHOP outlets.

Total store count was down 23 Y/Y to 2,034.

FY guidance from DineEquity is for domestic system-wide same-restaurant sales growth of -2% to 1% at Applebee's and 0.5%-2.0% at IHOP.