- Bloomin' Brands (NASDAQ:BLMN) reports comp sales increased 0.6% in Q2 on flat traffic.
- Comp sales growth by concept: Outback Steakhouse +0.9%; Carraba's Italian Grill -1.2%; Bonefish Grill +0.3%; Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar +3.6%.
- Restaurant-level operating margin increased 10 bps to 16.1%.
- For full year 2014, the company expects EPS of $1.05-$1.10 and comp sales to increase 0.0% to 1.0%.
at Zacks.com (Dec 30, 2014)